Shakespeare Martineau

Shakespeare Martineau is a firm with big ambitions for its clients. We’re passionate about providing the right solutions and driven to make positive difference in everything we do.

It’s our business to understand yours, bringing creative ways of thinking to complex challenges.

You can expect market leading expertise from professionals who are on your wavelength, and provide original solutions in the areas that matter. Combined with a deep sector expertise, we bring to our clients a clear view of what’s desirable, what’s possible and what’s next.

From innovators and influencers to the cornerstones of the community, our clients are as diverse as they are dynamic. Whether advising local, owner-managed businesses to multi-national conglomerates, our clients can expect to benefit from a talented, innovative and enterprising team. We’re proud of the longstanding relationships we create with them. They tell us it’s our energy and flair that sets us apart as we strive for their success. They also like our straight talking!

By always believing we can find a better way for our clients, we’ve grown to be the leading law firm in the Midlands, strong in London and connected globally.

Our people across our regional and international networks are united by a shared pride and confidence. Together, and individually, we make an exceptional team and we bring practical experience and perspectives to continually surprise the market.

Our services

For our clients, law is only ever part of the solution – we aim to deliver much more. We work closely with clients to understand the priorities and goals that drive you – in business and in life.

Why? Every aspect of our advice is driven by a continual insight into the issues affecting you. Straightforward, pragmatic and practical advice is what our clients tell us makes the difference.

Whether advising on law and policy development, government schemes and regulation, commercial, domestic or personal issues, our approach brings together commercial and personal objectives with the law. This rare blend of insight allows us to make a positive difference in all we do for you.

Our sectors

Regardless of size of business, we deliver a broad range of specialist legal services and have particular expertise across sectors including but not limited to:

  • Advanced manufacturing.
  • Banking & financial services
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Healthcare
  • Investment funds