New rankings for Michelmores in Chambers & Partners

New rankings for Michelmores in Chambers & Partners

Michelmores is celebrating its results in the Chambers UK 2023 Book, with 13 teams and 40 individuals from across the Firm either achieving a new ranking or retaining their position.

This year’s results include a new Eminent Practitioner, an Associate to Watch moving to Up & Coming, an Associate to Watch moving to Band 4, two new Associate to Watch individuals and two new Band 1 teams.

The Firm’s South West Litigation team has received Band 1 ranking. Six individuals have been recognised in the listing, including a new ranking for Partner Jonathan Kitchin and Senior Associate Emily Aggett, alongside the Firm’s Managing Partner Tim Richards who has been ranked as an Eminent Practitioner for some years.

Highlights for the Firm include:

  • Tim Richards (Eminent Practitioners)
  • Sara Chisholm-Batten (Band 4)
  • Jonathan Kitchin (Band 4)
  • Alice Daniels (Up and Coming)
  • Charlotte Bolton (Associate to Watch)
  • Emily Aggett (Associate to Watch)

Of Jonathan Kitchin, Chambers quoted:

Jonathan completely understands the issues, is extremely capable and heads a very strong team with vigour and intelligence.

Holly Mieville-Hawkins, Senior Associate in the Contentious Probate team has secured Band 4 in the Court of Protection UK Wide listing. Holly’s ranking has been increased from Associate to Watch.

The Projects & Infrastructure team, who are listed as Band 1 for Infrastructure PFI/PPP now have four individuals ranked including new Associate to Watch, Jo Spalding. Special congratulations go to Partner Carol McCormack OBE who retains her Band 1 ranking and celebrates 25 years of recognition in Chambers.

  • Carol McCormack OBE (Band 1)
  • Ben Hogan (Band 2)
  • Hannah Slater (Associate to Watch)
  • Jo Spalding (Associate to Watch)

The Projects & Infrastructure team, Chambers quoted:

It’s an agile team that is very adept at quickly getting up to speed with the complexity of the contractual structures.

The Bristol Family team has received a new ranking and moves to Band 3, with Senior Associate Sarah Green also achieving an Associate to Watch listing. Partner and Head of the Family team, Daniel Eames has achieved Band 1 in Bristol and is also ranked in the latest Chambers HNW UK directory.

Of Daniel Eames, Chambers quoted:

He just seems to be able to cut through the nonsense seamlessly. He is completely unflappable and is not fazed by the most complicated cases.

New individual rankings across the Firm are:

Adam Corbin Band 3 Agriculture & Rural Affairs South West
Alexandra Watson Band 3 Corporate M&A, Lower Mid Market South West
Jo Spalding Associate to Watch Infrastructure: PFI/PPP UK Wide
Jonathan Kitchin Band 4 Litigation South West
Emily Aggett Associate to Watch Litigation South West
Helen Hutton Band 3 Planning South West
Philip Barth Band 4 Immigration Business – UK Wide

The following lawyers have improved upon their ranking:

Richard Cobb Eminent Practitioner (was Band 1) Corporate . M&A, Lower Mid Market South West
Holly Miéville-Hawkins Band 4 in the UK (was Associate to Watch) Court of Protection UK Wide
Emily Reeve Up and Coming (from Associate to Watch) Restructuring / Insolvency South West

Of the success stories, Michelmores’ Managing Partner, Tim Richards said:

“I am thrilled to see so many of our people and teams recognised in this year’s Chambers listings.  It is testament to the tremendous hard work, collaboration and passion that my colleagues put into their work, and to always offer the very best client service. Congratulations to everyone listed.”