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18 October 2019

BDB Pitmans recommended in The Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners UK 2020 guides

The breadth and depth of BDB Pitmans’ legal services have been recognised by the leading legal directories, The Legal 500 (United Kingdom) and Chambers and Partners (Chambers UK). Both directories serve as a highly influential guide to the legal profession and rankings are published following independent research amongst law firms, their clients and key contacts in the industry.

The Legal 500

The Legal 500 is a leading guide of recommended law firms and lawyers, providing reliable and up-to-date market information to help those seeking legal services make an informed choice. Rankings are based on comprehensive analysis into the strength of law firms. This year’s extensive research programme was based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading peers, and a team of researchers with unrivalled experience in the legal market.

In the 2020 edition, BDB Pitmans has been recommended in 30 practice areas and has maintained its Top Tier position in the following: infrastructure (parliamentary), insolvency and corporate recovery and TMT. The firm has also risen to ‘Tier 2’ in: local government, employment, corporate and commercial and real estate.

In addition, 21 individuals across its Cambridge, London, Reading and Southampton offices were recognised in the guide as Leading Individuals, Next Generation Lawyers and Rising Stars.

View the full details of the rankings here.

Chambers and Partners

Chambers and Partners has been a leading source of legal market intelligence for over 30 years and the Chambers UK Guide identifies the best law firms and lawyers in over 70 specialist areas of law to provide those seeking legal services with reliable recommendations. The rankings, which are updated every year, present localised knowledge and market insight and are assessed by Chambers’ team of experienced researchers.

The assessment criteria covers technical legal ability, client service, commercial vision and business understanding, diligence, value for money and depth of team.

In the 2020 edition, BDB Pitmans is ranked in 13 practice areas, with 28 lawyers individually recognised in their areas of specialism. In addition to maintaining its ‘Band 1’ ranking in litigation, pensions and restructuring / insolvency, the firm has also risen to ‘Band 1’ for planning and ‘Band 2’ for family / matrimonial in the Thames Valley and Reading and surrounding regions.

View the full details of the rankings here.

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