1937
Founded

Victor Mishcon, Baron Mishcon

Victor Mishcon founded Victor Mishcon & Co - a one man office in Brixton London.

1961

A second office opens at 125 High Holborn with 15 employees.

1988

Victor Mishcon & Co merge with part of Bartletts de Reya to form Mishcon de Reya. The new firm employs 80 staff.

1992

The Firm grows to 120 staff and move into new premises at 21 Southampton Row. The Special Investigations and Fraud Unit is formed and John Jackson is appointed as non-executive chairman.

1994

A large team from Bayer Rosin joins that includes many commercial lawyers as well as current Managing Partner Kevin Gold and Martin Bayer, who was honoured by Nelson Mandela as a "Veteran of the Struggle" for his lifelong campaign against apartheid.

1996
Princess Diana Divorce

Anthony Julius represents Diana, Princess of Wales in her divorce. He is also instrumental in forming The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund after her death.

Mishcon interior

2001

The Firm represent Professor Deborah Lipstadt in her successful defence of David Irving's claim that he had been libelled in her book 'Denying the Holocaust'. The Lord Justices agree that Irving was one of the most dangerous spokespersons for Holocaust denial.

Summit House

2002

Lord Mishcon officially opens the Firm's new offices at Summit House, Red Lion Square.

2005

Mishcon de Reya Chairman Philip Freedman QC is awarded a CBE for his services to property law.

2008

The Firm launches the specialist ‘Pink Law’ Legal Advice Centre in conjunction with Queen Mary, University of London and two other city law firms. The project offers free and impartial legal advice on issues affecting the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community, such as employment discrimination, civil partnerships and cohabitation.

2010
New York

Mishcon de Reya opens its first international office in New York.

Mishcon interior

2013

Mishcon de Reya launches The Academy, a centre to utilise knowledge, give back to society, lead new thinking in key legal areas and develop the potential of everyone in the firm.

Summit House

2015

Mishcon de Reya becomes an LLP and relocates to Africa House, Holborn.

2017
ARTICLE 50 LEGAL CHALLENGE

The Supreme Court upholds High Court Decision in the landmark Article 50 Legal Challenge.

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