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Simons Muirhead Burton LLP is an innovative full-service law firm with cutting edge practice areas across the board. The firm is prominent and highly skilled in:

  • Media
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Tech, IP & Digital Rights
  • Employment
  • Crime & Regulatory
  • Corporate, Commercial & Finance
  • Music
  • Family
  • Real Estate
  • Third Sector & Civil Liberties

SMB advises a wide range of clients, from individuals to start-ups, major corporations, public bodies and international businesses which need sophisticated advice as they grow and meet new challenges.

The firm provides a high standard of service to each client, with a practised knowledge and awareness of the demands of the business sectors in which its clients operate. SMB has grown from its origins as a four-partner firm in 1972, having successfully expanded into a range of practice areas as is recognised by the high number of ranked departments and individual lawyers in the legal directories. It is also recognised by its clients for its diversity, and its entrepreneurial and dynamic culture.

The firm established and supports the ‘Death Penalty Project,’ which is based at the London office and provides representation and legal advice to people under sentence of death. The firm has a dedicated CSR team and is deeply committed to the Third Sector and to human rights with many of its partners acting as trustees and advisers to leading charities.

The firm is also part of an international legal network, LaWorld, through which it can offer clients access to English speaking lawyers world-wide. SMB has lawyers with regional expertise, including many multilingual lawyers.


Simon Halberstam

Partner and Head of Technology