- Partners: 26
- Assistants : 50
- Other fee-earners: 29
THE FIRM Named ‘Regional Law Firm of the Year’ at the British Legal Awards 2010, Boyes Turner is one of the UK’s most vibrant and outstanding regional heavyweight law firms. Over two-thirds of its partners are recognised as leaders in their fields and there are few full-service law firms in the UK that can match the level and quality of service that it provides. The firm is committed to strong, steady growth and to recruiting the right lawyers and support staff to service a client base which would sit comfortably with leading City and large national firms.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Banking & Finance: The Banking and Finance Group advises banks, venture capitalists and borrowers on the full range of financing transactions including acquisition finance, real estate finance, project finance, cross-border finance, lending, invoice discounting, asset leasing and derivatives.
Corporate: The Corporate Group handles mergers and acquisitions both in the UK and cross-border, buyouts, disposals, flotations, funding, joint ventures, partnership law, reorganisations, shareholder agreements, share incentive schemes and tax (business).
Commercial & Technology: The Commercial and Technology Group provides advice on agency and distribution strategies, commercial and trading agreements, outsourcing agreements, protection and commercialisation of IP, regulation and competition, franchising, joint ventures and partnering, branding, media and marketing law as well as data protection issues.
Employment: The Employment Group provides a comprehensive service tailored to individual clients needs on all contentious and non-contentious aspects of employment law and personnel matters including TUPE. It also provides an HR consultancy service to help businesses cope with some of the more time consuming tasks which they encounter on a daily basis.
Property: The Property Group has substantial experience of all aspects of commercial property work, including landlord and tenant, land development and sales as well as construction and environmental issues. Notably, it has its own dedicated construction and property litigation teams.
Dispute Resolution: The Dispute Resolution Group provides direct advice on a variety of disputes for both claimants and defendants, including contractual, financial and other commercial claims. It has considerable experience of using alternative dispute resolution techniques including mediation, adjudication, expert determination and arbitration and frequently conducts litigation through to trial. It also includes specialist construction, professional negligence, IP litigation and property litigation teams.
Corporate Recovery: The Corporate Recovery Group is one of the most highly rated in the UK. It acts for a wide range of clients in a number of industries and works closely with leading accountants and IPs as well as banks and other professional advisers.
Inward Investment: There is also a dedicated team providing advice and assistance on all aspects of inward investment into the Thames Valley and Europe where the firm’s membership of LawRope provides clients with high calibre pan-European legal advice.
Private Client: The Business Services Groups are supported by expertise in personal wealth protection and residential conveyancing. There is a particular emphasis on working with clients where complex financial issues are involved.
Claims: The firm also has a nationally recognised Claims Group with solicitors on specialist panels for the Law Society, APIL and AVMA with expertise in complex injury work and clinical negligence claims including birth accidents, head injuries and spinal injuries. The group also boasts a large specialist Industrial Diseases Team which focuses on high-value asbestos related disease claims, recovering maximum compensation for clients.