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London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation - ranked: tier 8

GSC Solicitors LLP

As well as GSC Solicitors LLP’s real estate litigation credentials, the firm handles a high volume of commercial, corporate and contractual disputes, as well as private client litigation on behalf of wealthy individuals. The group β€˜undertakes commercial litigation of the highest quality for very high-quality clients, and gets results’; and Michael Shapiro is β€˜an experienced litigator who has a very calm and collected approach’. Senior consultant Barry Samuels is β€˜exceptionally dedicated and hard-working, and pays great attention to detail’.

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London: Private client

Personal tax, trusts and probate
Personal tax, trusts and probate - ranked: tier 5

GSC Solicitors LLP

Saleem Sheikh heads the department at GSC Solicitors LLP, where β€˜the lawyers – from partners to associates – are always courteous and diligent, and have good industry knowledge’. David Nathan is β€˜excellent, steadfast and always available’, and Clive Halperin and James Cohen are β€˜superb’. The group acts for international ultra-high-net-worth clients on work spanning a range of jurisdictions, and has developed particular expertise in working with individuals from a diverse range of cultures.

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London: Real estate

Commercial property
Commercial property: general - ranked: tier 6

GSC Solicitors LLP

Commercial property: hotels and leisure - ranked: tier 3

GSC Solicitors LLP

GSC Solicitors LLP provides a β€˜very personal and business-like service’ to a range of clients in the media and hotel-and-leisure sectors. In 2016, the team handled a number of corporate occupier mandates, one of which saw the β€˜innovative’ Harvey Posener advise Universal Music on the relocation of its headquarters to Pancras Square in King’s Cross. Other names to note include β€˜great strategist’ Peter Belcher, who has a strong practice acting for franchisees, and Amee Popat, who specialises in the purchase of leases and freeholds for corporate occupiers. Clients include Double Negative, EMI and Channel 4.

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Property finance
Property finance - ranked: tier 6

GSC Solicitors LLP

Especially strong on the borrower side, GSC Solicitors LLP’s β€˜speedy, high-quality and reliable’ department is noted for its development finance capabilities, its β€˜practical common-sense approach’ and its β€˜very broad knowledge of property-related issues’; it is also increasingly active in refinancings. Harvey Posener heads the group, with strong support from Peter Belcher, who has particular experience in the healthcare, banking and hotels and leisure sectors; and Matthew Phillips, who provides β€˜expert property advice’. Amee Popat is also recommended.

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London: TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

Media and entertainment (including media finance)
Media and entertainment (including media finance) - ranked: tier 5

GSC Solicitors LLP

GSC Solicitors LLP’s main focus is in the music industry, although the firm also handles publishing, advertising and digital media matters. Its clients include music industry licensing body PPL (Phonographic Performance Limited), for which it handles a raft of enforcement actions. It acted for PRS on public performance enforcement work. Clive Halperin leads on non-contentious matters, and Justin Goldspink is noted for contentious matters.

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