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South East

Overview

EMW Law LLP remains a key name in Milton Keynes and is frequently seen on the sell-side of transactions for its key owner-managed business clients. IBB (Iliffes Booth Bennett) benefits from its presence close to Heathrow and routinely acts for major multinationals with a UK site in the locale, while maintaining its considerable reputation in the real estate sector. Buckinghamshire-based B P Collins LLP continues to win praise for its dispute resolution expertise and notable experience in the waste management sector. SA Law LLP, Sherrards Solicitors LLP and Freeths are other names to note in the Beds, Bucks, Herts and Middlesex region.

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South East: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx
Corporate and commercial: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx - ranked: tier 1

B P Collins LLP (Gerrards Cross)

The ‘superb’ team at B P Collins LLP is ‘commercially astute, personable, and up-to-date in the latest market metrics’. In an illustration of its strength in the waste management sector, the practice advised Biffa Waste Services on acquiring PHS Chemical Waste. Simon Deans (who combines ‘first-class client service with outstanding commercial and technical abilities’) leads the four-partner team, which includes Victoria Holland, Alex Zachary and David Smellie.

Leading individuals

Simon Deans - B P Collins LLP

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South East: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx
Commercial litigation: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx - ranked: tier 1

B P Collins LLP (Gerrards Cross)

Key names in B P Collins LLP’s ‘excellent’ team includes ‘formidable adversaryMatthew Brandis, Craig Williams, who is ‘a consistently strong, highly dedicated and tactically astute litigator’, and Nick Hallchurch, who is strong on shareholder and partnership disputes. Clients include Biffa Waste Services and Norgine.

Leading individuals

Craig Williams - B P Collins LLP

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South East: Human resources

Employment: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx
Employment: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx - ranked: tier 1

B P Collins LLP (Gerrards Cross)

B P Collins LLP’s team ‘provides a bespoke service tailored to clients’ needs’. Practice head Jo Davis has a strong reputation for acting for senior executives, and the firm acts for a strong corporate clientele that includes Bestway Cash and Carry and Biffa Municipal. The group has experienced an uptick in corporate support matters and injunctive proceedings. Senior associate Kathryn Fielder is ‘diligent, responsive and commercial’. James Townsend joined Michelmores LLP in 2015.

Leading individuals

Jo Davis - B P Collins LLP

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Immigration
Immigration - ranked: tier 2

B P Collins LLP (Gerrards Cross)

B P Collins LLP’s practice is led by associate Chris Brazier following the departure of James Townsend to Michelmores LLP. Clients include Bestway Cash & Carry and Ideal Industries.

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South East: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate
Contentious trusts and probate - ranked: tier 2

B P Collins LLP (Gerrards Cross)

Clients of B P Collins LLP’s ‘excellent’ team appreciate its ‘creative approach to tailoring solutions to the client’s objectives’. Craig Williams and Matthew Brandiscombine a thorough understanding of the relevant law with commercial realism and tactical nous’.

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Family: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx
Family: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx - ranked: tier 1

B P Collins LLP (Gerrards Cross)

B P Collins LLP’s ‘leading’ family law practice is led by Sue Andrews, who is singled out for her ‘keen attention to detail’, and includes ‘excellent’ senior associates Emma Baillie, Claire Filer and Fran Hipperson.

Leading individuals

Sue Andrews - B P Collins LLP

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Personal tax, trusts and probate: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx
Personal tax, trusts and probate: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx - ranked: tier 1

B P Collins LLP (Gerrards Cross)

B P Collins LLP is noted for its ‘fantastic service’. Senior associate Christine Moore is the key contact following Paul Lowery’s move to Boyes Turner.

Leading individuals

Paul Lowery - B P Collins LLP

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South East: Real estate

Commercial property: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx
Commercial property: Beds, Bucks, Herts, Middx - ranked: tier 3

B P Collins LLP (Gerrards Cross)

B P Collins LLP attracts praise for its ‘ability to work to tight deadlines’. Michael Larcombe leads the team, which includes Alison Taylor and acts for clients including Inland Homes and Chartridge Developments.

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Environment
Environment - ranked: tier 1

B P Collins LLP (Gerrards Cross)

B P Collins LLP fields a cross-departmental team with ‘decades of experience’. Alex Zachary (who is ‘a simply superb, commercial environment lawyer’) leads the team, which includes litigator Craig Williams, who is ‘very good at understanding client objectives’. Highlights included advising Biffa on two acquisitions.

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