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Russell-Cooke

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Firm Overview:

Senior Partner: John Gould

Managing Partners: Alison Regan and James Carroll

Number of partners: 63

Other fee-earners: 109

Main Areas of Practice 

Charity & Social Business: 8%

Corporate, Commercial & Employment: 10%

Family, Children & Education: 14%

Litigation: 18%

Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence: 6%

Property: 25%

Regulation: 5%

Wills, Trusts, Probate & Tax: 14%

Contacts: 

Senior Partner: John Gould

Managing Partners: Alison Regan and James Carroll

Administrative Law & Solicitors: Michael Stacey

Charities & Social Business: Andrew Studd

Child Abduction: Fiona Read

Children Law: Samantha Little

Commercial & Construction Litigation/ADR: Mark Fletcher

Corporate & Commercial: Jonathan Thornton

Conveyancing: Donall Murphy

Construction: Peter Kitson

Criminal Litigation & Fraud: Jae Carwardine

Cross-border Estates: Andrew Godfrey

Employment: Anthony Sakrouge

Education: Eva Akins

Immigration: Edward Wanambwa

Insolvency: Lee Ranford

Family: James Carroll

Family Mediation: James Carroll

French Law: Christopher Salomons

Personal Injury & Medical Negligence: Janice Gardner

Property Litigation: Jason Hunter

Professional Regulation: Michael Stacey

Real Estate: Matt Garrod

Sports: Matt Bosworth

Tax: Scott Leonard

Trusts: Rebecca Fisher

Trusts & Estate Disputes: Alison Regan

Startups: Guy Wilmot

Russell-Cooke is a leading London law firm comprised of highly regarded specialists across a vast breadth of expertise. Its mix of commercial, private and public sector clients reflects the complex legal needs of contemporary London. The firm’s legal experts are leaders in their fields in areas as diverse as commercial property, professional regulation, crime and children law.

Russell-Cooke is an unusually broad-based practice spanning commercial and private client, civil and criminal, contentious and advisory work.

The firm’s large real estate team has a wealth of experience including in investment and development, in sectors from hotels and leisure to logistics and retail. Its specialist planning and construction lawyers and its highly regarded property disputes team complement its capabilities in this space.

Russell-Cooke offers a full range of services for private clients including highly regarded children, family, wills and probate, employment, clinical negligence, personal injury and criminal litigation services. Private clients also benefit from the firm’s specialist expertise in probate disputes, French law, tax and cross-border estates.

The charity and social business team is among the top legal teams in the sector and has an impressive roster of clients. The team covers the full spectrum of issues from governance and commercial to property, employment and disputes.

The Russell-Cooke family office team is made up of recognised experts from a range of legal disciplines, enabling them to help with an unusually broad mix of issues. Whether it be regarding family interests and assets, Wills, pre-nuptial agreements, the family business or property portfolios, the team provides clear, practical advice to help high net worth families.

The specialist corporate and commercial team handles the whole range of contentious, non-contentious and transactional work, with a recent focus on supporting startups from inception through funding rounds to onward growth and/or sale.

Clients: 

The firm has built an outstanding client base including The Law Society, Prêt a Manger, Sky UK, Lendlease and the British Heart Foundation. Russell-Cooke’s ability to tackle complex, multidimensional cases means that a significant proportion of its work comes from referrals by other solicitors and many of its clients are solicitors, barristers and judges.

International Work: 

The firm advises a wide range of businesses, individuals and charities on their cross-border matters. Russell-Cooke acts as part of clients’ professional inner circles and has a wide network of international advisers allowing them to seamlessly project manage transactions involving other jurisdictions. The firm is the sole UK member of international legal networks Legus and LexUnion.

Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility: 

As a modern business, Russell-Cooke is aware of its impact on the environment and its place within the local community. As part of its strategic plan "to improve the environmental sustainability of the firm and take significant steps towards carbon neutrality,” Russell-Cooke offsets its emissions and has committed to do so in the future too. The firm’s Putney office not only boasts solar panels which push energy into the local grid, it is also home to two hives of Buckfast bees.

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UK - Head office
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  • Kingston
    Riverview House 20 Old Bridge Street Kingston-upon-Thames , Kingston, Surrey, UK, KT1 4BU
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    Kingston-upon-Thames
    Riverview House 20 Old Bridge Street , Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, UK, KT1 4BU
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    London
    2 Putney Hill, Putney, London, Greater London, UK, SW15 6AB
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Russell-Cooke rankings

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Guildford and surrounds
Family/Matrimonial
1 Department
4 Ranked Lawyers
Department
3
Family/Matrimonial
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Miranda Green
2
Miranda Green
2
Band 2
Rachel Donald
2
Rachel Donald
2
Band 2
Hannah Field
3
Hannah Field
3
Band 3
Jade Quirke
Jade Quirke
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Agriculture & Rural Affairs
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Anita Symington
4
Anita Symington
4
Band 4
Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
3
Clinical Negligence: Mainly Claimant
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Janice Gardner
3
Janice Gardner
3
Band 3
Bernadette McGhie
4
Bernadette McGhie
4
Band 4
Dominic Fairclough
4
Dominic Fairclough
4
Band 4
Crime
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
3
Crime
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Jae Carwardine
2
Jae Carwardine
2
Band 2
Martin Rackstraw
3
Martin Rackstraw
3
Band 3
Employment: Senior Executive
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
4
Employment: Senior Executive
4
Band 4
Lawyers
Anthony Sakrouge
4
Anthony Sakrouge
4
Band 4
Family/Children Law
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
2
Family/Children Law
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Samantha Little
1
Samantha Little
1
Band 1
Sarah Richardson
2
Sarah Richardson
2
Band 2
Family/Children Law: Cross-Border Disputes
1 Department
Department
3
Family/Children Law: Cross-Border Disputes
3
Band 3
Family/Matrimonial Finance: High Net Worth
1 Department
6 Ranked Lawyers
Department
1
Family/Matrimonial Finance: High Net Worth
1
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