What the legal directories say about Hempsons

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. So what do the two leading legal directories say about us in their research rankings?

The Legal 500 2022

Defendant clinical negligence

The Legal 500 ranks Hempsons in the top tier for defendant clinical negligence in London and the North West; and in the second tier in Yorkshire and the Humber:

London defendant clinical negligence

John Holmes is listed in the London defendant clinical negligence Legal 500 Hall of Fame; Mary Menjou is listed as a London Leading Individual; and Gautam Chawla is listed as a London Next Generation Partner.

North West defendant clinical negligence

Anne Ball and Kirsten Blohm are listed as North West Leading Individuals and Jennie Chapman is listed as a North West Next Generation Partner.

Yorkshire and the Humber defendant clinical negligence


Healthcare law

The Legal 500 ranks Hempsons in the top tier for healthcare law in the North West, Yorkshire and the Humber, and the North; and in the second tier in London:

North West healthcare law

Anne Ball is listed as a North West healthcare law Leading Individual, and Oliver Crich is listed as a North West Next Generation Partner.

Yorkshire and the Humber healthcare law

North healthcare law

Crispin Pettifer is listed as a North healthcare law Leading Individual, and Stephen Maratos is listed as a North Next Generation Partner.

London healthcare law

Both Ian Hempseed and John Holmes are listed in the Legal 500 London healthcare law Hall of Fame.


Partnership

The Legal 500 ranks Hempsons in the second tier for partnership law in London:

London partnership law

Ross Clark is listed as a London partnership law Leading Individual.


London professional discipline

The Legal 500 ranks Hempsons in the top tier for professional discipline in London:

London professional discipline

Both Simon Eastwood and former Hempsons senior partner Chris Morris are listed in the Legal 500 London professional discipline Hall of Fame; Hannah Stephenson is listed as a London professional discipline Next Generation Partner; and John Fitzpatrick is listed as a London professional discipline Rising Star.


Crime

The Legal 500 ranks Hempsons in the third tier for criminal law defence in London and the North West:

London criminal law

North West criminal law


Charities and not-for-profit

The Legal 500 ranks Hempsons in the second tier for charities and not-for-profit advice in London and in Yorkshire and the Humber:

London charities and not-for-profit

Ian Hempseed is listed in the Legal 500 London charities and not-for-profit Hall of Fame.

Yorkshire and the Humber charities and not-for-profit

 

Chambers UK Guide 2022

UK-wide Clinical negligence: mainly defendant

Chambers ranks Hempsons in Band 1 for UK-wide Clinical negligence: mainly defendant:

UK-wide Clinical negligence: mainly defendant legal rankings

Bertie Leigh was named Senior Statesperson in this category. Anne Ball, Kirsten Blohm and Mary Menjou are ranked in Band 2, with Adrienne D’Arcy in Band 3 and Kathleen Wilson in Band 4.

Healthcare, UK-wide

Chambers ranks Hempsons in Band 2 for Healthcare, UK-wide:

Healthcare UK-wide

Bertie Leigh is named a Senior Statesperson in the Healthcare: Contentious – UK-wide category.

Healthcare – mental health providers, UK-wide

Chambers ranks Hempsons in Band 2 for Healthcare – mental health providers, UK-wide:

Mental health providers, UK-wide

John Holmes is ranked in Band 2. Clementine Robertshaw is named an an Associate to watch.

Partnership: medical, UK-wide

Chambers ranks Hempsons in Band 1 for Partnership: medical, UK-wide:

Partnership: medical UK-wide

Alison Oliver, Justin Cumberlege and Ross Clark are ranked in Band 3. Kirsty Odell is named as an Associate to watch.

Professional discipline, UK-wide  

Chambers ranks Hempsons in Band 2 for Professional discipline UK-wide:

Professional discipline, UK-wide  

Simon Eastwood is named as a Senior Statesperson. Adam Smith and Tania Francis are ranked in Band 3. Anne Ball and Katherine Sheldrick are ranked in Band 4, with Surjit Dubb in Band 5.

Charities

Chambers ranks Hempsons in Band 4 for UK-wide charities:

Charities UK-wide

Ian Hempseed is ranked as Band 3 for Charities UK-wide.