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Joelson

30 PORTLAND PLACE, LONDON, W1B 1LZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7580 5721
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Fax 020 7580 2251
DX:
83301 WEST END-2
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Web:
www.joelsonlaw.com
London EC2Y, London W1B

London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Licensing
Licensing - ranked: tier 3

Joelson

Joelson's licensing team works in the restaurant and hospitality and leisure sectors, while also carrying out licensing work for other city law firms. Niall McCann and Richard Williams, who previously led the team, left to join Keystone Law in April 2019 but have a consultancy agreement to continue to provide services to their former firm.

Practice head(s):Niall McCann; Richard Williams

Testimonials

'They are focused, commercial and very responsive.'

'Joelson have both depth and breadth when it comes to advice on licensing law, an area which many law firms don't cover.'

'Their knowledge and experience of the industry sector and, crucially, the licensing authorities is invaluable when applying for a new licence.'

'Niall McCann is very good indeed. Excellent licensing knowledge, commercially astute and a good strategic thinker.'

'Niall McCann is our go-to partner. He's very approachable and accessible and gives good practical, commercial advice.'

'Niall and the team at Joelson will always be my first port of call when legal advice is needed.'

Key Clients

Gunnersbury Estate

B&M Retail

City Pub Company

Vapiano

Brewhouse Kitchen

40Ft Brewery

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Grind & Co

Dover Street Market

Mosaic Group

Work highlights

  • Acted for the Pioneer City Pub Company on an application to vary the hours of sale of alcohol, music permitted outdoors and the use of a large television screen in a courtyard of the distillery.
  • Acted for Vapiano on varying a premises licence for its new Tottenham Court Road restaurant.
  • Assisting B&M Retail with general licensing and regulatory issues.
  • Obtaining a new overarching premises licence for the Dulwich Picture Gallery.
  • Acted for Gunnersbury Estate on obtaining a new premises licence to allow weddings, parties and events throughout Gunnersbury Park.

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London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation - ranked: tier 7

Joelson

Joelson 'has a boutique dispute resolution team that dedicates all its efforts to a case'. It has expertise in disputes involving corporate and commercial law, professional negligence, shareholder issues, IP, insolvency, property litigation, judicial reviews and construction matters. Disputes head Joanne Gregory, Niall McCann and Myles Levy are the key advisers.

Practice head(s):Joanne Gregory

Other key lawyers:Niall McCann; Myles Levy

Testimonials

'Joelson punches well above its weight, with high-profile clients and a very personal yet professional service'.

'Joanne Gregory is a tenacious and accomplished litigator, who combines charm with a very highly skilled mind'.

'Myles Levy delivers steadfast advice'.

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London: Human resources

Employment: employers
Employment: employers - ranked: tier 6

Joelson

The 'friendly, sensible, and reliable team' employment team at Joelson acts on behalf of senior executives at a range of well-known multinational organisations, as well as a roster of household name corporates. Practice head David Greenhalgh has a track record in advising bluechip clients and senior executives on restrictive covenants and defending injunctions; he also deals with high-value High Court claims. Other key players include 'superstar' Jennifer Maxwell-Harris, who 'has a fantastic manner with clients and a wise head on her shoulders', as well as the 'extremely competent and professional' senior associate Reema Jethwa.

Practice head(s):David Greenhalgh

Other key lawyers:Jennifer Maxwell-Harris; Reema Jethwa

Testimonials

'A really friendly, sensible, and reliable team. Always a pleasure to work with.'

'Jennifer Maxwell-Harris is a superstar. Her fantastic manner of dealing with clients, the wise head on her shoulders, and her tough but charming way of handling opponents more or less guarantees a good result every time.'

'David Greenhalgh has a proven track record and is a very knowledge, straightforward and a right thinking lawyer who applies his commercial knowledge very effectively.'

'Reema Jethwa is an excellent employment lawyer, experienced, extremely competent, professional, pragmatic and highly personable.'

'Reema Jethwa is a responsive and commercially minded employment lawyer, providing a highly professional and personal service, with good communication - a rising star.'

Key Clients

Marex Spectron

Itsu Limited

Innocent Limited

Real Good Food

Addison Lee Limited

Clarion Events Limited

Le Pain Quotidien

Wentworth Resources Limited

Be At One Limited

Finatal Limited

Brewhouse & Kitchen Limited

Snowflake Gelato Group Limited

Oliver Maki Limited

Ottolenghi

Territory Studio Limited

Future Workshops Limited

CG Restaurant (Holdings) Limited

Miles & Partners

Situation Publishing

EOC Partners LLP

Larry King Limited

Currell Residential

Saddlery Brands International UK

Engie Global LNG

May Capital LLP

KDS (part of AMEX)

Wordflow Limited

Valtech SE

Work highlights

  • Provided management training, advice on GDPR compliance and updated employment documentation for Innocent Drinks.
  • Advised Global LNG on a share swap and subsequent TUPE transfer to Total including negotiations with European Works Council.
  • Advised ADB Safegate on employment aspects of its acquisition of Ultra Airport Systems including TUPE issues.
  • Advised Wentworth PLC on the employment aspects of its redomicile and on the hiring of its UK management team.
  • Advised Aristocrat on applicability of the Modern Slavery Act and related reporting obligations.

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Employment: senior executives
Employment: senior executives - ranked: tier 3

Joelson

The 'friendly, sensible, and reliable team' employment team at Joelson acts on behalf of senior executives at a range of well-known multinational organisations, as well as a roster of household name corporates. Practice head David Greenhalgh has a track record in advising bluechip clients and senior executives on restrictive covenants and defending injunctions; he also deals with high-value High Court claims. Other key players include 'superstar' Jennifer Maxwell-Harris, who 'has a fantastic manner with clients and a wise head on her shoulders', as well as the 'extremely competent and professional' senior associate Reema Jethwa.

Practice head(s):David Greenhalgh

Other key lawyers:Jennifer Maxwell-Harris; Reema Jethwa

Testimonials

'A really friendly, sensible, and reliable team. Always a pleasure to work with.'

'Jennifer Maxwell-Harris is a superstar. Her fantastic manner of dealing with clients, the wise head on her shoulders, and her tough but charming way of handling opponents more or less guarantees a good result every time.'

'David Greenhalgh has a proven track record and is a very knowledge, straightforward and a right thinking lawyer who applies his commercial knowledge very effectively.'

'Reema Jethwa is an excellent employment lawyer, experienced, extremely competent, professional, pragmatic and highly personable.'

'Reema Jethwa is a responsive and commercially minded employment lawyer, providing a highly professional and personal service, with good communication - a rising star.'

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