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Firm highly ranked by Chambers UK 2013

02.11.2012

 

We’re delighted to announce that Chambers UK 2013, an independent guide to the UK legal profession, has ranked the firm highly in two specialist practice areas.

We are also pleased to confirm that 3 of our Partners have been recommended as ‘leaders in their field’ and have received an individual ranking in their area of expertise.

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.

For a consecutive year, Richard Barcan, founding Partner of Barcan Woodward, has been ranked as a ‘Star Individual’ for his Clinical Negligence expertise. A ‘Star’ is the highest ranking to be applied and is only awarded to individuals with exceptional recommendations in their practice field.

Richard Harries, Partner, has maintained his Band 2 individual ranking for his Clinical Negligence (Mainly Claimant) expertise in Bristol and the surrounding area. Marina van Vessem, Partner, has been recognised with a Band 2 individual ranking (from Band 3) for her Personal Injury (Mainly Claimant) expertise, also in Bristol and the surrounding area.

In addition, Myfanwy Buckeridge, Associate Solicitor and department manager, has been recommended in the Legal 500 directory for Personal Injury (Claimant). The publication states that Myfanwy is ‘very professional’ yet shows ‘compassion’. Legal 500 also notes the team’s extensive experience relating to accidents at work.

Richard Harries, Partner and head of Barcan Woodward’s Clinical Negligence team, says:

“We’re delighted that our expertise in the practice areas of clinical negligence and personal injury has again been recognised, both individually and at the firm level. This success is testament to the hard work, personal service and commitment demonstrated by every member of the department, and is very much appreciated.”

For information about the rankings, please click here.

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