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.
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.View Timeline
"SM&B - strategic, meticulous & brilliant."
PROFESSOR DAVID BEGG, DANIEL CHAPCHAL, ROBIN WOODALL, CLIENTS OF THE COMMERCIAL LITIGATION TEAM
"It is due to their professionalism, dedication and assistance that I am able to be here today."
"They were as friendly and welcoming as they were capable and efficient."
Sally Murrer, journalist
"At all times I knew I was in the safest of hands and that my interests were being protected."
corporate and commercial team client
"I would have no hesitation at recommending SM&B."
Mark Covell, journalist and campaigner
"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
"As a firm, they are everything you'd want your legal partner to be - personable, thorough and attentive."
James tye, ceo dennis publishing
"SM&B - without their skill and experience this film would never have been seen."
chris atkins, director of Starsuckers
"professional, thorough and efficient service"
Client of the family team
"They give us a level of service on a par with a big City practice."
Nitil Patel, Ten Alps Plc
"SM&B made me feel secure, supported and confident. They were very professional, thorough, attentive."
"I often need urgent legal advice. SM&B are always there for me."
CLIENT OF THE DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND LITIGATION TEAM
"refreshingly forward-thinking and a great firm to deal with"
Matthew Farnes, Savile Row Artisan
"People at SM&B talk plain English, are pragmatic and personable."
IAN JESNICK, CEO RICHMOND TOWERS COMMUNICATIONS
"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
"Taking on the collective might of Parliament was no easy task..."
HEATHER BROOKE, FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACTIVIST WHO EXPOSED MPS' EXPENSES
"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
“Your support and guidance has been appreciated and at all times you have had my interest at the forefront of decision making, and kept me level headed."
"I cannot thank you both enough for the professional service I received from the first time Makbool contacted me."
"You’re real lawyers, the likes of which I’ve only encountered poor imitations in the movies, so I feel honoured indeed to have met the real deal."
Jamie Roberts, director of The Jihadis Next Door
Congratulations to the SM&B cyclists who cycled the 200+ miles from London to Paris in July 2015 to raise more than £2,000 raised for War Child with only one puncture!
Thank you to everyone who gave donations and supported this unforgettable trip.Read More
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 thePhotographers Gallery.Read More
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".Read More
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.