Standout Legal 500 results for Attwaters Jameson Hill

On behalf of Attwaters Jameson Hill posted on Tuesday, October 30th, 2018

The Legal 500 directory has been analysing the capabilities of law firms around the world for nearly 30 years. This year’s results have again highlighted Attwaters Jameson Hill’s truly outstanding lawyers and our extensive legal knowledge and expertise.

Our “competent, efficient and friendly” Family Law department comprises a team of “capable, helpful and committed” solicitors, and has been lauded for its “niche expertise” and “great client service”. The department was ranked as a Tier 2 practice by the directory this year, the second highest tier that can be achieved in the results. Joyti Henchie, Partner and team head, was again named a ‘Leading Individual’ for being a “stand-out practitioner” who “undertakes the most complex work to an exceptionally high standard”. Associate Solicitor Louise Eady was listed as a ‘Next Generation Lawyer’ and described as “efficient, organised and motivated”. Also praised were our “sympathetic and down-to-earth” Associate Solicitor Stephanie Holmes and Sara Roddis, a “dedicated, hardworking and extremely personable” new Solicitor. Find out more about how our Family team can help.

Also ranked as a Tier 2 department, our “competent but personable” Medical Negligence team was praised for its “excellent regional reputation” and the fact that it “works on many high-quality cases without losing its local presence in the community”. We act for clients on a wide spectrum of matters, including medical negligence during pregnancy and labour, orthopaedic injuries and cases concerning the suicide of psychiatric patients. Named individuals this year included team leader Madeline Seibert, who “brings huge experience, professionalism and empathy” to the department, as well as Associate Solicitor James Sherwin, described as a “determined litigator”, and our “very committed” Solicitor Nadia Qadri (now Saber).  Find out more about our experienced Medical Negligence department.

Our Wills, Trusts and Probate team received acclaim as a “respected and growing force in the market” offering “services beyond most firms’ capabilities”. The team excels in advising high-net-worth, elderly and mentally vulnerable clients. Partner Lesley-Ann Mayhew was described as a “very capable performer” and ranked as a ‘Next Generation Lawyer’ by the directory, for the second year running. It was noted that she “explains difficult concepts with great ease”.  Find out about our Wills, Trusts and Probate department.

We were also noted as “an excellent firm that handles an impressive amount of work” in Court of Protection, with Partner Lesley-Ann Mayhew complimented on her ability to deal with “complex and intricate issues […] with great authority and aptitude.” The team was nationally recognised in the rankings this year due to its “proven track record” for advising clients on a wide range of matters relating to this challenging area of law. Read more about our Court of Protection work.

Our “very strongCompany, Corporate and Commercial team is known for its “clear advice, efficiency, personable support and high standard of work” and its considerable expertise in this complex area. Mark Stigwood heads the department and has again been ranked as a ‘Next Generation Lawyer’, for the second year running, for his “real commercial understanding” and his ability to “[communicate] legal matters in a pain-free way”. Find out how our Company, Corporate and Commercial department could help you.

Our Dispute Resolution team acts for clients in property, tenancy, building, boundary and neighbour disputes, among other matters. Our Associate Solicitor, Leanne Philp, was highlighted for having “good instincts and [being] relied upon to meet deadlines and get work done.” Click here for more information on our Dispute Resolution team.

Our Personal Injury department is headed by Sheenagh Parsons and was described as “extremely able, experienced and approachable” by the directory. With experience in workplace injury, industrial disease, noise-induced hearing loss and fatal cases, among other areas, the team also offers services to non-native speakers residing in the UK. Find out more about our Personal Injury services.

The “consistently helpful” and “very smart” Salvatore Amico heads up our Planning department, which was described as a “very good all-round planning practice” providing “excellent industry knowledge”. The team also includes our “excellent” Consultant Rob Jameson, who was honoured to be listed as a ‘Leading Individual’ for the second time and “is always able to identify key issues”. The team acts for local authorities, private individuals, property developers, planning consultants and landowners on a wide range of issues. Find out about our Planning services.

Named individuals on our Commercial Property team included Partner and department head Nicholas Evans and Partner Jonathan Clarke, who both have expertise in acting for corporate, individual and public-sector clients. Read more here about our Commercial Property department.

Many more of our solicitors were named by the Legal 500, reflecting their expertise and exceptional standards of client service.

Managing Partner, Andrew Flannagan, said: “This year’s Legal 500 results once again reflect the consistent dedication, hard work and expertise demonstrated by our lawyers. They are proof that we are continuing to grow, develop and achieve the best results for our clients.”

Awards and Accolades

  • acn clinical negligence
  • acn conveyancing quality
  • acn family law
  • acn family law advanced
  • Lexcel
  • AVMA
  • solicitors_regulation
  • Mindful Employer
  • Resolution Specialist