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Rollits Partners recognised as Leaders in their Field

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Rollits Partners recognised as Leaders in their Field

Eight Partners from Rollitshave been named as "leaders in their field" in the latest editionof Chambers UK - the definitive guide to law firms in theUK.

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,four of which were "top-tier" rankings for Corporate/M&A;Litigation; Real Estate and Social Housing.

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 "He's extremely balanced andexperienced - that's what you want in a family solicitor. He tellsyou the bad news as well as the good and you know you can rely onhim."

George Coyleand Ralph Gilbert were both acclaimed for theirwork in litigation. Noted as key individuals, Chambers states"Ralph Gilbert is highly regarded by peers anddescribed as "immensely practical, very realistic and excellent forcommercial work." He focuses his practice on propertylitigation and corporate recovery work. Head of department GeorgeCoyle has a solid reputation in the region and particularexperience dealing with shareholder and partnership disputes,contractual matters and product liability claims.

Rollits dispute resolutionteam are also described as "A very professional groupwith a wealth of knowledge. They have specialist departments sothey can cover all aspects of the legal matters weneed."

Senior Partner SteveTrynka is applauded for his experience in corporatematters and is described as "experienced, direct andaggressive."

Managing PartnerRichard Field is praised for being"particularly active within the education and charitiesmarket space." Described as "veryintelligent and very industrious" clients"have great faith in his knowledge andjudgement."

The directory goes on to saythat Rollits Corporate team "have highly competentpartners and juniors, and have the ability to deliver the servicethat could be expected from a major nationalpractice."

Neil Franklinwas recommended for his work in the agricultural sector. Chambershighlights that Rollits' agricultural team is known as "an up-to-date firm thatgives good client service."

Employment lawyer EdJenneson is described as having "excellentcommunication skills and knowledge, and the ability to putclients at ease."

Clients also praised theemployment team for its "Their knowledge of ourbusiness and our long-term objective coupled with their goodunderstanding of the industry sector in which we operate is whatsets them apart from being just a law firm." and"They are fantastic with client service. They don'tjust see us as clients but as partners."

A top ranking was also givento Keith Benton for his work in InformationTechnology with the recommendation that clients describe him as"very thorough, timely, efficient andhelpful."

Within the Social Housingcategory, Rollits is the only firm in the York, Hull andsurrounding areas to be recommended as a leading law firm and arepraised for being "a proactiveteam.They push the other side, and tellme when the other side is delaying; I never need to chase themup."

Elsewhere in the guide, thefirm was also ranked in the fields of Banking and Finance -"A very experienced, stable and mature team, with awide remit and knowledge base." and Construction- "The team is very switched-on andefficient."

Managing Partner, RichardField said: "Chambers is recognised as one of the leading lawdirectories and it is very heartening to see so many colleaguessingled out for praise in the latest edition of the guideparticularly so following our recent excellent rankings in theLegal 500."

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