Stevens & Bolton LLP

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Managing Partner: Richard King
Partners: 45
Assistants: 88
Other fee-earners: 33

Contacts:
Banking & Finance:
Jonathan Porteous
Charities: Stuart Skeffington
Commercial Contracts: Beverley Flynn
Competition & EU Law: Gustaf Duhs
Construction & Engineering: Kimberley Eyssell
Contentious Trusts & Probate: James Lister
Corporate & M&A: James Waddell
Data Protection: Beverley Flynn
Debt Recovery: Michael Frisby
Dispute Resolution: Sarah Murray
Employment: Kerry Garcia
Entrepreneurs: Nick Atkins
Environment: Valerie Fogleman
Family: Nicola Harries
Franchising: Nicola Broadhurst
Immigration: Kerry Garcia
IP: Tom Lingard
IT: Gary Parnell
Life Sciences: Charlotte Tillett
Partnership: Jenny Robertson
Pensions: Gabrielle Holgate
Private Client: Stuart Skefangton
Professional Negligence: Andrew Quick
Real Estate: Andrew Steele
Real Estate Litigation: Helen Wheddon
Restructuring & Insolvency: Tim Carter, David Steinberg
Share Options, Employee Incentives: Kate Schmit
Sport: Charles Maurice

THE FIRM
Stevens & Bolton is a UK law firm with around 150 lawyers, approximately a third of them partners, many of whom chose to join from City law firms. The firm has people who listen. People who develop a real understanding of your needs, concerns and priorities. People who care deeply about the outcome.

Stevens & Bolton has made excellence the hallmark of the firm: in the clear advice it gives, in the enduring relationships it builds and in its proactive and highly responsive service. Its clients are major international organisations, UK FTSE companies, owner managed businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals. Whoever you are, you’ll get unambiguous recommendations based on expertise and insight. Clear advice that tackles your issues with realism and is delivered in language you understand.

With everyone under one roof, actively supporting one another, the firm works together to ensure you achieve your aims and to give you outstanding value. Always making a positive difference.

MAIN AREAS OF PRACTICE
Banking & Finance:
9%
Corporate/Commercial: 31%
Dispute Resolution: 17%
Employment/Pensions/Immigration: 9% 
Private Client: 14%
Real Estate: 20%

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK 
Stevens & Bolton offers a wide range of specialist practice areas, combined with sector experience and strength in depth.

Corporate/Commercial:
The firm has the largest team of specialist corporate lawyers in the South East, outside London, which undertakes the full range of corporate and corporate finance work including public and private M&A, private equity, fund raisings and joint ventures. The team is supported by the full range of specialists required to support corporate transactional work, including real estate, tax, planning and environment, employment, immigration and pensions, banking and finance, regulatory, intellectual property and franchising. The firm’s experienced commercial and technology team advises across a wide range of commercial transactions.

Real Estate:
The team (including construction, property litigation, planning and environment) has a wealth of experience dealing with developers, investors and lenders across a number of sectors including retail, office, residential, industrial, hotels and leisure, education, medical centres and nursing homes..

Commercial Litigation:
As one of the most well-recognised contentious law practices in the South East, the team has a wealth of experience in advising clients in the full range of corporate and commercial disputes. Dedicated teams manage disputes in relation to construction, employment, information technology, insolvency, insurance, intellectual property, professional indemnity, contentious trusts and probate, and real estate. In addition to handling High Court litigation and international arbitrations, the firm provides strategic advice in relation to claims management and avoidance.

Employment, Immigration & Pensions:
The firm’s top-ranked team advises on all aspects of employment law and provides a full range of contentious and non-contentious employment services for employers, together with industrial relations advice. It also offers advice on immigration matters and in relation to pensions.

Private Client:
The experienced private client team advises on all aspects of private client matters including in relation to tax, trusts, estate planning, charities and family law – including capital tax planning, onshore and offshore trusts, planning for non-UK domiciliaries, estate administration, investment taxation, heritage property, landed estates and tax litigation. Much of the firm’s work has an international dimension and involves succession and trust based issues, as well as tax concerns.

Further information on the firm’s experience and services offered is available from its website, www.stevens-bolton.com

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Intellectual Property
Band 2
The South

Banking & Finance
Band 1
Construction
Band 2
Employment
Band 1

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Grace Parker-White
Associates to watch
Nicola Harries
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The Regions

Competition Law


Gustaf Duhs
Band 3
The South

Banking & Finance


Jonathan Porteous
Band 1

Construction


Ben Willis
Associates to watch
Stephen Rockhill
Band 2

Top Ranked Lawyers

Eminent Practitioners
Richard KingLitigation
Band 1
Jonathan PorteousBanking & Finance
Keith SysonCorporate/M&A: Mid-Market and Private Equity
Richard BaxterCorporate/M&A: Mid-Market and Private Equity
Valerie FoglemanEnvironment
Nicola HarriesFamily/Matrimonial
Tom LingardIntellectual Property
Michael FrisbyLitigation
Tim CarterRestructuring/Insolvency
Band 2
Stephen RockhillConstruction
Joe BedfordCorporate/M&A: Mid-Market and Private Equity
Charlotte TillettIntellectual Property
Andrew SteeleReal Estate
Helen WheddonReal Estate Litigation
David SteinbergRestructuring/Insolvency

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