30 September 2019

Shulmans ranked in The Legal 500 UK

The Legal 500 UK 2020 guide was released on Friday 27 September 2019 with Shulmans’ teams receiving recognition across a wide range of disciplines.

The firm has been ranked in 12 practice areas, improving our ranking in the Property Litigation category to tier 2, and adding two new categories. A total of 22 lawyers were mentioned in the guide.

The Contentious Trusts and Probate team is ranked for the first time in the guide in tier 3, while the Private Wealth team is ranked in tier 2 in the ‘personal tax, trusts and probate’ category.

Amanda Beresford, Partner and Head of Planning, was named as a ‘Leading Individual’ for the third year running, with three Partners also being given the same title: Head of Regulatory and Environmental, Lyn Dario, Head of Private Wealth, Julia Rangecroft, and Head of Residential Development, Rosemary Edwards.

Commercial Property Partner, Kieran Wilkinson has been named as a “Next generation” lawyer for a third consecutive year.

Comments featured in the guide’s editorial included:

'The team comprises a number of senior experienced lawyers who have cut their teeth on complex projects. Its key strengths are the ability to think strategically, speed of response and a genuine concern to get the best possible outcomes for clients'.

'Although based in Leeds, Shulmans is definitely competing with the big City firms for quality of work and clients. It is excellent, very focused and thorough. It has particular expertise in the areas of dilapidations and telecoms work and is at the very top of its game in these fields'.

'Shulmans LLP is a highly professional firm that treats every case individually and gives excellent advice and detailed responses, all at reasonable costs.'

Our full rankings can be viewed here.