Rollits gains more recognition as a leading regional law firm
Nine Partners from Rollitshave been named as "leaders in their field" in the latest editionof Chambers UK - the definitive guide to law firms in theUK.
And for the first time theEducation team has been highlighted nationally as a "RecognisedPractitioner" (an accolade bestowed on firms that are acknowledgedas being active in this practice area) for their knowledge and workin the Education Sector.
The firm was also praised forthe depth and variety of services it offers to clients and receivedrankings in nine different areas of law within the publication, twoof which were "top-tier" rankings for Corporate/M&A and SocialHousing.
For more than twenty years,Chambers has published their directory of the legal professionidentifying the leading lawyers and law firms in the UK throughindependent and objective interviews with thousands of lawyers andtheir clients.
Those singled out for praisein this year's directory are:
John Lane whoheads the firm's private capital department. John received atop ranking for his work in the private client arena and thepublication highlights Clients appreciate his clientcare skills as well as his ability to present both sides of anargument in an unthreatening way."
George Coyleand Ralph Gilbert were both acclaimed for theirwork in litigation. Noted as key individuals, Chambers states"George Coyle is a leading practitioner who is praised for hismediation and communication skills. His broad practice includesregulatory, licence and trade disputes. One source rates him asa master of his trade. As a leading lightof litigation, Ralph Gilbert earns praise as acommercially pragmaticpractitioner."
Within the corporate team,three Partners receive nominations. "The highly reputedStephen Trynka leads on many of the firm's keydeals and is praised by peers and clients alike for hisconsiderable corporateknow-how."
"Managing partnerRichard Field is a key member of thecorporate and commercial team, with experience in sectors such asfood, media and education. He scores points with clients for hisresponsive and diligentmanner."
A new entry to the ranking,Nasim Sharf is described as "a prompt andfriendly lawyer who instils confidence in hisclients. A qualified tax adviser, he frequently advises oncorporate transactions and restructurings."
The directory goes on to saythat Rollits Corporate team "has the ability tounderstand a brief very quickly, to think through possible outcomesand to be creative."
Neil Franklinwas recommended for his work in the agricultural sector and a topranking was also given to Keith Benton for hiswork in Information and Keith is praised for beingclient-friendly and commercially savvy, up to date andwell rounded."
Respected employment litigatorEd Jenneson is hailed by clients asforward-looking. He understands what the requirementsare and then sees them through. He is flexible and nothing is toomuch trouble for him."
Clients also praised theemployment team with the quote "The team has alwaysbeen professional, quick and responsive. Their advice wasconstructive and well researched. They are always happy to have adialogue on our options and their fees are reasonable aswell."
Within the Social Housingcategory, Rollits is the only firm in the York, Hull andsurrounding areas to be recommended as a leading law firm because"One of their strengths is their ability to set outcomplex issues, the risks and the different interpretations in acoherent manner."
Elsewhere in the guide, thefirm was also ranked in the fields of Banking and Finance -"The solicitors I work with are all very knowledgeable,both generally and regarding my firm. They are helpful and use alanguage which is understandable." andConstruction.
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