Wilkin Chapman solicitors named amongst UK’s best in Legal 500 rankings

16 September 2016
Leading Firm 2016


Solicitors at large regional law firm, Wilkin Chapman, have been named amongst the UK’s leading industry professionals by prestigious law index Legal 500, which provides the most comprehensive worldwide listings of recommended law practitioners.

Wilkin Chapman, which has eight offices throughout Lincolnshire and Yorkshire, is named as a ‘regional heavyweight’ by the directory, and recognised for its expertise in a total of 16 different areas of law. In the areas of family law, commercial property, debt recovery and agriculture, it has been given the highest ‘tier 1’ ranking.

The latest listings also highlight 28 members of Wilkin Chapman’s senior team, which is an unprecedented achievement by the firm; partners have been recognised for their knowledge and excellence, and individually described as ‘dedicated’ and ‘scarily bright’.

Furthermore, Wilkin Chapman’s Sheffield office - the firm’s newest location – has made the index in its first year of operating. The employment law team achieved a Tier 3 ranking in the Humber sub-region of Sheffield and South Yorkshire.

Des Mannion, chief executive, Wilkin Chapman said: “The Legal 500 rankings are always highly anticipated and we’re absolutely delighted with this year’s results which profile the talented group of lawyers I am proud to have in the firm.

“We’ve maintained or improved our rankings in every area and gained some important recognition; to have so many partners named in the list is a fantastic achievement by the entire team.”


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