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Leading speech recognition technology company eyes global expansion following a Series A investment round.
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2019
England

Shoosmiths’ corporate team has advised speech recognition technology expert, Speechmatics, on a £6.35 million Series A funding round, which will be used to grow the firm globally...

Shoosmiths Recognised in Top Tier Rankings in The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2019
England

Shoosmiths CEO Simon Boss says a commitment to clients, a cutting edge approach and delivering collaborative solutions are key to the firm’s results in this year’s leading legal directories results. In The Legal 500, Shoosmiths has been recommended as a top tier firm across an impressive 25 practice areas with 29 practice areas moving up a tier...

‘Hygge HQ’: Shoosmiths Solent Celebrates its First Anniversary at a New Location
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2019
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths is celebrating its first anniversary of its new Solent office, and there is a feeling of growing momentum as the region experiences continued and improved growth including in its infrastructure...

Shoosmiths Celebrates 10 Years of Free Training for In House Lawyers
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2019
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths is marking ten years since the launch of its highly successful regional series of free training events, designed for local employers’ in house legal (IHL) teams...

Shoosmiths Nottingham Office Celebrates 35th Anniversary in City and Plots Further Growth
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2019
England

Shoosmiths is celebrating its 35th year in Nottingham by setting out its ambitious new strategy to take the office to even greater success...

Shoosmiths advises NVM on its investment in footwear label Duke & Dexter
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2019
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised NVM Private Equity (NVM) on its recent investment of £2 million into Duke & Dexter (D&D), an award winning men’s footwear label. Launched in 2014, D&D offers a range of high quality shoes, all manufactured by hand in the UK and has developed into a leading premium men’s shoe brand...

Shoosmiths extends Scottish footprint with opening of Glasgow hub
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2019
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has confirmed the opening of a Glasgow hub, building on the success of its Edinburgh office and further extending Shoosmiths’ operational footprint in Scotland. Barry McKeown, who recently joined Shoosmiths growing real estate team as a partner, is responsible for further developing the firm’s presence in the west of Scotland...

Shoosmiths appointed to inaugural WeWork EMEA legal panel
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2019
England

Shoosmiths will work closely with WeWork, a global space, community and service company and will focus, in particular, in providing legal advice in the following key areas in the UK and Ireland, Employment; Commercial; Corporate; and Health & Safety and Environmental. WeWork is present in 111 cities and 29 countries with over 527,000 members globally and 40% of these being enterprise clients...

Shoosmiths Hires Leading Planning Partner
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2019
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths has recruited a leading planning and development partner to boost its real estate team...

Shoosmiths financial results 2018-2019
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2019
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths today announced another year of strong financial results for 2018/19, with revenue up 7 per cent year-on-year to £137.6 million and net profit up 6 per cent to £37.9 million...

Shoosmiths lawyer appointed president of Northamptonshire Law Society
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2019
England

Sharine Burgess, a senior associate with UK law firm Shoosmiths and a society member for 16 years, has become president of Northamptonshire Law Society. Sharine specialises in representing claimants who have suffered serious injury and illness. She succeeds Oliver Spicer, also of Shoosmiths – which was founded in Northampton in 1845 - as president...

Shoosmiths real estate team advises South Somerset District Council on £7 million acquisition
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2019
England

The award-winning real estate team at UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised South Somerset District Council on its purchase of Unit D1, Christchurch Business Park for more than £7 million. South Somerset District Council serves a large, rural area of 370 square miles, with borders ranging from Devon, Wiltshire and Dorset to the Somerset Levels...

Shoosmiths named as the National Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2019
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2019
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths is celebrating after winning the award for the National Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2019 held last night. Chairman Peter Duff and CEO Simon Boss accepted the award on behalf of Shoosmiths at a glittering ceremony that took place at Grosvenor House Hotel in London, hosted by Sandi Toksvig, TV personality and writer...

Shoosmiths advises August Equity on the sale of assisted living provider to Elysian Capital
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2019
England

The corporate team at UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised August Equity LLP on its sale of supported living specialist Aspirations group to Elysian Capital II LP. Aspirations is a specialist provider of supported living services for adults with learning disabilities and complex needs, with revenue of over £22 million to March 2019...

Masabi Nets $20 Million for Global Expansion Drive
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2019
England

UK-based mobile ticketing and public transport payments company Masabi has secured a $20 million financing, in a deal advised on by UK law firm Shoosmiths. The financing was led by Smedvig Capital. Existing investor MMC Ventures also participated. Corporate and venture capital partner Steve Barnett led the Shoosmiths team on the financing for Masabi...

Shoosmiths Reveals Expansion Plans for Trainee Solicitor Programme
Shoosmiths LLP, April 2019
England

Shoosmiths is expanding its trainee solicitor programme with an increase in trainee and NQ recruits, expansion into the London office, and two trainee intakes annually. Shoosmiths’ previous trainee solicitor programme invited 22 graduates to join the firm each year for a two-year programme...

Octopus Investments Shines a £5 Million Light on Entertainment Industry Lighting Experts
Shoosmiths LLP, March 2019
England

The award-winning venture capital team at Shoosmiths has guided the development capital team of its long-term client Octopus Investments on its £5 million growth investment into Rotolight, which creates advanced LED lighting for the photography and filmmaking industry...

Shoosmiths Residential Development Experts Advise Kier Living on Prestigious Cardiff Site
Shoosmiths LLP, February 2019
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised long-standing client Kier Living on its successful bid to provide exclusive, high-quality homes in one of Cardiff’s largest and more prestigious residential developments. The Churchlands development site in Lisvane, Cardiff, will be transformed into a 1,000-home site with a new school, district centre and extensive areas of public open space...

Shoosmiths’ Corporate Team “Does the Double” to Win Two UK Awards in 24 Hours
Shoosmiths LLP, February 2019
England

UK law firm Shoosmiths is celebrating after its corporate team won two prestigious national UK awards in just 24 hours for its work in the venture capital sector. Shoosmiths was named Best EIS / SEIS Tax Adviser 2018 at the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) Association Awards at the House of Lords last night...

Shoosmiths’ Private Equity Experts Advise on NVM Private Equity’s Investment into Mo
Shoosmiths LLP, February 2019
England

Private equity experts at national law firm Shoosmiths have advised NVM Private Equity on its investment into Mo, a London-based employee reward, recognition and ideas platform. Mo, formerly ThanksBox, was founded by Luke Fisher and is a fast-growing business with clients across 45 countries speaking 12 languages, and this investment will help it to grow further...

Shoosmiths' Richard Millington Makes The Lawyer Hot 100 2019
Shoosmiths LLP, January 2019
England

Shoosmiths’ Partner Richard Millington has been named in this year’s The Lawyer Hot 100 list, aimed at singling out the most “daring, innovative and creative lawyers” across the industry...

Shoosmiths Corporate Team Advises on Sale of Recycling Experts Valpak
Shoosmiths LLP, January 2019
England

The corporate team at Shoosmiths has advised the shareholders of Warwickshire-based environmental compliance experts Valpak on its sale to Telford-based Reconomy, the UK’s leading provider of outsourced waste management and recycling services, for an undisclosed sum...

Shoosmiths Advises Client whg on Multi-Million Pound West Midlands Housing Development
Shoosmiths LLP, January 2019
England

The Birmingham-based real estate team at UK law firm Shoosmiths has advised its long-standing client whg on its multi-million pound 400-home development in Walsall. The project, which will be delivered alongside project partner Keepmoat Homes, will consist of 407 homes in the Goscote area of Walsall. 102 of these homes will be for social rent with a further 24 for affordable rent...

Shoosmiths Corporate Team Recognised in The Legal 500 UK Awards
Shoosmiths LLP, January 2019
England

The corporate team at UK law firm Shoosmiths has beaten stiff competition to win the corporate and commercial firm (specialism) of the year (venture capital) at this year’s The Legal 500 UK Awards 2019...

Shoosmiths Accelerates Growth with Senior Appointment
Shoosmiths LLP, November 2018
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has appointed Gemma Napper, head of legal UK & Sweden at Opel Vauxhall Finance, to partner in its national financial services team. This strategic appointment will bolster Shoosmiths’ market-leading financial services capability, further building on the firm’s national growth ambition in this area...

Shoosmiths Advises Allied London on Multi-Million Pound Funding Deal for Enterprise City
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2018
England

Shoosmiths has advised Allied London on a £300m long-term funding partnership with Aviva Investors designed to create Enterprise City at the new St Johns neighbourhood in Manchester. The multi-million pound investment will allow Allied London to deliver more than one million sq. ft...

Shoosmiths advises Octopus Investments on Clinical Trial Software Deal
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2018
England

The multi-million pound investment will allow TRI to further enhance its core risk-based monitoring technology platform. Shoosmiths corporate partner Alastair Peet led on the deal, with senior associate Alistair Hammerton, associate Helen Burnell, as well as employment senior associate Nick Vernon, tax partner Tom Wilde, and banking partner Rebecca Mauleverer and associate Charlotte Thomas...

Shoosmiths' Private Equity Experts Advise on Sale of Ikon Science Limited to Great Hill Partners
Shoosmiths LLP, October 2018
England

A TEAM of private equity experts at national law firm Shoosmiths have advised world leading GeoPrediction software and consulting services business, Ikon Science Limited (Ikon Science), on its sale to Boston-based Private Equity company, Great Hill Partners (GHP)...

Shoosmiths' Innovation, Projects and Commitment to Clients Recognised at Estates Gazette Awards
Shoosmiths LLP, September 2018
England

National law firm Shoosmiths is delighted to have won 'Legal Team of the Year' at the Estate Gazette Awards, a prestigious ceremony recognising the real estate market's best, last night. The firm was shortlisted for the award alongside other nominees; Clifford Chance, Hogan Lovells, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, Addleshaw Goddard and CMS, Davitt Jones Bould and Landsec...

Shoosmiths Advises Office Outlet on Company Voluntary Arrangement
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2018
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised leading stationary chain Office Outlet on its Company Voluntary Arrangement (CVA), which has been announced today. As part of the CVA, Office Outlet proposes to close four stores this year, while keeping its online service and the remaining 95 stores open...

Shoosmiths Manchester Advises Allied London on Milestone Pre-Let to E-Commerce Giant Booking.com
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2018
England

The real estate team at the Manchester office of leading national law firm Shoosmiths has advised Allied London on one of the biggest office pre-lets in the city in almost 20 years. Shoosmiths acted for Allied London on the pre-let of 222,000 sqft of space at Manchester Goods Yard, which forms part of Allied London's Enterprise City tech campus. Booking...

Shoosmiths Manchester Marks Year of Growth with Nine Hires
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2018
England

The Manchester office of leading national law firm, Shoosmiths has reported strong growth for its conveyancing team against challenging market conditions. Just 15 months after launching, with the appointment of partner, Lisa Gibbs, the Manchester conveyancing team has grown to incorporate nine specialists...

Shoosmiths Advises Holiday Park Developer Coppergreen on Two Major Hotel and Leisure Sites
Shoosmiths LLP, August 2018
England

The corporate team from national law firm Shoosmiths has advised its client Coppergreen, a major UK holiday park developer, on the purchase of two new properties - an existing park in Lincolnshire and a brand-new development in Nottinghamshire...

Shoosmiths Adds Partner with Extensive Residential Development and Commercial Property Skills to Growing Team
Shoosmiths LLP, July 2018
England

National law firm Shoosmiths LLP has strengthened its real estate offering by appointing commercial property and residential development specialist, Paul Murray, as partner. Paul, who is based at the firm's Reading office, has extensive experience in handling commercial property transactions, but for the last 16 years has specialised in acting for housebuilders and their funders...

Client Demand Leads to Construction Team Expansion for Shoosmiths Manchester
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2018
England

The Manchester office of national law firm, Shoosmiths is growing its construction team, with the appointment of five legal advisors, all previously with Weightmans...

Law firm launches elite advisory for sports and entertainment stars
Shoosmiths LLP, June 2018
England

One of the UK�s leading law firms has launched a new private client advisory service to manage the affairs of professionals and entrepreneurs in sport, media and entertainment. National law firm Shoosmiths has appointed the former Head of Player Liaison at Manchester City, Haydn Roberts, to lead the company�s new Elite Advisory team...

Shoosmiths acts on major first for investment company BGF
Shoosmiths LLP, May 2018
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised on the first merger of two BGF-backed businesses, in a deal which also saw the company invest £5.5 million. The merger of Nationwide Window Cleaning (NWC) and High Access Maintenance – with a combined revenue of £30 million – has created one of the largest independent facilities management services companies in the UK...

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

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...

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

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...

Shoosmiths advises on investment into online catering company
Shoosmiths LLP, April 2018
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised long standing clients Octopus Investments on its multi-million pound funding into office catering company City Pantry...

Market demand fuels IP & Creative Industries team growth at Shoosmiths Manchester
Shoosmiths LLP, April 2018
England

The Intellectual Property & Creative Industries team at Shoosmiths Manchester is on track for a record year, thanks in part to unprecedented demand from the region’s thriving creative and digital sector...

Shoosmiths interactive entertainment specialists at industry conference in San Francisco
Shoosmiths LLP, March 2018
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has joined some of the biggest names in the global games community at a major conference in San Francisco. The Game Developers Conference (GDC) is the world’s largest professional games industry event, attracting more than 26,000 delegates over five days...

Shoosmiths advises CDC Group on its investment into Bangladesh manufacturing company
Shoosmiths LLP, March 2018
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised the UK’s development finance institution CDC Group on its $15 million investment into RFL Electronics Ltd, which will grow the Bangladeshi company’s manufacturing capacity. The funding will be used to acquire specialist equipment for RFL Electronics’ state-of-the-art facility, in Narsingdi, which produces consumer electronic goods for the local market...

Shoosmiths shortlisted for ‘Law Firm of the Year’ at prestigious Music Week Awards
Shoosmiths LLP, March 2018
England

The Creative Industries team at leading national law firm, Shoosmiths in Manchester have been nominated for ‘Law Firm of the Year’ at the prestigious Music Week Awards...

Linklaters and Shoosmiths collaborate on London portfolio deal for Brunswick
Shoosmiths LLP, February 2018
England

Linklaters LLP and Shoosmiths LLP both acted for the UK arm of Nordic Investment Firm Brunswick Real Estate on its first acquisition in its Greater London focused strategy – a mixed use portfolio of properties in London and the South East (including PRS blocks, two business centres and a number of Retail/Leisure units)...

Shoosmiths proudly supports Ethical Reading initiative
Shoosmiths LLP, December 2017
England

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...

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

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...

Shoosmiths advises ComponentSource on relocation to new Reading premises
Shoosmiths LLP, December 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths has advised leading software component provider ComponentSource Limited on its move to new premises in Reading. ComponentSource will take up a new 10 year lease from 1 January 2018 at the innovative office development, The White Building, Reading...

Awards success for Shoosmiths' Asset Finance team
Shoosmiths LLP, December 2017
England

National law firm Shoosmiths is celebrating after being named 'Asset Finance Legal Provider of the Year' at the European Leasing Life Awards last night...

Shoosmiths expert on DfT’s Strategic Vision for Rail
Shoosmiths LLP, November 2017
England

Shoosmiths transport and infrastructure corporate partner Martin Fleetwood analyses the details in today’s rail strategy announcement by Transport Secretary Chris Grayling...

 

 


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