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11.12.13

Wragge & Co and Lawrence Graham to merge

Wragge & Co and Lawrence Graham are to merge, forming a new firm, Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co, from 1 May 2014.

11.06.13

Wragge & Co announces seven-strong director promotion round

Wragge & Co has appointed seven new directors, boosting its capabilities in core practice areas and growth sectors.

08.04.13

Wragge & Co boosts construction credentials with new partner

Wragge & Co has boosted its construction credentials with a new partner. Contentious construction director Daniel Wood will be promoted to the firm's partnership on 1 May.

18.03.13

Wragge & Co's Adam Fisher is 'Associate Solicitor of the Year'

Wragge & Co commercial litigation associate Adam Fisher has been crowned 'Associate Solicitor of the Year' at the Birmingham Law Society Awards. These annual awards recognise "the very best of the region's legal talent".

27.02.13

Wragge & Co helps to secure the future of the iconic black cab

Wragge & Co's Corporate Recovery and Restructuring team has helped secure the future of the iconic black cab. Acting for administrators PwC, Wragge & Co assisted in all aspects of the Administration.


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22.06.12

Wragge & Co announces turnover of £118.2 million

Wragge & Co has achieved turnover for the financial year to 30 April 2012 of £118.2 million - up 5% from last year's £113 million.

08.05.12

Wragge & Co appoints RPC's Head of Accounting and Actuarial Liability, Jane Howard

Wragge & Co has boosted its Professional Liability team with the appointment of a high-profile partner. Jane Howard joined the firm on 1 May 2012 from Reynolds Porter Chamberlain where she was head of both the Accounting and Actuarial Liability teams.

19.03.12

Wragge & Co broadens international disputes practice with new partner hire

Wragge & Co has enhanced its dispute resolution practice with the hire of international construction disputes partner Anthony Wilson. He joins from the Cairo office of leading Middle East-based arbitration firm Hafez where he was a partner and head of construction disputes.

07.03.12

Wragge & Co adds IT and outsourcing dispute resolution partner

Wragge & Co has appointed Patrick Arben to its sector-focused IT and Outsourcing Dispute Resolution team. Director Patrick Arben will be promoted to the firm's partnership as of 1 May 2012, strengthening the team's ability to provide a top-quality, partner-led service to its clients.

06.03.12

Wragge & Co promotes trio to partnership

Wragge & Co has strengthened three core areas: corporate, dispute resolution and pensions, with the promotion of Richard Goold, Patrick Arben and Jane Kola to its all-equity partnership. The appointments take effect from 1 May 2012.


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02.12.11

Wragge & Co named Litigation and Regulatory Team of the Year

Wragge & Co has been crowned 'Litigation and Regulatory Team of the Year' at the 2011 British Legal Awards. The judges named the firm the winner from a shortlist comprising Freshfields, Herbert Smith, Rosenblatt Solicitors, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom and Taylor Wessing.

06.09.11

Wragge & Co expands international presence with Dubai office

Wragge & Co has added a second office in the United Arab Emirates. In a move which highlights the importance of the Gulf region to the firm's international ambitions, Wragge & Co Legal Consultants LLC has opened in Dubai today, 6 September.

01.07.11

Wragge & Co appoints seven directors

Wragge & Co has appointed seven new directors, boosting its core and key growth practice areas. According to senior partner Quentin Poole, the promotions underline Wragge & Co's commitment to providing clients with high-calibre experts dedicated to outstanding client service.

10.06.11

Wragge & Co wins 'best trainer' title at Training and Recruitment Awards

Wragge & Co has won the best trainer award in the national/large regional firm category at LawCareers.Net's Training and Recruitment Awards.

08.06.11

Wragge & Co awarded Big Tick accreditation at Awards for Excellence 2011

Wragge & Co has been awarded a national Big Tick accreditation at Business in the Community's (BITC) Awards for Excellence 2011.

25.03.11

Wragge & Co's Andrew Manning Cox is partner of the year

Wragge & Co dispute resolution partner Andrew Manning Cox has been crowned 'partner of the year' at the tenth annual Birmingham Law Society Awards.

08.03.11

Wragge & Co unveils how its corporate responsibility performance stacks up

Wragge & Co has unveiled its corporate responsibility credentials and performance in a new corporate responsibility report.


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06.12.10

Wragge & Co recovers €9.8 million for Stirling Mortimer Global Property Fund

Wragge & Co's Corporate Investigations team has secured victory in the High Court to recover €9.8 million for Stirling Mortimer Global Property Fund. Stirling Mortimer claimed against ELS International Lawyers LLP, after it failed to return a deposit for rights to purchase investment properties.

03.12.10

Wragge & Co enters Middle East legal market

Wragge & Co has entered the Middle East legal market. The full-service international law firm has joined forces with high-profile United Arab Emirates lawyer Mr Mohamed Al Mehairi to establish Wragge & Co Legal Consultants LLC in the UAE.

22.10.10

Wragge & Co wins diversity and equality award

Wragge & Co has won the Law Society Award for Excellence in Equality and Diversity. The international law firm saw off competition from Hogan Lovells, Simmons & Simmons, The InterLaw Diversity Forum for LGBT Networks and The College of Law/The Sutton Trust to win the award.

22.10.10

Wragge & Co in top five for innovation

Wragge & Co has been named one of the world's most innovative law firms in a Financial Times report. The firm is ranked in the top five in the FT's annual list of the 50 most innovative law firms.

04.10.10

Wragge & Co appoints new head of international arbitration

Wragge & Co has underlined its international dispute resolution ambitions with the appointment of a new partner. Peter Flint, Barlow Lyde & Gilbert's head of international arbitration, is joining the firm on 4 October 2010.

01.07.10

Wragge & Co strengthens dispute resolution and insurance practice with key director appointment

Wragge & Co has appointed Samantha Holland as new director in its Commercial Litigation team. An experienced litigator, Samantha will play a pivotal role developing the firm's full-service insurance practice.

01.07.10

Wragge & Co appoints nine new directors

Wragge & Co has appointed nine new directors, strengthening its credentials in core and key growth practice areas.

10.06.10

Wragge & Co scoops award trio at Awards for Excellence 2010

Wragge & Co has scooped three awards at Business in the Community's (BITC) Awards for Excellence 2010, the UK's leading awards for responsible practice.

20.05.10

Wragge & Co scores Best Workplaces hat-trick

Wragge & Co has scored a hat-trick in this year's Top 50 Best Workplaces in the UK results: the only law firm to appear in the list; Disability Excellence Award winner; and one of just two organisations to attain 'Master' status, given to organisations appearing in ten consecutive lists.

01.04.10

Paris office now open

Wragge & Co's new Paris office is now open, offering commercial legal advice from some of France's leading lawyers. A substantial new office in Paris adds serious strength to Wragge & Co's international capabilities.

15.03.10

Wragge & Co enhances construction capability with new partner

Wragge & Co LLP has added a new partner to its Construction team, enhancing its ability to offer a high-quality partner-led service to its clients. Dispute resolution director Sue Ryan will be promoted to the firm's partnership as of 1 May, taking the total number of construction partners to six.

11.03.10

Wragge & Co strengthens specialist areas with partner appointments

Wragge & Co has promoted three new partners, enhancing its credentials in pensions, construction and intellectual property. As of 1 May, Alex Bayer (IP, Munich), Paul Carberry (pensions) and Sue Ryan (construction) will join the firm's all-equity partnership.


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10.12.09

Wragge & Co in top tier for client satisfaction

Wragge & Co LLP is a top-tier firm for client satisfaction. It is ranked second in a list of 43 UK and international law firms in Legal Week's annual Client Satisfaction Report.

26.10.09

Wragge & Co's new team ensures there is nowhere to hide in cyberspace

Picture this. Defamatory and damaging comments are posted on a website blog anonymously. The impact is immediate. Share prices are affected. Gossip among staff is rife. But how can you bring someone to justice if they are just a user name on the screen?

26.10.09

Wragge & Co is one of the world's most innovative law firms

Wragge & Co LLP is one of the world's most innovative law firms, according to a Financial Times report. The firm is ranked 11th in the FT's annual list of the 50 most innovative law firms.

05.10.09

New commercial litigation partner for Wragge & Co

Wragge & Co LLP has boosted its national dispute resolution practice with the addition of a new commercial litigation partner. Tom Ellis, previously a senior litigation partner at Bevan Brittan LLP, joined the firm on 1 October.

28.05.09

Wragge & Co named one of UK's best family-friendly employers

Wragge & Co LLP has been named one of the UK's top employers for working families by work-life balance charity Working Families.

22.05.09

Wragge & Co named one of the UK's top employers

Wragge & Co LLP has been named one of the top 50 employers in the UK's Best Workplaces survey. This is the firm's ninth appearance in the annual report by the Great Place to Work® Institute.

01.05.09

Introducing Wragge & Co's new partners...

Wragge & Co LLP has two new partners. Corporate recovery specialist Vicki Conway and regulatory litigation expert Andrew Litchfield both become partners as of 1 May.

17.04.09

Wragge & Co promoted to top ten in FTSE survey

Wragge & Co LLP has been ranked ninth in the Chambers and Partners survey of legal advisers to FTSE 100 and 250 companies.

18.03.09

Wragge & Co names regulatory litigation specialist as newest partner

Wragge & Co LLP has promoted regulatory litigation specialist Andrew Litchfield to its partnership. The appointment, which takes effect from 1 May, sees Andrew become the firm's 11th commercial litigation partner.

06.01.09

Wragge & Co advises AMEC on Sellafield contract bid

Wragge & Co LLP Corporate group has advised AMEC plc in relation to a successful award of the Sellafield nuclear facility contract. The Nuclear Management Partners (NMP) consortium comprises AMEC, URS Washington Division and Areva.


Show2008


17.10.08

Wragge & Co in FT top ten for innovation

Wragge & Co LLP has been named one of Europe's most innovative law firms in the Financial Times' survey of innovation in the legal profession. The firm was ranked in seventh place in the FT Law 50.

01.09.08

Wragge & Co litigators secure victory for Prominvestbank over refund guarantee

Wragge & Co LLP Finance Litigation team has secured a hard-fought victory for new client Ukrainian-based Prominvestbank in the Sea Emerald SA v Prominvestbank case.

09.06.08

Wragge & Co appoints eight new directors

Wragge & Co LLP has promoted eight new directors. The appointments, which follow a robust financial performance and the promotion of nine new partners, take effect from 1 July 2008.

28.05.08

Wragge & Co case confirms binding nature of expert determination

Wragge & Co LLP Construction team has secured a victory for Owen Pell Limited in the Technology and Construction Court. A judgment in the case of Owen Pell Limited v Bindi (London) Limited confirms the binding nature of expert determination.

07.05.08

Wragge & Co posts 11% growth to £125.5 million

Wragge & Co LLP announces turnover for the 2007/08 financial year of £125.5 million, an increase of 11.5% from last year's £112.6 million.

09.04.08

Wragge & Co appoints new partner to finance litigation practice

Wragge & Co LLP has boosted its finance litigation practice with the appointment of new partner Greg Standing.

26.03.08

Wragge & Co appoints nine new partners

Wragge & Co LLP has appointed nine new partners, investing in key practice areas to deliver continued growth.

14.01.08

Wragge & Co secures Court of Appeal victory for Croydon Council

Wragge & Co LLP's Commercial Litigation team secured a Court of Appeal victory for Croydon Council in a complex homelessness housing review case - (1) Fred Green (2) Maryann Coyne v Croydon London Borough Council [2007] EWCA Civ 1367.

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18.12.07

Wragge & Co names Nicola Mumford as new London managing partner

Wragge & Co LLP has appointed Nicola Mumford as London managing partner. Nicola, one of the firm's senior dispute resolution specialists, takes over the role from Paul Howard from 1 January 2008.

26.11.07

Wragge & Co litigators secure Court of Appeal victory for Saudi businessman

Wragge & Co LLP Commercial Litigation team has secured a Court of Appeal victory and successfully recused a High Court judge.

10.07.07

Wragge & Co appoints eight new directors

Wragge & Co LLP has announced the promotion of eight new directors, strengthening core practice areas and preparing for further growth.

02.05.07

Wragge & Co named best workplace 'laureate' by FT

Wragge & Co LLP is one of the UK's top 50 employers and one of nine 'laureate' organisations, according to this year's Financial Times' 50 Best Workplaces in the UK.

06.03.07

Wragge & Co named top employer in Sunday Times survey

Wragge & Co LLP has been named one of the UK's top employers for the seventh year running. The national law firm is ranked 51 in the 2007 Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For.