If everyone’s needs were the same, we wouldn’t exist. We don’t have ‘typical’ clients and we’re not ‘typical’ bankers. We understand you have complex finances and demanding circumstances and would prefer to talk to someone who understands your world.
We offer bespoke financial services designed to meet the needs of legal professionals earning £300,000 and above per annum. By injecting urgency and pace, overcoming complexities such as irregular income and exposure to foreign income, and simplifying processes we can help you to unlock your next opportunity.
Emily Bernstein – Private Banker
020 7597 5896
Maltin PR is an award-winning and internationally recognised PR firm specialising in legal PR, litigation PR, directories support, crisis communication, and reputation management.
The firm also has an in-house design studio which delivers leading law firm branding, website design, and video production.
Maltin PR comprises 25 law firm marketing, PR and design experts.
It was founded 14 years ago by Tim Maltin, ranked Band 1 in Chambers for Litigation PR and listed as one of the leading crisis communications experts in London by Spears Wealth. Clive Coleman has also recently joined the team from the BBC.
The team builds long-term, strategic relationships with clients and also gets results quickly.
They have launched many boutique law firms and also provide PR support to several full service law firms.
They relish being brought into complex projects, including those which require a highly commercial approach and lateral thinking.
The firm is ranked in Band 1 for Litigation PR and Communications in the UK Chambers Litigation Support Guide 2022, and is also ranked for Litigation PR and Communications in the Chambers Global Guide.
Maltin PR has handled a range of national and international, high-profile, complex and sensitive communication and litigation support campaigns, including the Leveson Inquiry, the Libor benchmark-rigging prosecutions, major group action litigations and the campaign in defence of Legal Professional Privilege, as well as international banking and commercial litigation matters.
They successfully control narratives, protect reputations and conduct targeted media campaigns on a variety of complex multi-jurisdictional commercial litigations.
Cleary Gottlieb is a pioneer in globalizing the legal profession. Since 1946 our lawyers and staff have worked across practices, industries, jurisdictions and continents to provide clients with simple, actionable approaches to their most complex legal and business challenges, whether domestic or international. We support every client relationship with intellectual agility, commercial acumen and a human touch.
We have a proven track record for serving with innovation. We are fluent in the many languages of local and global business. And we have achieved consistent success in multiple jurisdictions.
We have 16 offices in major financial centers around the world, but operate as a single, integrated global partnership and not a U.S. firm with a network of overseas locations. As a result, all our clients enjoy access to the full resources provided by our offices and lawyers worldwide.
We employ approximately 1,100 lawyers from more than 50 countries. We are committed to building a community focused on openness, diversity, individuality and collegiality.
The essence of our culture is represented by our lawyers: talented and intellectually accomplished people of all nationalities, races and interests, who believe that the practice of law is a privilege that carries responsibility. Together we apply our legal knowledge for the benefit of those in need, dedicating a substantial amount of time and resources to pro bono legal work and other community activities.
We serve international and national business organizations, financial institutions, sovereign governments and their agencies, nonprofits and community organizations, and civil rights and human rights groups.
Essex Court Chambers is a leading set of barristers’ chambers, specialising in commercial and financial litigation, arbitration, public law and public international law.
Members of Chambers are recognised specialists in all areas of commercial law and handle disputes across the full spectrum of the business and financial world, including banking and finance, civil fraud, corporate/chancery and offshore, insurance & reinsurance, energy, trade, shipping, revenue, and employment.
The barristers at Essex Court Chambers advise and act in disputes both in the UK and worldwide. They have a reputation for exceptional talent, top-class advocacy and a client-oriented approach.
Infinite Global is an award-winning international communications firm.
Specialising in PR, Content & Campaigns, and Crisis & Litigation, we provide the experience, skills and insight to drive brands forward or defend them from reputational risk.
For over two decades the world’s largest, most profitable, and most specialised law firms have trusted us to deliver campaigns that build their reputations and guide them through crises.
Led by a diverse group of senior communications professionals, we have offices in London, New York City, Washington, DC, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.
Ryan McSharry, Head of Professional Services
+44 (0) 20 7269 1430 infiniteglobal.com
Cantab Asset Management is delighted to support the Legal Business Awards 2022.
Cantab is a Chartered firm of independent financial planners and discretionary investment managers dedicated to the provision of best advice.
Cantab Partner Services Team
Cantab Asset Management is dedicated to serving Partners in the leading legal firms. Through our specialist Partners Services Team, we have an excellent track record of advising and assisting Partners in all areas of their financial and wealth management. Cantab understands the patterns of earning for Partners, the lifestyle requirements and compliance matters. We have a track record of prudent financial planning and consistently delivering good returns.
Like you, Cantab is performing at the top:
Top quartile in 2020 for all five investment portfolios – Cautious/Moderate/Balanced/Adventurous – and also over the last 3/5/10 years.
We would be delighted to meet and discuss how we may help you. Please contact us on 020 3651 0570 or email email@example.com
Intelligent Office (IO) is the market leader in designing and delivering smart and sustainable legal support solutions. Our goal is to empower lawyers to work more productively, effectively, and efficiently. Delivering high quality work onsite in our clients’ premises, at our 3 UK-based ISO 27001 shared services centres, remotely, or in a hybrid manner, fee earners are able to easily and quickly access our broad suite of support services ranging from PA and EA, document production, legal administration, reprographics, mailroom, facilities, matter management, front of house and core goods procurement.
With over 800 staff across the UK, our people are firmly at the heart of everything we do. We continuously train, develop and motivate our employees so that they are able to provide unparalleled service to our clients. Our culture, values and people leadership led us to twice achieve the Investors in People Platinum accreditation, making us one of just 3% of companies globally to have achieved this highly coveted award.
To find out more about IO and how our services can help your law firm achieve your support goals, please get in touch with Jo Styles on Jo.Styles@intelligentofficeuk.com or +44 7753 497 940.
With more than three decades of industry-leading experience, an expert team and a global presence, Laurence Simons has been a fixture of the legal search industry offering unique, bespoke legal search services to the largest multinational companies around the world. We are thrilled to be co-sponsoring the 2022 UK GC Powerlist and Legal Business Awards.
We are on a mission to breathe new life into the legal sector through our transformational approach putting relationships, empathy and the latest psychometrics at the centre of each and every search process. Our diverse, and innovative team of experts are located across London, Frankfurt, Paris, Amsterdam, Geneva, Dubai, and Sao Paulo.
Clients partner with us for our deep understanding of the legal search market, excellent sector knowledge and proven track record. We pride ourselves on advising global conglomerates, listed and privately owned companies on General Counsel, Regional General Counsel, and senior in-house legal hires across all sectors, including financial services, healthcare, technology, FMCG and manufacturing.
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Taylor Wessing is a global law firm that serves the world’s most innovative people and businesses.
With more than 300 partners and 1,200 lawyers spanning 29 offices in 17 jurisdictions, collaboration and connectivity are key to our success. We particularly value our deep connections within our four core international sectors – technology, media and communications; life sciences and healthcare; real estate, infrastructure and energy; and private wealth. We work with our clients to crack complex problems, enabling ideas and aspirations to thrive.
We continue to act on some of the most noteworthy IP cases in Europe, and have a growing reputation for advising on high-value M&A deals. In the last 12 months, our corporate group has advised on more than 350 transactions, and we’ve attracted over 150 new IP clients.
We’ve grown by establishing a presence in two new international jurisdictions (Israel and Ireland) that support our clients across many of the world’s most dynamic economies.
Our experts play an essential role in advising clients on business growth and protection, while introducing them to new people, new markets and fresh perspectives that will help their businesses flourish.
Our responsibilities as a business are fundamental to our strategy, and we take them seriously. We’re committed to acting in an inclusive manner, taking care of our people and our clients, giving back to our local communities, supporting our broader society, and protecting the environment.
We’re Jane Fry and Tracy Brown, accomplished and approachable legal recruiters for the financial services sector.
We have worked together for 15 years and we’re proud to be two of the most experienced consultants in our field. We know the market inside out and we think creatively to source the very best talent. Our established network gives you a head start and we’re 100% committed to placing legal professionals within financial services. We take the time to really get to know you and we develop career-long relationships with people, becoming your partner from the outset.
Here at Fry & Brown, we’re proud to provide the personal approach that can only come from a smaller firm. We’ll always be upfront and honest with you, and you’ll see that we share a genuine passion for what we do.
Why we’re different
3 Verulam Buildings is one of the UK’s leading sets of barristers’ chambers, with over 90 members providing specialist advocacy and advisory services worldwide in all areas of commercial and financial litigation, dispute resolution, international arbitration and public international law.
3VB has a genuine depth of experience across the full range of commercial litigation, from banking and financial services to class actions, civil fraud, cyber fraud and cryptocurrency, company law, insurance, professional negligence, insolvency, IT and media and entertainment. Chambers has a strong reputation in domestic and international arbitration, including significant experience of investment treaty disputes and cases involving energy, natural resources and infrastructure.
3VB has substantial experience of international work, in both litigation and arbitration. Members are frequently instructed by lawyers from other jurisdictions and are accustomed to working in multi-jurisdictional teams. They have particular experience of disputes arising in the Caribbean, the Gulf States, the post-Soviet states and the Asia-Pacific region.
3VB is committed to equality of opportunity and diversity in the workplace. We strive to ensure that the principle of fair and equal treatment is upheld in all areas of our business, including recruitment of pupils, members and staff and also in the areas of practice development of members of Chambers. 3VB have created and now work along with nine other leading sets of chambers on the Mentoring for Underrepresented Groups Scheme , which aims to support and encourage individuals from groups which are underrepresented at the Bar of England and Wales (and in particular the commercial bar) to pursue careers as barristers.
We are a global legal, risk and compliance search and recruitment consultancy. Forming lasting partnerships with our clients and candidates, we are constantly evolving and continue to shape the world’s legal, risk and compliance markets.
We are a trusted advisor to companies, firms, and professionals in the legal, risk and compliance sectors globally. Through offices in the UK, Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East, we connect the best legal, risk and compliance talent with leading businesses and law firms.
Our services include contingent and retained search, permanent, temporary, and interim recruitment as well as consultancy solutions.
Kılınç Law & Consulting is a law firm based in Türkiye, providing legal services in domestic and international areas. The firm’s leading services include energy and commercial law, competition law, mergers and acquisitions, including execution of application processes to the Competition Authority, project finance and consultancy services given to foreign direct investments. Accordingly, the firm provides daily consultancy services to its clients in employment law, contracts law and capital markets law. The team is competent to provide necessary legal advice to its clients before the national courts and other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, with lawyers specialising in maritime law, enforcement and bankruptcy law, and a dispute resolution team specialising in national and international dispute resolution.
The International Bar Association (IBA), established in 1947, is the world’s leading organisation of international legal practitioners, bar associations, law firms and law societies.
The IBA influences the development of international law reform and shapes the future of the legal profession throughout the world. It has a membership of more than 80,000 individual lawyers and more than 190 bar associations and law societies spanning over 170 countries.
Inspired by the vision of the United Nations, the IBA was founded in the same spirit, just before the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was proclaimed in 1948.
The IBA covers all practice areas and professional interests, providing members with access to leading experts and up-to-date information, enabling them to better represent their clients’ interests.
Through its various committees, fora and task forces, the IBA facilitates the exchange of information and views among its members as to laws, practices and professional responsibilities relating to the practice of law around the globe.
Why join the IBA?
By joining the IBA you become part of the leading global network of lawyers. Partners from virtually every major law firm in every major city worldwide are members. They join the IBA for its combination of education, information and networking.
Taylor Rose MW is a top 60 independent law firm with 1,000 experts operating from over thirty offices nationwide. We build trusted relationships with people and organisations to successfully overcome hurdles and challenges in life and in business.
Whether you are a commercial or individual client, our professionals will put you at the heart of our business. From the everyday to the most complex issue, our experts will provide you with clear, concise advice.
Taylor Rose MW’s heritage spans over 100 years, but we defy tradition. With a unique management structure unlike any other law firm we operate dynamically, constantly looking for smart ways to succeed.
Cooley’s lawyers solve legal issues for entrepreneurs, investors, financial institutions and established companies with an emphasis on technology, life sciences and other high-growth industries. Clients partner with Cooley on transformative deals, complex IP and regulatory matters, and high-stakes litigation, often where innovation meets the law.
The firm maintains an environment of inclusion and an unmatched collaborative culture, keeping us well-positioned to partner with our global clients as we help drive and protect their innovation and success. Cooley is consistently named in Fortune’s list for Best Workplaces for women, millennials, diversity and parents and on its Consulting & Professional Services list.
The firm has 1,300+ lawyers across 17 offices in Europe, the US and Asia.
Helping law professionals and partners throughout their career and life stages
We know that you lead a busy life as a law firm partner. Time pressures and a need to balance conflicting priorities are just two of the key challenges you face, not to mention finding the headspace to navigate investing irregular profit distributions tax efficiently in volatile markets. We are here to help with our specialist financial planning services for lawyers.
Your personal Saunderson House adviser will provide you with the financial peace of mind that you are looking for. This can mean more time to focus on your work and your personal life. As you spend long days working with your clients, let us help to ensure that your wealth works hard for you, just as you do for your clients.
We currently advise around 650 current and retired law firm partners and senior professionals. By working with so many clients in the legal sector, we have a deep understanding of the intricacies of the profession. It also gives us an in-depth appreciation of the financial considerations that go with it.
‘Highly efficient and totally reliable. A first class service in every sense. I have been happy to recommend Saunderson House to friends and colleagues.’
Former Partner – Berwin Leighton Paisner
‘Saunderson House have taken endless pains to understand my profile and build an investment strategy to fit it. I have the highest regard for their professionalism and would happily recommend them to any potential client, however exacting.’
The here and the now in dealmaking.
Brought to you by Virtual Vaults.
Virtual Vaults is a team of driven and intelligent people who care about your business. We do so by empowering M&A dealmakers with an easily available, secure, and affordable tool to manage the entire M&A lifecycle process. Brought to you as a nifty, extremely easy to use three-stage rocket:
Prepare your deal
Being organised keeps you focused. We all know well enough that being organised reduces stress, keeps you in control, makes you more productive and saves you money. So, we offer you Workspaces, most probably the easiest way to organise all relevant input to prepare the way to a successful deal.
Make your deal
Share data, explore results and create scenarios. The way your deal is designed provides strategic advantages and is crucial for its outcome. Therefore, your standards of due diligence need to be extremely high. At the same time, your data room needs to allow you easy sharing and exploring of information. The Virtual Vaults data room kicks off with personal onboarding and offers a state-of-the-art Q&A-feature to control communication as well as 24/7 support in your own language.
Secure your deal
Storing valuable data is vitally important. Your closing archive, including a comfort letter, is the holy grail of every deal; it is your witness to the past. We make securing and archiving data extremely easy for you.
Specialist legal recruiters
Based on our extensive market knowledge and connections, the Edwards Gibson partner team provides:
We work with leading UK and US firms across a number of practice areas.
Our real estate credentials
We are immersed in the real estate sector. Since 2015, we have undertaken three large (five-partner plus) real estate-led team moves and have recently successfully represented well-known individuals and teams specialising in:
As regular attendees of the MIPIM real estate conference in Cannes, we are dedicated to remaining up-to-date with key developments and players in the real estate sector.
We would like to congratulate all of those shortlisted tonight and are very proud to be supporting the Restructuring Team of the Year at the Legal Business Awards 2022.
At the IAC, we provide an independent, discreet, secure and impartial venue for dispute resolution and whilst we have unparalleled facilities, with state-of-the-art technology, our primary focus is on how our clients can have the best possible working experience when with us.
Since our inception in 2018 we have increased our arbitral space year on year our most recent acquisition, the second floor at 190 Fleet Street has been a resounding success – but perhaps that owes something to opening just as the country was coming out of Covid! The floor is has smaller user-friendly arbitration and break-out rooms that come as a package or alternatively, as a series of rooms that can be compiled for your specific requirements.
Although our business is very much about arbitration we have increasingly been dealing with mediations and hybrid hearings direct to the English courts and the ECJ. Should you need any assistance, our expanding, diverse and dedicated team very much looks forward to welcoming
you to the IAC.
In the last ten years, many aspects of our business and personal lives have changed immeasurably. As the pace of change accelerates, pressures on business intensify and many clients need a different approach from their legal service provider.
KPMG Law, as part of a trusted professional services firm, is facing that challenge. Offering law solutions that focus on pragmatic and practical business outcomes, effectively harnessing technology and navigating global markets as your business partner, whilst always maintaining a culture of trust, collaboration, and an overriding desire to do the right thing. KPMG Law in the UK has over 30 partners and directors (50:50 gender diversity) and c.200 lawyers, located in London, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, and Reading. Globally, over 3000 lawyers in 81 countries.
KPMG’s lawyers bring a breadth of legal and business insight through their unique ability to connect to the issues and activities facing your business. We call this ‘Law plus’. Legal skills embedded into a multi-professional firm, amplifying the value of our lawyers through greater connectivity, single firm accountability, and better outcomes for clients.
Kidd Aitken is the world’s largest legal directories and awards consultancy. We believe that appearing in the top tiers of legal directory rankings is the best form of marketing any law firm can have. Kidd Aitken’s international 50-strong team comprises former editors and researchers from Chambers, The Legal 500 and other major legal directories who operate in both US and UK time zones. Our legal directory and award experts are renowned for their skills and experience, carefully selected to improve rankings and grow reputations.
We undertake the entire legal directory submission process, significantly easing the burden on firms. This includes the post-submission client and peer referee feedback processes – we are proud to be the only legal directory consultancy to offer this tailored support. To date, we have worked with over 200 law firms in six years of operation.
Co-founders and directors Daniel Kidd and Jacob Aitken started Kidd Aitken in 2015. They are both former Chambers and Partners editors, having founded the Asia Pacific and Latin America guides respectively in 2008. They have also been named as two of Lawdragon’s three Legal Directory Mavens in their 2022 100 Global Leaders in Legal Strategy and Consulting, titles they have both held since 2019.
Fox Rodney is a specialist legal recruitment and search consultancy that has been leading the way in international legal recruitment for over 20 years. With offices in London, Frankfurt, Munich, Paris and Dublin, we help clients build their businesses through strategic initiatives such as office openings, team hires and high-profile individual hires.
We focus on delivering exceptional talent, meeting clients’ recruitment needs across partner and associate recruitment, team moves & office openings as well as general counsel and senior in-house searches. We pride ourselves on our long-standing commitment to diversity and inclusion, working in partnership with our clients to create an inclusive workplace. We have a truly global perspective, and with associated offices in Europe, USA, Asia and the Middle East we offer tailored legal recruitment services to clients internationally. We provide exceptional market knowledge as well as a unique, highly collaborative ‘one team’ approach for every client.
Siobhán Lewington, Managing Director
Jonathan Fort, Director in Charge of London Partner Team
Adrian Fox, Managing Director for International
+44 (0)20 7337 2700