Hempsons excels in The Legal 500 UK 2020

Hempsons excels in The Legal 500 UK 2020

We are delighted to announce another outstanding year for Hempsons in The Legal 500.

We have been ranked as a top-tier firm in six practice areas across our four offices, including Professional Discipline, Clinical Negligence and Public Sector Health.

Hempsons is the only firm with two partners listed on the ‘Leading Individuals: Hall of Fame’ for Public Sector Health. Public sector health represents all of our teams and showcases cutting edge work from across the firm. Our healthcare litigation department demonstrates ‘great breadth and in-depth knowledge of clinical negligence’, offering expert round-the-clock advice to their clients.

We are also delighted to announce that we are now ranked in tier 2 (up from 3) for Partnership in London. This is a key area of continuing growth for Hempsons, with Alison Oliver and Justin Cumberlege recently joining the teams in Newcastle and London.

In Harrogate, we are now ranked in tier 2 (up from 3) for Charities and not-for-profit. The local team is led by associate Helen Hirst who joined in 2018, working in tandem with national head Ian Hempseed, and getting great support from the health and social care advisory and employment teams in servicing charity clients.

Seven of our lawyers have been listed in the elite ‘Leading Lawyers’ list. This is The Legal 500’s guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide. Ross Clark, Chris Morris, Ian Hempseed, John Holmes, Crispin Pettifer, Anne Ball, and Kirsten Blohm are listed in this guide.

In addition, four of our lawyers have been listed in the ‘Next Generation Partners’ list. This is The Legal 500’s guide to junior partners who make a material difference to the practice. We are pleased to announce that Gautam Chawla, Stephen Maratos, Jennie Chapman and Oliver Crich have been listed in this guide.

Chloe Davies is also listed in the ‘Rising Stars’ list for her clinical negligence work.

Chris Morris, Senior Partner, commented on Hempsons’ rankings: ‘They are indicative of the first-class work that Hempsons has been involved in over the past couple of years and I am always delighted to see our practice areas flourish. Hempsons prides itself on the superb service that it offers to clients and there is no better measure of this than hearing from the clients themselves. We would like to thank all of our clients who provided feedback.

The full list of ranked lawyers and client testimonials can be found on The Legal 500 website. There is a field to search for individual offices at the top: https://www.legal500.com/firms/1543-hempsons.