New rankings for Michelmores in Legal 500 listings

Michelmores is celebrating its latest Legal 500 results, with 29 team and 37 individual rankings for 2022. This year's results see five new individual rankings, three new team rankings and one team moving up a tier. 

Partners Tom TorkarHarry Trick, Jayne Clemens, Alice Daniels and Lucy Smallwood each received a new individual ranking in the following sectors/categories:

  • Tom Torkar -Leading Individual in IT & Telecoms: South West
  • Harry Trick - Next Generation Partner in Emerging Markets
  • Jayne Clemens - Next Generation Partner in Commercial Litigation: Dorset, Devon and Cornwall
  • Alice Daniels - Next Generation Partner in Commercial Litigation: Dorset, Devon and Cornwall
  • Lucy Smallwood - Leading Individual in Commercial Property: South West

The Agriculture and Estates, Environment and Court of Protection teams have each been recognised with a new ranking:

  • Agriculture and Estates has received a new ranking and is listed in the tier 3, London category.
  • The Environment team in the South West has been listed in the 'firm to watch' category.
  • The Commercial Litigation team has moved up one tier to 5 in the mid-market London category and received the following feedback:

A regional firm that can go head-to-head with the biggest City commercial disputes teams.

Very talented litigators, with the ability to grasp the essence of issues as they arise.

As well as two new individual rankings, the Commercial Litigation team: Dorset, Devon and Cornwall has been tier 1 ranked for some years. The Legal 500 listing states that the team:

goes toe to toe with the London Firms

Of the overall successes, Michelmores' Senior Partner, Richard Cobb said: 

Congratulations to my colleagues who have been recognised in this year's Legal 500 results as well as the teams who have achieved a new or improved ranking. This year's listing brings the Firm's tier 1 rankings up to nine. It is a well-deserved mark of recognition for their hard work, focus and successes to date.

The Firm's Agriculture & Estates team (South West) is among those achieving tier 1 status and ranking the London market for the first time. Legal 500 said:

Michelmores has the most capable and experienced Agriculture team that I know of in the UK. Its involvement with leading and ground breaking cases gives it a strategic advantage over its competitors and enables it to advise on litigation in a more commercial and enlightened manner