RPC

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Firm profile for UK 2021

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Managing Partner: James Miller
Senior Partner: Oliver Bray
Number of UK partners: 80
Number of other UK fee-earners: 267

Contacts
Advertising & Marketing: Oliver Bray
Banking & Financial Markets Disputes:
Simon Hart
Civil Fraud: Andy McGregor
Commercial Contracts: Oliver Bray
Commercial Disputes: Geraldine Elliott
Competition: Lambros Kilaniotis
Construction: Alan Stone
Corporate & Business Crime:
Sam Tate
Corporate/M&A: Karen Hendy
Corporate Insurance: Matthew Griffith
Employment, Engagement and Equality:
Patrick Brodie, Kelly Thomson
Food & Drink: Ciara Cullen, Ben Mark
Finance: Sukh Ahark
Insurance & Reinsurance: Simon Laird
Intellectual Property, Technology & Outsourcing: Jeremy Drew, David Cran
International Arbitration: Jonathan Wood
Media: Keith Mathieson
Real Estate: Elizabeth Alibhai
Regulatory: Gavin Reese
Retail: Karen Hendy, Jeremy Drew
Restructuring & Insolvency: Paul Bagon, Finella Fogarty
Sports & Entertainment: Jeremy Drew, Josh Charalambous
Tax:
Adam Craggs, Ben Roberts

THE FIRM When you face significant risk, or are presented with major opportunity, you need strong advisers to support you. Strong advisers who have a deep understanding of your company — your industry — and who can apply their legal expertise to the commercial context in which you operate. You also need people you can trust. And, when all else is equal, people you get along with. That’s RPC. Recognised as leaders in industries ranging from retail to insurance, technology to media, and well beyond, RPC have the expertise to handle betthe- business litigation, complex regulatory challenges, transformational transactions and so much more. As part of the TerraLex network RPC have access to over 150 law firms in 100 jurisdictions across the globe.

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK

Advertising & Marketing: Some of the biggest names in advertising rely on RPC to keep their brand communications above board. The firm’s capabilities span advertising regulation, data collection/exploitation, consumer regulation, digital/new media, sponsorship, licensing, agency agreements, UK and international copy clearance and brand-protection strategies.

Banking & Financial Markets Disputes: One of the leading conflict-free banking litigation practices, specialising in the investment banking and funds management arena, particularly the capital markets. The firm can act against the large investment banks and also ‘off-panel’ in disputes between banks where one party’s usual firms are not able to do so.

Civil Fraud: The firm helps clients take urgent action to investigate the cause and scope of the wrongdoing, mitigate the damage, pursue the wrongdoers and trace the assets.

Commercial Contracts: Dedicated contract specialists skilled in maximising the value from your agreements. The firm advises on drafting and negotiating a broad range of industry agreements. These range from the largest outsourcing deals to smaller, yet business-critical, supply contracts and consumer-facing terms and conditions.

Commercial Disputes: Litigation is at the heart of the business. RPC know it inside out. At any one time, more than half its lawyers are handling complex, large-scale global disputes.

Competition: The firm provides smart, commercial advice on a full range of EU and UK competition law services, including merger control, compliance, cartels, antitrust and competition litigation for both claimants and defendants.

Construction: Expert, experienced and resourceful, we resolve complex construction disputes cost-effectively. Insurance plays a big part in the management of construction risk. RPC defends negligence claims against engineers, architects, designers, contractors, mechanical and electrical engineers, and quantity surveyors.

Corporate/M&A: The firm has won prestigious awards for the quality of its transactional and advisory work. Whether a national or global business, RPC will support your growth and development through industry-best corporate transaction advice, be it M&A, private equity investments, refinancing or joint ventures.

Employment, Engagement & Equality: Advises on the full range of employment matters with a reputation for significant restructuring and workforce alignment programmes, drawing on experience navigating TUPE and large-scale redundancy programmes, including collective consultation.

Finance: From advice on leveraged and acquisition facilities, to commercial loans and banking facilities, RPC offers a full range of banking and lending services. The firm advises on all aspects of corporate funding, and support growing corporates, start-ups, funds, and private equity clients.

Insurance & Reinsurance: For more than 70 years RPC have been helping insurers do business across the globe. From handling complex claims to advising on high-stakes transactions, the firm’s expertise ranges from insurance disputes, coverage, defence and monitoring across all business lines, to recoveries, policy wording and a range of insurance products and services.

IP, Technology & Outsourcing: Technology drives all businesses. RPC’s dedicated technology team provides technology-specific advice when you work with them on intellectual property, outsourcing, data protection, M&A, regulatory matters and dispute resolution.

Media: Defendant-focused the firm handles all manner of disputes involving media companies from defamation and privacy complaints, to data protection, contempt and reporting restrictions issues. The firm provides advice on content risks and relating to the various press regulators.

Real Estate: Commercially astute and experienced in transactions, the firm acts on investment purchases and sales (both on direct and “wrapper” basis), sales and leasebacks and development projects. If you’re in the market for new premises or wish to dispose your former property or review the rent guide, you are well placed to speak to RPC.

Regulatory: The firm has built a Regulatory team of 60+ lawyers to meet the growing need for joined-up advice across regulatory regimes. It helps the world’s largest financial, corporate and professional services firms implement robust compliance strategies and respond effectively to a regulatory change or incident.

Retail: Retail is in RPC’s blood. Its dedicated 70+ award winning retail team advises retailers throughout all stages of their lifecycle by genuinely understanding how to help turn challenges into opportunities. RPC’s market- leading retail team: a preeminent and long-standing advisor to many of the leading retailers in the world.

Restructuring & Insolvency: RPC’s team is recognised for its work in financially distressed and insolvency situations. It provides expert advice and wide-ranging expertise to all affected stakeholders.

Tax: The firm’s highly-experienced team consists of specialist lawyers who deal with the tax aspects of all corporate and commercial transactions; including tax enquiries, tax litigation, criminal investigations/ managing dawn raids and defence of prosecutions for tax fraud.

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Banking Litigation: Mainly Claimant
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Commercial and Corporate Litigation
Band 4
Corporate/M&A: Lower Mid-Market
Band 1
Information Technology
Band 4
Intellectual Property
Band 4
Litigation
Band 4

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Banking Litigation


Andy MacGregor
Band 5
Simon Hart
Band 3
Tom Hibbert
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Corporate/M&A: Mid-Market


James Mee
Band 4
Tim Anderson
Band 2

Intellectual Property


David Cran
Band 4

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