South Coast law firm Lester Aldridge has once again achieved top rankings in The Legal 500 UK, a client’s guide to the country’s best law firms and lawyers.
Lester Aldridge has been recommended as a Top-Tier Firm in five practice areas and has been recommended in 13 practice areas in The Legal 500 UK Solicitors 2022 edition. The firm also has nine partners listed as Leading Individuals, five ranked as Next Generation Partners and a further three associates ranked as Rising Stars.
A total of 35 lawyers at LA are mentioned by name in The Legal 500 UK commentary for their standout contribution to respective practices.
Clients of the firm, who were contacted by The Legal 500 to provide anonymous feedback as part of the research, said that: “Lester Aldridge are an excellent firm and have always been accommodating and flexible in relation to their clients. In the last 12 months, in the most trying of circumstances, they have been outstanding.”
“LA are unique due to their personal approach and their ability to transfer skills and specialities within their business to ensure that all areas of the required work are covered off.”
“Lester Aldridge: everyone I dealt with including my solicitor, business support and senior partners were supportive, had integrity and provided an excellent legal service.”
The Legal 500 is an independent legal directory compiled from feedback from clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers via an experienced team of legal researchers.
TOP TIER FIRM Practice Areas
- Commercial litigation: Dorset, Devon and Cornwall
- Commercial property: Dorset, Devon and Cornwall
- Corporate and commercial: Dorset, Devon and Cornwall
- Employment: Dorset, Devon and Cornwall
Tier 2 teams:
- Health and safety
- Charities and not-for-profit
- Contentious trusts and probate
- Commercial property: Hampshire
- Insolvency and corporate recovery
Tier 3 teams:
- Personal tax, trusts and probate
- Professional negligence
- Property litigation
- Personal injury and clinical negligence; claimant
- Environment and planning
Leading Individuals included:
- Grant Esterhuizen
- Kevin Barnett
- Mark Benham
- Suki Samra
- Linda Jacques
- Laura Guntrip
- Nick Keitley
- Kate Stewart
Partners: Next Generation lawyers included:
Associates: Rising Stars lawyers:
A total of 35 lawyers are mentioned by name in Legal 500 UK commentary for their standout contribution to respective practices.
Lester Aldridge’s full rankings can be viewed here.