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Beale & Co

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Bristol, Dubai, Dublin, London

London: Human resources

Health and safety
Health and safety - ranked: tier 4

Beale & Company Solicitors LLP

Beale & Company Solicitors LLP 'has a growing presence in the health and safety arena' with 'solid commercial advice and a team that is always approachable'. Key individuals include practice leader Sheena Sood, who is 'tactically astute', and associate Joanna Lewis, who is 'very reliable'. The team is notably experienced in incidents arising out of construction projects; clients include Peter Lind & Company, WYG Group, Ramboll Group, the Building Engineering Services Association and the Association for Consultancy and Engineering.

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London: Insurance

Professional negligence
Professional negligence - ranked: tier 3

Beale & Company Solicitors LLP

Beale & Company Solicitors LLP is a ‘leading specialist firm’ with a ‘fantastic reputation for construction sector cases’. It is also active across legal and financial sector professional negligence disputes. Aviva Insurance UK, RSA, Kier Group and Chubb are clients. Stephen Reilly, who ‘understands the important issues at stake early in the process’, represented ERC Accountants & Business Advisers and its insurer in a £1.5m professional negligence claim arising out of alleged negligent financial advice relating to tax mitigating schemes. Practice head Antony Smith is a ‘real star in this field’ and is ‘extremely knowledgeable, tactically astute, and has excellent judgement’. Damian McPhun, who is noted for his experience in financial sector disputes, ‘cuts to the important issues, has a great bedside manner, and gives clear and concise advice’. Construction insurance group head Ian Masser is ‘commercially savvy and gives sensible advice’. Nathan Modell, Sheena Sood, who ‘brings huge energy, strategic awareness and dedication to her cases’, and associates Joanna Lewis, who ‘really gets to grips with the factual and technical issues’, and Kristina Vongas are also recommended. Ed Anderson has joined Browne Jacobson LLP.

Leading individuals

Antony Smith - Beale & Company Solicitors LLP

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London: Real estate

Construction (contentious) - ranked: tier 3

Beale & Company Solicitors LLP

Contruction (non-contentious) - ranked: tier 4

Beale & Company Solicitors LLP

Beale & Company Solicitors LLP is a specialist international construction practice with a good reputation for advising the supplier side of the industry. Sheena Sood heads the team, with clients including Arup Group Limited; Association for Consultancy and Engineering; Mott MacDonald; Colas; NIRAS; Aecom; WSP; BAM Nuttall; WYG; and Atkins. Will Buckby and Antony Smith are also key contacts. Recent work involved representing contractors on large-scale, complex matters within the infrastructure and power sectors. Michael Salau, the ‘calm, sensible and unruffledKeith Lonsdale  and ‘technically strong’ associate  Chris Bates joined the team in December 2018 from BLM.

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