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Shoosmiths LLP

Shoosmiths LLP  

Legal Services | England

www.shoosmiths.co.uk
tel: +44 207 477 2222 | fax: +44 118 965 8801
Apex Plaza | Reading | RG1 1SH | England


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Shoosmiths is a UK top 30 national law firm with 113 partners and more than 1,500 personnel at offices in London, Birmingham, Basingstoke, Milton Keynes, Northampton, Nottingham, Reading and Solent. Our clients include household name Blue Chip companies, leading financial institutions, public and private sector organisations, and foreign-owned corporates. Recognition includes Best Brand in Practice at the MPF 2007 European Practice Management Awards. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and recently came top of a diversity survey. Our national charity partner for 2008 - 2010 is Shelter, the housing and homelessness charity.

We view ourselves as that little bit different – not in what we do (like many others we are a full service law firm with strength and depth) – but the way we do it - combining professional expertise with a personalised approach, to deliver valued legal services for all our clients. We really value our people - giving them the freedom, recognition and support to succeed - which means our clients enjoy working with us because we are open, accessible and easy to work with.

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  • Year this Office was Established: 1973
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 1600

Notable

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

James Arnold

James ArnoldAssociate

Paul Ashurst

Paul AshurstSenior Associate


Mandeep Chima

Mandeep ChimaAssociate


Nicholas Dalgleish

Nicholas DalgleishSenior Associate

Marcus Devanny

Marcus DevannySenior Associate

Kiran Dhesi

Kiran DhesiSenior Associate


Emma Foulds

Emma FouldsAssociate

Michal Freeman-Shor

Michal Freeman-ShorSenior Associate

Chris George

Chris GeorgeAssociate


Anneliese Jones

Anneliese JonesSenior Associate

Sophie King

Sophie KingAssociate


Richard Lester

Richard LesterAssociate Equivalent

Suzanne Love

Suzanne LoveSenior Associate


Tara McInnes

Tara McInnesSenior Associate

Michelle Morgan

Michelle MorganSenior Associate


Sarah Poynter

Sarah PoynterAssociate

Susan Prior

Susan PriorSenior Associate

Anna Richardson

Anna RichardsonSenior Associate


Joanne Sear

Joanne SearSenior Associate

Nick Spearing

Nick SpearingAssociate


Amardeep Vangar

Amardeep VangarSenior Associate


Key Support Personnel

Paul Eccles

Paul EcclesDirector

Danielle Pritchett

Danielle PritchettLegal Executive

Articles

Coronavirus and Company General Meetings
Shoosmiths LLP, March 2020

  The Coronavirus pandemic is presenting companies and their directors with many challenges. Simply planning for “business as usual” requires change to usual practices, involving a balance between compliance obligations and official public health advice. Holding general meetings, particularly as we enter AGM season for listed companies with a 31 December year-end, is one such challenge. A number of listed companies are warning about the potential impact of coronavirus to their AGMs, given the risks of aiding the spread of the virus where a large number of people gather. Planning ahead can help minimise disruption, and we have listed some key issues to consider...

Coronavirus and Company General Meetings
Shoosmiths LLP, March 2020

  The Coronavirus pandemic is presenting companies and their directors with many challenges. Simply planning for “business as usual” requires change to usual practices, involving a balance between compliance obligations and official public health advice. Holding general meetings, particularly as we enter AGM season for listed companies with a 31 December year-end, is one such challenge. A number of listed companies are warning about the potential impact of coronavirus to their AGMs, given the risks of aiding the spread of the virus where a large number of people gather. Planning ahead can help minimise disruption, and we have listed some key issues to consider...

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Press

Senior Cyber Incident Response Lawyer Joins Shoosmiths
Shoosmiths LLP, January 2020

UK law firm Shoosmiths has appointed Philip Tansley, an expert in cyber incident response, as a partner based in their London office. Philip was previously a partner at Keystone Law and co-founded a multi-award winning multi-disciplinary incident response service. Philip will be joining Shoosmiths to further develop their cyber incident response capability, complimenting their existing emergency response service and leading data protection and privacy practice...

Lawyer Moves Firms for the First Time to Join Shoosmiths’ Real Estate Team
Shoosmiths LLP, January 2020

UK law firm Shoosmiths has expanded its award-winning real estate team with the appointment of Simon Foster as a partner. Simon previously worked at Laytons Solicitors for the entire 13 years of his career and established his name by building a property litigation practice from the ground up. He is recommended in both The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. Simon has experience in handling proceedings before the County Court, High Court, First Tier Tribunal (Property Chamber), Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber), in contentious property matters at non-statutory public inquiries and in supporting non-contentious property teams...

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