- Managing Partner: Tim Aspinall
- Number of partners: 44
- Number of other fee earners: 97
- Total staff: 227
THE FIRM DMH Stallard is proud to work with some of the most innovative and successful organisations in the country, including major financial institutions, FTSE listed companies, private equity backed businesses and high profile public sector bodies. The firm continues to be recognised with industry awards and in 2012 was awarded the Corporate Law Firm of the Year at the prestigious Insider Dealmakers Awards. DMH Stallard is dedicated to making their clients the centre of their business. The firm wants to develop long-term relationships with their clients and invest considerable time and resource to support this. The feedback to this approach is always extremely positive and new clients have commented that their commitment to building the relationship and making it successful is refreshing. DMH Stallard values the opportunity to provide secondees to thier key clients. They always provide a dedicated service team to work with clients so they know who they are dealing with every time and every member of that team is expected to know the client’s business and how they prefer to work with the firm. DMH Stallard want to build strong relationships with their client’s management teams and their key advisors and are always happy to chat things through on an informal basis, without charge. DMH Stallard provides integrated teams from offices in London and Gatwick, that are capable of working on large complex projects which require expertise from multiple disciplines. This approach ensures their clients have access to technically excellent advice across the board that is efficient, economical and aligned to their needs. DMH Stallard continues to attract some of the best talent in the City who want to work with them, and their approach continues to attract clients looking for a genuine alternative to traditional City law firms.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK Areas of PracticeReal Estate: 35%
Private Client: 14%
Banking & Finance: Working in partnership with national and international banks and businesses on a full range of banking and financial matters.
Corporate & Commercial: Expertise includes corporate finance; capital markets; M&A; alternative assets such as private equity and property finance. Focused sectors include infrastructure; TMT; real estate; waste and renewables.
Dispute Resolution: Expertise includes commercial disputes; property litigation; defamation and reputation management problems; insolvency and corporate recovery matters; public law; judicial review.
Employment: Expertise includes strategic reviews; full advisory service; claims for dismissal and discrimination; presenting cases at the Employment Tribunal and Employment Appeal Tribunal.
Planning & Environment: The team is one of the few practices in the country to combine town planning consultants and specialist planning lawyers in one team.
Private Client: Expertise includes wealth protection for high net worth individuals; estate management; divorce and other family matters; personal injury; house purchases and sales.
Property Portfolio Management: DMH Stallard work with some of the largest owners of property in the UK to help them sell, buy, occupy and manage their property efficiently and cost effectively.At the core of the firm’s service is their award-winning online legal instruction and management platform, DMH Direct.
Public Sector: The firm works in partnership with local authorities, central government departments, registered providers of social housing, charities and other public sector bodies. Their sector expertise means they fully understand the challenges their clients face, their statutory limitations, powers and duties.
Real Estate Dispute Resolution: Expertise includes development and investment; housebuilding; construction and regeneration projects; acquisition; disposal; leasehold enforcement and enfranchisement; licensing. The firm also has dedicated teams for Real Estate Dispute Resolution and Real Estate Investment.
Technology & Intellectual Property: Expertise includes IP disputes (patents, copyright, trade marks); IT disputes; data protection and freedom of information; competition law; OFT investigations; procurement; regulatory advice; commercial contracts.