Our teams in London, Leeds and Manchester have proven expertise and market leading reputations across our chosen sectors. 


We have a leading City practice and our London office delivers a full range of legal services across the UK, Europe and internationally, forming close ties with businesses in established and emerging markets around the world.

With extensive local knowledge, as well as a history in the city reaching back to 1775, our Leeds office is ranked first for the number of top tier Legal 500 rankings, reinforcing our continued dominance and leading position in the UK.

In Manchester we remain the 'go to' law firm, boasting more tier one rankings in the legal directories than any other firm for our work in the local market, nationally and internationally.

The range and scale of our work is compelling, and encompasses high value strategic advice to the everyday. Our approach, across all our offices, combines a deep understanding of our clients' businesses, markets and sectors with high calibre expertise, straight talking advice and a collaborative team culture.

Key contacts

Charles Penney

Charles Penney

Senior Partner

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Simon Kamstra

Simon Kamstra

Partner, Head of Leeds Office and Head of International Arbitration
United Kingdom

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Michael O'Connor

Michael O'Connor

Partner, Head of Manchester office
United Kingdom

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