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Legal 500 UK 2014 Rankings Revealed

Balfour+Manson is pleased to have been ranked top tier for a further year in the medical negligence category of the Legal 500 UK 2014.
We have also maintained our recognition in: Personal Injury, Family Law, Contentious trusts and probate, Professional Negligence, Employment, Commercial Litigation, Personal Tax Trusts and Executries and Charities and not for Profit.
[Balfour+Manson LLP] is a ‘high quality, experienced and professional team’ said one quote from the publication describing the medical negligence team. Senior Partner Fred Tyler ‘has built a reputation for taking on complex, high profile cases where liability is difficult to establish.’’
Legal 500 also praises the ‘approachable’ and ‘efficient’ [employment] team who inspire the ‘utmost trust’ in clients. Employment team head Robert Holland who is recommended ‘continues to be inspirational; you feel you are talking to a friend, not a hard-nosed lawyer’.
[Balfour+Manson LLP] provides ‘sensitive and accurate advice, and is particularly well regarded when it comes to defending claims brought against solicitors’. Professional negligence practice head David Flint has ‘a keen legal brain’.
Family lawyers Shona Smith and Alastair Milne are both recommended. The family team has ‘handled a number of Court of Session proofs, in cases of high value and considerable complexity’.
The Charities and not for profit team is ‘well above-average in every area. Practice head John Hodge has an ‘outstanding knowledge of the Scottish charity sector’.
Three partners have been listed in the elite “Leading Lawyers”, a guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide. They are Fred Tyler, David McIntosh and Andrew Gibb.
We are also pleased that nine lawyers are individually recommended.
For the full details of Balfour+Manson’s rankings, please follow the link below: