Penningtons Manches

UK 200 2014 position: 60

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Penningtons Manches LLP is a leading UK law firm advising both commercial and private clients. With 113 partners and over 600 people in total, it is located in the City of London as well as Basingstoke, Cambridge, Godalming, Guildford, Oxford and Reading.

The firm has established a strong reputation in a variety of industry sectors, including international wealth, technology, life sciences, education, social housing and retail. The main areas of legal services provided are dispute resolution, corporate and commercial, real estate, private client and family.

In 2013, Penningtons Manches added significant depth to all its core practice areas when it joined forces with the partners and staff of Manches. The firm’s expertise was also enhanced when Dawsons Solicitors and Wedlake Saint became part of Penningtons in 2011.

A track record in the City of London which dates back over 300 years is combined with a broad international focus supported by well-established links with law firms throughout the world. Penningtons Manches is a member of Multilaw and the European Law Group, networks with representatives in over 70 countries. Many of its lawyers play leading roles in various international bodies, including the International Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (IAML)

Through its active involvement with London & Partners, UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) and its UK Advisory Network (UKAN), the firm is well placed to advise on all aspects of inward investment, from technology start-ups to large international relocations.

Penningtons Manches’ client base ranges from high net worth individuals, owner managed businesses and start-ups to multi-national corporations, public companies, professional partnerships, banks and financial institutions.


Abacus House
33 Gutter Lane

Turnover (£m): 46.60
No. of lawyers: 252