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Firm News | 7.10.20

Wansbroughs ranked a Leading Firm in The Legal 500 Solicitors 2021 edition

Solicitors from Wansbroughs’ Private Client and Commercial Property teams were acknowledged for their skills and achievements in the latest 2021 Legal 500 referral guide.

The Private Client team known for providing technical advice on a wide range of matters including “complex tax planning for landed estates, inheritance tax planning and the administration of trusts” was promoted in its ranking to tier 3.

This achievement is a team effort and “the quality of the staff providing service to their clients is the main standout aspect of the firm.”

Alan Ciechan who heads the Private Client team is “exceptionally good at drafting documents and understanding requirements, and always deals with matters very promptly.” “Other key lawyers in the team were Anna Wensley Stock, Kathryn Smith Cowap and Jennifer Vooght.”

Trust and estate planning expert, Anna Wensley Stock is “extremely bright, hardworking and responsive. She has a very nimble mind and gets right to what’s important.”

Kathryn Smith Cowap “exhibits high levels of professionalism under time pressure. Her advice is not only accurate, but also appropriate and on-point, enabling high-value decisions to be taken swiftly.”

Additionally, Emily Anderson was described as “one of the finest legal professionals” and her “professionalism and guidance are highly valued.”

Meanwhile, the Commercial Property team “acting for corporations, developers and landed estates” is “well known for providing technical advice on development matters and its strength in the healthcare and renewables sectors” was ranked tier 3.

Neil Patterson leads the team and specialises in complex land development projects” and “other key lawyers in the team are Jonathan Bruton and Laura Ingram Hill who were described as particularly good to work with.”

Christopher Ware was mentioned as “brilliant,” “we can trust him to act quickly” and “we like the fact he is always one step ahead.”

Wansbroughs was summarised as offering “a variety of services”, providing “an excellent service” and having “a friendly, polite and professional team.”

The rankings and recognition of particular individuals are the result of detailed analysis of firm submissions, as well as countless interviews with clients and industry peers by the guide’s extremely experienced panel.

It is a great achievement for a firm to be ranked in the Legal 500 referral guide and even more so for so many solicitors from Wansbroughs to be listed as leading individuals within their fields and classed as Legal 500 recommended solicitors.

If you want any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Wansbroughs Solicitors on telephone 01380 733300 or mail@wansbroughs.com .