Accolades for McCormicks Lawyers in New Legal Guide
The guide’s quotes from clients described McCormicks as “ideal legal partners”, “a safe pair of hands”, and having an “excellent knowledge of our business and requirements”. One client said: “The individuals who work for McCormicks are all highly competent and knowledgeable in their fields. They engage with clients, listening to our requirements and preferred approaches, responding with good advice to enable us to reach our objectives.”
Senior Partner, Peter McCormick OBE, is once again listed in the elite “Leading Lawyers” section which highlights outstanding lawyers nationwide. Both Peter and consultant Neil Goodrum are also in the Hall of Fame, with Peter highlighted for Sport and Neil for Mediators. Partner Phil Edmondson wins a place in the Next Generation Partners list for Sport.
The firm is praised for its expertise and service in the editorial covering a number of different legal disciplines, including Dispute Resolution, Agriculture and Estates, IT and Telecoms and, new this year, Finance/Insolvency and Corporate Recovery.
Solicitors at the firm have won 41 individual recommendations, while the firm as a whole is recommended for 18 areas of law, namely: Corporate and Commercial; EU and Competition; Crime: Fraud; Crime: General; Dispute Resolution/Commercial Litigation; Finance/Insolvency and Corporate Recovery, Agriculture and Estates; Charities and Not-For-Profit; Contentious Trusts and Probate; Family; Private Client: Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate; Commercial Property; Property Litigation; IT and Telecoms; and Sport; along with London rankings for Dispute Resolution: Mediators; Professional Discipline and Sport.
It has again led the way for Harrogate and North Yorkshire-based practices as the only Harrogate practice recommended in six areas of law, namely EU and Competition, Insolvency and Corporate Recovery, Contentious Trusts and Probate, Dispute Resolution: Professional Discipline (London) and Sport (Yorkshire and the Humber and London).
Peter McCormick said: “Because the UK Legal 500 bases much of its rankings research on the views of clients, we are delighted that these results prove that we are doing a good job. They pay tribute to my colleagues’ hard work during times which have been testing for all of us.”