"The recognition reflects the time we invest in developing relationships with our clients, our high level of service and our straightforward approach."
National law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has been named as a Top Tier firm in the latest Legal 500 guide which ranks the UK’s top lawyers and organisations.
The firm received prestigious Top Tier rankings in eight practice areas across several of its regional offices and has been ‘recommended’ in a further 49 practice areas.
Fourteen Clarke Willmott lawyers are listed in the elite ‘Leading Lawyers’ list, the Legal 500’s guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide.
Three Clarke Willmott lawyers are listed in the ‘Next Generation Partners’ list, a guide to junior, new and younger partners who make a material difference to the practice.
A further five Clarke Willmott lawyers are listed in the ‘Rising Stars’ list and an impressive 80 lawyers are ‘recommended’.
Stephen Rosser, Clarke Willmott CEO, said: “We are delighted with our numerous rankings in the Legal 500 again this year both for our specialist practice areas and for individual lawyers.
“Clarke Willmott has been recommended in 57 areas across all our offices, compared to 50 in the 2019 edition, with eight Tier 1 rankings, up from six last year.
“We have received eight new rankings, with Cardiff and Manchester being areas of particular growth. Our highest debut entry was for Crime, South West, at Tier 2.
“In addition we have increased our standing in eight other areas with Sport, Personal Injury, and Professional Negligence (all South West) achieving a Tier 1 ranking.
“We have also received 124 recommendations for our lawyers including 14 Leading Individual recommendations (up five from last year), three Next Generation Partner recommendations, and five Rising
“Particular congratulations to Neil Baker, who has achieved ‘Hall of Fame’ status, which highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence. The Hall of Fame
highlights, to clients, the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession.
“The Legal 500 is among the most prestigious industry guides and rankings are partly based on client feedback which is a great indication of the quality of our work and the services we provide.
“The recognition reflects the time we invest in developing relationships with our clients, our high level of service and our straightforward approach.”
The Legal 500 series is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide. It is an independent guide and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit.
Clarke Willmott LLP is a national law firm with seven offices across the country including Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton and Taunton.
For more information visit www.clarkewillmott.com.