CM Murray

Welcome to CM Murray LLP

CM Murray LLP provide confidential, strategic UK employment and partnership law advice to multi-national and UK corporations and senior executives, professional partnerships and partners.

Our employment law practice focuses primarily on sensitive City issues and international employment arrangements and disputes.

Partner exits, team moves, restrictive covenants and litigation are key aspects of our partnership law expertise.


Professional Practices Alliance

CM Murray LLP is a founder member of the Professional Practices Alliance, a unique multi-disciplinary alliance between leading independent legal and accountancy advisers to professional services firms. Other members of the alliance are Maurice Turnor Gardner LLP, Buzzacott LLP and Hierons LLP.   Members of the alliance advise on all key areas affecting professional practices including partnership. employment and corporate law, tax, accounting and compliance, to name a few.  The Alliance website can be found here and you can follow us on twitter at: @PartnershipAlln.

What the Directories say about Us Partnership

‘Eight-lawyer boutique CM Murray LLP is a ‘very highly regarded firm for partnership disputes’ that is also praised for its ‘excellent commercial advice’, regularly advising on partner moves.  ’Leading practitioner’ Clare Murray combines ‘effortless charm with an incisive mind and detailed technical knowledge’.  Bettina Bender is ‘very strong, especially on all things maternity’.’  Legal 500 2014

‘Outstanding boutique for contentious partnership work, esteemed for representing partners in team moves and individual exits. Exceptional experience in partner discrimination cases. Frequently advises US law firms on UK aspects of partnership law.’ Clare Murray: ‘Star Individual’; Susanne Foster:‘Associates to Watch’ Chambers & Partners 2014



‘CM Murray LLP provides an ‘excellent, professional service’, and represents employers and senior executives. The team is active on city team moves, discrimination claims, corporate advisory work and senior executive exits. Managing partner Clare Murray is ‘excellent’, and Bettina Bender is ‘outstanding’.’  Tier 1: Senior Executives.  Clare Murray: ‘Leading Individual’Legal 500 2014

‘Highly regarded for the quality of the work it undertakes on behalf of senior individuals, with a particular emphasis on team moves and discriminationcases. Also recognised for representing UK subsidiaries of foreign corporates.’ Bettina Bender: ‘Leading Individual (Employer & Senior Executives); Clare Murray: Leading Individual (Senior Executives) Chambers & Partners 2014

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