Pinney Talfourd recognised in the 2021 Legal 500 rankings


Legal 500 has released the results of their 2021 rankings and, once again, Pinney Talfourd has been ranked across the firm’s practice areas. Our ‘highly efficient’ family team are ranked as a tier one team and our commercial, private client, employment, property, and debt recovery teams are also recognised.Legal 500 is widely recognised as the definitive guide to the best law firms in the UK. Thousands of firms apply every year submitting case studies, client references and undergoing rigorous research interviews.

We are delighted to recommended for excellence in:

  • Family
  • Personal Tax, Trusts & Probate
  • Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence (Claimant)
  • Employment
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Commercial Property
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Property Litigation
  • Debt Recovery

Private Client Law
The Family Law Team are delighted to maintain their Tier One status, confirming their position as one of the best family law teams in the South East. The Legal 500 research team collated references from clients and counsel who called them “a highly efficient practice, with a high level of expertise in respect of the entire range family work” and “thoroughly prepared and responsive”. Team leader Catherine Polli is described as “first rate” with her “ability to deal with clients and opponents is second to none“. Michael Sheville “continues to provide an outstanding service to his clients“.

The Trusts, Tax and Probate Team were also delighted to be referred to as the team with “a personal touch” who make each client feel “valued as an individual client“. Matthew Edwards was described as “exceptional” and Kristian Croad was described as “very helpful“.

The newly combined Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence section recognised Stephen Green and Kim Huggins in their fields. Stephen was described as “an exemplary legal professional” and Kim was described as “a superstar of a solicitor“.

Commercial Law

Our Commercial teams have been recognised in the 2021 rankings. The Employment team are described as giving “prompt responses and clear and concise practical and technical advice”. In Company and Commercial, Edward Garston is described as “always excellent to work with”.

Managing Partner, Philip Cockram, is delighted with this year’s results saying “I am very proud of all the teams here, their dedication and commitment to our core values of expertise and service and hard work that has culminated in these results. It is fantastic to see that Legal 500 has acknowledged their achievements over the last 12 months. We all work extremely hard to provide the very best service and results for our clients and it is always pleasing to have independent validation that we are achieving our objectives.”

More information

To read the full set of results visit the Legal 500 UK website or call 01708 229 444 to discuss how Legal 500 UK can help you choose your lawyer.

The contents of this article are for the purposes of general awareness only. They do not purport to constitute legal or professional advice. The law may have changed since this article was published. Readers should not act on the basis of the information included and should take appropriate professional advice upon their own particular circumstances.


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