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Record number of Browne Jacobson lawyers ranked as leading experts

11 July 2013

Fifty-six lawyers at Browne Jacobson will be rated as leading experts in their field in this years edition of Chambers UK, one of the UKs most distinguished guides to the legal profession, when it is published in October.

Of the 56 lawyers 34 are based in the firms Nottingham office, 17 in Birmingham, 4 in London and 1 in Exeter. Last year 49 of the firms lawyers were rated as leading.

A record number of the firms lawyers appear under two categories including Tony Child, Barry Sully, Nick Parsons, Dominic Offord, Peter Ware, Richard Barlow, Simon Tait and new partner Rachel Lyne.

Furthermore, eight Browne Jacobson lawyers have joined the prestigious UK ranking for the first time. These include Oliver Pritchard (healthcare), Richard Nicholas (information technology), Ray Silverstein (employment), Craig Elder (PFI/PPP), Emma Hopkinson (Banking), Nick MacKenzie (education), Tim Claremont (construction) and Oliver Sweeney (defamation and reputation management).

Individuals are ranked after extensive research by the Chambers team and nominations are put forward by peers, professionals, referees and clients, as well as by the team submissions detailing cases completed and interviews conducted with the researcher.

The rankings are based on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by the client.

Derek Bambury, senior partner at Browne Jacobson, said: "This ringing independent endorsement is evidence of the tremendously talented people we have at the firm. Each year our pool of leading individuals gets bigger, demonstrating to clients that we are committed to raising our game and delivering the very best service across the breadth of practice areas we currently specialise in."

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