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)

  • The Legal 500 - The Clients Guide to Law Firms
  • Firm Logo
  • lexcel

Out of Hours Emergency

Tel: +44 (0)20 3206 2771

History

Timeline

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

People

Michael Farrelly profile image
Partner
email

Michael is a pragmatic and commercially minded employment lawyer who advises employers and employees on the full range of employment issues.

View People

Clients

Clients

what our clients say

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

Mark Covell, journalist and campaigner

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

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

James tye, ceo dennis publishing

what our clients say

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

CHRIS ROGERS, AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR OF "UNDERCOVER

what our clients say

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

CHRIS ROGERS, award-winning AUTHOR OF "UNDERCOVER

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

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

IAN JESNICK, CEO RICHMOND TOWERS COMMUNICATIONS

what our clients say

"SM&B were magnificent.  I need top libel lawyers.  That's what I got."

Andy miller, client of the libel, privacy and reputation 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

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

Matthew Farnes, Savile Row Artisan

what our clients say

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

robert murat

what our clients say

"professional, thorough and efficient service"

Client of the family team

what our clients say

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

Nitil Patel, Ten Alps Plc

what our clients say

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

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

what our clients say

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

CLIENT OF THE DISPUTE RESOLUTION AND LITIGATION TEAM

what our clients say

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

chris atkins, director of Starsuckers

what our clients say

"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

what our clients say

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

HEATHER BROOKE

what our clients say

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

Sally Murrer, journalist

View Clients