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Simons Muirhead & Burton

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THE FIRM Simons Muirhead & Burton LLP is an innovative media and commercial law firm with cutting edge practices across the board.

The firm is prominent and highly skilled in:
■ Media
■ Dispute Resolution
■ Tech, IP & Digital Rights
■ Employment
■ Crime & Regulatory
■ Corporate, Commercial & Finance
■ Music
■ Family
■ Real Estate
■ Third Sector & Civil Liberties

SM&B advises a wide range of clients, from individuals to start-ups, major corporations, public bodies and international businesses which need sophisticated advice as they grow and meet new challenges.

The firm provides a high standard of service to each client, and is aware of the demands of the business sectors in which its clients operate. SM&B has grown from its origins as a four partner firm in 1972, having successfully expanded into a range of practice areas as is recognised by the high number of ranked departments and individual lawyers in legal directories. It is also recognised by its clients for its diversity, and its entrepreneurial and dynamic culture.

The firm established and supports the ‘Death Penalty Project,’ which is based at the London office and provides representation and legal advice to people under sentence of death. The firm has a dedicated CSR team and is deeply committed to the Third Sector and to human rights with many of its partners acting as trustees and advisers to leading charities.

The firm is also part of an international legal network through which it can offer clients access to English speaking lawyers world-wide. SM&B has lawyers with regional expertise, including multi-lingual lawyers, and a specialist Chinese speaking team in its London office.