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Russell-Cooke LLP

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Russell-Cooke is a top 100 London legal firm with around 200 partners and lawyers. Its highly regarded specialist lawyers, breadth of expertise and mix of commercial, private and public sector clients reflect the complex legal needs of contemporary London. Many of the firm's teams are leaders in their fields, with peer-group accolades in areas as diverse as commercial property, professional regulation, crime and children law.

The firm: Pursuing its strategy of sustainable development, the firm has expanded through a combination of organic growth and acquisitions. It has extended its breadth but retained a strong focus on service quality.

London's demanding businesses, public organisations and professionals are attracted by the firm's combination of serious expertise, unstuffy style and value-for-money fees. Its clients are hugely diverse, reflecting its range of work. The firm has a reputation as the'˜lawyers' lawyers', with a client base including the Solicitors Regulation Authority, The Magistrates Association, ILEX and many barristers’ chambers. Russell-Cooke's ability to tackle complex, multi-dimensional cases means that a significant proportion of its work comes from referrals by other solicitors.

Russell-Cooke is one of a select group of broad-based practices in the top 100. There are few other substantial London firms offering such a full range of legal services.

Types of work undertaken: The firm handles virtually the whole range of contentious and non-contentious corporate and commercial work, with its M&A, real estate and property litigation teams enjoying a particularly high reputation.

The charity and social business team is amongst the top three legal teams in the sector and advises over 600 charities and not-for-profit organisations.

Russell-Cooke offers a full range of services for private clients including highly-regarded children law, family, employment, immigration, conveyancing/residential property, clinical negligence, personal injury and criminal litigation services. Private clients also benefit from the firm’s highly specialist contentious probate, tax, French law and cross-border estates expertise. Additionally, the firm has a principled commitment to an element of publicly funded work.

Russell-Cooke has a substantial international dimension with a dedicated international group facilitating cross-border activities for a diverse range of clients. Clients are drawn from all sectors, and include multinational and overseas corporations, public sector bodies, entrepreneurs and individuals.

Other offices: Putney, Kingston upon Thames

  • Number of UK partners: 61
  • Number of other UK fee-earners: 148
  • Breakdown of work %
  • Charities: 6
  • Corporate, commercial and employment: 10
  • Family: 13
  • Litigation including crime: 14
  • Personal injury and clinical negligence: 7
  • Property: 28
  • Regulation: 8
  • Wills, trusts, probate and tax: 14

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