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Simcocks

RIDGEWAY HOUSE, RIDGEWAY STREET, DOUGLAS, IM99 1PY, ISLE OF MAN
Tel:
Work 01624 690 300
Fax:
Fax 01624 690 333
Email:
Web:
www.simcocks.com
Douglas, London

Simcocks is one of the longest established law firms in the Isle of Man, having formed an enviable reputation due to its expertise and experience. Founded in 1949 by Alfred Howard Simcocks, the law firm in the heart of the British Isles has grown from strength to strength.

The firm: With a reputation for delivering exceptional results for clients, the firm's team of dynamic advocates adds real value to each and every case. Simcocks has a commitment to building and fostering strong relationships and, as well as offering a premier service, its lawyers are easy and straightforward to deal with.

The depth and range of the firm's lawyers' expertise and experience generates many complex referrals and it is regularly instructed by magic circle and silver circle firms. The group is strong on litigation support as well as transactional, restructuring and complex advisory work.

The firm's results-driven service has the strength and ability to advise private individuals, Isle of Man-registered companies, multinationals, SMEs, regulators and NGOs. The team of advocates is approachable, dynamic, and highly recommended by Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500.

Types of work undertaken: Simcocks is a leading law firm with offices in the Isle of Man and London. Types of work undertaken include:

Banking and finance: Simcocks' banking and finance team advises banks, financial institutions and corporates on all areas of finance including general bank lending, project finance, property finance, acquisition finance, asset securitisation and structured finance.

Corporate and commercial: specialists in corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, the acquisition and disposal of business undertakings, the formation of new companies, general and limited partnership matters, joint ventures and shareholder agreements, shareholder and partner disputes, regulatory compliance, pensions, banking and capital markets including AIM listings and corporate legal opinions.

Dispute resolution: the department specialises in international corporate and commercial litigation and has an impressive track record of success in high-stake disputes. Simcocks' technical knowledge generates many complex referrals, including cross-jurisdiction disputes.

Property: work is undertaken on all aspects of development, retail, contruction and planning, including advising high-net-worth individuals on all aspects of estate planning.

Private client: the private client team regularly works with law firms in the UK and overseas to provide Isle of Man advice on estate planning for clients with multinational holdings. The team has experience as trusted advisors to high-net-worth familes.

eGaming: Simcocks deal with regulators in connection with grant of licences, obtaining opinions on the legality of new schemes, and negotiating and drafting commercial partnership agreements.

Shipping: the firm has considerable expertise delivering advice on the legislation, regulatory and commercial issues connected with this sector.

Intellectual property: Simcocks advises on contentious and non-contentious issues arising in connection with computer and software licences, trade mark registrations and disputes, copyright issues and design rights and patents.

Family law: the firm is committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes, including divorce and separation and preparing prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.

Other offices: London

  • Number of UK partners: 6
  • Number of other UK fee-earners: 14

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