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Goodman Derrick LLP

Goodman Derrick is a leading commercial law firm in the City of London. We are recognised for providing high quality legal advice across a range of practice areas and for our distinctive, client-focused service. Our distinction lies not in what we offer, but the way we offer it to our clients who trust us to: - take on assignments we can do well - get things right and do them well first time - be focused on what is important - have the right experience and expertise - put the best people on the job - be transparent and sensible on fees. Specialist lawyers advise in relation to: commercial, corporate, competition & EU, construction, data protection, dispute resolution, employment, intellectual property, licensing, real estate (commercial property, development, dispute resolution, finance), private client and family law. Sector experience includes: art & cultural heritage, charities, collector cars, construction, franchising, hospitality & leisure, media, publishing, recruitment, retail, sport and technology. Key Facts: - 31 partners leading a team of over 90 - A recognised adviser to FTSE-listed, national and international businesses, including many household names - Recommended as a leading law firm in key practices by the independent guides to the legal profession, Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 - A founder member of Legal Netlink - Founded in 1954 by Lord Goodman and established as a limited liability partnership in 2006

Primary Practice Areas

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Communications
  • Construction
  • Contracts
  • Corporate Finance
  • Advertising and Marketing (including sponsorship)
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Antitrust and Trade Regulation
  • Arbitration, ADR, Mediation
  • Banking
  • Bankruptcy
  • Building Societies
  • Business - Corporate
  • Charities and Not-for-Profit
  • Defamation and Privacy
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment Law
  • Energy and Natural Resources
  • Entertainment and Sports
  • Estate Planning
  • EU and Competition
  • Family Law - Divorce
  • Film, TV, Theatre, Music
  • Finance
  • Financial Services
  • Flotations (small and mid-cap)
  • Immigration
  • Information Technology
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Commerce Arbitration
  • Internet
  • Labor and Employment
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Licensing
  • Litigation
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Natural Resources
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Partnership
  • Private Equity
  • Probate
  • Real Estate
  • Securitisation
  • Sport
  • Tax Law
  • Technology and Science
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Venture Capital
  • Wills and Probate
  • Action Sports and Apparel
  • Clean Tech, Energy and Climate Change
  • Private Client
  • Trademarks and Copyrights
  • Trade Secrets
  • Property
  • Complex Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Corporate and Securities
  • Finance, Restructuring and Bankruptcy
  • Data Protection
  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Landlord & Tenant
  • Creditor's Rights


  • 10 St Bride's Street
  • London, England, EC4A 4AD
  • United Kingdom

Contact Information

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Phone: +44 (0)20 7404 0606
Fax: +44 (0)20 7831 6407
Web: http://www.gdlaw.co.uk

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