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Penningtons Manches LLP

APEX PLAZA, FORBURY ROAD, READING, RG1 1AX, ENGLAND
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Work 0118 982 2640
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Fax 0118 982 2641
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117883 READING (APEX PLAZA)
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www.penningtons.co.uk

Penningtons Manches LLP is a leading UK law firm which provides high-quality legal advice tailored to the needs of both businesses and individuals. It aims to address the specific objectives of each client through its broad market insight and technical expertise, and offers a personal service founded on a strong team ethic.

The firm: Penningtons Manches' head office is in the City of London. There are further offices in Basingstoke, Cambridge, Guildford, Oxford and Reading, as well as in San Francisco. As a member of Multilaw and the European Law Group, Penningtons Manches has close links with law firms throughout the world. Clients range from private individuals and owner-managed businesses to multinational corporations, public companies, universities, professional partnerships, banks and financial institutions.

Types of work undertaken: The firm has established a strong reputation in a variety of sectors, particularly private wealth, technology and property. It is also recognised for its expertise in life sciences, education, charities, social housing, retail, healthcare, media and advertising, sports and entertainment and family businesses. The main areas of legal services provided are real estate, dispute resolution, corporate and commercial, private client and family. To ensure a seamless service is provided to clients, all Penningtons Manches' activities and people are divided into three divisions:

Business services: this division offers expertise in corporate services and corporate finance, MBOs, MBIs, M&A and joint ventures. It also handles all types of dispute resolution, mediation and arbitration. Areas of work include corporate tax, IP, data protection, employment, banking, international arbitrations, immigration, travel law, professional regulation, partnership disputes, reputation management and privacy, secured lending recoveries, share sale and purchase disputes, insolvency work and all types of real estate litigation.

Real estate: the real estate division represents companies, institutions and individuals, both in the UK and overseas, seeking property advice. Solicitors are experienced in dealing with investment sales and purchases, funding agreements, development schemes, portfolio management, landlord and tenant matters, registered social landlords and agricultural investments, as well as smaller commercial property work. Specialist town and country planning, environmental, taxation and construction law advice is also provided. The residential property team advises on high-value residential property sales and purchases, including French property transactions.

Private individuals: private client services include international tax structuring, personal tax planning, wills, trusts, charities, the administration of estates, and capacity and Court of Protection matters. The nationally and internationally recognised family team provides a comprehensive service which incorporates all aspects of family financial work and international family law issues. This division also has a substantial clinical negligence and personal injury practice which is regarded as one of the leading teams in the South East.

International: Penningtons Manches has a broad international focus and provides an integrated service for corporates, individuals and their family members wherever they live or do business. In addition to Multilaw and the European Law Group, networks with representatives in over 100 countries, many of its lawyers play leading roles in a range of international bodies. They have a particularly strong knowledge of commercial activity and legal issues in North America and Asia. The firm's San Francisco office reinforces both its position as a leading US/UK inward investment specialist, and its cross-border M&A and international private wealth practices.

Other offices: Basingstoke, Cambridge, Guildford, Oxford, Reading, San Francisco

  • Number of UK partners: 113
  • Number of other UK fee-earners: 296
  • Breakdown of work %
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  • Business services: 44
  • Private individuals: 34
  • Real estate: 22




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