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Impressive results for Browne Jacobson in latest Legal 500 rankings

3 October 2014

Browne Jacobson has enhanced its reputation as one of the UKs leading law firms following the publication of the latest rankings by Legal 500.

According to the independent law firm directory the firm achieved a Tier 1 ranking in 28 practice areas as well as being ranked for the first time in five new areas regionally and improving its rankings in a further three.

Comments included: "the firm is strong across the board", "exceptional", "always very responsive, providing excellent support and service that exceeds expectations."

Other highlights have included:

  • For the third year in succession the firm was singled out as the number one heavyweight firm in the East Midlands, achieving a top tier ranking in 23 specialist areas.
  • In the West Midlands the firm maintained its top ranked position for EU & Competition, Clinical Negligence (Defendant) and Health. The firms Employment team enhanced its position and for the first time its Health and Safety expertise was recognised.
  • In London the firms Education and Commercial Property Retail teams maintained their Tier 1 position; the Local Government team improved its rankings whilst the firms TMT Brand Management and Art and Cultural Property teams were ranked for the first time.
  • Nine partners were identified as leading individuals nationally in areas including: Employment, Corporate & Commercial, Education, Commercial Property, Insolvency, IP/IT, Clinical Negligence, EU & Competition.
  • In the North West the firms Manchester based Education team enhanced its reputation whilst the Clinical Negligence (Defendant) and Health teams received first time rankings. Our South West teams maintained their ranking for Education and PI (Defendant).

Iain Blatherwick, Managing Partner at Browne Jacobson, said:

"We are pleased with this years rankings which are an independent endorsement of the exceptional service we are delivering to clients. We have fantastic people working across all our offices and the excellent feedback we have received from our clients and peers in this years directory is testament to their hard work and dedication. It is particularly pleasing to see that the investment we have made across the firm over many years is paying dividends through adding real value to clients and further enhancing our reputation and status as a legal adviser of choice for the sectors we specialise in."

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