Rollits lawyers win personal recognition as Leaders in their Field
Eight lawyers from Rollits
have been named as "leaders in their field" in the latest edition
of Chambers UK - the definitive guide to law firms in the
The firm was also praised for
the depth and variety of services it offers to clients and received
rankings in 16 different areas within the publication.
For more than twenty years,
Chambers has published their directory of the legal profession
identifying the leading lawyers and law firms in the UK through
independent and objective interviews with thousands of lawyers and
Those singled out for praise
in this year's directory are:
John Lane who
heads the firm's private capital department. John received a
top ranking for his work in the private client arena and the
publication highlights "Peers and clients alike consider John
Lane to be an "incredible" practitioner. He deals with probate,
trust, estate and tax matters."
and Ralph Gilbert were both acclaimed for their
work in dispute resolution. Noted as key individuals,
Chambers states "George Coyle's practice is split between
regulatory and environmental disputes on the one hand and a range
of commercial and corporate matters on the other. Clients praise
him as a "highly thorough" negotiator who copes extremely well in
difficult situations" and "Ralph Gilbert's reputation for
handling highly technical cases precedes him. A general commercial
litigator, he has recently begun practising as an accredited
mediator as well."
Rollits dispute resolution
team are also described as the "top-quality Hull
firm" and sources are full of praise for the team's
"clever and creative lawyers."
Senior Partner Steve
Trynka is applauded for his experience in corporate
matters involving the food industry with clients praising him
for his "direct and mature approach".
The directory goes on to say
that "With offices in Hull and York this "solid and reliable"
firm has continued to advise clients on sizeable transactions
including the acquisition of Hull City FC …"
was recommended for his work in the agricultural sector and is
considered to be "great with detail." Chambers
highlights that Rollits' five-strong agricultural team is known for
"providing solutions to the queries clients have. They really
have the bases covered."
Employment lawyer Ed
Jenneson is singled out as an "Associate to watch". The
directory says that he has a"keen
appreciation of the business environment, good advocacy skills and
is knowledgeable on employment."
The directory also praises the
employment team for its "professionalism and personal
service." and notes that Clients value the
team's "expertise, its understanding of business
and its pragmatism."
Top rankings were also given
to Keith Benton for his work in Information
Technology as well as Douglas Oliver for Social
Within the Social Housing
category, Rollits is the only firm in the York, Hull and
surrounding areas to be recommended as a leading law
Elsewhere in the guide, the
firm was ranked top in the region in the fields of Banking and
Finance, Corporate & M&A, Dispute Resolution and Real
Estate, as well as receiving praise for its Agriculture, Employment
and Private Client work undertaken.
Managing Partner, Richard
Field said: "Chambers is recognised as one of the leading law
directories and it is very heartening to see so many colleagues
singled out for praise in the latest edition of the guide
particularly so following out recent excellent rankings in the
Posted on: 02/11/2012
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