Named: Most Innovative Law Firm, London
Our firm's culture of supporting business is very important to us and we work hard to nurture and develop it. We will go on a journey with you, building mutual trust and respect as we tackle obstacles and grow together. We don’t look at a client and wonder how we can make more money out of them, we do what’s commercially sensible and take steps to advise and protect you.
We are continually looking for alternative and innovative ways of helping our clients. We use this imagination and lateral thinking to give you all the options: the pros, the cons and the risks associated with each. Our novel problem solving has won awards in the industry and we will apply it to help you reach a decision that’s right for both you and your business growth.
We can be flexible with our fee structure and will consider different models for different clients. We are not high street and nor are we big city – we’re innovative lawyers and there really is no one else like us.
o Lead solicitors in the reported High Court surrogacy case JV & Anor v AR  EWHC 4756 (Fam).
o Solicitors on behalf of the successful claimant in Friends of Burbage School Ltd. v Woodhams  EWHC 1511 (QB).
o Representing defendant directors in a High Court case against personal liability for 5 Million pounds in a public limited company– Settled
o Advised and oversaw the investment of over £2.5 million in a App company to expand into the USA market.
o Leading negotiations and completion of a company acquisition in 2015 valued at over £3 million.
o Providing legal advice and assistance in the creation of corporate bonds valued at £6 million and £18 million within the Media & TV and Energy sectors. All related IP assignment, registration and defending opposition.
o Providing specialist advice on EIS structures and group company structures for broadcasting & film production companies throughout the UK.
o Separation of financial assets worth £8m - £10m, including three family company structures with subsidiaries and international income regimes.
o Settling various Employment Tribunal claims in 2015 involving HIV discrimination, sex discrimination, harassment, breach of contract and potential criminal activities. Achieving awards in excess of £263,000 and 3 against London financial institutes.
o Advising and obtaining an injunction against a senior employee for fraud and theft in the High Court resulting in the full recovery of funds in excess of £250,000 and recovery of all costs.
o Tier 1 investment, handling immigration and qualifying investments.
o Resolved a litigious dispute between three directors effecting their Entrepreneur Visa status worth half a million pounds.
o Successful result in a claim and subsequent appeal for the member of a foreign royal family member involving over £33 million in Trust.
o We have issued claims and successfully enforced contractual payments from: Croatia, the USA, Dubai, Sweden, Norway & Hong Kong this year with UK claims, European payment orders, local lawyers, bailiffs and enforcement orders.
o Contesting international relocation of a child from the UK to Canada on short notice with vexatious litigants in person.
o Settling a Transgender discrimination case for a large compensation sum without the stress of court
EISA 2016 - 2017
Legal 500 - 2016
Most Innovative Law Firm Recommended Lawyer
Wealth and Finance International 2017
Best Family Law Firm - South England
Corporate Vision Awards
Legal Expert of the Year in UK
Lawyer International – Legal 100 – Awards 2017
Law Firm of the Year - Labour and Employment - United Kingdom
Global Law Expert Awards
Business Start-Up Law Firm of the Year in England
M&A Today 2016 Global Awards
Law Firm of the Year - Labour and Employment, UK
Law Firm of the Year - Dispute Resolution, UK
Most Innovative Law Firm of 2016, London
Wealth & Finance 2016
Most Outstanding Law Firm of 2016 UK
Lawyer Monthly, Legal Awards 2016
Company Law – Firm of the Year - UK
NTL Awards 2015
Business Start-Ups Law Firm of the Year in England
Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year in England
Employment Law Firm of the Year in England
Working Mum Champion Award 2016
An Albert Award
was given to the firm for its work towards the charity the Albert Kennedy Trust.
Lawyer International – Legal 100 – 2016 – Awards:
Labour and Employment - United Kingdom
2016 UK Corporate Excellence Awards