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Kingsley Napley LLP

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Kingsley Napley LLP is an internationally recognised law firm based in central London. Our wide range of expertise means that we can support our clients in all areas of their business and private life, when it matters most to them.
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Firm profile for UK 2022

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This firm is also ranked in:

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About

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Senior Partner: Stephen Parkinson

Managing Partner: Linda Woolley

Number of UK Partners: 71

Number of other UK fee-earners: 223

Twitter: @kingsleynapley

LinkedIn: kingsley-napley

Contacts:  

Corporate & Commercial: James Fulforth

Criminal Litigation: Louise Hodges

Dispute Resolution: Richard Foss

Employment: Corinne Aldridge

Family & Divorce: Charlotte Bradley

Immigration: Nicolas Rollason

Medical Negligence & Personal Injury: Terrence Donovan

Private Client: James Ward

Public Law: Sophie Kemp

Real Estate: Bethan Owen

Regulatory & Professional Discipline: Nicola Hill

THE FIRM 

Kingsley Napley is an internationally recognised law firm based in central London. The firm possesses a wide range of expertise, enabling it to support clients in all areas of their business and private life, when it matters most to them. Its client base includes regulatory bodies, financial institutions and government organisations, as well as large public companies, owner-managed businesses and individuals - many of whom are in the public eye either through the nature of their work or the situation that they face.

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK 

Corporate & Commercial:  

Provides advice on a wide range of corporate/commercial issues, including joint ventures, corporate finance, taxation, flotations, rights issues, information technology law, takeovers insolvency and liquidation and partnerships.

Criminal Litigation: 

Possesses a broad spectrum of expertise, spanning criminal investigations (general crime and fraud), particularly FCA and regulatory criminal investigations, bribery and corruption, corporate manslaughter, health and safety, extradition, export controls and sanctions. The department is internationally recognised for advising on extradition matters, serious crime and working on complex City cases.

Deputyship: 

Works closely with the medical negligence and personal injury team in offering a specialist, yet comprehensive, service for and on behalf of individuals who lack mental capacity to handle their own financial affairs or make decisions regarding their own welfare.

Dispute Resolution: 

Work encompasses commercial and civil litigation, professional negligence, property disputes, landlord and tenant, probate disputes and defamation. The team has particular experience in asset-tracing investigations and civil fraud, company directors’ disqualification and contentious trusts and probate work.

Employment: 

Handles contentious and non-contentious matters for companies, partnerships and senior employees. The team is well known for handling discrimination cases particularly sexual and age discrimination. It also has a strong reputation for representing individuals within the finance sector regarding team moves and bonus pay disputes.

Family & Divorce: 

With an exceptional reputation for handling some of the most complex and contested family law matters, the team maintains a steadfast approach to its clients and often uses its extended network of other professionals (counsellors, therapists, financial advisors) to support its clients beyond the law. A significant proportion of the firm’s family clients have assets in multiple jurisdictions and advising parents on cross border child arrangements is becoming increasingly frequent.

Immigration:  

Provides a highly-personalised specialist immigration service to both corporate clients and individuals, advising on all aspects of UK and EU immigration and nationality issues. The team specialises in complex applications and is well known for lobbying policy makers to promote their clients’ best interests.

Medical Negligence & Personal Injury: 

Offers expertise in the management of all forms of serious personal injury claims, including those arising out of medical negligence in the NHS and the private medical sector. Particular interest in providing advice and assistance in relation to claims involving cerebral palsy and spinal injury, as well as inquests and complaints procedures. A range of funding options is available.

Private Client: 

Provides advice on UK tax planning for international and UK clients, trusts, wills, the administration of estates, receivership, lasting powers of attorney and tax planning. The team also has a dedicated court of protection (deputyship) service.

Public Law:  

One of the few dedicated Public Law teams in a UK firm, the team advises individuals, businesses and public bodies on all public law issues including judicial review, public inquiries and inquests, information law and public procurement litigation.

Real Estate: 

Assists with all aspects of conveyancing and property related structured financing transactions of commercial freehold and leasehold property undertaken, together with residential property work. The team also handles real estate disputes.

Regulatory & Professional Discipline: 

A large and expanding team of expert lawyers who act for individuals, businesses, and public and regulatory bodies in all matters concerning regulation and professional discipline. The team currently prosecutes on behalf of regulators in the healthcare, security and education sectors, and undertakes defence work on behalf of regulated professionals.

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This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 Europe 2021 High Net Worth 2021 Litigation Support 2021

Ranked Departments

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Banking Litigation: Mainly Claimant
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Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant
Band 2
Crime
Band 1
Crime: Extradition
Band 1
Employment: Employer
Band 5
Employment: Senior Executive
Band 2

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Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant


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Terrence Donovan
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David Sleight
Band 3
Edmund Smyth
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Rebecca NiblockCrime: Extradition
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Adam ChapmanAdministrative & Public Law
Terrence DonovanClinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant
Charlotte BradleyFamily/Matrimonial
Jane KeirFamily/Matrimonial
Charlotte BradleyFamily/Matrimonial: Mainly ADR
Louise HodgesFinancial Crime: Individuals
Stephen ParkinsonFinancial Crime: Individuals
Nicolas RollasonImmigration: Business
Craig BaylisLicensing
Jonathan GrimesPOCA Work & Asset Forfeiture
Iain MillerProfessional Discipline
Julie NorrisProfessional Discipline
Paul HarbourReal Estate: Mainly Mid-Market
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Iain MillerAdministrative & Public Law
Simon HardyCourt of Protection: Property & Affairs

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20 Bonhill Street

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EC2A 4DN

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