The Chambers and Partners UK 2018 independent guide to law firms and individual lawyers was released today, with some excellent feedback for Leathes Prior amongst the results. We have provided a summary of some of our highlights from the guide below.
Our Corporate and Commercial Team is described in the guide as an “excellent team handling a range of M&A transactions across the region. Growth within the team enables the practice to provide a full service to clients both locally and nationally from its single Norwich base.”
The Employment Team is highlighted as advising “national clients across a wide range of employment issues, with notable experience at the Employment Tribunal.”
Clients described the team as providing an “outstanding service" and one client said "the team are particularly good at assimilating to their clients' situations to be able to provide the best possible advice in a timely manner."
Head of the team, Dan Chapman is praised in the guide with one client noting "the legal advice we have received from Dan has been of the highest standard."
Harriet Howes is also highlighted in the guide with one client saying "I received an outstanding service from Harriet. Every interaction I had with her was productive and the service I received was excellent."
Head of our Family Team, Alisdair Douglas, is ranked in the guide and described by clients as “very calming and able to deal with stressful situations. He is quite to the point and does things quickly.”
The guide describes our Litigation & Dispute Resolution Team as remaining “popular with clients seeking advice on shareholder disputes, directors' duties claims and breach of contract claims” with one client stating "they have a very progressive attitude and, regardless of the problem we present them with, their initial view is always of a reassuring nature."
Another client adds: "I think they plainly punch above their weight and are very careful about the processes they put in place.”
Head of the team Mike Barlow is admired for his “deep-rooted expertise” with feedback detailing that he has "knowledge of every case and knows the law well.”
Partner Darren Bowen’s Property Disputes Team is highlighted with the guide stating that "the team is very good, very professional and very quick to respond."
Darren is described as "very knowledgeable of the subject, understands the issues and works to try and resolve problems".
Partner in the team David Richards is also praised in the guide as he is described as “thorough, friendly and realistic."
Our Franchising Team is highlighted with one source saying the team “are good at listening to the client's needs."
Our Insolvency Team is also praised, with one client saying that Ina Beurich "responds to queries promptly and always keeps you informed."
Another set of impressive results for Leathes Prior from the research carried out by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 (Legal 500 results here). Special thanks to all those involved in the research, particularly our clients that were contacted throughout the process.