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Top ranking for firm in 2014 Chambers UK guide
We’re delighted to announce that our medical negligence and personal injury teams have been highly ranked as leading departments by Chambers UK 2014, a leading independent guide to the legal profession.
We’ve successfully retained our Band 1 ranking for Clinical Negligence (Mainly Claimant) and our Band 3 ranking for Personal Injury (Mainly Claimant). Both rankings apply to Bristol and the surrounding area.
We are also the only firm in Bristol and the surrounding area to receive a highest band 1 ranking for our clinical negligence expertise.
Chambers makes note of our “highly regarded, experienced clinical team”, with expertise encompassing “GP negligence, brain injury, birth injury and late diagnosis claims.” One client praised us for being a “very specialist firm which offers a very high-quality service.”
Richard Barcan, consultant and former partner, has been ranked as a ‘Star Individual’ for the second consecutive year. A ‘Star’ is the highest ranking to be applied and is awarded to individuals with exceptional recommendations in their practice field.
Richard Harries, Partner, has retained his band 2 ranking for 2014 and is praised for being “very approachable and conscientious.”
Jayshree Nathwani, who joined the firm in May 2013, has also received a band 2 ranking for the clinical negligence expertise. The guide notes her particular knowledge of brain injury cases and describes her as an “intelligent and enthusiastic” lawyer.
Chambers UK has also highlighted the range of expertise available within our personal injury department, commenting that “they have an awful lot of experience under their roof.” Particular praise is awarded to former partner Marina van Vessem, who retains her band 2 ranking.
To view our Chambers 2014 profile, please click here. Otherwise we’d like to thank all of our clients and contacts for their support and anonymous contributions to 2014’s Chambers review.