Firm Profile > Shoosmiths LLP > Birmingham , England

Shoosmiths LLP
2 COLMORE SQUARE
38 COLMORE CIRCUS QUEENSWAY
BIRMINGHAM
B4 6BJ
England

Clinical negligence: claimant Tier 1

Phil Barnes leads the team at Shoosmiths LLP, which regularly advises on complex multi-million pound claims involving cerebral palsy, acquired brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and multiple amputations, as well as fatal claims. Barnes has a specific interest in infection and sepsis cases. Kashmir Uppal and others are particularly skilled at dealing with claims against “rogue surgeons” and at managing multi-party actions.

Testimonials

The team has been caring and compassionate from the start. The lawyers have explained everything I needed to know as the case progressed‘.

Has a friendly team that is easy to work with but forceful and determined in the pursuit of the best possible outcome for the clients‘.

With Kashmir Uppal her passion and energy took what felt like the weight of the world off my shoulders. In fact I started to sleep easier that very same night we met‘.

Kashmir Uppal has a long experience in clinical negligence and has worked on a large number of medicolegal cases. I have always found her very learned and erudite‘.

Richard Bannister is an excellent solicitor and is totally committed to his clients. He works incredibly hard and I have been very impressed by his attention to detail in a number of cases‘.

Natasha Read‘s attention to detail has been nothing short of impressive. She has a lot of talent and a bright future‘.

Key clients

LS

MH

LC

SW

BB

AB (Re SB)

JT (re PT Dec’d)

JD

JW

SY (Re MJ Deceased)

Health and safety Tier 1

Shoosmiths LLP generates a large majority of its work through direct instructions from corporate clients. Its outstanding team has vast experience of all sectors of the UK industry, with particular expertise in the petrochemical, retail, automotive, manufacturing, food and health-care industries. The construction and housing sectors are also core areas of strength. Team head Roy Tozer is experienced in representing and defending major companies against investigations and prosecutions by regulatory authorities.

Testimonials

Roy Tozer and Hayley Saunders are very proactive in negotiations, have really good experience and get to the heart of the matter quickly. It is a really strong team‘.

Roy Tozer is an exceptionally experienced, determined and strategic litigator, who enjoys excellent relationships with his clients and always ‘goes the extra mile”.

Roy Tozer is very experienced‘.

Roy Tozer has handled the weighty and high profile cases well in the past so has seen it all and is immensely experienced. He handles pressure very well‘.

Hayley Saunders is very personable,  is completely immersed in this area of law and really knows her stuff‘.

Hayley Saunders adopts a sensible and pragmatic approach to problems‘.

Hayley Saunders is solid, reliable , knows what she is doing, is very active in the bigger cases and clients are well looked after by her‘.

It provides expert advice in a specialist field, offered with pragmatism and experience and with a personal touch’.

Key clients

Calor Gas

IT and telecoms Tier 1

Shoosmiths LLP's practice, which comprises more than 20 lawyers, has a strong track record of non-contentious work, regularly acting on high-profile IT transactions for well-known corporates and handling complex business projects in the sector. Commercial group head David Jackson leads the experienced team, which includes TMT service line head Craig Armstrong  and the 'dedicated and knowledgeable' Joe Stephenson.

Next Generation Partners

Testimonials

‘What makes Shoosmiths and their employees unique is that they are able to work extremely efficiently and effectively with complex business projects.’

‘Joe Stephenson has a fantastic ability to quickly understanding business and commercial needs. He has unique skill of explaining complex legal topics in an understandable way, giving clear examples of the implications to consider in a business context.’ 

‘My experience with Joe Stephenson made everything simple, easy and efficient – essential when working to tight deadlines.’

‘Very good value regional team, with many quality partners who were trained in magic and silver circle law firms.’

‘Joe Stephenson is a dedicated, knowledgeable and practical partner with quick turnaround and excellent client support. He provides a good value alternative to larger international firms.’

Key clients

Three Mobile

Hutchison Whampoa

Volkswagen Group

BNP Paribas Personal Finance

Odeon Cinemas

The White Company

CDW

RAC

Santander Consumer UK

Wilko

Commercial litigation: Birmingham Tier 2

Shoosmiths LLP's standout specialties within the litigation space include disputes relating to cyber attacks, reputation management and asset finance recovery. The 'exceptionalAlex Bishop leads the disputes team nationally and is highly experienced in crisis management issues involving fraudulent behaviour and online hacking. Other important members of the team include: Mark Elder, who is known for his work in phone hacking cases and Roger Potgieter, who works on asset finance matters.

Leading individuals

Testimonials

‘Offers a range of experience, and all of the advice is very commercial and cost effective.’

‘Alex Bishop understands our business; he is practical and technically excellent.’

‘Mark Elder’s commercial knowledge and expertise truly shine; his friendly approach and professional manner give me full trust and confidence in his advice and strategic recommendations. He is totally committed to achieving the best outcome and I would recommend his service without any hesitation.’

Key clients

Travelodge

Thomas Cook Group Plc

Next Plc

Glide Utilities

Aramark Limited

H B Fuller

Jennifer Ellison

Andrew Cole

Close Brothers

The White Company

Commercial property: Birmingham Tier 2

Shoosmiths LLP's Birmingham real estate practice handles a range of heavyweight development matters across several asset classes, including residential, office, industrial and leisure. The team, which is led by Birmingham office head Jason Jackson , assists clients with real estate investment deals, leasing and property finance.

Leading individuals

Testimonials

‘The team is always available to help, very knowledgeable and proactive, and is always on top of matters.’

‘Catherine Hood is always available, helpful and very knowledgeable.’

‘Beth McArdle is approachable, easy to deal with and gets things done.’

‘A high quality service at a sensible price and with good attention to client care.’

‘A quality proposition for any property investment business of developer of note.’

‘Catherine Hood is excellent. Diligent, quick and most importantly, commercial. a real asset to the firm.

Key clients

IM Properties plc

Nurton Developments Limited

Kier Living Limited

Stoford Developments plc

XPO Supply Chain UK Limited

London + Regional Properties Limited

Hallam Land Management Limited

Lingfield Properties

Opus Land Limited/Manse Opus LLP

Poundland plc

Lightwood Land Limited

London & Quadrant Housing Trust

BCA Marketplace plc (including British Car Auctions and We Buy Any Car)

PSA Group (including Peugeot, Citroen and Vauxhall)

Pearson Strategic Limited

Henkel UK Properties

Manor Oak Homes Limited

Maximus Group Limited

TFG (Phase Eight, Whistles & Hobbs)

Euro Garages Limited

Ziran Land Limited

Hotel la Tour Limited

Midland Heart

Construction Tier 2

Shoosmiths LLP acts for contractors, funders, developers, investors, and property companies on the design, demolition and construction of infrastructure, industrial, office and residential developments; Patrick Garner is the main point of contact, supported by senior associate Andrew Outram. In other work, Ian Yule , Stephen Belshaw and senior associate Michael Bennett handle disputes regarding adjudications, breach of contract and negligence claims.

Testimonials

‘An exceptional level of engagement – clear and professional when explaining and exploring options.’

Key clients

St Modwen Properties PLC

McKay Securities PLC

Walgreens Boots Alliance Group (formerly Alliance Boots Group)

PM Group

Citigrove Securities PLC

Historic England

Kier Living Limited

Hitachi Rail

HP Inc UK Limited

I.M. Properties Plc

Spitfire Bespoke Homes Limited

Staticus (UK) Limited

Debt recovery Tier 2

Shoosmiths LLP's Birmingham debt recovery team, which is part of the national firm's UK-wide practice, primarily focuses on matters relating to motor and asset finance. Roger Potgieter is a key name in the Birmingham office and works on cases pertaining to banking and leasing, while he also has a particular interest in cases involving fraud.

Key clients

Aldermore Invoice Finance

ALEV

Arkle Finance Ltd I

Arrow Global

Azzurro

Blue Motor Finance

BNP Paribas Personal Finance

Cabot Credit Management

Close Brothers Limited

Conister Bank

Hireco (TL) Ltd

JBR Capital Ltd

John Deere Finance

Landmark

LeasePlan (UK) Ltd I

Nationwide Building Society

Northridge Finance

Oodle

Paragon

Shawbrook Bank

Tesco Bank

The Car Finance Company

VFS Finance Ltd

Employment Tier 2

Led by Charlie Rae, Shoosmiths LLP's team handles various high-profile and business-critical outsourcings, complex grievances, and disciplinary and collective claims, as well as senior exits. Clients include household names and large employer clients. Other core areas of expertise include advising on TUPE and employee transfers. The group has an impressive roster of clients in the retail sector.

Leading individuals

Testimonials

What has really impressed me is the speed of response and the concise nature of the advice‘.

It is a well run and efficient practice that takes pride in its service to clients . They are great ambassadors for the Shoosmiths LLP brand‘.

Charlie Rae is technically excellent‘.

Charlie Rae is well known for his high profile injunction work‘.

Charlie Rae is very impressive‘.

Charlie Rae is very good at finding solutions to a problem and also has some good juniors coming up through his team‘.

Antonia Blackwell is commercially focused around getting the deal done’.

Antonia Blackwell is astute, very level headed and professional‘.

Antonia Blackwell and Charlie Rae are extremely professional, extremely approachable and easy to communicate with. Their calm and measured style is both reassuring and measured. Advice is always provided in a timely fashion and at the right level of detail, giving enough information to make decisions‘.

Nick Vernon has good communication skills, delivers what he has committed to, answers the question asked and follows up to check what he has sent has been received & understood’.

Key clients

PSA Peugeot Citroen

The National Exhibition Centre

ARAMARK

Boots

Idverde

Octopus Investments

East End Foods

British Association of Social Workers

Family: Birmingham Tier 2

Shoosmiths LLP, whose practice is led by Neil Hobden, is particularly well-known for its work in the financial remedy sphere. It also has a growing reputation in relation to private children cases. In addition, a notable strength involves the family team working with members of the Court of Protection and clinical negligence teams in the preparation of cohabitation and pre-nuptial agreements for individuals who have mental capacity, but are unable to manage what are often very large awards of compensation. Associate Hannah Nicholls recently joined the team from Thursfields Solicitors. Rebecca Calden-Storr moved to Stowe Family Law LLP.

Testimonials

Shoosmiths is friendly, approachable and has staff that are reassuring‘.

Neil Hobden is highly knowledgeable and very tactically aware. He is ably assisted by Adam Maguire‘.

Neil Hobden is a highly experienced litigator who has done it all before and is never thrown by anything. Even the most difficult of clients relate to and have confidence in him‘.

Neil Hobden is someone whose work is of the highest integrity, and is a very safe pair of hands‘.

Adam Maguire comes across as very calm and confident‘.

Hannah Nicholls is very impressive, sensible and pragmatic‘.

Neil Hobden and Hannah Nicholls’  attention to detail is second to none‘.

Insolvency and corporate recovery Tier 2

The 'great' team at Shoosmiths LLP acts for a range of insolvency practitioners and distressed businesses on all matters arising from distressed lending, corporate recovery and corporate insolvency, and also handles restructuring work for corporates and directors, including CVAs. Practice head James Keates has particular expertise in the retail sector, while Aaron Harlow specialises in the disposals and acquisitions of insolvent businesses.

Leading individuals

Next Generation Partners

Key clients

RBS

Duff & Phelps

Deloitte LLP

PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

RSM Restructuring LLP

KPMG LLP

FRP Advisory LLP

Bibby Financial Services Limited

BDO LLP

Aldermore Invoice Finance

Planning Tier 2

Shoosmiths LLP provides advice to landowners, developers and investors on commercial and residential planning matters, assists local authorities with compulsory purchase orders and heritage matters, and regularly acts on both sides of planning enforcement issues. Tim Willis  - 'a first choice for planning litigation in the region' - focuses on contentious planning work, while newly made partner Anna Cartledge has an impressive track record handling residential schemes.

Next Generation Partners

Testimonials

One of the leading planning teams in Birmingham and certainly the number one for planning litigation

Tim Willis is most leading developer’s first choice for planning litigation in the region. He has a great legal brain

Anna Cartledge is one of many rising young female stars in the practice area

Key clients

Formal Investments Ltd

IM Properties Developments Ltd

Maximus Strategic Stafford LLP

Peugeot Citroen Automobiles Limited

Tendring District Council

Hart District Council

Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council

Montpellier Estates Limited

IM (BVP3) Ltd

Fulford Parish Council

Property litigation Tier 2

Well-known for its expertise in the retail sector, Shoosmiths LLP also handles disputes relating to corporate acquisitions, disposals, professional negligence and leasing matters for investors, landlords, administrators, trusts and developers. Head of the national team Nick Shepherd specialises in dilapidation, land registration issues and rent review, while Birmingham practice head Kate McCall covers property insolvency and property related health and safety regulation matters. The highly respected Paul Knight acts for property developers, commercial landlords and occupiers and has particular expertise in the automotive sector.

Leading individuals

Key clients

Boots / Alliance Boots

Thomas Cook

Kwik Fit

Safestore Properties

Northwood Developments

IM Properties

Ann Summers

Brunswick Property Partners / House Owners Investments Limited

Poundland

Footasylum

Mercedes Benz

Next

Joules

Nature Delivered t/a GRAZE Snackfoods

Banking and finance Tier 3

The banking and finance team at Shoosmiths LLP was bolstered in June 2018 by the arrival of project finance specialist Nick Iliff, who joined from Gowling WLG's London office. His expertise added to the firm's existing offering in acquisition finance, syndicated finance, real estate finance and refinancing, regularly advising on the lender's side.

Key clients

Mondottica Limited

Central Engal co-operative

Lombard Finance

Close Invoice Finance

Handelsbanken

Leumi ABL Limited

Gethar Ventures

Lingfield Group plc

Mercedes Benz UK

Banking litigation Tier 3

Shoosmiths LLP's banking litigation team is headed by Roger Potgieter, who predominantly focuses on claims against asset finance, motor finance, banking and leasing clients. Additional services provided include debt recovery, enforcement of securities and professional negligence claims.

Testimonials

‘The team have a good balance of expert knowledge and being able to manage a number of cases.’

‘Roger Potgeiter is very good at looking at issues as a whole to ensure we take the right course of action.’

Key clients

Aldermore Invoice Finance

Arkle Finance Ltd

Blue Motor Finance

BNP Paribas

Personal Finance

Close Brothers Limited

Conister Bank

Hampshire Trust Bank

Hireco (TL) Ltd

JBR Capital Ltd

John Deere Finance

LeasePlan (UK) Ltd

Nationwide

Building Society

Northridge Finance

Oodle Car Finance

Paragon Bank

Secure Trust Bank

Shawbrook Bank

Tesco Bank

The Car Finance

Company

VFS Finance Ltd

(Volvo)

Corporate and commercial: Birmingham Tier 3

Shoosmiths LLP  has a multi-disciplined corporate and commercial practice which is particularly known for its work in the private equity and venture capital space. Alastair Peet  heads the national venture capital team and is also very skilled in public M&A. Ben Turner  leads the midlands corporate group, which has a strong focus on the  hospitality, technology and real estate sectors. Also recommended is commercial team head David Jackson , who is notably strong in the technology sector.

Testimonials

Clear advice, professional and friendly demeanour. Highly reliable.

‘Alastair Peet is a great person to work with  and has an acute commercial appreciation, excellent personal style and a keen legal mind.

Key clients

Aramark Inc

Amber Digital

BNP Paribas

B S Eaton

GPE Capital Partners LLP

Geospock Limited

IM Properties

Mercedes Benz UK

Octopus Ventures/Octopus Investments

Three Mobile

Volkswagen Group

Wilkinson Williams LLP

Wilson James

Corporate tax Tier 3

Shoosmiths LLP's tax team, which was launched in 2014, offers corporate, real estate and employee incentives advice, and has a specialism in advising on enterprise investment scheme and venture capital trust-compliant investments. The team is led by Kate Featherstone, who has extensive experience of advising on the tax aspects of M&A, private equity deals and restructurings.

Key clients

Octopus Investments

NVM Private Equity

Libryo Ltd

Calculus Capital

Beringea

McKay Securities Plc

Matillion Limited

Boots

Walmart

AfterPay Touch Group

Firesprite Limited

Education Tier 3

Shoosmiths LLP advises schools and universities on transactions involving land and property, development matters, research and technology contracts and IP agreements. Another mainstay of the practice is acting for individuals on student placement and negotiation of full support for children with special needs, often under the leadership of solicitor Gurvinder Samra. Other key members of the practice are property and development expert Bhavesh Amlani and Andrew Brennan, who handles work in the innovation and technology sector.

Testimonials

Friendly, knowledgeable, open and honest team

The team is big enough that there is a breadth and depth of expertise, but also small enough that you get an individualised and personal service. The education team sits well within the firm, whose wider work involves assisting disabled children. The team has excellent knowledge, and are very personable – an ideal combination for special educational needs work

Senior associate Benjamin Smith has provided valuable advice over the past few years and is always enthusiastic and patient. He is able to ensure our deadlines can be met when dealing with urgent work

Key clients

The Open University

University of Nottingham

Manchester Metropolitan University

Cranfield University

University of Northampton

Goldsmiths University

De Montfort University

Nottingham Trent University

University of Cumbria

University of Birmingham

Bournemouth University

London South Bank University

Harper Adams University

University of Warwick

Environment Tier 3

Shoosmiths LLP has a track record of handling environmental remediation and permitting, criminal investigations and compliance issues for clients across a variety of sectors including healthcare, energy and automotive. Roy Tozer represents companies investigated or prosecuted by the regulatory authorities, while Hayley Saunders provides advice on environmental compliance aside from handling contentious work.

Leading individuals

Next Generation Partners

Testimonials

Shoosmiths has a fantastic practice

Roy Tozer has long and deep experience on HSE investigations and prosecutions

Key clients

St Modwen

McKay Securities PLC

Brenntag

XPO Logistics

Extra Motorway Services

Safestore

Starbridge

First Mile Recycling

Leftfield Capital

Volkswagen Group

Intellectual property Tier 3

The 'thorough and extremely capable' team at Shoosmiths LLP has particular expertise in the technology, life sciences and education sectors. Led by the 'level-headed' and 'well-rounded' Andrew Brennan, who specialises in handling complex contentious issues, often with an international element, the firm has a strong client base of universities, consumer goods providers and technology powerhouses. Legal director Lisa Page, who has a background in the pharmaceutical industry, leads the pharma and life sciences practice. The practice was boosted by the hire of Victoria Bentley from Pinsent Masons in early 2019. Legal director Nichola Jenkins has 'impressive knowledge', while associate Imogen Francis is 'very quick to understand complex situations'.

Next Generation Partners

Testimonials

‘The team is smart, thoughtful, thorough, eager to help, accessible, responsive, and extremely capable.’

‘The firm is efficient and helpful.’

‘Andy Brennan is very good in contentious situations and provides useful well-rounded advice – the kind of level-headed approach every legal team needs in litigation.’

‘Nichola Jenkins has an impressive encyclopaedic contractual and data protection knowledge.’

‘The team is very quick to understand complex issues and provide tailored advice. The associates have a keen eye for detail in picking apart opposition arguments and dissecting contracts and commercial agreements.’

‘Andrew Brennan  is extremely personable and we have no hesitation about recommending him to clients.’

‘Imogen Francis is quick to understand complex business structures and trading arrangements, and provides great advice anticipating future developments and changing client needs.’

‘Imogen Francis is very knowledgeable and hands-on, and is always up to speed very quickly on fast-moving commercial situations.’

Key clients

DynaEnergetics GmbH

DataLase (a SATO group company)

H&M

Yamazaki Mazak

Integral Power Train

Frog Bikes

Lundbeck Ltd

Krispy Kreme

EuroGarages

University of Nottingham

Shuttercraft Limited

Manchester Metropolitan University

KEF London Ltd

easyGroup

Volkswagen Group UK

Transport Systems Catapult

MidTECH Innovations (NHS Innovations West Midlands)

Social housing Tier 3

Shoosmiths LLP primarily acts for registered providers and trusts on property transactions, development of social housing including planning and construction, and the financing of portfolios. Bhavesh Amlani heads the residential development and social housing practice alongside the experienced David Perry. Senior associate Bukola Obadun-Craigs left to join Brethertons LLP in mid-2018.

Key clients

London and Quadrant Housing Trust

Bromsgrove District Housing Trust Limited

Midland Heart Limited

Derwent Housing Association Limited

Severn Vale Housing Society

Two Rivers Housing

Croydon Churches Housing Association

Walsall Housing Group

Nottingham Community Housing Association

Cambridge and County Developments

Muir Group

Personal injury: claimant Tier 5

Shoosmiths LLP's team is best known for its expertise in serious injuries, including industrial disease cases, spinal cord injury, brain injury, amputations, fatalities, as well as severe and psychological trauma cases. Department head Sara Hunt handles accidents at work, road traffic accidents and accidents in other public places.

Testimonials

As a team the members are collectively and individually very knowledgeable, polite and courteous‘.

‘Provides an outstanding service with a caring attitude’.

Shoosmiths LLP is a law firm operating in all UK jurisdictions from a network of 13 locations. Clients include companies on every part of the business growth cycle, from start-up ventures to market leaders, financial institutions and major public organisations. We offer clients strength and depth in all the core disciplines, together with key specialisms and a range of sector strengths. What sets us apart is the way we deliver those services – clients tell us that we get the “people bit” right, never take a client for granted, and invest in the relationships which are at the heart of great service.

As a client of Shoosmiths, you will find us quick to relate to your commercial goals, and adept at advising you on the most direct way of achieving them.

Our lawyers tailor their approach to each client’s business, delivering high quality legal advice backed by clear and open communication, cost transparency and business sense.

Shoosmiths works with individuals and companies investing in the UK, in addition to UK-based clients operating in global markets (the latter via our membership of the World Services Group, an international network of professional services firms).

Types of work undertaken: Shoosmiths attracts work from fast-growth and major UK companies, along with UK subsidiaries of overseas-owned corporates, providing them with an intelligent alternative to mainstream City firms.

Commercial: the firm has specialists in data protection, publishing and digital media, EU and competition, franchising, IP and brand protection, IT contracts, outsourcing and projects, and public procurement.

Corporate: Shoosmiths’ corporate team has a successful track record advising companies through the business lifecycle, from start-ups to mergers and acquisitions, development funding, disposals and other exits. The firm was named as a top five firm by corporate deal volume – Experian MarketIQ’s M&A Review 2018 .

Debt recovery: nationally the firm is recognised as a leading player in the legal debt recovery market, operational in all UK jurisdictions and FCA-authorised.

Employment: the large national team provides tailored and practical advice, strategies and solutions to HR teams and senior management on issues including TUPE, redundancy, disciplinary and dismissal, data protection and privacy, contracts of employment and employment tribunals.

Preventing and resolving disputes: Shoosmiths has a large national team with a wealth of court experience, as well as expertise in all other forms of dispute resolution, including arbitration, mediation, expert determination, executive mini-trials and adjudication.

Real estate: independently ranked as a top-20 UK law firm for real estate, the firm has more than 230 lawyers advising on property, planning, construction, tax, environmental, and property litigation.

Compliance, regulatory and risk: from data theft to product recalls and fraud to advertising standards, the team advises clients on reducing and managing exposure to risk.

Lender services: the firm operates a national team which brings together three related areas of expertise for clients in the finance sector: finance litigation, recoveries and collections, and regulation and compliance.

Personal Advisory: Shoosmiths’ private client business advises individuals on wealth protection, wills and probate, powers of attorney, Court of Protection issues, family law, conveyancing and medical negligence and serious injury claims.

Department Name Email Telephone
Chief executive Simon Boss
Chairman Peter Duff
Asset finance Melanie Chell
Automotive Robin Webb
Banking and finance Rebecca Mauleverer
Commercial contracts David Jackson
Competition and EU Simon Barnes
Construction and engineering Patrick Garner
Corporate Stephen Porter
Data protection Anastasia Fowle
Litigation and Disputes Alex Bishop
Litigation and Disputes Stuart Little
Employment Paul Stokey
Healthcare Paul Batchelor
Insurance Paul Eccles
Intellectual property Andrew Brennan
IT and e-commerce Craig Armstrong
Outsourcing David Jackson
Pensions David Thompson
Planning and environmental Kathryn Jump
Planning and environment Lisa Tye
Personal advisory Richard Follis
Private equity Sean Wright
Publishing and digital media Sherif Malak
Real estate Kirsten Hewson
Recoveries services Jim Taylor
Regulatory and compliance Roy Tozer
Residential development Steve Wiltshire
Corporate restructuring and advisory James Keates
Retail Gary Assim
Tax Tom Wilde
Photo Name Position Profile
 David Adams  photo David Adams
 Bhavesh Amlani  photo Bhavesh Amlani
 Craig Armstrong  photo Craig Armstrong
 Phil Barnes  photo Phil Barnes
 Alex Bishop  photo Alex Bishop
 Simon Boss  photo Simon Boss
 Andrew Brennan  photo Andrew Brennan
 Stephen Dawson  photo Stephen Dawson
 Mark Elder  photo Mark Elder
 Kate Featherstone  photo Kate Featherstone
 Richard Follis  photo Richard Follis
 Patrick Garner  photo Patrick Garner
 Aaron Harlow  photo Aaron Harlow
 Adele Hayfield  photo Adele Hayfield
 Catherine Hood  photo Catherine Hood
 Sara Hunt  photo Sara Hunt
 Jason Jackson  photo Jason Jackson
 David Jackson  photo David Jackson
 James Keates  photo James Keates
 Paul Knight  photo Paul Knight
 Beth McArdle (née Grundy)  photo Beth McArdle (née Grundy)
 Kate McCall  photo Kate McCall
 James Needham  photo James Needham
 Alastair Peet  photo Alastair Peet
 David Perry  photo David Perry
 Roger Potgieter  photo Roger Potgieter
 Charles Rae  photo Charles Rae
 Tony Randle  photo Tony Randle
 Hayley Saunders  photo Hayley Saunders
 Nicholas Shepherd  photo Nicholas Shepherd
 Joseph Stephenson  photo Joseph Stephenson
 Roy Tozer  photo Roy Tozer
 Ben Turner  photo Ben Turner
 Kashmir Uppal  photo Kashmir Uppal
 Tim Willis  photo Tim Willis
 Ian Yule  photo Ian Yule
Number of UK partners : 195
Number of other UK fee-earners : 1071