Legal Reputation

The two authoritative, independent guides to law firms, The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, annually review and publish rankings of the leading firms and individuals for different legal specialisms, based upon research and feedback from other lawyers and clients. 

This is how they view us and what they say.


General

“Excel in providing quality advice and representation.”
Legal 500

“A team with a very thorough and diligent approach to work, as well as the ability to win clients’ confidence.”
Chambers & Partners

“Has a reputation for being strong, for standing and fighting, and getting results.”
Legal 500

“Leading players in the field.”
Legal 500

“You could not get a better firm of solicitors — people fight to be instructed by them.”
Chambers & Partners


Legal Areas

We are recognised by The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners for our expertise in five of their defined legal areas:

  • Lynn Bleakley
  • Andrew Brammer
  • Andy Cash
  • Max Duddles
  • Mark Fowler
  • Steve Gelsthorpe
  • Mark Hopwell
  • Mandip Kumar
  • David Roy
  • Sundeep Soor
  • Rachel Turner
  • Michael Thurston
  • Mark Wilson


Business Defence

The highest ranked Midlands and Yorkshire team in Chambers & Partners review of the best in UK national fraud players.

In the top band for fraud in the East/Midlands in both the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners since 1997.

In the top band for Health & Safety in the East Midlands in Legal 500.

Recognised for Environmental by Chambers & Partners in the Midlands.

“Very responsive and very knowledgeable and get good results.”
Legal 500

“This niche outfit is a dominant force in fraud and regulatory law, handling a constant flow of instructions relating to SFO, HMRC, BERR and OFT investigations and prosecutions.”
Chambers & Partners

“Leading practice for SFO, HMRC, OFT and NHS fraud cases and cases.”
Legal 500

“The West Midlands and Yorkshire practices of this established firm have expanded alongside its already prominent East Midlands office, enhancing this regional firm’s national reach.”
Chambers & Partners

“Believes in gaining a real understanding of the client”s problem... and resolving it in a way that minimises disruption.”
Legal 500

“Attracts work and lawyers of the highest quality. Considerable technical and scientific knowledge.”
Legal 500


Fraud

“A wealth of experience in the fraud arena, and impress sources with skilled handling of complex cases.”
Chambers & Partners

“Fraud is a notable area of expertise. Recognised for its tax and other financial investigations including those brought by HMRC, BIS, OFT and others.”
Legal 500

“First-class and confidence inspiring.”
Chambers & Partners

“Adept at handling matters of great interest. Widely regarded as having one of the best regional groups for fraud matters.”
Chambers & Partners 

“Goes from strength to strength... total value of frauds cases that runs to hundreds of millions of pounds.”
Chambers & Partners

“Straight-talking, no-nonsense approach.”
Legal 500

“This team regularly acts in some of the most complex fraud cases. It is adept at handling matters of great media interest.”
Chambers & Partners

“Tactically shrewd and technically capable.”
Legal 500

“A significant profile in the sector. Its dedicated business defence department is regularly instructed in high-profile matters, with recent work including the HMRC case involving football manager Harry Redknapp.”
Chambers & Partners

“Excellent client care on offer.”
Chambers & Partners


HMRC & Tax

“The team is particularly active in a series of MTIC fraud cases, and in a series of high-profile fraud investigations involving HMRC.”
Chambers & Partners

“Heavily involved in VAT MTIC matters, and has great experience in handling direct tax investigations involving the Revenue as well.”
Chambers & Partners 

“Known for dealing with various Hansard disclosures across the UK.”
Chambers & Partners


Health & Safety and Environment

“Assured, thorough and practical solicitors who provide structured and highly astute advice to clients.”
Chambers & Partners

“A hands-on and practical approach as well as an in-depth knowledge of UK environmental law.”
Chambers & Partners

“Exceptional competency and knowledge and unwavering interest in the field.”
Chambers & Partners


Criminal Defence

The only firm ranked in the top band across the Midlands by both Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners.

Ranked in the top band continuously since 1997 by Legal 500.

“This firm is the strongest force on the market and the prime provider of criminal defence services. The group undertakes all sorts of instructions, including shaken baby cases, rapes and murders.”
Chambers & Partners

“The market leader in the Midlands.”
Legal 500 

“This top end firm advises on all types of general criminal cases and receives particular praise. The firm has extensive in-house advocacy capabilities with 14 higher court advocates.”
Chambers & Partners

“Consistently involved in top-level work within the region. Continues to set the standard for criminal work.”
Chambers & Partners


Motoring Law

“The team has also carved out a niche specialism in defending those accused of traffic offences: what it does not know of this highly technical area could be written on the back of a postage stamp.”
Chambers & Partners 


Immigration

“Clients agree that the group offers ‘a superb service’ and ‘pays huge amounts of care and attention to the work’ — its preparation is always meticulous.”
Chambers & Partners 

“One of the most experienced immigration teams in the Midlands.”
Chambers & Partners

“...all areas of UK Immigration and Nationality Law, specialising in complex and exceptional case including Human Rights and EEA Law.”
Chambers & Partners 

“Renowned for accepting and resolving the most long standing, difficult and complex cases.”
Chambers & Partners 

CONTACT
For further information please get in touch with our dedicated team.

You can always call us on 0845 894 1622 or email on info@cartwrightking.co.uk

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