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gunnercooke is a high-growth, high-performance professional services firm, with a rapidly growing number of experts spanning legal and other disciplines. Our purpose is simple; to deliver positive impact for our clients, improve the lives of our people and to leave a better world than we found…

FIRM DETAILS: 

gunnercooke is the fastest growing corporate law firm in the UK and making its mark globally. We are a team of more than 500 professionals, with the depth of experience which makes us genuine experts in our fields. Together, gunnercooke’s people have strength across just about every corporate discipline and sector. We provide legal, commercial and strategic advice that delivers real value to the clients we work with, which span from multinational enterprises through to unicorns and non-for-profit organisations. The client roster of 30,000 includes Google, YouTube, BAE Systems, Jet2, Santander, ASOS, Nike, Mercedes, DHL and Johnson Matthey.

gunnercooke operates as a fee share model meaning our professionals join as self-employed advisors, free to design and develop their own practice. Our firm brings together the most ambitious and commercially-minded people, who aren’t bound by traditional ways of thinking. Our people build and work in dynamic teams of their choosing, drawing on specific disciplines from across the firm, to best suit their clients’ needs. With cross-border specialists and strength in multiple jurisdictions and practice areas, we specialise in the rapid assembly of bespoke teams of multidisciplinary experts.

Clients benefit from flexible options on fees to suit their needs, access to a wider network of senior experts throughout the relationship, and legal advice which is complemented by an understanding of the commercial aspects of running a business. Additional group services are designed to strengthen and enhance the core legal offering. These include an Operating Partner practice, which offers experts in senior management consultancy, and a legal technology arm driving process innovation and efficiencies.

gunnercooke partners are at the top of their game. We have a market leading Net Promoter Score (NPS) score of +91, 57% of our lawyers have worked in a Top 50 law firm, and 21% are ranked in legal directories.Awards include The Lexis Nexis Law Firm of the Year 2023 and The Times Best Law Firms 2023.

A GLOBAL FIRM: 

Over the past decade, gunnercooke has grown into one of the leading fee share firms in the UK. We are now an international firm, with 12 offices globally including the US, Germany, CEE and Scotland, and with further plans for growth in the coming years. These offices have enhanced the existing in-house capability of our dedicated international teams and dual qualified experts that cover China and Hong Kong, Spain, France, Italy, Brazil and Portugal. Our team has experience working across 101 different countries, speaking 30 languages and are dual-qualified in 15 jurisdictions. Our expertise and reach see our multi-discipline teams regularly carrying out complex cross-border matters for major international clients.

PURPOSE: 

As a leading firm, we have a responsibility to not only look after our people and our clients, but to look beyond the square mile of our business at our wider communities. A key part of our vision and purpose is to ‘create a better world than we found’.We believe that businesses possess all of the tools, networks and resources to help solve the world’s problems. Our charitable arm, the gunnercooke foundation enables us to directly engage with communities on social issues. Through numerous projects, we work with the CEOs of more than 100 small charities, helping them grow their impact through free access to expert mentoring, connections and resources. In December 2022 we also launched our first bookshop, House of Books & Friends, in Manchester, to spearhead a campaign against social isolation and loneliness. The bookshop was set up as a community interest company and as well as offering a place to connect over books, every penny of profit goes towards projects aimed at combatting loneliness and social isolation in the community.

PRACTICE AREAS: 

Our breadth of expertise covers some of the most interesting and important emerging disciplines, from ESG and charity law, to blockchain and competition.The firm is particularly well known for its work in corporate, M&A and private equity; employment and pensions; dispute resolution; competition and antitrust; family law; business crime; restructuring, insolvency and business growth; private client; tax; FinTech and financial services; banking and finance; commodities; real estate finance; property litigation; and commercial property. We cover sector groups including football, construction, aviation, hospitality, fashion, equestrian and charity.

OFFICES: 

  • Birmingham
  • Leeds
  • London
  • Manchester
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Berlin
  • Düsseldorf
  • Hamburg
  • München
  • Budapest
  • New York City

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Global Practice Guide
James Burnie
Gareth Malna
Will Foulkes
Kathryn Dodds
Authored by
James Burnie, Gareth Malna, Will Foulkes, Kathryn Dodds
Article • May 2023
Global Practice Guide
James Burnie
Gareth Malna
Will Foulkes
Kathryn Dodds
Authored by
James Burnie, Gareth Malna, Will Foulkes, Kathryn Dodds
Article • May 2023

gunnercooke rankings

UK Guide 2024
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Chester and surrounds
Family/Matrimonial
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Roland Humphreys
1
Roland Humphreys
1
Band 1
Derby and surrounds
Family/Matrimonial
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Kirpal Bidmead
1
Kirpal Bidmead
1
Band 1
East Midlands
Real Estate
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Real Estate
3
Real Estate
3
Band 3
Lawyers
1
Brendan Walsh
1
Band 1
4
Matthew Grocock
4
Band 4
Glasgow, Edinburgh and surrounds
Family/Matrimonial
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
4
Denise Laverty
4
Band 4
Leeds, Bradford and surrounds
Family/Matrimonial
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Siddique Patel
3
Siddique Patel
3
Band 3
London (Firms)
Employment: Senior Executive
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
4
Richard Linskell
4
Band 4
Information Technology & Outsourcing
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Anthony J Lee
3
Anthony J Lee
3
Band 3
Intellectual Property
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Rosie Burbidge
4
Rosie Burbidge
4
Band 4
North West
Banking & Finance
2 Ranked Lawyers
Lawyers
Rob Fawke
3
Rob Fawke
3
Band 3
Georgina Tripp
4
Georgina Tripp
4
Band 4
Corporate/M&A: £5 million and above
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Nick Ducker
3
Nick Ducker
3
Band 3
Employment
1 Department
Department
Employment
4
Employment
4
Band 4
Litigation
2 Ranked Lawyers
Lawyers
4
Harvey Stringfellow
4
Band 4
Sydney Fulda
4
Sydney Fulda
4
Band 4
Real Estate Litigation
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Jen Morris
3
Jen Morris
3
Band 3
Scotland
Employment
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Katy Wedderburn
3
Katy Wedderburn
3
Band 3
Real Estate
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Simon Etchells
3
Simon Etchells
3
Band 3
Sheffield and surrounds
Family/Matrimonial
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Joe Bartlett
1
Joe Bartlett
1
Band 1
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