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Memery Crystal has an enviable reputation as a commercial legal practice. The firm has a strong internal culture, based upon a set of core values, which underpins its individuality, emphasis on long-term client relationships and collegiate and entrepreneurial approach.

The firm’s main practice areas include:

  • Banking/debt finance
  • Commercial contracts
  • Corporate/M&A
  • Dispute resolution
  • Employment and employee incentives
  • Equity capital markets
  • Insolvency, recovery and restructuring
  • Intellectual property
  • Investment funds
  • Private property
  • Real estate
  • Tax

The firm has particular expertise in a number of industry sectors, including:

  • Education
  • Financial services and regulation
  • Natural resources
  • Retail
  • Technology

Memery Crystal acts for a broad range of clients, from individual entrepreneurs and owner-managed businesses, to City institutions and multi-national corporations. The firm offers a partner-led service and its lawyers set themselves apart from their competitors through their pragmatism and proactivity.

Unusually for a single-office firm, Memery Crystal has a strong international focus. The firm has considerable cross-border transactional and litigation experience and has built strong relationships with other independent law firms around the world.

Briefings from Memery Crystal

  • Gender diversity in the boardroom

    The appointment of Patrice Merrin to the board of Glencore was described as a ‘historic day for the FTSE’ representing the end of all-male boards in the FTSE 100.

  • Prescriptions for apps

    On 13 November, the NHS announced a ‘radical’ new idea to become fully paperless — that is to say, provide more services online.

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Analysis from The Lawyer


44 Southampton Buildings

Turnover (£m): 13.50
No. of lawyers: 47