Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners
Goughs Solicitors has been recognised again as one of the South West’s leading law firms
Chambers & Partners
Our family team has once again been ranked as a Band 1 team, putting it alongside some of the leading family teams in the country, not just the southwest.
Ross Phillips and Thomas Boyce were highlighted as Partners with exceptional knowledge and client care. Boyce was complimented on his “technical ability” and specialism in “complex and high-value matters” whilst Phillips’ “real strength in the forming of client relationships” and “excellent manner” were complimented.
Our Real Estate team similalry maintained their ranking within the southwest geographical region which is a huge achievement for the firm. The collaboration and knowledge sharing of the team was applauded by Chambers who stated,
“What always impresses us is that each individual has a firm grasp on the progress of each matter. They appear to work very well together.” Additionally clients reported that “the lawyers provide clear, pragmatic and seasoned commercial advice that shows a real understanding of and care for their client’s business.”
For the sixth year running we have been ranked as a leading firm by the prestigious Legal 500, legal directory. The experienced and dedicated team of family lawyers has once again received exemplary feedback and accreditation for the sixth time. In addition, we have also been recognised for our Wills, Trust and Probate work and the firm’s Real Estate work for the third year running.
On the Real Estate team
On the Family team
On the Private Client team
For 33 years, The Legal 500 has been analysing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research programme revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market. The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in over 150 jurisdictions, the results of which can be viewed free of charge. The rankings are based on a series of criteria, but simply put, they highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice. Their research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms, interviews with leading private practice lawyers and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.
Chambers & Partners
Chambers and Partners is an independent research company operating across 200 jurisdictions delivering detailed rankings and insight into the world’s leading lawyers. Chambers empowers organisations to make informed decisions when selecting legal services, saving time and resources and reducing risk. Chambers’ 215 researchers provide unique insight into complex areas of law in different jurisdictions. Chambers conducts tens of thousands of interviews a year with in-house counsel and third-party experts, such as barristers and accountants, delivering detailed insight into providers of legal services. It is their rigorous independent processes that makes Chambers the gold standard in legal insight.
Some of Goughs’ highlights
Prenuptial agreement for a marriage abroad
Securing 50% of the asset share in a cohabitation case where all assets were initially in a former partner’s name
Excluding non-matrimonial property from a divorce settlement
Assisted Redcliffe Homes Limited with the collaboration agreement with Crest Nicholson in relation to a development of 1000 dwellings
A big thank you from Goughs
We would like to give a huge thank you to everyone who was has helped us to achieve recognition in Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. If you would like to discuss anything please get in touch.