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Top Rankings for Clarke Willmott in 2024 Chambers & Partners Guide

Top Rankings for Clarke Willmott in 2024 Chambers & Partners Guide


The firm is ranked in 26 areas across their seven offices, with five practice areas achieving the top Band 1 ranking

National law firm Clarke Willmott LLP has once again been recognised at the highest level in the annual Chambers and Partners Guide.

Clarke Willmott’s lawyers have been recognised in 66 individual rankings with 11 Band 1 rankings including Esther Woolford, Vicky Kells and Bridget Sanger who all improved their rankings since last year.

Impressively, both Stephen Rosser and Timothy Walker are named as ‘eminent practitioners’ while Gareth Schofield is a ‘star individual’. A further twelve lawyers are listed as ‘associate to watch’, and two are noted as ‘up and coming’.

New rankings come for 10 Clarke Willmott lawyers namely Bethan Evans, Vanessa Harris, Rebecca Aston-Jones, Edward Halden, Karl Brown, Philip Thompson, Naomi Cunningham, Matthew Wilson, Stephen Harper and Sarah Orchard,

Retaining their Band 1 rankings are the family/matrimonial team in Bristol; and the agricultural and rural affairs, crime, personal injury and professional negligence teams in the South West.

Nationally, the firm’s social housing finance team retained its Band 3 ranking.

Clarke Willmott CEO Peter Swinburn, said: “We are delighted with this year’s Chambers and Partners rankings, particularly following our equally impressive Legal 500 results earlier this month.

“To rank in 26 specialist practice areas with an incredible 66 of our people receiving recommendations is a great achievement and strongly indicates the breadth and depth of our service offering.

“We were particularly pleased with the excellent testimonials from our clients who are quoted in the guide and can attest, first hand, to the work we do and the way we look after them. Top tier ratings are a great recognition of quality and we take great pride in achieving good results both in terms of our practice areas and our individual lawyers, who are so talented and hard-working.”

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