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Litigation Support Guide 2022
UK-wide Business Intelligence & Investigations
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Band 3

2 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Schillings

Known for disrupting an antiquated investigations market, Schillings has shaken up what it means to be an investigations firm in the 21st century. 

Spearheaded by two female investigators, Juliet Young and Lily Kennett, Schillings prides itself on its speed of response, lateral thinking, transparency of methodology, and its sophisticated use of digital tools.

Schillings provides intelligence for legal strategies, and evidence for legal claims. Their approach is underpinned by over a decade's experience providing intelligence within one of the sharpest legal firms in the sector. 

Schillings' trusted team of intelligence professionals are drawn from investigative journalism, British military intelligence, and international investigations consultancies. 




Chambers Review

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Business Intelligence & Investigations - UK-wide
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Band 3
What the team is known for

Operating as an internal intelligence and investigations unit within the firm's wider legal departments, the team at Schillings provides pre-existing and external clients with market-leading open source expertise. The firm regularly provides clients with valuable intelligence as evidence in support of legal claims or to inform legal strategies.

Notable Practitioners

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Juliet Young
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Juliet Young
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Band 2

Juliet Young is a partner at the firm and holds significant capabilities in open source intelligence techniques. Her practice focuses on both reputational and privacy matters, as well as cross-border litigation and arbitration proceedings. "Juliet is very responsive, has creative solutions to problems and is an excellent partner for cross-border work," says a client. Another source adds: "Juliet brings a fantastic cool intellectual rigour to her clients, evaluating situations carefully, and applying a forensic level of intelligence to problems. She is extremely calm in a crisis, smart and responsive, very experienced, and provides seamless client care, cutting through difficult issues."

Lily Kennett
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Lily Kennett
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Lily Kennett is a former investigative journalist and is now a partner at Schillings. Her clients include corporate leaders, government departments and high net worth individuals. Kennett has a proven track record in working on significant arbitration proceedings and in leading open source investigations, and has also been central to the development of the firm's new pro bono offering. A client states: "Lily displays impressive intellect and rigour of thought, allowing her to align complex legal matters with creative solutions, delivering results for clients time and time again." This client adds: "I would trust her above all other professionals for her integrity, intelligence, analysis, superb client management, and ability to steer matters to a successful conclusion." Another interviewee describes Lily as "an experienced adviser with a very dynamic skill set that she utilises in an innovative and strategic way."

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Juliet Young
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Juliet Young
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Lily Kennett
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