Chief Executive: Jeff Pearson
Chairman: David Williams
Number of partners: 61
Other Fee Earners: 197
Charity & Not-for-Profit: Harriet Morgan
Clinical Negligence: Spencer Collier
Commercial: Chris Williams
Corporate: Andrew Morris
Dispute Resolution: Nino Simone
Employment: Stephen Jenkins
Insolvency & Corporate Recovery: Karl Baranski
International: Paul Hopkins
Personal Injury: Donna Makin
Private Client: David Williams
Public Sector: Huw Williams
Real Estate: Graham Banks
THE FIRM Geldards LLP is a full-service law firm providing high quality and practical legal advice. The firm advises a broad range of clients including private and public companies, local authorities, public bodies, charities and government agencies as well as private individuals.
The firm operates across a wide range of sectors including automotive, construction, manufacturing, life sciences, retail, sport, technology and transport. Its growing client base includes Lloyds Bank, Boots Walgreen Alliance, Western Power Distribution, Cardiff University, Pendragon plc, Admiral, Balfour Beatty, Network Rail, National Express, First Great Western, and a number of high profile, professional sports clubs.
The firm takes a proactive approach to building strong and resilient relationships. By embedding itself in clients’ businesses, Geldards LLP truly understands their needs and goals, and can support them find the best results in support of their commercial strategies. The firm also invests in long term partnerships, and regularly provides support with other professionals, financiers, and investors, for example Brewin Dolphin, MHA Broomfield Alexander, and the leading banks and accountancy practices.
Areas of Practice
Commercial/Corporates - Services to Business: 64%
Public & Not-For-Profit: 20%
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Services for Businesses: The firm offers a comprehensive range of high quality legal services, and with offices across the UK it means that clients have access to the right advice at the right time. This includes general corporate and finance work, commercial agreements, employment issues and all aspects of commercial real estate matters. The firm has particular strength in the automotive, energy and resources, transport and retail sectors.
Services for the Public & Not-For-Profit Sector: The firm has one of the largest public services teams in the UK, and continues to be a trusted legal advisor to over 200 local authorities, central government agencies, the devolved government in Wales and over 700 public, educational, religious and not-for-profit organisations and institutions across the UK. The firm is currently appointed to the East Midlands Law Share, National Procurement Service (Wales), North West Legal Consortium and West Yorkshire Law legal panels.
Services for Individuals: Geldards LLP’s wide range of private client services reflects the breadth of the firm’s expertise and its long tradition in advising clients in this fast-changing area of law. The firm is able offer a holistic service across all aspects of wealth preservation and succession including wealth management, matrimonial, tax and property. Notably, the firm has been a member of the Camelot panel since the commencement of the National Lottery, and is a trusted advisor and professional trustee to many £100m+ lottery winners.