Mission: To provide our clients with the highest quality legal services, delivering cost effective solutions in an efficient, professional and business-like manner. Vision: To foster a culture which embraces diversity, respect for the individual and the expression of talent, and which empowers individuals to fulfil both their potential and the potential of the Firm.
ONE OF THIS law firm’s senior partners, Kasra Nouroozi, represented campaigner Gina Miller in her successful legal action against the British government over the need for a vote in parliament before article 50 of the Lisbon treaty to leave the European Union is invoked.
The London-based partnership, which moved to smart new offices in Holborn in 2015, is not shy of setting the cat among the pigeons. News of the case, however, brought
pro-Brexit protesters to the legal practice’s entrance one day last July.
Led by managing partner Kevin Gold, the firm was founded in 1937 and adopted its current name in 1988. Its 740 employees are proud to work here, an 87% positive score, and think it has a strong social conscience (88%, coming fifth on this question). Staff say work is important to them (83%) and they have ample opportunities to learn and grow (72%).
Deputy chairman Anthony Julius, who acted for Diana, Princess of Wales in her divorce, has become director of the Academy, its in-house training division, which offers courses, lectures and a “new thinking” faculty. There is also support and training for staff who want to become school governors or charity trustees, while fee-earners are encouraged to spend 50 of their billable hours each year doing pro bono work, both legal and non-legal.
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