who we are

We are a multi-disciplined law firm.  We have experienced teams led by highly rated and highly motivated partners in all our service areas.  We employ extremely talented and experienced individuals and maintain an exceptional team ethic.  As a result we help our clients achieve their objectives in an effective and cost-effective way and combine legal advice and representation of the highest quality with an accessible and personal service to all clients.

Simons Muirhead & Burton is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (62726)

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As recommended in Chambers UK: A Guide to the UK Legal Profession and the Legal 500: A Client's Guide to the UK Legal Profession.

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People

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Caroline is currently a trainee in the firm's commercial department.

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Clients

Clients

what our clients say

"As a firm, they are everything you'd want your legal partner to be - personable, thorough and attentive."

James tye, ceo dennis publishing

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"They give us a level of service on a par with a big City practice."

Nitil Patel, Ten Alps Plc

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"SM&B - strategic, meticulous & brilliant."

Professor david begg, DANIEL CHAPCHAL, ROBIN WOODALL, CLIENTS OF THE COMMERCIAL LITIGATION TEAM

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"It is due to their professionalism, dedication and assistance that I am able to be here today."

robert murat

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"The professional guidance and personal approach we received were priceless."

CHRIS ROGERS, AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR OF "UNDERCOVER"

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"publication only went ahead because of our legal team's knowledge, guts and reputation"

CHRIS ROGERS, award-winning AUTHOR OF "UNDERCOVER"

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"People at SM&B talk plain English, are pragmatic and personable."

IAN JESNICK, CEO RICHMOND TOWERS COMMUNICATIONS

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"Very customer focused and proactive: they can take a commercial view to bring matters to a speedy conclusion.  We would not hesitate to recommend their services."

Sanguine hospitality ltd, client of the financial crime civil fraud & regulatory team

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"Taking on the collective might of Parliament was no easy task..."

HEATHER BROOKE, FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACTIVIST WHO EXPOSED MPS' EXPENSES

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"I would have no hesitation at recommending SM&B."

Mark Covell, journalist and campaigner

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"SM&B were the standout firm who gave me the confidence that they would fight on my behalf. I was lucky to have such a talented, honest, analytical team..."

Client of the Dispute Resolution and Litigation Team

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"SM&B - without their skill and experience this film would never have been seen."

chris atkins, director of Starsuckers

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"SM&B made me feel secure, supported and confident. They were very professional, thorough, attentive."

BAYLISSA FREDERICK

 

what our clients say

"They were as friendly and welcoming as they were capable and efficient."

Sally Murrer, journalist

what our clients say

"professional, thorough and efficient service"

Client of the family team

what our clients say

"The experience I had with Simons Muirhead & Burton...was one of efficiency, courtesy, kindness...  I felt I could trust them implicitly to work in my best interests."

client of the family team

what our clients say

"At all times I knew I was in the safest of hands and that my interests were being protected."

corporate and commercial team client

what our clients say

"a first class personal and professional service"

client of the family team

what our clients say

"sensible, practical, affordable advice"

Nitil Patel, Ten Alps Plc

what our clients say

"refreshingly forward-thinking and a great firm to deal with"

Matthew Farnes, Savile Row Artisan

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"I often need urgent legal advice. SM&B are always there for me."

CLIENT OF THE DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND LITIGATION TEAM

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Events

A new Arts Festival for Soho
A new Arts Festival for Soho
 

The Fluorescent open house arts festival will  run in business premises in Soho this summer, creating a networked gallery of contemporary artworks.  The festival was launched in September 2014 with artworks and installations curated in our Frith Street and Greek Street premises.  The full festival will run over 4-5 July 2015 in collaboration with the Photographers Gallery.

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Malaysia Retail Trade Mission
Malaysia Retail Trade Mission
 

Head of our Retail, Fashion & Franchising team, Maninder Gill spoke to the Malaysia Retail Trade Mission on the legal aspects of partnering with UK retail brands.  The visit was organised by UK Trade and Investment and the British High Commission of Kuala Lumpur and attended by a delegation of top retailers from Malaysia.

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The Economists' Intelligent Life magazine profiles "The men trying to kill the death penalty"
The Economists' Intelligent Life magazine profiles "The men trying to kill the death penalty"
 

Journalist Lucy Hughes-Hallett meets the Death Penalty Project's Saul Lehrfreund and Parvais Jabbar and describes how, " like Shakespeare's Portia", these two extraordinary lawyers "use the law to change the law".

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International Services

The development of global markets means that many of our clients do business in different jurisdictions. To respond to their needs we are members of an international legal group called LAWorld (www.laworld.com). Our active membership of LAWorld means we can refer clients to a firm in a foreign jurisdiction, safe in the knowledge that our member colleagues have similar levels of service to our own. For a list of members and international legal updates please visit www.laworld.com.

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