Browne Jacobson has enhanced its rankings in the latest edition of Chambers UK with the firm being ranked in 34 key specialist areas, a record for the firm.
The firm’s practice areas secured 18 first and second band rankings, up from 16 last year, with 8 being ranked in Band 1. The firm also improved its rankings in three key areas: Professional Negligence (Mainly Defendant) for the Midlands, Real Estate in the West Midlands and Insurance: Contentious Claims and Reinsurance for the UK. It was also ranked for the first time for Banking and Finance (North West).
The latest directory also rated 59 lawyers at the firm of which 10 have received a top ranking and a further 4 are ranked in more than one specialist area.
Chambers UK is one of the UK’s leading independent directories of comparative law firm performance. Rankings in Chambers UK are based on extensive research, including interviews with and feedback from both clients and private practice lawyers, to identify those firms and practitioners who are providing cutting edge and innovative advice to their clients.
Commenting on the rankings, Richard Medd, Managing Partner at the firm said:
“These excellent rankings across the board build on our impressive Legal 500 rankings earlier this month, reaffirming our position as a National Powerhouse both regionally and nationally.
“We believe passionately in investing in our people and I’m delighted to see even more of our impressive lawyers have received the recognition they deserve with six new rankings this year and a further five moving up.”