Gloucestershire based BPE Solicitors has again been recognised by the Legal 500 in the annual rankings which has seen the firm retain its position in seven categories and increase its ranking in a further two.
The latest rankings have moved BPE’s Corporate Team and the Private Client Team up one tier each, with Corporate now sitting in Tier One and Private Client in Tier 3 respectively, while seven further teams have retained their ranking including Commercial Litigation and Employment which remain in Tier One and Commercial Property and IT and Telecom stay in Tier Two.
As well as naming teams, Legal 500 has identified outstanding individuals. Jo Bewley, Head of Property, and Philip Radford, Head of Commercial Litigation have been named as Leading Individuals while four partners have been named as Next Generation Lawyers: Rebecca Maxwell (Commercial Property), Louise Grzasko (Corporate), Riyaz Jariwalla (Commercial Litigation) and Emma Hickson (Cyber and IT). Senior Associates John Carter in Commercial Litigation and Chris Aldridge in Employment have also been named as Rising Stars.
“We are delighted with these results. It is a reflection of the expertise and talent we have at BPE and the calibre of client that we work with”, said Senior Partner, John Workman. “To have retained or gained rankings in nine different categories is a testament to the strength and depth of specialisms available to our clients.”
The listings also highlighted many other team members, including Anthony Rudge (Corporate), Iain Garfield (Commercial), Heyma Holmes and Sarah Lee (Employment), Clare Young, Peter Tyrrell and Malcolm Emery (Private Client).