News and Insights

Welcome to our News and Insights section. Here we’ll talk about the latest legal developments with our articles and videos. You can browse or search by practice area or sector. We’ll also let you know about changes at our firm including the expansion into new practice areas, sectors and locations.



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Active Champion for A Good Cause

Spencer West partner Sivan Gelb craves escalating levels of challenge as he raises funds for charities supporting spinal...


News | ESG | General
Posted: 20 Jun 2022



Simeon Spencer shares his passions and interests with BCL Legal Recruitment

Co-founder and Senior Partner Simeon Spencer has been featured in the latest 20 Questions article in The Brief.  Simeon...


Press | General
Posted: 13 Jun 2022



Flexible working – the way forward

During the course of the last 2 years, while dealing with the restrictions and lockdown caused by the pandemic, we, as office...


Article | General
Posted: 9 Mar 2022



A Culture of Community

Raquel Valle Sánchez, ESG Intern at Spencer-West, comes from a Spanish town with a strong community culture, so her commitment...


News | ESG | General
Posted: 23 Feb 2022



Press Release | South West hub expansion for international law firm Spencer West

Four leading lawyers have joined the impressive South West team of international law firm Spencer West in the latest stage of...


News | General
Posted: 7 Feb 2022



Simeon Spencer features in Law Society Gazette client care roundtable

Co-founder Simeon Spencer has been featured in the Law Society Gazette in the write up of a recent roundtable on client...


Press | General
Posted: 9 Nov 2021



Press Release | Belgian and European expansion plans on track for Spencer West

International integrated fee-sharing law firm Spencer West LLP announces key hires to its Belgian practice. The firm’s...


News | General
Posted: 5 Nov 2021



Insight from a Partner - Life at Spencer West

Joining Spencer West at the beginning of October, to establish a Scottish practice for the firm, Finance Partner David Morton...


Article | General
Posted: 3 Nov 2021



Eusebio Pujol Interview - Scaling the Heights

Corporate and Commercial Partner Eusebio Pujol’s support for the World Wildlife Fund reflects his family’s enjoyment of the...


News | ESG | General
Posted: 2 Nov 2021



Recognition for Spencer West lawyers in Chambers and Partners UK 2022 listings

We are delighted that our lawyers have been individually ranked in the Chambers and Partners UK 2022 guide. Chambers and...


News | Construction, Engineering & Projects | Employment Law | General
Posted: 28 Oct 2021



Spencer West expands into Scotland

We are delighted to announce our expansion into Scotland, the first time a City of London originating fee-sharing firm has...


Press | General
Posted: 12 Oct 2021



Simeon Spencer discusses legal recruitment with Law Society Gazette

The Law Society Gazette explores how the pandemic has changed law firms, their people and how the legal recruitment market is...


Press | General
Posted: 14 Sep 2021



Jack Khurana Interview - Released to Succeed

Jack Khurana, you’re a Spencer West Partner specialising in commercial disputes and employment law. You’ve had positive...


News | ESG | General
Posted: 3 Sep 2021



Spencer West's Director Group features in Law Society Gazette

News of the launch of our Director Group has been featured by leading legal trade publication, the Law Society Gazette. The...


Press | General
Posted: 31 Aug 2021



International Employment Lawyer features Emma Gross on supporting vulnerable staff members

Featured with an article in International Employment Lawyer, our Employment Partner Emma Gross discusses how to support and...


Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 20 Aug 2021



Spencer West announces newly formed Director Group and makes key appointments in preparation for next phase of growth

Leading integrated fee-sharing law firm Spencer West announces the creation of a new Director Group to work closely and...


Press | Corporate | General
Posted: 18 Aug 2021



The easing of furlough within the fashion retail industry: Amanda Lennon quoted in Drapers

Our Employment Law Partner Amanda Lennon is quoted in leading fashion business publication Drapers on the impact of the end of...


Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 9 Aug 2021



Anne-Marie Hamer looks to the future of surrogacy law in Legal Futures

Our Family Law Partner Anne-Marie Hamer has been featured in Legal Futures as part of National Surrogacy Week, discussing the...


Press | Family Law | General
Posted: 5 Aug 2021



Jowanna Conboye quoted in Modern Law / CTS roundtable report on technology in the legal sector

Our Intellectual Property & Technology Partner Jowanna Conboye took part in the Modern Law and CTS roundtable on how the...


Press | Intellectual Property | Technology | General | Technology, Media, Telecoms
Posted: 4 Aug 2021



Amanda Lennon gives her views on the landmark JWT sex discrimination case

Our Employment Partner Amanda Lennon has been featured in two publications, Campaign Live and Tech Register, with an article on...


Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 4 Aug 2021



Amanda Lennon raises concerns about implications of landmark sex discrimination case in International Employment Lawyer

Employment Partner Amanda Lennon has been featured in International Employment Lawyer with an op-ed piece on the landmark...


Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 2 Aug 2021



South West Business Insider features Jowanna Conboye on protecting IP, post-Brexit

Our Intellectual Property and Technology Partner Jowanna Conboye has been featured in the July print edition of South West...


Press | Intellectual Property | General
Posted: 2 Aug 2021



International Employment Lawyer features Samar Shams on UK-EU travel post-Brexit

Our Immigration and Global Mobility Partner Samar Shams has written an article for International Employment Lawyer, discussing...


Press | Immigration & Global Mobility | General
Posted: 22 Jul 2021



Jowanna Conboye provides expert advice around T&Cs in Images Magazine

Intellectual Property Partner Jowanna Conboye has been featured with a full page article in the July edition of Images...


Press | Intellectual Property | General
Posted: 9 Jul 2021



Partner raises concerns over local Council's misuse of public health regulations

Commercial Dispute Resolution Partner Paolo Caldato has been featured in local London publication Shepherds Bush W12, part of...


Press | Dispute Resolution | General
Posted: 6 Jul 2021



Senior Partner Simeon Spencer makes the case for lawyers working from anywhere

We're delighted that Senior Partner Simeon Spencer has been quoted in a Law Society Gazette feature, looking at the pandemic's...


Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 6 Jul 2021



Update from Amanda Lennon on SEISS grants in the Express

Featured in the Express, Employment Partner Amanda Lennon looks at updates to the government's SEISS scheme for the...


Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 5 Jul 2021



Lessons from Matt Hancock for employers - Amanda Lennon explains a key takeaway in HR Grapevine

Employment Partner Amanda Lennon has been featured in leading industry trade publication, HR Grapevine, discussing lessons for...


Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 5 Jul 2021



Companies need effective leadership around vision and values, writes Amanda Lennon in The Times

We're delighted that Employment Law Partner Amanda Lennon has been featured with a Comment piece in The Times, discussing the...


Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 28 Jun 2021



Are your digital assets secure? Partner Hilesh Chavda issues timely warning over regulatory 'Wild West'

Our Private Client Partner Hilesh Chavda has been featured in Wealth Adviser, looking at regulation around digital assets. He...


Press | General
Posted: 28 Jun 2021



Partner Hilesh Chavda in favour of moving year-end dates to modernise UK tax system

Our Private Client Partner Hilesh Chavda has been featured in leading accounting publication Accountancy Age, discussing The...


Press | General
Posted: 15 Jun 2021



Flexible benefits are the way forward as economy opens up again, writes Amanda Lennon in Employee Benefits

Our Employment Law Partner Amanda Lennon has been quoted in Employee Benefits, the UK's premier publication for professionals...


Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 14 Jun 2021



Partner Elizabeth Vago calls on government to open up green hydrogen in Energy Manager Magazine

Our renewable energy partner Elizabeth Vago has had an article published in the June edition of Energy Manager Magazine,...


Press | Energy & Natural Resources | General
Posted: 14 Jun 2021



IP & Tech Partner Jowanna Conboye featured in Images Magazine

Our Intellectual Property and Technology Partner Jowanna Conboye has been featured in an interview for Images Magazine,...


Press | Intellectual Property | General
Posted: 3 Jun 2021



Intellectual Property and Technology Partner Jowanna Conboye discusses Apple's strategy in settling the case.

Our Intellectual Property and Technology Partner Jowanna Conboye has been featured in a BBC News article, discussing class...


Press | Intellectual Property | General
Posted: 21 May 2021



Our Construction Partner Sarah Evans is published in key industry title PBC Today

Our Construction Partner Sarah Evans has had an article published in PBC Today, a key industry title focusing on construction,...


Press | Construction, Engineering & Projects | General
Posted: 21 May 2021



Intellectual Property and Technology Partner Jowanna Conboye has had an article featured in The Successful Founder digital magazine

We're delighted that our Intellectual Property and Technology Partner Jowanna Conboye has had an article featured in The...


Press | Intellectual Property | General
Posted: 19 May 2021



Employment Law Partner Amanda Lennon has been quoted in key industry title Retail Gazette

Discussing the topic of how staff mental wellbeing in the UK retail sector can be prioritised now that restrictions are being...


Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 17 May 2021



Amanda Lennon quoted in the Daily Express - details of the fifth SEISS grant for the self-employed

Our Employment Law Partner Amanda Lennon has been quoted in the Daily Express in a piece explaining the details of the fifth...


Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 17 May 2021



Intellectual Property and Technology Partner Jowanna Conboye discusses copyright in a case involving TikTok.

Intellectual Property and Technology Partner Jowanna Conboye has been featured in a BBC News article discussing a copyright...


News | Press | Intellectual Property | General
Posted: 13 May 2021



Anne Mannix quoted in the Financial Times in an article about whistleblowers who seek redress.

We are delighted that Employment Law Partner Anne Mannix has been quoted in the Financial Times in an article about...


Press | Employment Law | General
Posted: 11 May 2021



Jowanna Conboye has been quoted in key industry title Retail Sector, discussing the caterpillar cake battle

Intellectual Property and Technology Partner Jowanna Conboye has been quoted in key industry title Retail Sector, discussing...


Press | Intellectual Property | General
Posted: 6 May 2021



Press Release | Prestigious Appointment for Spencer West's Doyen of Employment Law

LONDON 29TH MARCH 2021 - Spencer West employment partner Dr John McMullen elected as a Member of the Executive Committee of the...


Press | Corporate | General
Posted: 6 Apr 2021



Press Release | Spencer West appoints ex-Clyde & Co Senior Partner to develop APAC offering

Michael Parker to Spearhead Growth Across APAC; Increase Focus on UK Lawyers with Connections to the Region LONDON, 25 MARCH...


Article | Corporate | General
Posted: 29 Mar 2021



Press Release | Spencer West opens Brussels office to expand EU offering post-Brexit

Expansion Will Add Considerable EU Competition and EU Regulatory Capability LONDON, 9 MARCH 2021 – International law firm...


News | Corporate | General
Posted: 11 Mar 2021