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Fieldfisher - London
  • Riverbank House
  • 2 Swan Lane
  • London
  • Greater London
  • UK
  • EC4R 3TT
  • Managing Partner Michael Chissick
  • Number of partners 163
  • Assistant solicitors 239
  • Other fee-earners  47

THE FIRM Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors including Transportation, Real Estate, Energy, Financial Services, Government & Public Services, Hotels & Leisure, Life Sciences, Media, Telecoms and Technology. Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget. We have more than 400 lawyers working with large businesses like the BBC, Pearson, Citigroup and Accenture, with government and the public sector, and also with private wealth and social enterprises as trusted advisers, providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of their needs. We operate across our international offices in Brussels, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Paris, London, Munich, Manchester, Palo Alto and Shanghai. Fieldfisher is the trading name of Field Fisher Waterhouse LLP.

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK The firm’s main areas of practice are corporate, IP, technology and regulatory law. The firm also has leading expertise in areas such as banking and finance, financial services, real estate, dispute resolution, personal injury and medical negligence.

INTERNATIONAL There is a strong international dimension to the firm’s work, with international work representing 20% of total revenue. Beyond Europe, the firm has many long-established clients in the US, China, Japan and increasingly, India.

RECRUITMENT Fieldfisher seeks to recruit high calibre individuals to support its continuing growth. The firm’s retention rates are excellent and many of the firm’s partners trained with the firm. All current vacancies are listed on Fieldfisher's website and online applications are welcomed. Further information about the firm is available from the firm’s website at www.ffw.com

  • Banking & Finance Andrew Evans
  • Capital Markets Guy Usher
  • Competition Charles Whiddington
  • Construction Cecily Davis
  • Corporate Andrew Blankfield
  • Derivatives Guy Usher
  • E-commerce Robert Shooter
  • Employee Benefits Graeme Nuttall
  • Employment Richard Kenyon
  • Energy & Pipelines Roger Sargologo
  • Financial Services & Funds Kirstene Baillie
  • Franchising & Licensing David Bond, Chris Wormald
  • Hotels & Leisure Paul Houston
  • Intellectual Property Leighton Cassidy, Nick Rose
  • IT Robert Shooter
  • Litigation (Commercial) Colin Gibson
  • Litigation (IP/IT) Nick Rose
  • Litigation (Medical) Paul McNeil
  • Media Tim Johnson
  • Partnership Nicholas Thompsell
  • Patents David Knight
  • Pensions David Gallagher
  • Personal Injury Paul McNeil
  • Planning & Environmental John Bowman
  • Private Client Penny Wotton
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital Andrew Blankfield
  • Public Law & Regulatory Sarah Ellson
  • Public Sector Commerce Neil Palmer
  • Rail Nicholas Thompsell
  • Real Estate Antony Phillips
  • Sports Patrick Cannon
  • Tax Derek Hill
  • Telecommunications Nicholas Pimlott
  • Travel & Tourism Peter Stewart


  • 5th Floor,
  • Free Trade Exchange,
  • 37 Peter Street,
  • Manchester,
  • Lancashire
  • UK
  • M2 5GB
  • Tel +44 (0)161 835 8010
  • Fax +44 (0)161 835 8015
  • DX 14477 Manchester 2
  • Email : info@fieldfisher.com