25 June 2024

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S-RM continues to climb the rankings, achieving multiple Band 1 accolades in the 2024 Chambers and Partners Guides

S-RM Chambers and Partners

25 June 2024 – London 

  • For the third consecutive year, S-RM has ranked Band 1 for Investigative Due Diligence in Chambers and Partners’ Crisis & Risk Management Guide 
  • The consultancy also built upon its 2023 results, securing strong rankings in five additional categories including in the US 
  • Several S-RM experts achieved individual rankings across Bands 1 to 3 

Leading global corporate intelligence and cyber security consultancy S-RM has been ranked in the 2024 Chambers and Partners’ Crisis & Risk Management and Litigation Support Guides, including achieving Band 1 in the Investigative Due Diligence category for the third consecutive year. 

The firm rose from Band 3 to Band 2 in Business Intelligence and Investigations (UK), Asset Tracing & Recovery (Investigations Agencies), and Political Risk. S-RM has also been newly listed in Band 3 for Business Intelligence and Investigations (US) and ranked in Band 2 for Cybersecurity Risk for the third year running.


Chambers 2024 - Crisis & Risk ManagementChambers 2024 - Litigation Support

Investigative Due Diligence 

Band 1


Ian Massey – Band 1

Chambers 2024 - Massey, Ian

“Ian is fundamentally collaborative with his clients, and is very much at home with complex matters, requiring a nuanced approach.” 

Morgan Stark – Band 1

Chambers 2024 - Stark, Morgan

“Morgan has exceptional intellect and a keen sense of geopolitics in the region.” 

Asset Tracing & Recovery (Investigations Agencies) 

Band 2 


Marcus Fishburn – Band 2  

Chambers 2024 - Fishburn, Marcus

“Marcus is particularly noted for his strong team work – he's unflappable and good at working as part of a joined-up unit involving solicitors, counsel, PR and client stakeholders.”

Business Intelligence & Investigations (UK) 

Band 2 


Marcus Fishburn – Band 2

Chambers 2024 - Fishburn, Marcus

“Marcus is a very strong professional, who delivers a superb level of service and has a high level of sophistication. Marcus has very strong commercial vision and delivers top quality service.” 

Septimus Knox – Band 3

Chambers 2024 - Knox, Septimus

“Septimus shows excellent attention to detail, he doesn't leave a stone unturned whilst still being very commercial.” 

Business Intelligence & Investigations (US)  

Band 3


Sam Taylor – Band 2

Chambers 2024 - Taylor, Sam

“Sam Taylor is an excellent resource and my go-to person for investigations.” 

Political Risk

Band 2 


Gabrielle Reid – Band 2 

Chambers 2024 - Reid, Gabrielle

“Great leader with wide range in knowledge and a focus on customer satisfaction.” 

Cybersecurity Risk

Band 2  


Jamie Smith – Band 2 

Chambers 2024 - Smith, Jamie

“Very quick and seamless to respond if there's an incident. From a tech perspective, [S-RM is] extremely good at not overwhelming clients with tech jargon, they explain it in simple terms.”

Roddy Priestley – Band 2  

Chambers - Priestley, Roddy

“It puts me in a good mood when I know [S-RM has] been appointed, they are fun to work with and professional. They know what needs to be done.”

Heyrick Bond Gunning, CEO, S-RM said: 

S-RM has doubled-down on client service over the past 12 months and that effort is reflected in our outstanding rankings in the 2024 Chambers and Partners’ Guides. I'm delighted to see our services in the US recognised alongside the continued Band 1 recognition of our due diligence work in EMEA and APAC.” 

Martin Devenish, MBE, Board Director and Global Head of Corporate Intelligence, S-RM added:  

These rankings are a testament to the breadth of talent at S-RM. Today's rapidly evolving risk landscape presents clients with an increasing array of uncertainties, many of which are interconnected. S-RM's goal is to help our clients successfully navigate those risks and it is particularly pleasing to see that breadth of expertise and client focus recognised here. Congratulations to the teams and individuals ranked this year and many thanks to our clients for their ongoing support.” 

About S-RM 

S-RM is a global corporate intelligence and cyber security consultancy. Founded in 2005, it has 400+ experts and advisors across eight international offices. Headquartered in London, S-RM has offices in Cape Town, Hong Kong, Kula Lumpur, New York, Utrecht, Washington D.C. and Singapore. 

To find out more about S-RM, visit https://www.s-rminform.com/. 

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