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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 law firm acting for companies and individuals in all UK jurisdictions from a network of 11 offices. The firm offers strength and depth in all core legal disciplines alongside a range of specialisms, enabling services to be tailored to the needs of our clients, which include fast-growth businesses and international corporates, through to public bodies and financial institutions. Shoosmiths has a distinctive culture and values which translates into its people at all levels working well together, with the benefit to clients being that services are delivered with better communication, responsiveness and consistency.

There's no secret to our growth over recent years to become a £107m+ turnover firm. Clients love working 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 - we've never been ones for banging our own drum.

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 just 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 visit: 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

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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
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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

UK Industrial Strategy - Creative Industries Sector Deal
Shoosmiths LLP, April 2018

The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has published the Creative Industries Sector Deal aimed at making the UK the best place in the world for businesses in the creative industries. This is the latest sector deal to flow from the government's Industrial Strategy White Paper after sector deals for life sciences and the automotive industry were announced in late 2017/early 2018, respectively. The creative industries are key to the UK's future economic success - worth £92 billion they employ more than two million people and the sector is growing at twice the rate of the rest of the economy...

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...

All articles submitted by Shoosmiths LLP

Press

Four settle phone hacking claims against MGN Limited
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2018

National law firm Shoosmiths is presently acting for a significant number of clients in respect of misuse of private information relating to voicemail interception claims. The firm has recently settled four of those claims against MGN Limited (“MGN”) for Dwight Yorke, Jennifer Ellison, Danielle Lloyd and Andrew Cole. Out of Court settlements were reached for all four with MGN accepting liability and publically apologising in statements read out in Court today. MGN accepted that its unlawful activities were widespread in three national tabloid newspapers, namely the Mirror, the Sunday Mirror and the People...

Shoosmiths advises the National Digital Infrastructure Fund on its investment into fast broadband for capital’s housing estates
Shoosmiths LLP, April 2018

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised Amber Infrastructure Group, manager of the National Digital Infrastructure Fund (NDIF), on the fund’s investment which has seen it lead a £25 million funding round into full-fibre internet service provider, Community Fibre. Community Fibre will use the investment to roll out full-fibre connectivity to a further 100,000 homes by 2019, covering social and private housing estates across London. The NDIF has invested £18 million, while long term investor Railpen has provided £7 million...

All press submitted by Shoosmiths LLP

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