Max is the managing partner of Smith & George Solicitors and also one of the founding partners. Max represents various clients including high net worth individuals, blue-chip companies, hedge funds, foreign companies, SME’s, property developers and pharmaceutical companies. Max specializes both in real estate and property law and litigation.
Max has acted on several developments, dealing with matters from initial planning permission to disposal of the units. He has acted for various clients on property acquisitions ranging from single properties to acquisition of a portfolio of properties.
He has vast experience representing clients in a wide range of commercial and civil disputes, having appeared before the Court of Appeal, all divisions of the High Court and various County Courts.
Notable cases include representing a pharmaceutical client in successfully bringing injunctive action against an international pharmaceutical manufacturing company; representing an international steel company in an arbitration worth up to $1.5 billion against a Federal Government; successfully defending a claim of $500 million for breach of contract and tortious inducement; and successfully representing a client following appointment of administrators, in discharging the administration and regaining control of the client’s company.
“Steven’s experience in both high level property and litigation make him a very astute and commercial solicitor, someone who thinks laterally and always adds value to our business.”