The 2017 Legal 500 rankings sees Michelmores ranked in four new practice areas for 2017: Corporate Tax, IT & Telecoms, Project Finance & PFI and Regulatory Investigations & Corporate Crime.
The Firm has also strengthened its existing rankings, with three practice areas moving up a tier this year, namely Banking and Finance, Dispute Resolution – Commercial litigation and Professional Negligence.
The number of Michelmores Partners listed as Leading Individuals has increased to nine, including Ian Holyoak for Corporate and Commercial; Stephen Morse for Corporate and Commercial; Tim Richards for Dispute Resolution and Commercial Litigation; Ben Sharples for Agriculture and Estates; Tony Cockayne for Contentious Trusts and Probate; Carol McCormack for Project Finance and PFI, and David Howe for Commercial Property.
New for this year, six of Michelmores’ lawyers were recognised as ‘Next Generation’ lawyers. These included Harry Trick for Finance and Emerging Markets; Karen Dunstone for Insolvency and Corporate Recovery; Rachel O’Connor for Agriculture and Estates.
The Firm has also increased its total number of Recommended Lawyers by 11 – announcing 65 Recommended Lawyers in total.
Andrew Oldland QC, Michelmores’ Senior Partner, commented:
“It is great to see continued recognition of Michelmores’ areas of expertise and broad range of excellent legal specialists in this year’s Legal 500 rankings. The increased number of leading individuals and recommended lawyers demonstrates the Firm’s commitment to harbouring the best talent.”
Legal 500 independently reviews the practices of more than 1,000 UK law firms, teams and individuals, and the work that they have undertaken over the last 12 months.