Shoosmiths LLP is a national law firm with 12 offices across the United Kingdom, over 160 partners and more than 1500 lawyers and support staff. The firm announced a turnover of c£117m to end April 2017. A recent merger with McManus Kearney created a new Shoosmiths office in Belfast, Northern Ireland and Shoosmiths launched in Leeds in December 2016. The firm was ranked top of the 2016 Experian MarketIQ UK & Ireland M&A league tables to become the UK’s leading legal adviser by deal volume.
Shoosmiths’ High Court success for Konica Minolta
Shoosmiths has helped Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) to overcome a potential obstacle, after the High Court decided the proposed rectification of its pension scheme would not contravene statutory preservation requirements. Click here to read the case study.
Shoosmiths ensures Ageas’s success in £116m deal
Shoosmiths has advised Ageas (UK) on its £116m acquisition of Groupama Insurance Company Limited (GICL), securing the insurance giant’s position as Britain’s fifth-largest non-life insurer in the process. Click here to read the case study.
Experian — Life in a Box
Shoosmiths advised leading credit reference agency Experian concerning an experiment it conducted into online security ahead of National Identity Fraud Week. Click here to read the case study.