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Senior Partner: John Gould
Managing Partner: Jonathan Thornton
Number of partners: 61
Other fee-earners: 100

Areas of Practice:
Charity & Social Business: 8%
Corporate, Commercial & Employment: 9%
Family, Children & Education: 14%
Litigation: 18%
Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence: 6%
Property: 26%
Regulation: 6%
Wills, Trusts, Probate & Tax: 13%

Contacts:
Administrative Law & Legal Services:
John Gould
Charities & Social Business: Andrew Studd
Child Abduction: Samantha Little
Children & Education Law: Samantha Little
Commercial Litigation/ADR: Elliot Elsey
Construction: Peter Kitson
Corporate & Commercial: Jonathan Thornton
Conveyancing: Nigel Coates
Criminal Litigation & Fraud: Jae Carwardine
Cross-Border Estate Planning: Andrew Godfrey
Employment: Anthony Sakrouge
Enfranchisement: Amy Lewis
Family Law: Camilla Thornton
Family Mediation: Fiona Read
French Law: Dawn Alderson
Health & Safety: Kizzy Augustin
Immigration: Edward Wanambwa
Insolvency: Lee Ranford
Intellectual Property: Matt Bosworth
Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence: Deborah Blythe
Planning: Alex Ground
Property Litigation: Jason Hunter
Professional Regulation: Michael Stacey
Real Estate: Kathrin McClintock
Sports Law: Matt Bosworth
Tax: Scott Leonard
Trusts & Estate Disputes: Alison Regan
Wills, Trusts & Estate Planning: Rebecca Fisher

THE FIRM Russell-Cooke is a leading London law firm focused primarily on London and cross-border work. Its highly regarded specialists, breadth of expertise and mix of commercial, private and public sector clients reflect the complex legal needs of contemporary London. Many of the firm’s lawyers are leaders in their fields, with peer-group accolades in areas as diverse as commercial property, professional regulation, crime and children law.

AREAS OF PRACTICE
Charity & Social Business:
8%
Corporate, Commercial & Employment: 9%
Family, Children & Education: 13%
Litigation: 17%
Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence: 6%
Property: 26%
Regulation: 8%
Wills, Trusts, Probate & Tax: 13%

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Russell-Cooke is one of a select group of broad-based practices in the Top 100 spanning commercial and private client, civil and criminal, contentious and advisory work. There are few other substantial London firms offering such a full range of legal services for such a wide-ranging client base.

Russell-Cooke offers a full range of services for private clients including highly regarded children, family, 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.

CLIENTS London’s demanding businesses, third sector organisations and professionals are attracted by the firm’s combination of serious expertise, straightforward style and creative, problem-solving approach. The firm has built a reputation as the ‘lawyers’ lawyers’, with a client base including the Solicitors Regulation Authority, the Magistrates Association, CILEX and many barristers’ chambers. Russell-Cooke’s ability to tackle complex, multidimensional cases means that a significant proportion of its work comes from referrals by other solicitors.

INTERNATIONAL Russell-Cook’s clients are hugely international. The firm advises a wide range of businesses, individuals and charities on their cross-border matters. The firm assists clients overseas who are looking to invest in or move to the UK, clients who already have established connections between the UK and overseas, and clients who are making their first connection overseas.

The firm is the sole UK member of international legal networks Legus and LexUnion.

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