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Knights plc

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Managing Partner: Andrew Clinton
Senior Partner: Jonathan Cavell
Number of partners: 16
Number of fee-earners: 80
Total staff: 169

Daniel James
Banking: Daniel Tozer
Claims: Francis Lacy-Scott
Commercial: Rob Green
Commercial Litigation: Jonathan Stevens
Corporate Finance: Chris Dodd
Employment: Rebecca Jorgensen
Family: Gail Brooks
M&A & Takeovers: Chris Dodd
Property Litigation: Nigel Hampton
Property Services: Jonathan Cavell
Residential Property: Geoff Harrington
Private Client: Ellen Lambert
Vulnerable People: Glen Miless

THE FIRM asb law is a progressive UK-based law firm, which is recognised for its resolve to challenge convention and find better ways of delivering legal services. Over the last few years, the firm has transformed its operations from a traditional, service-based model to one that is built around the current and future needs of clients.

asb law works in partnership with its clients and other progressive providers to create efficient and effective legal ecosystems that help clients to access the right service at the right price. The firm has invested in client relationships, project management techniques and lean methodologies to ensure we fully understand the challenges clients are facing and deliver consistently high-quality solutions that meet their specific needs. The firm’s determination to work more effectively is deep-rooted and in November 2018, its commitment to innovation resulted in the firm being the declared winner of the FT Innovative Lawyer Awards 2018 for Innovation in the Business of Law.

Commercial Services asb law tailors service propositions to the needs of in-house legal teams and business leaders from mid-size and large companies. The firm has acknowledged experts in various disciplines, including commercial relationships, corporate finance, employment, commercial property, intellectual property, risk management and dispute resolution.

Private Client
The private client teams receive a significant number of high-quality referrals from both clients and other professionals as a result of the scale, complexity and quality of work they handle. The teams include experts in tax, trusts, probate, family law, services for vulnerable people, and personal injury.

Specialist Expertise
Includes in-house legal consultancy services, aviation and aviation insurance, real estate, manufacturing, technology, financial services, insurance, brain injury and services for vulnerable people.
■ Aviation: Founded on a genuine awareness of the aviation industry, work encompasses aircraft sales, purchasing, leasing, commercial contracts and contentious matters including complex insurance claims.
■ Vulnerable People: The firm manages and protects the interests of clients who lack the confidence or capacity to look after their own affairs, and the team includes a partner appointed to the Court of Protection panel.
■ Brain Injury: Recognised for specialist experience in catastrophic injuries covering rehabilitation as well as compensation, working closely with other professionals to reduce the burden on clients, their families and carers.
Real estate: The firm’s real estate team works with a wide variety of clients, including investors, developers and construction companies, as well as corporate real estate owners and occupiers. The team at asb law considers itself to be property professionals first and foremost who want to know more about your property pipeline and your portfolio in order to be able to give the timely, commercial advice you need

CLIENTS Based out of offices in the south east of England, asb law delivers commercial advice and creates collaborative solutions for a broad client-base including UK companies, global businesses with UK interests, private individuals and their families.