Divorce & Family:
The Divorce and Family Department has rapidly acquired a reputation as one of the leading divorce and family law practices in the UK. The department acts for high-networth and international clients from a wide range of backgrounds and represents both husbands and wives.
Contact: Stephen Foster
The Employment Department focuses on the resolution of high-value and high-profile employment disputes. It has an outstanding reputation acting for claimants against investment banks and other financial institutions.
Contact: Tim Spillane
The Tax Litigation Department assists clients with all contentious tax issues, which may involve procedural disputes, reclaiming overpaid tax and pursuing judicial reviews in circumstances where HMRC have behaved unfairly or beyond the remit of their authority.
Contact: David Pickstone
Other Practice Areas:
The Personal Injury Department specialises in high-value and complex personal injury claims, with particular expertise in compensation claims following spinal injury, brain injury, fatal accidents and other serious injuries, such as brachial plexus, burns and amputation. Independent observers regard it as the leading catastrophic injury department in the UK.
Contact: Paul Paxton
The Clinical Negligence Department has expertise in neurological injury, particularly spinal injury, brain injury and cerebral palsy. Its partners are approved as specialists by the Action for victims of Medical Accidents (AvMA) and The Law Society. Contact: Muiris Lyons
Aviation & Travel:
The Aviation and Travel Department specialises in aviation and international personal injury litigation. The Aviation Team is recognised globally for its expert representation of air crash victims, survivors and their families. The Travel Team specialises in complex personal injury and fatal accident claims in an international context.
Contact: James Healy-Pratt
The Commercial Litigation Department advises on commercial disputes of all kinds and is noted for its expertise in banking, fraud and professional negligence. The department’s work encompasses UK litigation, as well as heavyweight international litigation - one of the few firms in the UK willing and able to sue major banks.
Contact: Clive Zietman
The Competition Litigation Department specialises in competition-related litigation, with a particular focus on damages issues that arise as a result of competition infringements.
Contact: Jonathan Sinclair
The International Arbitration Department has extensive experience of international arbitration cases seated in London and in other key arbitral centres. Lawyers in the department have conducted arbitrations relating to numerous business sectors including the aviation, oil and gas, energy, pharmaceutical, telecommunications and defence manufacturing fields.
Contact: Philippa Charles
Investor Protection Litigation:
The Investor Protection Department acts for institutional investors and has expertise in shareholder and securities litigation.
Contact: Keith Thomas