The publishing of major independent research guide Legal 500 2016 has confirmed the continued progress of premier law firm Foot Anstey over the past 12 months.
Consistently recognised as eminent throughout the South West, the firm is ranked in a total of 34 areas of work and increased its top tier rankings to seven.
The firm's top tier rankings are; Clinical Negligence, Contentious Trusts, Corporate & Commercial, Employment, Media & Entertainment, Licensing and Real Estate. The firm also received national recognition for its work in Defamation & Privacy, Islamic Finance, Court of Protection and Media & Entertainment. The firm's Islamic Finance expertise has risen to tier 2 in London with practice head Imam Qazi noted for his "commercial and friendly approach". Our Banking & Finance practice has also risen to Tier 2 in the South West, praised for being able to ‘consistently deliver excellent quality of service’.
The extensive research, which includes thousands of interviews with clients and competitors, also recommends a record number of Foot Anstey lawyers from across the firm's network of seven offices for their expertise.
The guide, which is compiled using feedback from clients and peer firms, describes Foot Anstey's lawyers as being "a trusted adviser and a pleasure to work with" and "consistently deliver excellent quality of service".
John Westwell, Managing Partner at Foot Anstey said: "the Legal 500 has yet again acknowledged our dedication to client service and another year of excellent performance at Foot Anstey.
"The independent research praises our particular brand of advice with our specialist lawyers consistently commended for their listening to and understanding clients' needs, exceptional client service and business acumen. Our clients remain our priority at all times and we thank those who provided feedback to the guide and helped us achieve these results.”