Leading South East law firm Thomson Snell & Passmore has once again been recognised in the prestigious Legal 500 rankings, the latest edition for 2022 having just been released. The firm has retained top tier one ranking for a notable five practice areas, with 18 recommended overall.
The Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury, Commercial Property, Court of Protection, Family, and Tax, Trusts and Probate departments all retained tier one rankings.
An impressive number of Partners were also lauded as ‘leading individuals’, including Joanna Pratt, Head of Family, Kirstie Law for Family Mediation, Joanne Gallagher, Head of Corporate and Commercial, Fiona Follis, Head of Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury, Graham Bell, Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury Partner, Brian Bacon, Head of Court of Protection and Nick Hobden, Head of Employment. Nick Hobden also retained his position in the much acclaimed Legal 500 Hall of Fame. In addition, Douglas Skilton and Rico Dexiades from the Dispute Resolution team have both been ranked for the first time – Douglas as a ‘leading individual’ and Rico as a ‘rising star’.
The Legal 500 is a guide to law firms and solicitors in the UK, offering reliable and up-to-date information on law firms. The rankings reflect detailed analysis of law firm submissions and thousands of interviews with general counsels and private practice lawyers.
These rankings cap a spate of accolades for the firm. In recent weeks, Joanne Gallagher has been awarded Corporate Lawyer of the Year at the Insider Media Dealmaker Awards, Joanna Pratt and Kirstie Law have been recognised in Spear’s Magazine’s Family Law Index 2021, Helen Stewart, Head of Probate has been included in Citywealth’s Top 100 Private Client Lawyers, the firm has been shortlisted for Private Client Team of the Year at The British Wills & Probate Awards and the firm has once again been included as one of ePrivate Client’s Top Law Firms.
Joanna Pratt, Senior Partner at Thomson Snell & Passmore comments: “The past 18 months of the pandemic have been turbulent times for all. I have been continuously proud of how everyone in the firm has pulled together to deliver consistently excellent solutions and advice to our clients. These latest rankings are testament to our enduring and supportive culture of adaptability and continuous improvement.”