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Chambers guide 2017

21 November 2016 |

Chambers are one of the highest regarded legal directories in the UK and globally. They are renowned for identifying the very best lawyers and firms out there.

We are delighted that the firm and 6 of our incredibly talented team have been ranked in the latest 2017 edition of Chambers UK.



It is fantastic to see some of our Associate Solicitors being recognised for their hard work.

title522230904Harriet Broughton is always efficient, responds promptly and is pragmatic and professional in her advice” reports a client. As part of our Employment department, she is experienced in handling employment litigation and general advisory work for local businesses.


title488260737Hannah Petherick, from our Family & Relationships department, is highlighted by one source as “a very strong solicitor with an all-round understanding of clients’ needs.” She regularly advises on complex financial remedy matters, including cases involving international aspects, and is also skilled at private law children matters.



We are pleased to have the following four senior individuals highly ranked across a variation of sectors.

title792396739John Dalby, Director of Employment, is known for advising on the exits of the South West-based senior executives. Clients say “John has real gravitas but is very approachable and very practical.” This is John’s sixth year being featured in the directory of lawyers in relation to his employment expertise.


title400393861Victoria Daniell, Director of Family & Relationships, has been given the highest ranking. She is active on matrimonial and family matters included financial remedy matters. One source says: “She is Bristol’s best-kept secret. All her clients love her and she’s really easy to work with.”


title658935207Richard A Gore, Director of Dispute Resolution, is already recognised by the Chambers as a leading practitioner in dispute resolution. His work typically includes shareholder and contractual disputes, as well as chancery and professional negligence work. Sources describe him as “a very pragmatic, tenacious litigator who will always go the extra mile to give his clients the best results.”


title258515062Mike Rapps, Director, has over 30 years experience guiding clients through trust and tax planning. Sources note: “He is a good lawyer who is straightforward and well connected in the Bristol community.”


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