Hempsons is a leading national law firm in health and social care law, clinical negligence, regulatory and criminal law defence for professionals, and the law relating to charities and social enterprises. Typically our clients don’t refer to directories when deciding on a law firm, so we don’t make directory submissions in many categories. But here’s how the two leading legal directories rank us in our key practice areas.
The Legal 500 2023-24
Defendant clinical negligence
London defendant clinical negligence (Tier 2)
Kristy Harkett is listed London Rising Star in the Legal 500 rankings this year, whilst John Holmes has remained in the London defendant clinical negligence Legal 500 Hall of Fame. Gautam Chawla is a London Next Generation Partner.
Kathleen Wilson has been listed as a Yorkshire & Humber Leading Individual for clinical negligence.
Public sector – healthcare law
North healthcare law (Tier 1)
North west healthcare law (Tier 1)
Anne Ball is listed as a North West healthcare law Leading Individual.
London healthcare law (Tier 2)
London professional discipline (Tier 1)
Tania Francis and Adam Smith have both been named Leading Individuals for London professional discipline this year; Hannah Stephenson is listed as a London professional discipline Next Generation Partner; and Robert Newbould is listed as a London professional discipline Rising Star.
Charities and not for profit
London charities and not for profit (Tier 3)
Ian Hempseed is listed in the Legal 500 London charities and not-for-profit Hall of Fame.
London partnership law (Tier 2)
Ross Clark is listed as a London partnership law Leading Individual.
London criminal law (Tier 3)
North West criminal law (Tier 4)
Chambers UK Guide 2024
UK-wide Police law: mainly defendant
UK-wide Clinical negligence: mainly defendant
Partnership: medical, UK-wide
Healthcare UK-wide legal rankings (Band 2)
Healthcare – mental health providers, UK-wide
Professional discipline, UK-wide
Charities UK-wide legal rankings (Band 4)
Ian Hempseed is in Band 2 for Charities UK-wide.