Southeast UK law firm Thomson Snell & Passmore has been named the oldest law firm in operation by Guinness World Records. The recognition will be recorded in the 2017 edition.
Established in 1570, the firm will celebrate its 450th anniversary in 2020.
“It is tremendous to be named an official Guinness World Record holder,” said the firms CEO.
“This is an acknowledgement of the firm’s unique longevity and a testament to our resilience as a law firm.”
Commented senior partner James Partridge: “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.”
First published by Managing Partner Magazine on 12 November 2015 .