Geldards has once again been recognised as a leading law firm in the latest Legal 500 directory rankings.
In the 2021 results, Geldards has strengthened its performance with 33 teams recognised, 14 of these in the top tier, and with 20% of other submissions receiving an increase in rankings.
Whilst maintaining a strong performance in core practice areas, significant improvements were also made in the Construction, Clinical Negligence: Claimant, Banking & Finance, and Insolvency & Corporate Recovery teams.
With an impressive 57% increase on last year, 33 of the firm’s lawyers have been named as ‘Leading Individuals’ with 10 of these also recognised in the ‘Hall of Fame’. A further 4 were named as ‘Next Generation Partners’ and 6 more cited as ‘Rising Stars’.
Other notable performances include:
The ‘truly exceptional’ Corporate and Commercial team is valued for its ‘flexibility and team based thinking.’
The Commercial Litigation team 'can handle big-ticket litigation smoothly and effectively’ and maintains its nationwide tier 1 status.
The Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate team is described as ‘fantastic, very knowledgeable, hands-on, client focused and utterly pleasant.’
The 'highly knowledgeable’ Commercial Property team are described by clients as ‘dedicated to providing a first-class service…(with) a proven track record initiating and implementing innovation in the legal process.’
Geldards Chief Executive, Jeff Pearson, said:
“THIS YEAR’S RANKINGS CONTINUE TO DEMONSTRATE THE HIGH QUALITY, EXPERT LEGAL ADVICE THAT WE PROVIDE.
I’M PARTICULARLY PLEASED WITH THE SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN RECOGNITION FOR OUR INDIVIDUAL LAWYERS AND THE EXCELLENT FEEDBACK THAT SUPPORTS THIS.
THIS IS PROOF OF OUR ONGOING COMMITMENT TO OUR CLIENTS, AND OUR DELIVERY OF BESPOKE, PRAGMATIC ADVICE THAT THEY CAN TRUST ."
GELDARDS WIN WALES LEGAL AWARDS COMMERCIAL LITIGATION TEAM OF THE YEAR 2020