- Senior Partner: Chris Whiteley
- Managing Partner: Simon Rhodes
- Number of partners: 26
- Number of other fee-earners: 47
- Total Staff: 135
THE FIRM Trethowans is a premier law firm in the South comprising 135 people, including 26 partners and 47 lawyers at its offices in Salisbury and Southampton. On the commercial side, the firm represents international and national household brand names, ownermanaged businesses, entrepreneurs and major regional employers across the UK. Service excellence is the firm’s priority. When acting for individuals, the firm represents landowners, entrepreneurs, local families, property developers and trustees amongst others.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Areas of PracticePersonal Injury: 23%
Corporate, Commercial, Employment, Licensing: 22%
Commercial Property: 16%
Litigation/Debt Recovery: 14%
Wills, Trusts, Tax & Probate: 8%
Residential Property: 7%
Landed Estates: 3%
Commercial Property: The Team handles all aspects of property portfolio work across a range of sectors throughout the UK.
Licensing: The Team is nationally recognised for advising on all commercial and regulatory aspects including betting, gaming, liquor, entertainment licensing and copyright.
Employment: The Team advises international, national and regional employers on all aspects of employment law.
Corporate: The Team has extensive experience in corporate finance transactions as well as mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, disposals and restructuring.
Litigation & Debt Recovery: The “hands-on” litigation Team specialises in company and commercial issues, construction/building, property and professional negligence disputes.
Personal injury: The Claimant Team brings claims on behalf of deserving individuals. It receives the vast majority of its work based on word of mouth. The Team has won repeated plaudits for the fact that it “clearly really cares about its clients”. The Defendant Team acts for private individuals, businesses and UK insurance companies to defend or rebut injury claims that have been brought against them and it advises on claims arising from all types of accidents and injuries.
Private Client, Family, Agriculture & Rural Property, & Residential Property: This coordinated Group comprises the Teams that advise individual clients covering wills, trusts, tax planning and lasting powers of attorney; family and relationship advice; farms and estates and residential conveyancing.