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Senior Partner: David Lewis
Managing Partner: John Schorah
Total staff: 1300 UK

Offices: Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Leicester, Liverpool, London, Manchester and Newcastle.

CONTACTS
Built Environment: Karl Jackson
Corporates: Tim Lang
Insurance: Rob Williams
OMBs: Paul Raftery
Private Client: Emma Collins
Public Bodies: Martin Forshaw

THE FIRM Weightmans is an award-winning UK law firm, employing more than 1,300 people. The firm has grown rapidly because of its focus on two key aspects of its business: its clients and its people. Weightmans’ people are determined to achieve the best result for their clients. The firm monitors results to provide value that can be measured — ensuring clients come back time and time again and that it is their preferred choice of legal service provider. As such the firm recognises the importance of its people enjoying what they do. That’s why it is committed to creating a friendly and inspiring working environment.

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK The firm’s practice is structured into six key segments: built environment, corporates, insurance, owner managed businesses (OMB), private client and public bodies. In brief:
■ A formidable reputation and heritage in insurance in which it is a leading national player
■ A substantial and diverse range of commercial services for public sector bodies, large institutions, owner-managed businesses and plcs
■ An impressive reputation in the public sector market, acting for many local, police and fire authorities and a range of NHS trusts
■ A full family and private client service, including wills, tax, probate and residential conveyancing
■ Weightmans is a national firm with international reach, with an extensive informal network of law firms in most foreign jurisdictions courtesy of its membership of Insurance Law Global (ILG) and Legalink

CLIENTS The firm’s clients include insurance companies, public sector organisations, UK plcs, multinational companies, education establishments, private individuals, SMEs and owner managed businesses.

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This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 High Net Worth 2021

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Birmingham and surrounds

Family/Matrimonial
Band 2
Glasgow, Edinburgh and surrounds

Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant
Band 3
Liverpool and surrounds

Family/Matrimonial
Band 1
Manchester and surrounds

Family/Matrimonial
Band 2
National Leaders (outside London)

Employment
Band 1
North East

Construction
Band 4

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Birmingham and surrounds

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Fiona M O'Sullivan
Band 1
Tania Derrett-Smith
Band 3
Glasgow, Edinburgh and surrounds

Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant


Pamela Stevenson
Band 4
Liverpool and surrounds

Family/Matrimonial


Carole Atkinson
Band 2
Fiona Davidson
Band 1
London (Firms)

Professional Negligence


Quentin J Fox
Band 4

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John RiddellPolice Law: Mainly Defendant
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Martin ForshawPolice Law: Mainly Defendant
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Rachel KnealeClinical Negligence: Mainly Defendant
Duncan ReidCorporate/M&A
Emma CollinsFamily/Matrimonial
Fiona DavidsonFamily/Matrimonial
Fiona M O'SullivanFamily/Matrimonial
David HoltPersonal Injury: Mainly Defendant
Hannah WalshPolice Law: Mainly Defendant
Richard PalmerProfessional Negligence: Mainly Defendant
Sian EvansSocial Housing
Band 2
Vicky MorrisClinical Negligence: Mainly Defendant
Ian HardmanConstruction
Simon ColvinEnvironment
Carole AtkinsonFamily/Matrimonial
Fiona C TurnerFamily/Matrimonial
Crispin KenyonHealth & Safety

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100 Old Hall Street

Liverpool

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L3 9QJ

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