Credentials

Clients appreciate that Department Head Julian Bass is 'knowledgeable of the law but extremely commercial,' while peers also praise his commerciality and 'sound legal mind.'
Chambers UK, 2013

James Styles is 'very commercially minded. He can cut through the nonsense - this is very beneficial to get deals done.'
Chambers UK, 2013

Kofi Atta heads the construction practice at Travers Smith LLP. Sources describe him as 'very commercial and a pleasure to deal with'.
Chambers UK, 2013

Travers Smith LLP is ‘very good at driving transactions through to completion’, handling real estate fund transactions and big-ticket investment deals.
Legal 500, 2012

Simon Rutman is a ‘consummate professional'.
Legal 500, 2012

Kofi Atta ‘focuses on the key issues’, and provides ‘reliable advice’ to real estate funds.
Legal 500, 2012

Senior associate Romola Parish is ‘thorough and diligent’.
Legal 500, 2012

"The lawyers always represent our positions strongly without jeopardising the transactions."
Chambers UK, 2012

Anthony Judge earns plaudits for "understanding the bigger picture rather than just the niceties of law - he understands commercial realities."
Chambers UK, 2012

"…the team at Travers Smith continues to impress with its commerciality and responsiveness."
Chambers UK, 2011

James Styles is "pleasant to deal with and commercial - a class act." 
Chambers UK, 2011 

Anthony Judge "is very familiar with the issues that arise when a borrower or a debtor gets into stress or default." He brings this expertise to his work in real estate, and clients value the practical, proactive service he provides.
Chambers UK, 2011 

Travers Smith offers an "exceptional service - the team is extremely clear and structured, very patient and nothing is beyond them."
The Legal 500, 2009

Clients value James Styles and Julian Bass for their "intellectual capacity, experience and knowledge of the law as well as their vast network of contacts." Additionally, Anthony Judge has "expertise across the board," while Simon Rutman is "highly professional, offering quick and decisive responses."
The Legal 500, 2009