Osbornes Ranked as a Leading Law Firm in London

6 Nov 2018

Osbornes Law are delighted to announce that once again they have been ranked as a leading law firm in London by ‘The Legal 500’ directory.

Expert Medical Negligence Lawyers in London

The firm’s clinical negligence practice is described as a “highly experienced clinical negligence team which handles a wide range of claims including brain and spinal cord injuries, wrongful surgery and late diagnosis”. Head of department and expert medical negligence lawyer Stephanie Prior is noted for her ‘in-depth knowledge of medical practice’.

Also highlighted is Ben Posford for his experience in spinal injuries and Rob Aylott for his expertise in brain injuries and spinal cord injuries.

Award Winning Personal Injury Lawyers in London

The personal injury department is singled out for its growing reputation in handling complex and life changing serious injury claims. The directory highlights the firm’s expertise in severe brain and spinal cord injuries and the niche area of cauda equina syndrome. Also emphasised is the teams specialist experience in cycling accidents & cycling injury claims. Osbornes are the cycle injury lawyers to the London Cycling Campaign.

Personal injury lawyers who are noted in the directory include head of department Stuart Kightley, specialist catastrophic injuries lawyer Ben Posford, Stephanie Prior and  Rob Aylott.

Stuart is described as “energetic and personable” and Ben Posford as an “excellent practical litigator who offers exceptional service.” Rob Aylott who joined Osbornes in October 2017 makes his first time appearance in the directory is described as “hard-working, thorough and committed”. Rob is also noted for bringing with him “significant heavyweight personal injury experience.”

Stephanie is mentioned for being “approachable, compassionate and efficient.”

Leading Family Lawyers in London

Osbornes house one of the largest family law team in London, led by six partners, all of whom are recognised as leading family lawyers. Legal 500 describes the department as “feeling like a local firm but with a ‘Big City’ reach.” The directory focuses on the departments experience in dealing with high net worth divorce.

Family lawyers noted in the directory include Bridget Thompson, Mark Freedman, Lisa Pepper, Joanne Wescott and Naomi Angell.

Bridget is described a quick-thinking, intelligent and pragmatic. Divorce lawyer, Mark Freedman’s ability to “negotiate a really good deal” is recognised by the directory as is his case load which is focused on “high-net-worth divorces and finance cases where there are overseas assets and trusts.”

Lisa Pepper stands out for her “very personable and client-focused approach.” Joanne Wescott, who is ranked as a next generation family  lawyer is described as a “very approachable and sensible opponent.” 

Internationally recognised adoption lawyer, Naomi Angell is also featured in the directory and is ranked as a “leading adoption lawyer in London.” 

Lisa Pepper ranked as a leading  family mediator in London

Osbornes are also ranked as leading family mediator, with Lisa Pepper featured in the directory as a leading individual.

Lisa is noted for her ability to “handle the large and complicated cases but takes equal care with the smaller cases.” Lisa is described as a “highly skilled mediator who is a consummate professional.” 

Experienced Housing & Disrepair Lawyers in London

The Housing and community care practice at Osbornes are ranked as leading housing lawyers in London and the UK. The team are specifically mentioned as leading housing disrepair lawyers, housing possession lawyers and for representing vulnerable individuals including those who are at risk of being made homeless.

Housing lawyer William Ford is singled out as being “absolutely brilliant” and is noted for his “cross-practice expertise in areas such as housing and community care”.  William’s ongoing judicial review case with a local authority is also mentioned as a standout case.

Also mentioned in the directory are housing and community care lawyers Manjit Mandair and Edward Taylor.

Specialist Probate Lawyers in London

The private client team at Osbornes are ranked as leading contentious trusts and probate lawyer in London. The practice, led by Jan Atkinson is “highly knowledgeable team that is realistic and practical in its approach and effective in standing up to unreasonable conduct on the other side”. The teams experience in cross-border estates is singled out, as well as that the department acts for high net worth individuals and families.   Elspeth Neilson is ‘very reliable and practical’. The team frequently deals with cross-border estates for high–net-worth individuals.

Disputed Estates lawyer, Jan Atkinson is described in the directory for her ability to “mix business acumen with sound legal skills”. Partner Elspeth Neilson is noted for being “very reliable and practical”. 

Senior Partner at Osbornes, Stuart Kightley comments:

“The results achieved in the 2018 directory are fantastic and testament to the dedication from all at Osbornes. The firm really did attain record results with two new areas ranked and fourteen of our lawyers mentioned in the directory. Providing all clients with a gold standard of client care and legal expertise continues to be the backbone of the firm and we are pleased that this continues to be recognised”.  

Osbornes is also ranked a leading law firm by Chambers UK and features in The Times ‘Best Law Firm 2019’ guide. In 2018 the firm was awarded ‘Law Firm of the Year” at the Modern Law Awards.

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