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DMH Stallard LLP

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Managing Partner: Richard Pollins

Number of UK partners: 68

Number of other UK fee-earners: 102

Total staff: 278

Contacts: 

Banking & Finance: Sarah Naylor

Corporate: Jonathan Grant

Dispute Resolution: Simon Elcock

Employment: Rustom Tata

Planning & Environment: Heidi Copland

Private Client: Lorna Fairbairn

Real Estate: Tina George

Technology Media & Telecoms: Tim Ashdown

THE FIRM 

DMH Stallard delivers successful outcomes for businesses and individuals by providing tailored legal services with energy and creativity, backed by technical expertise. A compelling alternative to ‘Big Law’ for larger corporates and a natural partner for ambitious entrepreneurial businesses, the firm also has thriving family, private client and personal injury practices.

The firm has experienced significant growth in recent years, both organically and through a series of mergers that reinforced the firm’s standing and service offering in the region, extended the office network, and increased the number of partners. The most recent merger was with divorce law specialist, Brookman Solicitors, in 2021, The firm’s ambition is such that further mergers in London and the south east region are anticipated.

DMH Stallard takes pride in being approachable and its ability to build lasting relationships with clients enjoying partner-led service with prompt, clear communication. It is also closely involved in the communities in which it works.

Well-respected across London and the South East, the firm has been featured many times amongst the winners of the prestigious Gatwick Diamond Business Awards and the Insider South East Dealmakers Awards (taking both Corporate Law Firm of the Year and Property Law Firm of the Year in 2020, and Private Equity Deal of the Year in 2021), thus raising its profile within the business community and reinforcing relationships with professional referrers.

The firm’s responsiveness and flexibility means that it can offer a range of pricing approaches including fixed-price services and products according to client requirements.

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK  

Banking & Finance:
Working in partnership with national and international banks and businesses on a full range of banking and financial matters.

Corporate & Commercial:
Expertise includes corporate finance; capital markets; M&A and alternative assets such as private equity and property finance. Also includes drafting and negotiating commercial agreements dealing with every aspect of business including supply chain management, procurement and routes to market.

Dispute Resolution:
Expertise includes corporate and commercial, banking and finance and real estate disputes; fraud, defamation and reputation management; insolvency and corporate recovery; professional negligence; intellectual property and judicial review. The team also has expertise in alternative dispute resolution (ADR) with several qualified mediators within the team.

Employment:
Technical excellence and in-depth knowledge of client organisations combine to provide operational support and to advise on strategic and complex issues. Also able to provide full representation including advocacy in Tribunals.

Planning & Environment:
A unique multi-disciplinary team of planning lawyers, environmental lawyers and chartered town planners delivers one of the leading planning and environmental services in the South of England.

Private Client:
Provides care and protection for families and their assets ranging from estate management and wealth protection to contentious matters, family succession, divorce and children’s welfare; also personal injury services and residential conveyancing.

Property Asset Management:
The firm works with some of the largest owners of property in the UK to help them sell, buy, occupy, and manage their property efficiently and cost effectively. At the core of this service is the award-winning on-line legal instruction and management portal, DMH Direct.

Real Estate:
With significant commercial and residential transactional capability, expertise includes development, investment, housebuilding, construction, regeneration and leasehold matters. There is also a highly regarded, dedicated real estate disputer resolution team.

Technology & Intellectual Property:
Expertise includes IP disputes, IT disputes, data protection, freedom of information, competition law, OFT investigations, procurement, regulatory advice and commercial contracts.

SECTORS  

Key markets include public sector, charities, property developers and investors, banking and finance, technology, media and telecommunication, education, creative industries, professional services, manufacturing, utilities, travel and aviation, and wine.

UK

This firm is also ranked in:

High Net Worth 2021

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Crawley and surrounds

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant
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Family/Matrimonial
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Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant
Band 2
The Regions

Banking Litigation
Band 3
The South

Banking & Finance
Band 1
Employment
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Crawley and surrounds

Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant


Tessa Grayson
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Mark Rennie
Band 1

Personal Injury: Mainly Claimant


Tessa Grayson
Band 2
London (Firms)

Family/Matrimonial


Natasha Slabas
Up and Coming
The Regions

Banking Litigation


James Colvin
Band 3
Simon Elcock
Band 3

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Top Ranked Lawyers

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Gwendoline GodfreyBanking & Finance
Tessa GraysonClinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant
Abigail OwenCorporate/M&A: Lower Mid-Market
Helen MeadCorporate/M&A: Lower Mid-Market
Jonathan GrantCorporate/M&A: Lower Mid-Market
Heidi CoplandEnvironment
Mark RennieFamily/Matrimonial
Band 2
Simon BellmEmployment
Chloe KaramianEnvironment
Debbie VennInformation Technology
Tim AshdownIntellectual Property
Simon ElcockLitigation
Tessa GraysonPersonal Injury: Mainly Claimant
James PicknellReal Estate Litigation
Debbie VennTravel: Regulatory & Commercial
Band 3
Sarah NaylorBanking & Finance
James ColvinBanking Litigation

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