Publish date

20 November 2015

Guinness World Record for oldest law firm

We are please to announce that we have been honoured by Guinness World Records as the oldest in the world still in operation.

Thomson Snell & Passmore was launched in 1570 by Nicholas Hooper, a curate of the Tonbridge Parish Church, the honour will be recorded in the Guinness World Records 2017.

Thomson Snell & Passmore’s said: “It is tremendous to be named an official Guinness World Record holder.

“This is an acknowledgement of the firm’s unique longevity and a testament to our resilience as a law firm.

“This recognition underpins our promise to our clients that we will always be here to provide legal support.”

Senior partner James Partridge added: “We are at an exciting place in our history, and as the firm looks ahead – with its extensive experience and heritage – we will continue to grow by prioritising the needs of our clients and adapting our approach to the changing legal landscape.”

Read the full article online, first published in November 2015 by Kent Business: Guinness World Record for oldest law firm operation goes to Thomson Snell & Passmore, based in Tunbridge Well and Dartford.

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