Michelmores ranks highly in the 2020 Legal 500

Michelmores ranks highly in the 2020 Legal 500

The Legal 500 rankings for 2020 see Michelmores recognised in four new practice areas for London: Commercial Contracts, Contentious Trust & Probate, Reputation Management and Professional Negligence. The London Personal Tax, Trusts & Probate team has also strengthened its position by moving up a tier.

The Legal 500 rankings independently review the practices of more than 1000 UK Law Firms, teams and individuals and the work they have undertaken over the last 12-months.

A number of Michelmores partners were listed as Leading Individuals for 2020: Ben Sharples – Agriculture & Estates (South West), David Howe – Commercial Property (South West), Emma Honey – Commercial Property (South West), Chris Hoar – Construction (South West), Tony Cockayne – Contentious Trust & Probate (South West), Andrew Oldland QC – Crime: Fraud (South West), Joe Whitfield – Emerging Markets (London), Sacha Pickering – Insolvency and Corporate Recovery (South West), Ben Hogan – Project Finance and PFI and Carol McCormack – Project Finance and PFI.

Michelmores’ Legal 500 ‘Rising Stars’ include: Francesca Hubbard – Corporate & Commercial (The West Country), Jayne Clemens – Disputes Resolution – Commercial Litigation (West Country), Harry Trick – Emerging Markets (London), Harriet Chopra – Insurance Litigation: for policyholders (London), Edward Porter – Personal Tax, Trusts & Probate (London), Jo Spalding – Project Finance and PFI and Hannah Slater – Project Finance and PFI.

Three new ‘Next Generation Partners’ were also recognised: Harry Trick – Emerging Markets (London), Rachael Shearmur – Family (South West) and, Karen Williams – Insolvency and Corporate Recovery (South West).

The Firm also had a total of 21 lawyers that have been listed as recommended by Legal 500.

Tim Richards, Managing Partner at Michelmores commented:

“We are delighted to be ranked so highly in the 2020 Legal 500 and to see the strength of our teams grow across our three locations. Our high number of Leading Individuals, Next Generation Partners, Rising Stars and Recommended Lawyers ranked this year, is testament to our highly talented people and the excellent support they offer our clients.”

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