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Top Influencers: 14 UK Solicitor’s To Follow in 2022

Solicitor play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Solicitor role. We have selected these Solicitor’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Solicitor’s. The list is in no particular order!

Ed Perkins

Solicitor @ Telegraph Media Group

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Telegraph Media Group is a multi-media news publisher behind The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph newspapers. Read more aboutTelegraph Media Group on Crunchbase…

Simon O’Meara

Director & Consultant Solicitor @ Oakmere Law

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Oakmere Law provides legal consultancy services and specialists. Read more aboutOakmere Law on Crunchbase…

David Conway

Founder and Principal Solicitor @ David Conway & Co Solicitors

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David Conway is the founder of, and principal solicitor at David Conway & Solicitors, which was established in 1972. He specialises in commercial and property law, and is an expert in leasehold enfranchisement. Throughout the course of his career, he has represented major public companies, as well as private companies such as the property developer Minerva PLC, and global finance and professional services firm Burford Group. Twitter: @DavidConway_Co LinkedIn: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/davidconwaysolicitor Blog site: http://www.davidconwaysolicitor.com/ Learn more about David Conway on Crunchbase…

London-based specialists in commercial and residential property law, commercial law, company law, litigation and leasehold enfranchisement. Read more aboutDavid Conway & Co Solicitors on Crunchbase…

Martin Oliver

Contesting a Will Solicitor @ Wright Hassall LLP

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Wright Hassall LLP is a law firm specializing in corporate law. Read more aboutWright Hassall LLP on Crunchbase…

Alison Rea

Solicitor @ Keystone Law

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Keystone Law is a full service law firm that helps companies receive a proactive and personal legal service. Read more aboutKeystone Law on Crunchbase…

Martin Langley

Legal Director, Solicitor-Advocate @ DAC Beachcroft

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Martin is a litigation and contentious regulatory lawyer based in their Bristol office. He has extensive experience helping a wide variety of clients to resolve disputes through litigation, arbitration and mediation, with particular expertise in complex, high value and multi-jurisdictional disputes. He specialises in the financial services sector. His FS regulatory expertise includes advising on both FCA investigations and enforcement action, while his FS litigation experience includes leading the defence of a £12m claim brought against a number of IFAs and insurers arising from the collapse of Keydata, and £20m of claims brought against a leading wealth management firm and its advisers connected with film finance and other tax schemes. Also, he regularly advises clients involved in disputes in the health, industrial, retail and telecoms sectors, which has involved prosecuting a £30m warranty claim in 4 jurisdictions, and defending a complex IPR claim brought by one multinational pharma JV partner against another. Alongside his commercial litigation practice, which includes a track record of securing urgent injunctive relief where required, Martin has a particular interest in supporting clients undertaking sensitive internal investigations. Learn more about Martin Langley on Crunchbase…

DAC Beachcroft is an international law firm specialising in insurance, health and real estate. Read more aboutDAC Beachcroft on Crunchbase…

Beverley Atkinson

Legal Director & Solicitor Advocate @ DAC Beachcroft

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Beverley Atkinson is accredited by the Law Society of Scotland as a specialist in professional negligence law. She is a legal director and solicitor advocate based in their Edinburgh office. She is dual qualified in both Scotland and England & Wales. Beverley specialises in defending professional negligence claims against surveyors, solicitors and construction and financial services professionals. Beverley has experience of handling complex claims of significant value. She is an experienced litigator and also an advocate of ADR, having experience of mediation. She provides commercial and cost effective advice and is instructed by major insurers. She also sits on the Scottish Solicitors’ Discipline Tribunal which determines complaints of professional misconduct against solicitors. Learn more about Beverley Atkinson on Crunchbase…

DAC Beachcroft is an international law firm specialising in insurance, health and real estate. Read more aboutDAC Beachcroft on Crunchbase…

Mark Lafferty

Associate Solicitor @ DPH Legal

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Mark was called to the bar in 2009 before cross-qualifying as a solicitor in 2013. Mark has acted for both Claimants and Respondents in the Employment Tribunals and also has experience of litigation in the Employment Appeals Tribunal, County Court and High Court in addition to regularly advising employers on non-contentious matters. Mark has experience of dealing with a wide range of areas of employment law including but not limited to unfair dismissal, discrimination, whistleblowing, and TUPE. Mark also has experience of advising on related matters such as breach of contract, post-termination restrictions, and pensions. Mark is also a qualified teacher and has previously held lecturing posts at City of Oxford College and the University of Warwick, where he taught contract law. Mark is a member of the Employment Lawyers Bar Association and the Employment Lawyers Association. Outside of work Mark enjoys playing the guitar, reading and spending time with his family. Learn more about Mark Lafferty on Crunchbase…

DPH Legal is a law firm that offers employment law advice to employees and employers. All our solicitors are experts in employment law. Read more aboutDPH Legal on Crunchbase…

Jeanette Whyman

Medical Negligence Solicitor @ Wright Hassall LLP

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Wright Hassall LLP is a law firm specializing in corporate law. Read more aboutWright Hassall LLP on Crunchbase…

Iain Colville

Solicitor @ Wright Hassall LLP

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Wright Hassall LLP is a law firm specializing in corporate law. Read more aboutWright Hassall LLP on Crunchbase…

Susan Hopcraft

Solicitor @ Wright Hassall LLP

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Wright Hassall LLP is a law firm specializing in corporate law. Read more aboutWright Hassall LLP on Crunchbase…

Simon E. Morton

Managing Director & Solicitor Advocate @ Mortons Solicitors

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Specialist niche Criminal & Motoring law Solicitors in Greater Manchester, UK Read more aboutMortons Solicitors on Crunchbase…

Lisa J. Morton

Director & Solicitor @ Mortons Solicitors

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Specialist niche Criminal & Motoring law Solicitors in Greater Manchester, UK Read more aboutMortons Solicitors on Crunchbase…

Thomas Coe

Solicitor @ Wright Hassall LLP

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Wright Hassall LLP is a law firm specializing in corporate law. Read more aboutWright Hassall LLP on Crunchbase…

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