Mishcon de Reya has topped The Lawyer‘s court activity rankings for the first quarter of 2017, working on 21 cases in a total of 49 days that reached judgment.
In its standout case the firm successfully represented Gina Miller in the Supreme Court hearing against the Government over whether parliament should be consulted before the UK could begin triggering Article 50 to start the formal process of leaving the EU.
Mishcon de Reya head of litigation Kasra Nouroozi told The Lawyer that the firm had been expanding significantly in its intellectual property practice with the appointment of 8 litigation partners during the last financial year, which is says accounts for the spike in activity. “For some years now, our mid and long-term strategic plans have stated our intention of becoming the UK’s leading disputes firm,” Nouroozi said.
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