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Simons Muirhead Burton

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Simons Muirhead Burton

Simons Muirhead Burton

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Simons Muirhead Burton LLP is a London based law firm that is recognised for its strength in guiding clients and providing them with strategic advice at key moments in their personal and business lives. The firm takes a collaborative approach to resolving matters discreetly, quickly and sensitively – there is always a clear understanding of the importance of protecting clients’ reputations while getting the best outcome for them.

The firm enjoys an unparalleled reputation for its quality of legal services both in the UK and internationally. Clients benefit from the leadership and experience of its lawyers, who are known for their ability to offer practical and invaluable advice when dealing with what are often complicated and highly sensitive legal matters, both in the UK and internationally.

Simons Muirhead Burton LLP is an innovative media and commercial law firm with cutting edge practices across the board. The firm is prominent and highly skilled in:
■ Media
■ Dispute Resolution
■ Tech, IP & Digital Rights
■ Employment
■ Crime & Regulatory
■ Corporate, Commercial & Finance
■ Music
■ Family
■ Real Estate
■ Third Sector & Civil Liberties

SMB advises a wide range of clients, from individuals to start-ups, major corporations, public bodies and international businesses which need sophisticated advice as they grow and meet new challenges.

The firm provides a high standard of service to each client, and is aware of the demands of the business sectors in which its clients operate. SMB has grown from its origins as a four partner firm in the 1970s, having successfully expanded into a range of practice areas as is recognised by the high number of ranked departments and individual lawyers in legal directories. It is also recognised by its clients for its diversity, and its entrepreneurial and dynamic culture. The firm established and supports the ‘Death Penalty Project,’ which is based at the London office and provides representation and legal advice to people under sentence of death. The firm has a dedicated CSR team and is deeply committed to the Third Sector and to human rights with many of its partners acting as trustees and advisers to leading charities.

The firm is also part of an international legal network through which it can offer clients access to English speaking lawyers world-wide. SMB has lawyers with regional expertise, including multi-lingual lawyers.

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London (Firms)
Corporate/M&A: £10-100 million
1 Department
Department
Corporate/M&A: £10-100 million
4
Corporate/M&A: £10-100 million
4
Band 4
Crime
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Crime
2
Crime
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Anthony Burton CBE
S
Anthony Burton CBE
Head of Crime
S
Senior Statespeople
Philip Smith
1
Philip Smith
Head of Crime
1
Band 1
Henrietta Ronson
Henrietta Ronson
Associates to watch
Family/Children Law
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Family/Children Law
2
Family/Children Law
2
Band 2
Lawyers
3
Sarah Harding
3
Band 3
3
Tessa Bray
3
Band 3
Tom Farley-Hills
3
Tom Farley-Hills
3
Band 3
Family/Matrimonial Finance: High Net Worth
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Tom Farley-Hills
4
Tom Farley-Hills
4
Band 4
Family/Matrimonial Finance: Ultra High Net Worth
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Family/Matrimonial Finance: Ultra High Net Worth
4
Family/Matrimonial Finance: Ultra High Net Worth
4
Band 4
Lawyers
Jane McDonagh
3
Jane McDonagh
3
Band 3
5
Tessa Bray
5
Band 5
Financial Crime: Individuals
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Financial Crime: Individuals
4
Financial Crime: Individuals
4
Band 4
Lawyers
Anthony Burton CBE
S
Anthony Burton CBE
S
Senior Statespeople
Philip Smith
4
Philip Smith
4
Band 4
Henrietta Ronson
Henrietta Ronson
Associates to watch
UK-wide
Civil Liberties & Human Rights
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Civil Liberties & Human Rights
4
Civil Liberties & Human Rights
4
Band 4
Lawyers
Parvais Jabbar
3
Parvais Jabbar
Head of Civil Liberties & Human Rights
3
Band 3
Saul Lehrfreund
3
Saul Lehrfreund
Head of Civil Liberties & Human Rights
3
Band 3
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