Lewis Silkin Llp
Lewis Silkin LLP is a UK top 100 commercial law firm with offices in London, Oxford, Cardiff, Manchester, Leeds, Ireland and Hong Kong. We work with leading businesses to protect and enhance their most important assets — their ideas, their people, and their future. We call it: Ideas. People. Possibilities.
Why work with us?
Lewis Silkin is a law firm recognised by clients and industry alike as being distinct:
• For our deep understanding, insight and advice to creative, innovative and brand-focused businesses;
• For our market-leading practice areas, including corporate, brand management, intellectual property, data, privacy and employment;
• For delivering pragmatic, commercial advice in a refreshingly human way.
Our people are at the heart of our business, united by a passion for creativity, technology and innovation. Our culture is encapsulated by our ethos of bravery and kindness and guided by our values of Integrity, Clarity, Unity and Excellence (our I-CUE).
We are a firm with a distinctive focus. We specialise in meeting the legal needs of innovation-driven and creative businesses – irrespective of size. We strive to offer exceptional value, combining high level technical legal knowledge with a personal and commercial service tailored to your specific business objectives and budget.
Ranked Tier 2 in Legal 500 and Band 3 in Chambers & Partners in 2023, our Real Estate team brings together specialists in property law with experts in corporate, financing, construction, investment, tax, regulatory issues, planning, and asset management. We provide clients with commercial, pragmatic advice across a broad spectrum of real estate issues, whatever the asset and whatever the size and shape of portfolio.
Awards and acknowledgements:
We’re grateful to be recognised by many third party organisations for our work, and the kind of firm we are.
• Shortlisted in The Lawyer Awards 2023 for ‘Law Firm of the Year’ and ‘Real Estate Team of the Year.’
• Ranked in The Times Best Law Firms 2022
• Ranked 6th in Newsweek’s list of the UK’s Most Loved Workplaces
• Included in The Times Best Law Firms 2022, where we are also commended as a top three employment practice
• Winner of Accenture’s Outside Counsel Diversity Award
• Recognised as a Top 20 employer in the Social Mobility Employer Index 2022, improving our rank from 34 to 18.
What people say about us:
Chamber & Partners, 2023:
• “A comprehensive team with a range of skill sets, knowledge and experience. The service levels, quality of work and responsiveness are why we turn to Lewis Silkin time and time again.”
• “There is a clear wealth of first-hand experience within the team at Lewis Silkin, meaning complexities are handled appropriately and with an efficient ease.”
• The team are super reactive and always available.’
• ‘They think outside of the box and are prepared to go the extra mile. They genuinely care about the result.’
• ‘The team provide quick, pragmatic advice. They fully understand our business needs and the needs of in-house counsel.’
Registered AddressArbor, 255 Blackfriars Road, London, SE1 9AX
Number of Employees434
VAT Registration NumberGB135581216