Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
The nature and size of their practice allows their specialists in trusts, tax planning, philanthropy, property, employment and matrimonial law to consult freely with one another. As a result, they offer clients the highest standards of advice, combined with personal attention from an individual partner.
Many of their partners serve as trustees of family trusts and executors of estates: frequently acting for families over a number of generations. BDB recognise that combining family harmony with the peace of mind that comes from knowing your wealth will be secured for future generations, is the primary concern for many of their clients.
BDB also have a large multi-disciplinary team working both with and within the charities sector. Acting for over 450 national and international charities, and a wide range of other civil society organisations and social enterprises, BDB deal with all types of charity-related concerns, and have special expertise in particularly complex or unusual matters.
BDB have an ongoing commitment to achieving the best for our clients and for the sector. They offer an open, imaginative and common sense approach and have an ability to work with their clients to find the best solutions. In awarding the team the 2011/12 STEP Charity Law Team of the Year Award, the judges found that BDB "demonstrated passion, professionalism and a practical approach to charity law".
BDB also have charity and social enterprise specialists in their Real Estate, Intellectual Property, Employment, Commercial and Advisory, Public Law and Public Affairs and Dispute Resolution departments.