SM&B has been awarded Tier 1 status in three categories in the Legal 500 directory for 2020, published on Friday: Reputation Management and Crime (general) each retained Tier 1 status from last year, with this year seeing the addition of Media and Entertainment (including media finance) to Tier 1.
The firm is ranked in 12 services areas, including Tier 2 in Corporate and Commercial – M&A, smaller deals: up to £50m and Civil Liberties & Human Rights. Sport has moved up a Tier, as has Corporate and Commercial – commercial contracts.
There are eight Leading Individuals in the firm:
- Anthony Burton (also in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame)
- Louis Charalambous
- Marc Sobol (new addition for 2020)
- Martin Soames
- Parvais Jabbar
- Phil Smith
- Razi Mireskandari
- Saul Lehrfreund
Razi Mireskandari, SM&B’s Managing Partner has said:
“This shows that we compete with the best, be they City or Magic Circle firms, and is a testament to the top-quality service we provide our clients.”
Full results can be read here.