Number of partners: 18
Number of other fee-earners: 70
Total staff: 105
Areas of Practice
Personal Injury: 35%
Property Litigation: 15%
Wills, Trusts & Probate: 5%
Family: Bridget Thompson
Personal Injury: Stuart Kightley
Wills, Trusts & Probate: Jan Atkinson
Residential Property: Simon Nosworthy
Commercial Property: Guy Osborn
Property Litigation: Shilpa Mathuradas
Catastrophic Injury: Ben Posford
Medical Negligence: Stephanie Prior
THE FIRM Osbornes Law is a specialist private client law firm advising clients from all over London, the UK and overseas. The firm and individual solicitors have for many years been highly rated by Chambers for legal expertise and excellent client service. Many in the firm also hold specialist accreditations from external bodies as well as holding appointments which bring an extra level of expertise and know-how to the advice Osbornes provides to clients.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Family: Divorce, financial disputes, freezing of assets, separation and prenuptial agreements, disputes about children, child abduction, both domestic and international public law children proceedings and cohabitee disputes. Four of the partners are trained mediators. The department houses one of London’s premier collaborative lawyers, Lisa Pepper, as well as one of the UKs leading adoption lawyers, Naomi Angell. The department also specialises in child abduction led by Simone McGrath.
Personal Injury: The firm specialises in head, brain and spinal injuries. Head of the department and existing leading individual in Chambers and Partners Stuart Kightley specialises in head and brain injury claims and rehabilitation, especially those arising from bicycle and motorbike accidents. The firm also specialises in accidents at work such as construction site and scaffolding accidents and child abuse claims.
Catastrophic Injury: Led up by recognised leading individual Ben Posford, the firm acts exclusively for claimants who have suffered life-changing injuries including spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, Cauda Equina Syndrome, amputations and fatalities. Ben has a special interest in early rehabilitation for the seriously injured.
Medical Negligence: Specialises in serious injury cases with a particular interest in birth injuries. Can assist with the full range of medical negligence claims: from relatively minor injuries to catastrophic and life changing injuries such as spinal cord damage and brain injury. Also specialises in cosmetic surgery claims.
Property: Residential and commercial sales and purchases, leasehold enfranchisement; licences to underlet, remortgages, auction purchases, transfers of equity, staircasing leases, lease variations and licences for alterations.
Property Litigation: Landlord and tenant disputes, leasehold enfranchisement; restrictive covenants, rights of way/easements and disputes concerning interpretation of leases. All aspects of housing law are handled including homelessness, possession proceedings, disrepair, unlawful eviction and transfer applications.
Private Client: Preparation of wills and administration of estates by accredited specialists, including tax considerations, powers of attorney, trusts, deeds of gift, disputed estates and intestacy and Court of Protection.