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2020 Legal 500 recognises “a team that really does care about its clients”

The 2020 Legal 500 rankings for UK Solicitors have been launched, and everyone at Miles & Partners was delighted to see recognition for several of our team, including a number of our up-and-coming solicitors.

The firm is ranked for three of our practice areas: Court of Protection (tier 2), family mediation (tier 2) and family law (tier 3) in the busy London section.

Partners who have been mentioned include:

Amanda Dench is described as ‘meticulous and has a wealth of experience … empathetic and kind … popular with clients‘; Rachel Turner is hailed as ‘incredibly hardworking, has an excellent eye for detail and is extremely personable’; Kate Hammond is ‘outstanding’; Michelle Uppal ‘has a sharp eye, .. is robust with her advice and very thorough’; Floyd Porter ‘quietly obtains the seemingly unachievable’ and Ritu Sood is praised for being ‘tenacious and … making sure everything is on target’.

Other solicitors who receive a commendation include:

Andrew Bowmer who is named as a ‘rising star’ and credited with being ‘a great team player, unflappable and always courteous’; Kaileigh Hazeldine is ‘pragmatic… with a friendly and professional manner‘; Gemma Hodder was identified by Legal 500 as a ‘next generation partner’ and is praised for her ‘tenacity and a pleasing courtroom manner’; Lorraine Green and Julie Nix are ‘confident… tenacious and take pride in making sure everything is on target’.

Recognising that everyone has an important role to play in delivering great client service it was good to see recognition for our:

‘Excellent legal assistants and trainee solicitors who support the partners and make case management a seamless operation’.

Our Court of Protection team retained its position in tier 2, and was described as:

They stand out from other firms for their attention to detail and going the extra mile for their clients’ … ‘provides a professional yet personal service’ … ‘really does care about its clients’.

The Family Law team retained its position in tier 3, and was described as

‘A pre-eminent firm in the public law children field. The team has incredibly strong solicitors all doing weighty children proceedings. They are persuasive advocates while running busy caseloads’ … ‘It has grown to be able to provide a first rate matrimonial service’ … ‘Its strength in depth and collegiate working practices enable it to deliver an excellent service to all its clients’.

Family Mediation retained its position in tier 2, and was described as:

‘A small but efficient firm in mediation that is punching above its weight and size.’

Click here to see the full 2020 Legal 500 results for Miles & Partners.

The contents of this article are for the purposes of general awareness only. They do not purport to constitute legal or professional advice. The law may have changed since this article was published. Readers should not act on the basis of the information included and should take appropriate professional advice upon their own particular circumstances.