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Browne Jacobson delivers impressive rankings in Chambers 2022

21 October 2021

Browne Jacobson’s depth of service offering, and strength of legal talent has been recognised in the latest edition of Chambers & Partners (UK).

The firm has been ranked as a leading specialist in 34 key specialist practice areas and markets, a record for the firm, ranging from corporate and commercial, insurance, retail, real estate, employment and IT through to education, health and government.

The firm secured 17 first and second band rankings, of which 7 areas were ranked in band 1. The firm also achieved a first time ranking for its employment team in the East Midlands.

This year, Chambers & Partners (UK) has also recognised a record number of the firm’s lawyers as leading individuals with 57 rated as experts in their field with 10 individual Band 1 rankings. Six partners are also ranked in more than one category: Barry Sully, Gerard Hanratty, Jonathan Newbold, Michael Mousdale, Rebecca Fitzpatrick and Ros Foster.

Seven of the firm’s lawyers improved their rankings. There were also new rankings for:

  • Jonathan Newbold – Insurance (Contentious Claims and Reinsurance) - UK
  • Gerard Hanratty – Healthcare: Regulatory – UK-wide
  • Stephanie McGarry – Health & Safety – UK
  • Ben Standing – Social housing – East Midlands
  • Tom Briant-Evans – Education (Institutions – Schools) – UK
  • Sandra Wong – Corporate/M&A – East Midlands

Chambers & Partners is one of the UK’s leading independent directories of comparative law firm performance. Rankings in Chambers UK are based on extensive research, including interviews with and feedback from both clients and private practice lawyers, to identify those firms and practitioners who are providing cutting edge and innovative advice to their clients.

Commenting on the rankings, Richard Medd, Managing Partner at the firm said:

“These excellent independent rankings confirm our status as one of the UKs leading law firms.

“They demonstrate that, despite the pandemic and a national lockdown, we have the ability to deliver first rate legal services across a broad spectrum of practice areas.

“I am delighted to see that our commitment to retaining and investing in our people has really shone through in this year’s rankings with an impressive list of new and promoted rankings for our people.”

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