Oscar nominated and Bafta award winning director Michael Radford came to SMB after a film-related litigation with European co-producers had ended badly and he needed the best representation to fight a costs order against him and his partners.
The opposing Solicitors had initiated costs proceedings seeking payment of over £800,000. After hard fought litigation (including an appeal to the Court of Appeal) the matter was recently settled on the basis that the payment would be reduced to £165,000 inclusive of interest, a reduction of nearly 80% on the original sum the opposing solicitors had claimed was owed to them.
On 4th January the Prime Minister announced that a new national lockdown would come into force from midnight 5th January as a result of the continuing coronavirus pandemic.Read more
SMB advise Stagwell Group LLC, the digital marketing investment group, on its acquisition of London based digital marketing agency, Forward3D Group.Read more
SMB advised the founders of renewable energy consulting and procurement business Beond Group Limited on its sale to AIM-listed eEnergy Group plc.Read more