Barcan+Kirby upholds Legal 500 top tier status whilst Contentious Trusts and Probate ranked under ‘Firms to Watch’

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The firm has maintained its top-tier rankings in legal guide, The Legal 500, for the third year in a row. 

The rankings, which were released on 4th October, include a retained top-tier ranking for our proficiency in Clinical Negligence, and tier 3 rankings for Personal Injury and Family.

We’re also overjoyed to announce that, after four years of hard work and dedication, our Contentious Trusts and Probate team, led by Senior Associate, Mark Scanlon, has been ranked as a ‘Firm to Watch’. We’re excited to see where this new ranking leads us over the next couple of years.

Clinical Negligence Partner, Richard Harries has retained his recognition as a ‘Leading Individual’, as has Helen Franklin with her recognition as ‘Next Generation Partner.’ Senior Associate, Jay Nathwani, has well deservedly also been ranked as a ‘Next Generation Partner.’

In addition, Claire Hurrell was recognised as a recommended lawyer for Clinical Negligence. 

Our family team has maintained their tier 3 ranking position for Family Law, with Hanni PennelegionKim JosephKirsten Hale and Tom Powles listed as recommended lawyers.

A fantastic testimonial for the Family team said, “Extremely client focused…supportive and humane.”

Our Personal Injury team has kept their tier 3 ranking with Myfanwy Buckeridge and Samantha Castle listed as recommended lawyers.

A glowing testimonial for the department said: ‘The team have a thorough approach with a personal touch. They know their area of law well, and will make sure that no stone is left unturned.’

Managing Partner, Bill Willcocks, commented: “We are extremely proud to have maintained our top-tier rankings in the Legal 500 Directories for 2024, and for our Contentious Trusts and Probate team to receive well-deserved recognition for their hard work, being ranked as a ‘Firm to Watch.’ This achievement is a testament to the commitment of our staff to providing excellent client care and first-class advice to our clients, knowing that they have our best every time. Their dedication and resilience are reflected in this year’s rankings of which I am proud.”

Further information

To view the full rankings for Legal 500 2024, visit their website or for more information, contact us on 0117 325 2929.


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