16th September 2016

Success in the Legal 500 2016 Rankings

Cartwright King continues to cement its status as one of the UK’s most highly rated law firms following the publication of the latest Legal 500, having maintained our Top Tier rankings. 

Listed as a Top Tier firm in 10 practice areas, this includes a well-deserved top tier spot for Immigration in the West Midlands. 

We have also been recommended in 9 practice areas. Furthermore, the 2016 guide sees Cartwright King achieve, for the first time, a recommendation for Private Client: Court of Protection in London. 

Sundeep Soor, Andrew Brammer & Lesley Burrows are named in the elite list of outstanding lawyers nationwide. As well as a total of 24 Cartwright King lawyers being recommended. 

Here is a breakdown of our results: 


East Midlands Cime: Fraud
  Crime: General
  Health & Safety
  Family: Private Client
West Midlands Crime: Fraud
  Crime: General
North West Crime: Fraud
Yorkshire & The Humber Crime: General



East Midlands Real Estate: Environment
West Midlands Health & Safety
  Family: Private Client
North West Crime: General
Yorkshire & The Humber Crime: Fraud
London Court of Protection: Private Client
  White Collar Crime 

Sundeep Soor, Andrew Brammer, & Lesley Burrows continue to be listed as ‘Leading Individuals’:

A total of 24 Cartwright King lawyers have been recommended in the legal 500 rankings which include Legal 500 editorial comments:

Crime, Fraud and licencing – Crime: Fraud
-    Andrew Cant       
-    Gary Broadfield ....'very knowledgeable' 
-    John Allchin ....‘excellent and goes the extra mile for his clients’
-    Lesley Burrows....'nothing short of excellent' 
-    Mark Fowler ....‘outstanding’
-    Mark Hopwell
-    Michael Balmer....'very shrewd'
-    Richard Cornthwaite (for Fraud & White Collar Crime)....'Is great to have fighting your corner'
-    Steve Kirby
-    Sundeep Soor

Crime: General
-    Andy Cash
-    Imogen Cox
-    Mark Hopwell
-    Michael Balmer....'very knowledgeable in all aspects of criminal litigation'
-    Mike Garstang
-    Paul Henocq

Health & Safety

-    Andrew Brammer
-    Sundeep Soor         

-    Anna Thurston
-    Melissa Southall
-    Rachel Harvey
-    Rita Kotecha

Private client – Family
-    Adrian Rose
-    Chet Desai
-    Hugh Young
-    Wayne Hollingsworth     

Real Estate – Environment
-    Andrew Brammer

-    Andrew Brammer....‘inspires confidence’ 

Private client – Court of Protection
-    Kate Jackson....‘totally supportive and explains things properly’

To view the complete results of Legal 500  2016, please click here.

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