Firm profile submitted by Edwin Coe LLP
THE FIRM Edwin Coe is a leading London law firm, providing a full range of commercial legal services to a diverse UK and international client base. The firm: The firm is independently ranked 111th in the latest edition of The Lawyer ‘UK-200’ law firms, and has strong European and international links.
Managing Partner Nick Giles
Chief Executive Tim Nash
Number of partners 37 Other fee-earners 64
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Construction: The construction team offers a full range of construction legal services to both domestic and international construction projects and works closely with the property and litigation departments to provide a full service to clients. The team also has a wealth of experience in acting for clients involved in construction disputes and regularly provides strategic and proactive advice.
Corporate & Commercial: The firm’s corporate and commercial team acts on mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, investments, group reorganisations, cross-border and international transactions, public offerings/flotations, banking and new business start-ups. Commercial work includes intellectual property, commercial contracts and agreements.
Employment: The employment team advises businesses and individuals on all contentious and non-contentious matters, including collective redundancy, implementation of business restructures and protection of business interests, due diligence, business transfers and commercial transactions.
Immigration: The immigration team provides services to both individuals and businesses. It helps those who want to come and live in the UK, set up businesses in the UK or who might want to make investments in the UK. The team also advises and assists in all areas of immigration and nationality law.
Intellectual Property: The intellectual property team has an impressive mix of IP contentious and non-contentious solicitors and trade mark attorneys. It provides a full service to clients from the acquisition, exploitation and protection of intellectual property, through to its commercial use and the handling of infringement and other contentious issues.
International: When clients face challenges or opportunities in the global marketplace, Edwin Coe can draw on its membership in Ally Law, a network of business-oriented, mid-size law firms that provides access to global legal services in 40 countries. Litigation: The litigation team offers a complete dispute resolution service, including arbitration and mediation, asset protection and recovery, banking, commercial litigation, factoring, fraud, insurance claims, landlord and tenant protection, professional and disciplinary tribunals, and professional negligence claims.
Private Client: The private client team specialises in preserving the wealth of individuals and families. It advises on and creates estate planning arrangements, including sophisticated wills, trusts and charities. It also administers UK estates and trusts. Property: The property team advises on all aspects of property acquisition and disposal, banking security work, property development, planning, landlord and tenant, licensing, mortgages and debentures, investment acquisitions, property portfolios, and rent and lease reviews. The team also has significant expertise in property litigation and property insolvency matters. Restructuring & Insolvency: The restructuring and insolvency team advises on all aspects of corporate restructuring and recovery, personal insolvency, company disqualification, professional licensing and disciplinary questions, and debt recovery. Tax: The tax team provides a number of tax-related services to its wide and diverse client base. The team has a market-leading understanding of onshore and offshore markets and utilises its prior experience, gained both while working for HMRC and in the private sector, to provide bespoke solutions to clients based in the UK and overseas.