Samantha Wright

Senior Partner, Commercial

Samantha qualified as a solicitor in 1990. She joined BTTJ in 2002 after spending over 10 years in the City with spells at two “magic circle” firms, which included working overseas. That period was followed by two years spent with a top tier Birmingham practice.

When she arrived at BTTJ Samantha brought with her not only the significant legal knowledge and experience gained during the years she had spent with legal ‘heavyweights’ but also a wide range of practical skills which enable her to deal in an unflappable manner with all legal aspects of business, from start-up and acquisition and drafting commercial contracts all the way through to shareholder and partnership disputes, business disposals and company sales.

Samantha became a partner in 2006 and took over the reins of Senior Partner in May 2015.

As well as being an experienced corporate solicitor and head of our Commercial Department dealing with corporate / commercial and related ancillary matters and GDPR matters; Samantha is the partner responsible for the Employment Law team where she advises company directors, shareholders and business owners in matters relating to employment disputes. Samantha spends 60% of her time in her fee earning Corporate/Commercial role and 40% of her time in her Senior partner management role.

She has been recognised by The Legal 500 as a Recommended Lawyer.

Samantha also works with our firms Compliance Officer and handles any complaints that may arise.

Leading lawyer, Samantha Wright

Latest blog posts...

BTTJ recognised again by the Legal 500

3rd October 2022
News Plus

We are very pleased that our Corporate and Commercial department at Brindley Twist Tafft & James has once again appeared in the Legal 500 guide for 2023 The Legal 500 is an independent directory and is seen as the leading guide to law firms and solicitors across the UK & worldwide. For 33 years, The Legal 500 has been analysing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a...


21st January 2022
News Plus

With lockdown rules lifting this week, business owners are being warned that Covid-19 can no longer be used as a ‘get out of jail free’ card to escape liability in unfulfilled contractual obligations. In the midst of the global pandemic, many businesses relied on force majeure as a way to escape liability or failure to perform their obligations – even terminating a contract. However,...