See which of the writers in our legal section appeared in this year’s Legal 500
Once again Berwin Leighton Paisner and Pinsent Maisons were given the top ranking in the construction category in this year’s Legal 500 listings.
Pinsent Masons was described as “the top UK supply-chain construction practice” and described as “able to field very strong teams”.
It says that Berwin Leighton Paisner is a “very cost-effective” practice dealing with high-profile projects.
Six columnists from the Building magazine legal pages and online legal community were singled out for praise.
The Legal 500’s listings are based upon qualitative research which involves the publisher Legalease’s researchers speaking to thousands of commercial law firm clients across different industry sectors, as well as consulting other law firms and information from confidential client and transaction lists. It is published annually.
See the Legal 500 website at www.legal500.com.
See what they say about our columnists below,
Six of the best
Ashurst’s practice head Ann Minogue is ‘simply the best’, and has ‘breathtaking expertise’.
[Ann Minogue has recently moved to Macfarlanes, also named in the construction category of this year’s Legal 500]
Simon Tolson heads a ‘highly expert’ team [at Fenwick Elliott], which is advising on contentious and non-contentious aspects of some of the largest international construction projects.
Construction disputes head Rupert Choat is an experienced domestic litigator and international arbitrator with ‘a unique repertoire of legal, business and technical skills’; he is ‘becoming one of the most reputed lawyers in the field’.
At Taylor Wessing LLP, contentious head Laurence Cobb is experienced in national and international building contracts and complex infrastructure schemes.
David Mosey stepped down [this year] as UK group head [at Trowers & Hamlins] in 2013, and is now a part-time consultant.
[At Dundas & Wilson] Glasgow based Lindy Patterson is recommended for disputes.