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Shoosmiths LLP

Shoosmiths LLP  

Legal Services | England


tel: +44 207 305 5692 | fax:
1 St. Martin's Le Grand | London | EC1A 4AS | England


Shoosmiths LLP's Overview

Shoosmiths LLP is a major UK law firm with 186 partners and operates from a network of more than 1,500 personnel across all UK jurisdictions. Our offices in Basingstoke, Belfast, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Nottingham, Reading and Southampton, work together as one national team.

There's no secret to our growth over recent years to become a £116.7m turnover firm. Clients love dealing with Shoosmiths’ people because of the way we work and the results we consistently deliver for them. You don't have to take our word for it, many of our clients are happy to talk on our behalf, e.g. "I am hugely impressed by Shoosmiths’ dedication to client service; what a breath of fresh air!" - Vice President, EMEA Shaw + Scott.

We work to a simple formula: a can do ethos, values that are much more than words on paper, and the agility to find the best way for each individual client - whether that's ways of working, pricing structures or innovative ideas that make a real commercial difference.

To find out more about the way we work, how we're constantly listening to our clients and acting on that feedback through our innovative account management structure, please visit the Shoosmiths client experience: http://www.shoosmiths.co.uk/about-us/the-shoosmiths-client-experience-256.aspx.

Shoosmiths has achieved significant recognition for encouraging diversity in the legal profession, being the first UK legal practice to gain a Gold standard Equality Assured Recruitment (EQA) accreditation and topping the Black Solicitors Network Diversity League Table on several occasions. More recently, the firm was rated a ‘Best Employer’ for the 13th consecutive year – Legal Week, 2017.

http://www.shoosmiths.co.uk

Shoosmiths has produced a series of brief informative videos describing some of the issues overseas clients may have to bear in mind before doing business in the UK. View the videos here: http://www.shoosmiths.co.uk/about-us/doing-business-in-the-uk-12740.aspx

  • Lawyers Worldwide: 918

Areas of Practice
  • Banking & finance
  • Commercial contracts
  • Construction & engineering
  • Corporate
  • Data protection
  • Debt recovery
  • Employment
  • EU & competition law
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual property
  • Litigation & disputes
  • Media & creative industries
  • Pensions
  • Planning
  • Private client
  • Property litigation
  • Real estate
  • Regulatory & compliance
  • Restructuring & insolvency
  • Tax
  • Technology
Professionals

Partners

Associates

Siobhan Atkin

Siobhan AtkinSenior Associate

Lucy Barry

Lucy BarryAssociate

Elliot Bishop

Elliot BishopSenior Associate


Julie Bonich

Julie BonichSenior Associate

Iain Butler

Iain ButlerSenior Associate

Harriet Campbell

Harriet CampbellSenior Associate


Simon Fennell

Simon FennellSenior Associate


Claire Hayes

Claire HayesAssociate


Jason Hill

Jason HillSenior Associate

Sarah Ingram

Sarah IngramAssociate

Sarah Jenkins

Sarah JenkinsAssociate


Sarah Lovell

Sarah LovellSenior Associate

Sherif Malak

Sherif MalakAssociate


Leanne Norton

Leanne NortonSenior Associate

Sajel Patel

Sajel PatelAssociate


Kunjan Sembhi

Kunjan SembhiSenior Associate

Matthew Stimson

Matthew StimsonSenior Associate

Naheed Taj

Naheed TajAssociate


Brian West

Brian WestAssociate

Jonathan Witt

Jonathan WittSenior Associate


Rubina Zaidi

Rubina ZaidiAssociate


Key Support Personnel

Helen-Marie Duff

Helen-Marie DuffPersonal Assistant

Sian Sadler

Sian SadlerDirector, Company Secretarial

Articles

EU Data Protection Reform - The removal of red tape for SMEs
Shoosmiths LLP, December 2017

One step closer to implementation of the reforms relating to EU data protection regulation, this article looks at some of the implications that the reforms are likely to have for SMEs. Key progress was made in the reform of EU data protection regulation on 12 March 2014 with the European Parliament voting in support of reform and the draft General Data Protection Regulation (the "Regulation"). The Regulation must now be adopted by the Council of Ministers in order to become law. At the earliest, this is expected to take place at the end of this year, with the deadline for member states to bring the Regulation into effect by 2016...

The Polluter Does Not Always Pay
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2017

  Local authorities will welcome a decision by the Court of Appeal that Powys County Council is not liable for contamination caused by a former landfill site operated by its predecessor. However, the decision is not such good news for landowners. Background Mr Price and Mrs Hardwick own a farm near Builth Wells in mid-Wales. From the early 1960s until 1993 Builth Wells Urban District Council and its successor, the Borough of Brecknock (Brecknock), operated a landfill site on part of the farm under a series of licences from Mr Price, Mrs Hardwick and their co-owner...

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Press

Shoosmiths proudly supports Ethical Reading initiative
Shoosmiths LLP, December 2017

National law firm Shoosmiths is an official partner of the new Ethical Reading social enterprise initiative, which has its formal launch on 24th January 2018. Ethical Reading is a not-for-profit business set up with the aim of making Reading a better place to live and work by encouraging organisations and those who work within them to become more ethical in their behaviour. The initiative will provide a combination of networking, seminars, inspirational speakers and training to promote ethical behaviour when making decisions on financial matters, issues of governance and anything that impacts on employees, customers, suppliers, the local community and the environment...

Shoosmiths helps leading automotive innovator step up a gear with MBO
Shoosmiths LLP, December 2017

A TEAM led by Manchester-based corporate partner Tim Jackson-Smith has advised on a major private equity investment deal at one of the UK’s leading automotive technology firms. Working against a tight deadline, the Shoosmiths team supported the shareholders of Xtrac, a world leader in the design and manufacturer of high performance transmissions for the motorsport and automotive industry, in the buyout deal with Inflexion Private Equity. Xtrac, based in Thatcham, Berkshire, supplies most of the world’s top motorsport teams, from MotoGP to Formula 1...

All press submitted by Shoosmiths LLP

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