Razi is Managing Partner of Simons Muirhead & Burton LLP (SM&B) and Head of Civil Litigation.
Razi was the key figure in building SM&B’s media litigation into the formidable force it now is. SM&B’s media litigation team is recognised as a leader in the field, one of the best in the country. Razi also heads up SM&B’s twenty strong commercial litigation team which has the strength and depth to service all the dispute resolution needs of SM&B’s clients. He is particularly known for delivering commercial outcomes, including spearheading flexible approaches to fee arrangements with the aim of offering clients certainty in respect of financial exposure. Razi is a firm believer in offering to share client’s risk exposure where that is possible. He is a firm believer that the best lawyers have well-honed commercial sensibility. His own is expressed by the fact that since he took over as managing partner in 2010, SM&B has grown 150% and is now one of the most successful firms of its size in the country. When asked for the greatest contributor to success Razi replied 'good people and SM&B has the best.'