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Record Chambers rankings for Browne Jacobson

10 November 2014

Browne Jacobsons reputation as one of the UKs leading law firms has been enhanced after it achieved a record number of top rankings in the latest edition of Chambers and Partners UK, the independent review of the UKs legal services sector.

For the first time the firm was ranked in Band 1 in 14 areas, two of which are nationally ranked. These include the firms Court of Protection work for its public sector clients which was praised for its diverse range of expertise, prompt response times and the clarity and soundness of advice and its Education team, described by researchers as an industry powerhouse with significant experience in academy sponsorship and free school projects.

Other key highlights include the work of the firms professional negligence team in undertaking defence and coverage work for insurers; the contentious and non-contentious real estate teams handling of a wide range of property matters across many of its core sectors including education, healthcare and retail and the intellectual property teams commercial acumen in working with a range of regional, national and international clients, in particular the luxury goods and fashion sectors, with clients applauding its impressive and extremely well connected international network of associate law firms.

Chambers UK has also recognised a record number of the firms lawyers as leading individuals with 57 rated as experts in their field. Last year 55 of the firms lawyers were rated as leading. Of these partners Richard Barlow, Tony Child, Stephen Matthew, Simon Tait, Dominic Offord, Peter Ware and Barry Sully appear under two categories.

Chambers UK ranks law firms and lawyers in over 70 specialist areas of the law and is widely regarded as one of the UK leading independent reviews of the sector.

Iain Blatherwick, Managing Partner at Browne Jacobson, commented:

"These independent rankings reaffirm our reputation as one of the UKs leading law firms. It is also a fitting tribute to our ability to continually enhance and build upon our existing capabilities year upon year, demonstrating our commitment to delivering the best quality legal services we can and providing our clients with the reassurance that they are being advised by some of the leading experts in their field."

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