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Top rankings for Higgs in renowned law bible

9th October 2019

Top rankings for Higgs in renowned law bible

Higgs & Sons has reaffirmed its position as one of the leading practices in the region, after five of its departments received top tier recommendations from a highly respected industry bible.

Legal 500 is widely recognised as one of the most authoritative guides to law firms in the UK. In its latest rankings, Higgs & Sons received top tier recommendations in the following practice areas: Corporate and Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Family, Private Client - Personal tax, trusts and probate and Commercial Property. It was also was recommended in nine additional areas of practice.

Nick Moxon, Senior Partner at Higgs, said: "We are delighted to rank as a top tier firm in these five core areas of business.

“Legal 500 is highly regarded throughout the legal sector and this year’s rankings reflect the hard work and commitment of our teams and people as they continue to exceed the expectations of our clients.”

Alongside its team rankings, five Higgs lawyers have also been listed in the directory’s elite Leading Lawyers list which recognises outstanding practitioners across the UK.

The five Leading Lawyers listed were: Nick Taylor (Head of Business Services), Julia Lowe (Head of Dispute Resolution), Tim Jones (Head of Employment), Andy Shaw (Head of Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence) and Paul Barker a Partner in the Property Litigation team.

Nick Moxon continues: “We are thrilled to have been recognised once again for the quality of our work and the skills and experience of our people. The breadth of the rankings across all our key areas is testament to the hard work carried out by everyone here at Higgs & Sons.

“Our continued growth as a business along with a commitment to provide quality services for our clients continues to reap rewards. Being named as a top tier firm in five practice areas is not only extremely satisfying, but a testament to the high calibre of professionals that we have here at Higgs."

 

The full list of Legal 500 rankings for Higgs & Sons are as follows:

Recommended as a TOP-TIER FIRM in 5 practice areas:

  • Corporate and commercial - Corporate and commercial: Elsewhere in the West Midlands
  • Dispute resolution - Commercial litigation: Elsewhere in the West Midlands
  • Private client - Family: Elsewhere in the West Midlands
  • Private client - Personal tax, trusts and probate
  • Real estate - Commercial property: Elsewhere in the West Midlands

RECOMMENDED in the following 9 practice areas:

  • Corporate and commercial - Corporate tax
  • Finance - Insolvency and corporate recovery
  • Human resources - Employment
  • Insurance - Clinical negligence: claimant
  • Insurance - Personal injury: claimant
  • Private client - Charities and not-for-profit
  • Private client - Contentious trusts and probate
  • Real estate - Construction
  • Real estate - Property litigation

5 lawyers are listed in the elite LEADING LAWYERS list.

  • Nick Taylor. Corporate and commercial - Corporate and commercial - Elsewhere in the West Midlands
  • Julia Lowe. Dispute resolution - Commercial litigation - Elsewhere in the West Midlands
  • Tim Jones. Human resources - Employment
  • Andy Shaw. Insurance - Personal injury - claimant
  • Paul Barker
  • Real estate - Property litigation

Partners: NEXT GENERATION LAWYERS

  • Cherry Elliott. Real estate - Commercial property - Elsewhere in the West Midlands - Next Generation Partners

Associates: RISING STARS LAWYERS

  • Steven Santy. Insurance - Personal injury - claimant - Rising stars

23 lawyers are RECOMMENDED

Corporate and commercial - Corporate and commercial –

  • Adrian Cutler
  • Nick Taylor
  • Paul Hunt
  • Richard Griffiths

 Corporate and commercial - Corporate tax

  • Susheel Gupta

 Dispute resolution - Commercial litigation

  • Julia Lowe

 Finance - Insolvency and corporate recovery

  • David Ellis

 Human resources - Employment

  • Tim Jones

 Clinical negligence - claimant

  • Clare Langford
  • Liz Hickman

 Personal injury - claimant

  • Andy Shaw

 Private client - Charities and not-for-profit

  • Kirsty McEwen

 Contentious trusts and probate

  • Lucy Obrey

 Family

  • Philip Barnsley

 Private client - Personal tax, trusts and probate

  • Lucy Obrey
  • Nick Moxon
  • Peter Gosling

 Real estate - Commercial property - Elsewhere in the West Midlands

  • Cherry Elliott
  • Peter Coleman
  • Rachael Hobbis
  • Richard Saxton
  • Sara Shepherd

 Real estate - Construction

  • Rachael Hobbis

 Real estate - Property litigation

  • Nyree Applegarth
  • Paul Barker

 

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