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Clarke Willmott LLP

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West Midlands: Corporate and commercial

Corporate and commercial: Birmingham
Corporate and commercial: Birmingham - ranked: tier 4

Clarke Willmott LLP

Clarke Willmott LLP ‘draws in expertise from its various offices to work together on specific projects’. In Birmingham, John Irving  advised Elwell Wachtorn and Saxton on purchasing another insolvency firm, including the relevant regulatory approvals, and advised a private individual on the sale of a joinery company. Senior solicitor Andrew Beedham is ‘an outstanding corporate lawyer, who has the ability to focus on key issues and has a business-like awareness and assessment of risk, bringing a calmness to negotiations and the ability to defuse confrontational situations’ – he advised Aberclay Limited on forming five joint ventures.

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West Midlands: Finance

Insolvency and corporate recovery
Insolvency and corporate recovery - ranked: tier 2

Clarke Willmott LLP

Clarke Willmott LLP handles a range of work, for creditors and leading insolvency practitioners. Stephanie Slinn advised a significant trade creditor of Toys ‘R’ Us on the retailer’s CVA and subsequent collapse. Other cases involve allegations of fraud. Sheena Tandy is a key senior associate. The firm also acts for Elwell Watchorn & Saxton, Duff & Phelps and FRP Advisory, as well as The Insolvency Service, which is a cornerstone client.

Leading individuals

Stephanie Slinn - Clarke Willmott LLP

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West Midlands: Insurance

Personal injury: claimant
Personal injury: claimant - ranked: tier 4

Clarke Willmott LLP

Clarke Willmott LLP is led by Philip Edwards , who is 'extremely knowledgeable in all areas of personal injury law', 'a superb negotiator' and 'brooks no nonsense from any hard-nosed insurers seeking to avoid their responsibilities'. Edwards is highly experienced in handling claims pertaining to brain injuries amputations, spinal injuries and fatal injuries.  He recently acted for a family on criminal proceedings against a driver who caused the death of their husband.

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West Midlands: Private client

Family: Birmingham
Family: Birmingham - ranked: tier 3

Clarke Willmott LLP

Clarke Willmott LLP provides 'high quality financial remedy work which is expertly handled' and is also highly skilled in children-related work. Practice head Rayner Grice is an 'excellent technical lawyer with equally good client care skills', focusing predominantly on financial and children matters. Chartered legal executive Caroline Young 'provides excellent support' to Grice and has a similar focus on complex relationship breakdowns.

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West Midlands: Real estate

Commercial property: Birmingham
Commercial property: Birmingham - ranked: tier 5

Clarke Willmott LLP

Clarke Willmott LLP provides ‘prompt, accurate, professional and effective’ advice, with a particular strength in retail properties. Lidl is a key client of the team – ‘very thorough property specialist’ Jonathan Morton advised it on the purchase of a long lease of a site for the development of its new headquarters in Tolworth, and also assisted it with a programme of mortgaging its existing stores, plus selling a site to Crest for it to develop a Lidl store topped with housing. Iain Harrison  advised the same client on the acquisition of a site for the development of a new store in Lichfield. Senior associate Fiona Rendell advised the Royal British Legion Austin Branch on the sale of part of its site to developers, with consideration coming in the form of the redevelopment of its existing building. Other clients include CWRP Manchester, which Morton advised on the sale of a property in Oldham, and De Montfort University.

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