Walker Morris recognised as a ‘Top Tier’ law firm in Legal 500

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12/10/2017

Leading individuals at Walker Morris recognised by legal guide

The legal expertise of Walker Morris’ lawyers was recognised once again in the latest edition of the independent guide to the legal profession, Legal 500 UK, which was published yesterday.

Walker Morris has 14 lawyers ranked as elite ‘Leading Individuals’ and 71 lawyers recommended. The firm was recognised for its high calibre expertise across the board with 22 practice areas ranked in either Tier 1 or Tier 2, including 14 Top Tier rankings for:

  • Corporate and commercial
  • EU and competition
  • Banking litigation
  • Commercial litigation
  • Insolvency and corporate recovery
  • Professional negligence – claimant
  • Local government
  • Commercial property
  • Construction
  • Planning
  • Property litigation
  • Social housing
  • IT and telecoms
  • Sport

In addition the firm was also recognised nationally for ‘corporate flotations small and mid-cap’.

Commenting on the Firm’s success, Managing Partner Ian Gilbert said:

“It’s down to the quality of our people. As the largest single site law firm without a London office, Walker Morris occupies a distinctive position in the legal marketplace.  We have a strategy of investing in high calibre expertise and developing specialist practice areas, which are unusual for law firms outside London. 

“This expertise combined with our single location enables us to offer cohesive best value advice which has found favour with our clients both locally but also nationally and internationally.”

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