Palmers Solicitors is recommended in The Legal 500 for the 4th consecutive year!

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Palmers Solicitors have been recommended in The Legal 500 Series. The publication, which is now in its 25th year, is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide. This year, more than 180,000 in-house counsel and lawyers have been surveyed and interviewed globally.

The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit.

Palmers Solicitors has been recommended in the following 6 practice areas for the South East:

• Corporate and commercial – Corporate and commercial
• Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation
• Human resources – Employment
• Private client – Family
• Private client – Personal tax, trusts and probate
• Real estate – Commercial property

4 lawyers are recommended in The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2011 editorial:

BJ Chong (Corporate and commercial – Corporate and commercial)
In 2010, BJ Chong’s team at Palmers advised two Belgium-based companies on several UK company acquisitions, and continued to advise on multimillion-pound company acquisitions and disposals within the leisure and food industries.

Luke Morgan (Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation)
The team at Palmers is headed by the ‘very experienced and perceptive’ Luke Morgan. In 2010 the team negotiated a multimillion-pound settlement with a government department. It also has expertise in construction, partnership and shareholder disputes.

Jeremy Sirrell (Human resources – Employment)
Jeremy Sirrell’s team at Palmers guides companies through the TUPE process and advises on restrictive covenants.

Chris Mowat (Private client – Personal tax, trusts and probate)
The ‘excellent’ three-partner team at Palmers advises on complex instructions relating to contentious probate, Inheritance Act claims and residential care issues. Chris Mowat is ‘personable and approachable’.

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