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Legal 500

Freeths are celebrating another year of improved rankings and recommendations in the Legal 500, the official guide for the legal sector across the UK. We are delighted that 93 of our lawyers have been ranked as 'Recommended' and 17 have been ranked 'Elite Leading Lawyers'. In addition we are ranked ‘Top Tier’ in 21 categories and “Recommended” in 50.



In addition it has been another successful year for Freeths in the Chambers UK Guide where they are ranked in 33 categories with an impressive 63 ‘leaders in the field’ across the 11 offices.

Testimonials bringing our values to life*


The whole team work very effectively together. Junior staff are always well briefed on the issues and proactively seek solutions

Freeths is a superb outfit and their insight into cases is second to none

A strong team that works flexibly to accommodate some of the more unusual dilemmas we present them with. They provide an impression of a solid training culture and high level of commitment

They're dynamic, capable, hard-working and personable. I recommend them on a regular basis and I am never let down

I use their instructions and documentation as a gold standard against which to measure other companies

I've found them to be very good at understanding commercial issues and finding the right mechanism. You know if you stray into areas of danger they will put you straight, they won't let you make a mistake. They make things easier, not more difficult

…very commercially minded with a can-do attitude, and is quick to grasp concepts and understand how this could affect the client

Very thorough. They come back with a lot of detail and lateral thinking when there are problems

They always give commercial advice rather than just giving us facts

Provides commercially minded, practical advice and understands our business aims

The lawyers are sound advisers with an affable approach which makes getting down to frank discussions easy

They go above and beyond in helping and giving advice

I was impressed with the expertise and dedication of the lawyers. I very much respect them and their professionalism

They are responsive, efficient, very client-friendly and very commercial

Demonstrates an impressively quick grasp of the key issues, combined with a thorough knowledge of the law

They provide excellent service combined with the ability to assess matters with a pragmatic approach


The speed in which things are turned round and the manner in which they operate is superb

..never pushy, absolutely accurate and always responsive

practical with a can-do attitude

They have the broad knowledge, skills and expertise

They have proved very reliable and provide a very efficient service

They really deliver a first-class service. You can call them at any stage

Freeths are a firm who strive to deliver excellent client service. Their people are accessible, easy to get on with and take sensible views on the work

All of the loose ends were tied up and the substance of the transaction was dealt with in an incredibly short time

Highly effective, strategic advice based upon a thorough understanding of organisational missions and needs

They set a very high standard, have a good pool of technical expertise, and are helpful and willing to listen to clients' needs and try and provide solutions

I was very impressed by them. They are very thorough and their client-handling skills are very good

All have a positive approach, and there are never any delays in responding to requests, which contributes to the continuity and momentum required to keep a transaction on track

Diligent, tenacious, knowledgeable and very sharp

They are very thorough, quick to reply, and are very good at understanding our needs

Very professional, and committed to ensuring the best outcome for the company

They are responsive and give practical and pragmatic advice
very technically strong and excellent on his feet


Very impressive

An enviable regional presence

Sensible and pragmatic

Extremely competent and reliable

They understand our business very well, and the advice is very much appreciated

Always available, easy to contact and grasps the situation very quickly

Advice is always delivered in an affable and gracious manner, which is most reassuring in difficult situations

All of the lawyers seem to really value our business

They are like a partnership with us. They know our business very well, and have taken the time and effort to understand our business and advise us on changes in planning that may affect our business

Freeths are able to provide the full range of services to an injured party, including deputyship services. People often remark that they like the family feel of the firm's service

The best personal injury solicitor in the country

They're strong and are supported by extensive experience in the wider firm. The different offices seem to work well together to bring together a full range of expertise for the client

I'd have no problems at all recommending their private client department

They are very well prepared and friendly, and ensure the client feels comfortable

An experienced lawyer who is very committed to her clients

They're a pleasure to deal with, hospitable and have a good bedside manner

Strong client-facing skills

They're very easy to deal with, very switched-on and they understand the market and the clients

* Quotes taken from 2017 Chambers and Legal 500 guides