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Joelson

30 PORTLAND PLACE, LONDON, W1B 1LZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7580 5721
Fax:
Fax 020 7580 2251
DX:
83301 WEST END-2
Email:
Web:
www.joelsonlaw.com
London EC2Y, London W1B

London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m
M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m - ranked: tier 3

Joelson

Joelson’s team has particular experience in the leisure, media, energy and leisure sectors, and acted for Urban Fresh Foods on its £70m sale to Lotus Bakeries. Practice co-heads Paul Chiappe and Phil Hails-Smith are ably supported by Sheldon Cordell and Philippa Sturt; all are praised as being responsive and having ‘broad knowledge’.

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London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Gaming and betting
Gaming and betting - ranked: tier 2

Joelson

Joelson’s presence in the gambling market is fast growing following a merger with LR Law. Niall McCann’s combined licensing and gambling department now includes solicitor advocate Richard Williams.

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Licensing
Licensing - ranked: tier 2

Joelson

Joelson recently merged with LR Law. Richard Williams, who joined with the merger, brings with him vast experience in Scottish licensing, which will expand the reach of Niall McCann’s licensing practice. Work highlights included securing the license for the first Hyatt Place hotel in the UK.

Leading individuals

Niall McCann - Joelson

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London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation - ranked: tier 7

Joelson

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London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives
Employment: employers - ranked: tier 6

Joelson

Employment: senior executives - ranked: tier 3

Joelson

Joelson’s team ‘has a genuine focus on clients’ needs’ and is led by David Greenhalgh, who is ‘refreshingly unstuffy’ with ‘a real commercial awareness’. Greenhalgh is acting for Sunrise Brokers in a case relating to employee restrictions, which has reached the Supreme Court. Jennifer Maxwell-Harris (who is noted for her ‘rare mixture of professionalism and compassion’) focuses on the hospitality and leisure sectors.

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