Harrison Clark Rickerbys, a leading law firm of 450 staff, is proud to introduce HCR Law International. This is HCR’s dedicated team of lawyers experienced in dealing with international business matters. We offer a real alternative to London law firms, and cover most of southern and central England.
- UK companies doing business overseas, through our own network of trusted foreign law firms;
- Overseas companies, banks and their legal advisers doing business in the UK; and
- Foreign private individuals with legal issues in the UK.
Our clients say we are easy to work with, and provide high quality advice. We do all this at rates that are sometimes less than half those of City firms.
How can we do this?
We attract high quality lawyers who have gained their experience in the large firms in London, Birmingham, Bristol and elsewhere (such as Norton Rose, Linklaters, Decherts, DLA Piper) and have decided to move to Harrison Clark Rickerbys to do high grade work while living outside London. Our overheads are substantially lower (for example our property costs are about 20% of London costs) and this is reflected in our competitive rates.
How are we easy to work with?
We don’t push everything down to junior lawyers (which we know can be frustrating). Partners and senior lawyers do the bulk of the work so that you are guaranteed daily access to someone who knows the answers and can make decisions. We use small, tight teams so that you know who you are dealing with and costs are kept under control. You will not find that you are dealing with a different person every time you deal with us. If you are an overseas lawyer instructing us, we are happy to work whichever way you require – we do not try to take over the deal.
Making life easier for you
As part of our drive to make life easier for overseas clients and their legal advisers we publish a quarterly newsletter covering the latest developments in English investment and commercial law. We have an international banking and commercial law LinkedIn group and we offer an international fixed fee helpline.
Our world wide network
Clients often need advice in several countries. We have developed a worldwide network of independent law firms who reflect our high standards of quality and service delivery. Each firm in our network is selected for their ability to provide excellent and responsive client service, commercial advice and value for money. We invest considerable resource in developing and maintaining these non-exclusive relationships to enable us to provide a seamless international service to our clients.
Our local expertise
In addition to our national offering described above, we also aim to be the top law firm in each city where we have opened an office. When local connections and knowhow are important, very few other firms can compete with us on our home turf.
If all of this sounds like an improvement on the service you have received from other lawyers then take a look around our site and, if you like what you see, contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone one of our key contacts.