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Burlingtons is a full-service law firm based in the heart of London and is renowned for its professional culture, delivering work to the highest legal standards and building long-term relationships with clients.

The firm: Burlingtons provides responsive, practical and accurate legal advice across a variety of market sectors. The firm applies its legal knowledge and understanding of its clients' needs to deliver imaginative and effective legal support and solutions.

Burlingtons offers a partner-led service with the support of a dedicated team, so that advice is delivered efficiently, cost-effectively and at the highest professional level. Each client has an appointed account manager who will be one of the partners, responsible for overall client service both in terms of quality and value.

Burlingtons has a multicultural staff environment with people drawn from a diverse range of backgrounds with extensive global language skills. The firm has also developed a strong support network of international lawyers and complementary professional advisers providing a global 360-degree professional capability with a seamless international service.

Burlingtons has both a UK and a wide international client base drawn from commerce and industry.  It includes private, listed and state-owned companies, fintech businesses, banks, charities, fashion houses, energy groups, media businesses, software companies, educational establishments, entrepreneurs and private clients.

Burlingtons excels in a wide range of business markets and has recognised expertise in complex international cross-border transactions including commercial, property and tax, as well as litigation, disputes and their resolution.

Types of work undertaken: Burlingtons advises on corporate, banking and finance, commercial, real estate, insolvency, litigation, intellectual property, data protection, dispute resolution, taxation, employment, immigration, family law and private client.

Corporate and commercial:  Burlingtons' corporate team advises clients drawn from many market sectors at varying points of growth.  Burlingtons' global network provides its corporate team with the ability to execute any cross-border transaction with commercial effectiveness, solid legal advice and local insight. Its corporate expertise includes mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, business formation, banking and finance, company secretarial, tax structuring and financial regulation.

Real estate: Burlington's real estate team serves an outstanding client base ranging from private individuals to large corporate developers, financial institutions and public bodies. Its real estate partners are highly visible in client transactions and have concluded a significant number of very high value transactions, whilst providing a discreet and confidential service to high-profile clients, international families and home offices.

Litigation, arbitration and dispute resolution: Burlingtons' litigation team has a strong track record of achieving successful outcomes for its clients. The team works tirelessly to carefully understand clients' disputes and objectives in order to provide strategic advice on litigation, mediation and arbitration, with due consideration to risk and cost. With well established relationships with a variety of specialist counsel and foreign lawyers, the Litigation Team is well placed to work quickly to resolve often complex, high value local and international disputes and to take emergency action to protect or recover valuable assets through the Courts.

Employment: Burlingtons advises on contentious and non-contentious matters across the full spectrum of employment law, ranging from standard disciplinary matters, performance management and unfair dismissal, to breach of contractual and fiduciary duties.  The employment team's practice regularly overlaps with corporate transactions and clients are well served by this pooling of expertise.

Immigration: Burlingtons specialises in all areas of immigration law.   Constantly changing immigration rules and case law make this sector one of the most exciting areas of law. Burlingtons understands that clients are anxious about their immigration status and is here to help them throughout the process.

Media and entertainment: the firm advises UK and international clients, both corporate and personal, in the fields of theatre, film, television, publishing, music, sports, art and cultural property.

Family Law: the firm covers the whole range of family and matrimonial work and is used to dealing with cases involving complex assets and sensitive issues for high-net-worth clients and/or their partners; including separation and divorce, the financial aspects of divorce/relationship breakdown, as well as children issues, for married, unmarried and same-sex couples.  Burlingtons has particular expertise in negotiating marital agreements and living together/cohabitation agreements: prenups, postnups and "no nups" (whether acting for the economically stronger or economically weaker partner) and acting for parents in international child relocation/"leave to remove" cases (both the parents who wishes to relocate and the left behind parent).

Private client: Burlingtons advises individual clients in relation to personal matters covering wills, trusts and probate, matrimonial issues and estate planning. While much of this work is of a non-contentious nature, Burlingtons also represent clients in related disputes such as divorce and contentious probate.

Data Protection: Burlingtons advising on all aspects of data protection law including the recent changes resulting from the introduction of GDPR.  Our lawyers are experienced in dealing with the Information Commissioner's Office and with Data Subject Access Requests and Responses.  We also regularly advise on Freedom of Information Act matters.


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