Law firm Furley Page celebrates best ever results in The Legal 500 rankings

October 19, 2017

Kent law firm Furley Page is celebrating its best ever results in the annual rankings published by The Legal 500 2017 awards, a top independent national guide to excellence in the legal sector.

Outstanding individual performances by 24 lawyers are highlighted, while Furley Page is also recommended in 11 practice areas.

Members of Furley Page’s renowned disputes resolution team are praised –  Partner George Crofton-Martin and Associate Natasha Biggs.

Clients say George is “excellent and takes time to understand the client’s needs”. Natasha is said to “give clients real confidence with her strong knowledge”.

Partner and Head of Corporate, Susan Jennings is personally rated for her work in leading the corporate and commercial team, with clients hailing her “impressive corporate knowledge”. Partner Tony Chester is recognised for his corporate work and also his expertise in the area of charities and not-for-profit.

Also recommended by The Legal 500 are commercial property specialists Managing Partner and Head of Real Estate, Jeremy Licence and Partner and Liz Brady. Clients describe Liz as “highly skilled”.

Partner Andrew Masters is head of the employment team and he is “very attentive to clients and has excellent attention to detail”, say clients.

Members of Furley Page’s private client team singled out for praise this year include Head of Private Client Harvey Barrett, Partners Aaron Spencer and Nicola August, Head of Vulnerable Client.

Harvey is described as “professional and empathetic”, while Aaron is said to have “great experience in the sector”.

The highly-respected agriculture and rural business team is represented in The Legal 500 rankings, with the inclusion of the “highly knowledgeable” Consultant Christopher Wacher.

In the personal injury team, Partner and head of team, Neille Ryan, Senior Associate Robert Harvey and ‘next generation’ lawyer, and Chartered Legal Executive Ross Rowland are all recognised, with Neille’s experience said to be “wide ranging and also covers niche and cross over areas like abuse and state-failing claims”.

In addition to the excellence shown by these individual lawyers, Furley Page is recommended in the practice areas of corporate and commercial, commercial litigation, debt recovery, employment, personal injury, agriculture and estates, commercial property, property litigation, and insolvency and corporate recovery.

Also highly rated are the private client teams specialising in charities and not-for-profit, and personal tax, trust and probate.