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Clarke Willmott ranked as Top Tier firm in Legal 500 guide

National law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has been recognised as a Top Tier firm in the latest Legal 500 guide which ranks the UK’s top lawyers and organisations.  

Clarke Willmott received prestigious Top Tier rankings for 10 of its specialist practice areas, up one from last year’s results.

The firm’s South West offering did particularly well with the South West offices, Bristol and Taunton, named as Top Tier in seven practice areas: crime, commercial litigation, debt recovery, employment, personal injury, professional negligence, and family.  

The offices have also been recommended in 18 further specialist practice areas including commercial property, clinical negligence, planning, banking and finance, and agriculture and estates.  

Additionally, Neil Baker has been named for his environment and planning work in the elite ‘Hall of Fame’ category, which highlights individuals who have received constant praise from their clients for continued excellence. 

Clarke Willmott’s South West lawyers received 13 mentions in the prestigious ‘Leading Lawyers’ list, the Legal 500’s guide to outstanding lawyers.

In total 107 recommendations were made for South West lawyers. 

Chris Thorne (pictured), head of the Taunton office, said: “We are delighted with our numerous rankings in the Legal 500 again this year both for our specialist practice areas and for individual lawyers. 

“The Legal 500 is among the most prestigious industry guides and rankings are partly based on client feedback which is a great indication of the quality of our work and the services we provide. 

“The recognition reflects the time we invest in developing relationships with our clients, our high level of service and our great people.” 

The Legal 500 series is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide. It is an independent guide and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit. 

Clarke Willmott LLP is a national law firm with seven offices across the country including Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, London, Manchester, Southampton and Taunton. 

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