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Solomon Taylor & Shaw

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Managing Partner: Raymond Taylor
Number of partners: 13
Number of lawyers (inc partners): 23
Languages:Greek, Portuguese, Spanish

Solomon Taylor & Shaw brings all the experience and capability of a City of London law firm, with the responsiveness and personal attention of a boutique practice. Founded by Sir Harry Solomon in the 1970s the firm offers first class commercial advice to corporate clients and runs a renowned private client practice.

The reputation of the practice extends well beyond its north London base and clients include listed and international companies, as well as smaller businesses and individuals.

The firm offers a truly personal service to all of its clients. It prides itself on being highly commercial and forward-thinking.

Solomon Taylor & Shaw is the London member of Balms Group International and receives work on a regular basis from around the world.


Commercial Property
The commercial property team deals on a regular basis with high-value and complex transactions. The team’s work includes investment, development and dealing with commercial leases for both landlords and tenants. The team has particular expertise in dealing with portfolio sales and purchases and secured lending, and advises regularly on landlord and tenant legislation, joint ventures and housing association matters.
Contact: Declan O’Brien Tel: 020 7317 8678 email: [email protected]

The corporate team advises on all aspects of company and commercial law, from the acquisition or start-up of a company right through to disposal.
Contact: Raymond Taylor Tel: 020 7317 8685 email: [email protected]

Dispute Resolution
Litigation services include handling the full range of commercial disputes in a wide variety of tribunals. The firm has particular expertise in property litigation, contractual disputes, privacy and media work, and insolvency-related disputes as well as shareholder and partnership disputes. The firm offers mediation services and one of the partners is a CEDR panel mediator.
Contact: Mark Summerfield Tel: 020 7317 8681 email: [email protected]

Private Client
Private clients have the benefit of a well-established wills and probate practice and a strong residential property team. The firm has a growing enfranchisement practice.
Contact: Karen O’Brien Tel: 020 7317 8686 email: [email protected]

The firm’s employment practice is able to advise on all aspects of contentious and non-contentious employment work.
Contact: Mark Summerfield Tel: 020 7317 8681 email: [email protected]

Pro Bono
The firm has a commitment to pro bono work and undertakes a substantial amount of work for many charities on a pro bono basis.
Contact: Gary Phillips Tel: 020 7317 8680 email: [email protected]