Customer experience and innovation at the heart of soaring directory results, says Shoosmiths CEO
British law firm Shoosmiths is proud to have achieved excellent results in both the Legal 500 and Chambers UK legal directories this year.
The firm achieved an outstanding result in the Legal 500 ranking with 115 ranked practice areas and 31 “Top Tier” rankings, with 25 practice areas moving up one level. In addition, 17 practice areas were newly ranked for the first time in the 2021 UK Guide, which was launched at the end of September 2020. 55 of Shoosmiths partners were selected as top personalities and 21 partners classified as next generation.
Shoosmiths ‘London saw new rankings in nine new practice areas, bringing the Shoosmiths City office ranking to 19 separate table entries and Shoosmiths’ strength in business shone when the firm experienced six positive ranking changes in 22 practice areas across the firm.
Chambers UK 2021, launched in October, recommends Shoosmiths in 65 practice areas, including 18 of the top practice areas in Group One. Seven practice areas are now recognized as UK-wide specialists, including Private Equity Venture Capital Investments, Health and Safety and a New Ranking for Education (Individuals).
In addition, Shoosmiths continues to be recognized as a National Leader in 10 practice areas across the UK, including Group 1 National Leader Rankings for the Shoosmiths Real Estate, Information Technology and Employment teams.
CEO of Shoosmiths, Simon boss, said the results have strengthened Shoosmiths’ ability to continue to attract and retain incredible talent and deliver leading legal services through a full service proposition.
“We are very proud that Shoosmiths has been recognized again in such a wide range of leaderboards this year. This shows that by staying close to our clients, anticipating their needs and delivering innovative solutions, Shoosmiths is realizing its ambition to be the leading national law firm in the UK.
He added, “We would like to thank our clients and referees for their outstanding comments. These achievements would not be possible without the commitment of our collaborative teams from all departments to deliver the customer experience for which we are renowned. “
Both guides continue to provide a credible and globally recognized assessment of the legal industry, undertaking a comprehensive annual research program and interviewing over 25,000 lawyers and their clients to provide a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of law firms across the country. United Kingdom, by listing only the best performers in the industry.
For 33 years, The Legal 500 has analyzed the capabilities of law firms around the world, highlighting practice area teams that provide the most cutting-edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. Their research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients around the world, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading lawyers in private practice, and a team of researchers who have unparalleled experience in the legal market.
Chambers and Partners has been one of the leading sources of legal information in the market for over 30 years and one of the most renowned legal directories internationally. Researched annually by an independent and expert team, the guide is intended for clients of legal services.