Osbornes solicitors as once again been ranked as a recommended law firm in the independent legal directory Legal 500.
The family law department, which has featured in the directory for a number of years was again ranked in the 2012 edition as a leading family law department in London.
The directory also listed five family lawyers as recommended solicitors. Partner and divorce lawyer Mark Freedman is described as a solicitor who “fights the whole way”; Bridget Thompson who heads up the care team at Osbornes is described as “a fine exponent of care proceedings” and Lisa Pepper,collaborative lawyer and mediator is described by the directory as “bright and engaging”. Also recommended in the directory is leading adoption lawyer Naomi Angell who is commented as “a highly skilled and competent practitioner” and assistant solicitor (nee Fleck) who is singled out for “giving sound advice”.
Away from the family law department, the personal injury department at Osbornes is also once again ranked alongside joint head of the departmentStuart Kightley who is described as “firmly resolute yet pragmatic” and as“the first choice for referrals in the profession”.
The social housing (tenant) team at Osbornes which entered the directory in 2011, going straight to band two has retained this listing and is described as “a quality practice which is praised for its sensitive and respectful approach to vulnerable clients” Singled out in the directory is head of department Shilpa Mathuradas and specialist housing solicitors William Ford and Ruth Camp, both of whom are praised for being “deeply committed to their clients”.
Stuart Kightley comments on this year’s success:
“It is excellent that once again the firm has been rewarded for the high quality of advice and client care that the whole firm continues to offer all of our clients. The results, as well as the new entries that we have seen in the directory are a real boost to the whole firm and we look forward to building on these results over the next year”.
“The fact that these rankings and recommendations have been compiled after a thorough research process which includes talking to fellow professionals as well as clients is an indication of how highly thought Osbornes is in the London market”.
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