Howard Kennedy is a London law firm offering straightforward advice to ambitious clients. We pride ourselves on our approachable but professional way of doing business and our ability to respond quickly to client's needs.
Our lawyers have a wide variety of knowledge about different sectors and coupled with their technical legal skills offer sound business and personal support. We offer advisory, transactional and dispute-related advice to individuals, businesses and institutions on all their personal and business legal needs. We are one of only a few London based firms with a large private wealth offering alongside significant corporate capability.
Many of our clients are entrepreneurial, ambitious enterprises who are often privately or family owned, or private equity backed. We also advise major corporates on particular specialist legal matters who find our straightforward approach a compelling alternative to larger, less personal firms.
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