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Charles Russell Speechlys

UK Guide 2024

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Charles Russell Speechlys

Charles Russell Speechlys

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(020) 7203 5000

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Firm Overview

Charles Russell Speechlys is an international law firm with a focus on private capital, at the intersection of personal, family and business. The Firm offers legal services across the private capital space and a broad range of integrated advisory, transactional and contentious services.


The Firm is built on trusted, personal relationships with clients, guiding them through their most pressing challenges and rewarding opportunities. Charles Russell Speechlys achieves this by getting to the heart of clients’ needs to bring them the best-fit solutions – based on years of experience, collective legal expertise and global reach.


The Firm is headquartered in London with offices across the UK, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. When working with individuals and businesses that operate in a single country or across borders, the firm will put together the perfect team – pulling from their sector and geographical expertise and partnerships with the best law firms across the world covering 200 legal jurisdictions.


Main Areas of Practice

Types of work undertaken:


Banking and finance:focusing on borrower work in all sectors, particularly real estate finance and projects, bank lender work in the Middle East and elsewhere, and non-bank lender work, including mezzanine finance, corporate finance support, and structured finance.


Commercial:focusing on complex work from corporate organisations requiring regular commercial contracting support, including compliance and corporate risk, EU, competition and trade, IP transactions, and licensing and outsourcing.


Commercial dispute resolution:undertaking all types of litigation, arbitration and mediation both in the UK and internationally, and has particular expertise in commercial disputes, corporate recovery and insolvency, judicial review and fraud.


Construction, engineering and projects:focusing on commercial clients across a wide range of business sectors, but with a particular emphasis on real estate developers, property investment companies, contractors, and major engineering consultancies. The firm also advises high-net-worth individuals when undertaking high-value residential construction projects.


Corporate:advising on a wide range of issues, including flotations, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital financings. Specialist teams provide advice on all types of commercial contracts and outsourcing arrangements and have particular expertise in data protection issues, competition matters and tax.


Corporate recovery and insolvency:undertaking both contentious and transactional work for insolvency practitioners, often with an international component.


Employment and immigration:providing corporate clients with strategic insights and practical solutions for all their employment, pensions and immigration issues as well as advising senior individuals on a personal basis.


Family:advising individuals and intermediaries on matters concerning family breakdown, children and relationship agreements.


Financial services and tax:assisting clients with their everyday regulatory and legal issues, as well as focusing on advising on transactional and strategic matters.


Healthcare:providing a comprehensive range of transactional, regulatory and advisory expertise to deliver an integrated service to clients in the social care, primary care, dental and veterinary sectors.


Intellectual property:advising on all types of contentious and non-contentious work, including copyright, patents, trade marks, registered designs, database rights, passing off and confidential information.


Private property:working with international banks, private investment companies, and private individuals from the UK and overseas, advising on UK and international investment property transactions.


Property litigation:advising major institutional land and estate-owning clients, in particular in London, the South East, and the South West and for property insolvency-related work.


Real estate:advising on every aspect of commercial property, including the structuring and financing of property transactions, planning a development, advising on landlord/tenant issues or managing a property portfolio.


Sport:advising governing bodies, major clubs, elite athletes, brands and agencies across the full spectrum of sports, including football, rugby, horse racing, Formula 1, cricket, e-sports, boxing, tennis, greyhound racing, athletics, cycling and many more.


Tax, trusts and succession:advising individuals, trustees, beneficiaries, entrepreneurs and landowners on the establishment and management of trusts and on the tax implications associated with the establishment and running of the structure.


Offices

Doha, Dubai, Geneva, Hong Kong, Singapore, Luxembourg, Manama, Paris, Zurich, London, Cheltenham, Guildford

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Contributions

Latest contributions provided by Charles Russell Speechlys

Global Practice Guide
Jeffrey Lee
Jessica Leung
Hilary Leung
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Jeffrey Lee, Jessica Leung, Hilary Leung
Article • Aug 2023
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Mark Summers
Dharshi Wijetunga
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Mark Summers, Dharshi Wijetunga
Article • Jul 2023
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Grégoire Uldry
Alexia Egger Castillo
Authored by
Grégoire Uldry , Alexia Egger Castillo
Article • Jul 2023

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Charles Russell Speechlys rankings

UK Guide 2024
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East Anglia
Litigation
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
U
Jessica Boxford
U
Up and Coming
Guildford and surrounds
Family/Matrimonial
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Family/Matrimonial
1
Family/Matrimonial
1
Band 1
Lawyers
1
Karen Wilsher
1
Band 1
Shona Alexander
1
Shona Alexander
1
Band 1
3
William Rollin
3
Band 3
London (Firms)
Agriculture & Rural Affairs
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Agriculture & Rural Affairs
3
Agriculture & Rural Affairs
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Bart Peerless
4
Bart Peerless
4
Band 4
Construction: Contentious
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Construction: Contentious
4
Construction: Contentious
4
Band 4
Lawyers
3
Steven Carey
3
Band 3
4
Kevin Forsyth
4
Band 4
Construction: Non-contentious
1 Department
4 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Construction: Non-contentious
3
Construction: Non-contentious
3
Band 3
Lawyers
3
Fiona Edmond
3
Band 3
4
Francis Ho
4
Band 4
6
Duncan Salmon
6
Band 6
U
James Worthington
U
Up and Coming
Corporate/M&A: £10-100 million
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Corporate/M&A: £10-100 million
1
Corporate/M&A: £10-100 million
1
Band 1
Lawyers
E
David Collins
E
Eminent Practitioners
Mark Howard
3
Mark Howard
3
Band 3
Employment: Employer
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Employment: Employer
3
Employment: Employer
3
Band 3
Lawyers
5
Michael Powner
5
Band 5
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