KBL continues to be recognised in 2019 Legal 500 rankings

KBL Solicitors LLP has achieved considerable success in the 2019 Legal 500 – Guide to the UK legal market published this month.

Partner, Greg Gardner-Boyes said: “We are delighted that KBL is consistently recognised for our key specialisms including corporate & commercial, employment, litigation services and private client.  The results reinforce the firms’ growth plans and enhance its reputation as a leading North West law firm.”

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  • The corporate and commercial team are “‘friendly and approachable”, delivering “clear, confident and accurate advice without delay”. The “thorough” Phil Stephenson heads the department, whilst Jonathan Shorrock is “outstanding” and associate solicitor Anneka Traynor is “always responsive” and has “determination to drive transactions forward”.
  • The growing family law team has a “commanding presence” with the 2017 addition of Victoria Melling as the head of department.  The “extremely thorough” Melling is a “very safe pair of hands and a highly effective negotiator who leaves no stone unturned. She picks the right moment to have a fight and then fights as hard as she can when necessary”’.
  • Michael Slater, Partner in the Dispute Resolution team is, a “highly experienced individual who will go that extra mile for a client” and is “very approachable and pro-active”. Gregory Gardner-Boyes, also a Partner, is “hardworking” and “experienced”’.
  • Providing “legally sound and commercially astute advice is the Employment team”.  “In terms of its overall level of service, the team is always available for either over the phone advice or more detailed face to face meetings”.