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BGI United Kingdom

Solomon Taylor & Shaw

BGI United Kingdom

Solomon Taylor & Shaw brings all the experience and capability of a City of London law firm, with the responsiveness and personal attention of a smaller practice.

The reputation of the practice extends well beyond its North London base and clients include listed and international companies, as well as smaller businesses and individuals. The firm offers a truly personal service to all of its clients. It prides itself on being highly commercial and forward-thinking.

The commercial property team deals on a regular basis with high-value and complex transactions. The team’s work includes investment, development and dealing with commercial leases for both landlords and tenants. The team has particular expertise in dealing with portfolio sales and purchases and secured lending and advises regularly on landlord and tenant legislation, joint ventures and housing association matters.

The corporate team advises on all aspects of company and commercial law, from the acquisition or start-up of a company right through to disposal. Litigation services include handling the full range of commercial disputes in a wide variety of tribunals. The firm has particular expertise in property and/or construction-related litigation, contractual disputes, privacy and media work, and insolvency-related disputes. The firm offers mediation services and one of the partners is a CEDR Chambers mediator.

Areas of expertise
  • Commercial Property
  • Corporate Services
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Private Client
Our team
Raymond Taylor

Raymond Taylor
Partner

I qualified as a solicitor in April 1979. I joined the firm that June and became a partner in 1980. I am now Senior and Managing Partner of Solomon Taylor & Shaw and Head of Corporate Services.

Mark Summerfield

Mark Summerfield
Partner

I qualified as a solicitor in 1992 and joined Solomon Taylor & Shaw as a partner in October 1998. I lead the firm's litigation team, I am a CEDR Chambers mediator and part of the Court of Appeal Mediation Scheme.

Gary Phillips

Gary Phillips
Partner

I was originally articled to our founding partner Sir Harry Solomon. I qualified as a solicitor in 1984 and am now one of the firm's senior partners.

Declan O'Brien

Declan O'Brien
Partner

After training with the Official Solicitor, I qualified as a solicitor when I joined Solomon Taylor & Shaw in 1985, and became a partner in 1989.

Scott Atkinson

Scott Atkinson
Partner

I graduated with a degree in English and French Law, including a French Diploma. I qualified as a solicitor in 1996 and joined Solomon Taylor & Shaw in July 1997. I became a Partner in April 2000. I speak fluent French and conversational German and Estonian.

Ari Bloom

Ari Bloom
Partner

I qualified as a solicitor in September 1998 and worked at City firm Clifford Chance and then in an Israeli law firm in Jerusalem. I joined Solomon Taylor & Shaw in January 2002, becoming a partner in 2004. I speak fluent Hebrew.

Jeremy Harris

Jeremy Harris
Partner

I originally specialised in property litigation at Nabarro, qualifying as a solicitor in 1998. I joined Solomon Taylor & Shaw in 2003, becoming a partner in 2005. I am a member of the Property Litigation Association.

Colin Nahon

Colin Nahon
Partner

I qualified as a solicitor in both the UK and Gibraltar in 2000. After practising in Gibraltar for six years, I joined Solomon Taylor & Shaw. I became a partner in April 2015. I am bilingual in Spanish and English.

Karen O'Brien

Karen O'Brien
Partner

I obtained a First in law at Middlesex and qualified as a solicitor in 1995. I joined Solomon Taylor and Shaw in 1998, and have been a partner since 2001.

Daniel Saunders

Daniel Saunders
Partner

I graduated with a philosophy degree from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge in 2005, and then studied at the College of Law in London. I joined Solomon Taylor and Shaw in 2008 and qualified as a solicitor in 2010. I became a partner in April 2015.

Barry Shaw

Barry Shaw
Partner

I have over 25 years of experience in all aspects of property law. I qualified as a solicitor in 1980 and after a spell as a director of a commercial property company, joined Solomon Taylor & Shaw in 1983.

Matthew Cranton

Matthew Cranton
Partner

I qualified as a solicitor in January 2009 and worked for The Learning Trust before joining Solomon Taylor and Shaw. I am a member of the Employment Lawyers Association and the Immigration Law Practitioners' Association.

Rupert Goldmeier

Rupert Goldmeier
Partner

Following seven years in the busy real estate department of a small City practice I joined Solomon Taylor & Shaw's property team in 2007.

Location

London

Solomon Taylor & Shaw
BGI United Kingdom
mail@solts.co.uk
www.solts.co.uk

Tel. +44 02074311912
Fax +44 020779474
3 Coach House Yard Hampstead High Street
NW3 1QF London
United Kingdom

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