Leading UK law firm Browne Jacobson has confirmed its status as a National Powerhouse in the legal sector following the publication of Legal 500 UK 2020.
The firm secured 25 Tier 1 rankings across 20 individual practice areas and a further 14 Tier 2 rankings across 11 practice areas.
The latest edition of the directory inducted 8 partners into its Hall of Fame, including Gavin Cummings and Nigel Blackwell (Corporate & Commercial), Mark Blois (Education – institutions; Public sector), Peter Jones (Employment), Sarah White (Health; Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence – Defendant), Christian Dingwall (Health), Local Government (Stephen Matthew) and Jonathan Edwards (Banking and Finance). The Legal 500 Hall of Fame recognises partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession and have consistently received high praise from clients.
A further 31 partners were ranked as ‘leading individuals’, 7 in the ‘next generation partners’ category and 14 as ‘rising stars’.
Legal 500 is one of the most respected and comprehensive guides to the UK legal sector and its rankings are based on a wide range of criteria, including providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. This year’s rankings included 36,000 client testimonials about firms and lawyers.
Richard Medd, Managing Partner at Browne Jacobson, said:
“We operate in a very competitive sector and so to consistently raise our game each year across our target market and practice areas is a truly remarkable achievement.
“The overall rankings, alongside the feedback from our peers and clients, highlight the strength and breadth of our offering, our values as a business and how our personality and approach has built our reputation as trusted advisers on the issues that matter most to our clients.”
Browne Jacobson’s full results can be viewed on The Legal 500 website.