Freeths LLP celebrates another year of increased Legal 500 rankings
National law firm Freeths LLP has, yet again, received stellar reviews in The Legal 500 (the Clients’ Guide to the UK Legal Profession) 2021 edition, which recently published its results on recommended UK law firms.
Freeths has ranked as a top tier law firms in 21 categories nationally, and in addition been ranked in a further 56 practice areas. The legal directory rankings is based on extensive research conducted with consumers of legal services including in-house lawyers, private individuals, businesses, charities, local government, the NHS, and educational institutes.
Seven Partners are listed in the elite “Hall of Fame” list which highlights the individuals who have received constant praise (for over 8 years) by their clients for continued excellence. 33 lawyers have been listed in the elite “Leading Lawyers” category which is the Legal 500’s guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide. In addition, 14 lawyers are recognised as “Next Generation Partners” for their experience, expertise and ability to provide a high quality service to clients. Freeths is also proud to see that 18 individual lawyers classed as “Rising stars”, which is the category for lawyers below partner level who are recognised by their clients as showing fantastic expertise and ability. In total, The Legal 500 recommends 153 lawyers at Freeths for their experience and expertise.
The rankings in these directories reflect both the growth in the firm’s geographic spread, as well as new specialisms being developed across the UK. Services ranked for the first time this year include Franchising in London, and Contentious Trusts and Probate; Construction in the West Midlands; Contentious Trusts and Probate, and Public Sector in Yorkshire and the Humber; and Employment in Sheffield and South Yorkshire. This recognition reinforces the national reputation the firm already enjoys in longer established locations and legal disciplines.
Philippa Dempster, ‘recommended lawyer’ and Senior Partner at Freeths, says: “We take the Legal 500 rankings very seriously as the researchers speak to our clients and to our peers to gain their feedback on our performance in terms of our experience and expertise as well as client service. Our national rankings are testament to the high quality of service we provide to our clients. It is especially pleasing to see so many of our younger lawyers being recognised by The Legal 500 for their hard work and dedication. We remain a client-centric law firm that thrives on building trust, thinking differently and delivering the best results for our clients, quickly and successfully.”
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