Michelmores demonstrates continued success in latest Legal 500 rankings

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 - Corporate and Commercial, Stephen Morse - Corporate and Commercial, Brian Garner - Corporate Tax, Tim Richards - Dispute Resolution – Commercial Litigation, Charles Maunder - Finance – Insolvency and Corporate Recovery, Ben Sharples - Agriculture and Estates, Tony Cockayne - Contentious Trusts and Probate, Carol McCormack - Project Finance and PFI, and David Howe - Commercial Property.

New for this year, six of Michelmores' lawyers were recognised as 'Next Generation' lawyers. These included Harry Trick for Finance – Emerging Markets, Karen Dunstone for Insolvency and Corporate Recovery, Rachel O'Connor for Agriculture and Estates, James Radcliffe for Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate and Charlotte Antoniou for Education.

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.