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Griffith Smith LLP

47 OLD STEYNE, BRIGHTON, BN1 1NW, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 01273 324041
Fax:
Fax 01273 384062
DX:
2701 BRIGHTON-1
Email:
Web:
www.griffithsmith.co.uk
Brighton, Hassocks, Henfield

South East: Insurance

Clinical negligence: claimant
Clinical negligence: claimant - ranked: tier 3

Griffith Smith LLP

Griffith Smith LLP is 'an example of how a smaller firm can undertake specialist clinical negligence work to a high standard'; it is best known for handling fatality and brain injury claims. Other focus areas include surgical negligence and delay in diagnosis cases. In a recent highlight, 'competent' department lead Jennifer Ray acted for a young claimant who had an unnecessary biopsy of a tumour, which resulted in bilateral third nerve palsy. Ray is recommended for 'combining technical knowledge with a good eye for detail, high levels of efficiency and excellent client care skills'.

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Personal injury: claimant
Personal injury: claimant - ranked: tier 3

Griffith Smith LLP

The personal injury team at Griffith Smith LLP is best known for handling fatal accident, brain injury, historic abuse and children claims. Partner Jennifer Ray is the key contact. In 2017, she settled a six-figure claim for a woman who was injured by a collapsing parasol at work, resulting in a head injury which caused post-concussional headaches, positional vertigo and hyperacusis.

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South East: Private client

Contentious trusts and probate
Contentious trusts and probate - ranked: tier 2

Griffith Smith LLP

Griffith Smith LLP fields a 'well-established' contentious trusts and probate department headed by Abha Pandya, who is noted for her 'very effective and persuasive style, and for her ability to deal with matters extremely swiftly and efficiently'. The practice acts for high-net-worth individuals and estates on a range of disputes, including cases concerning testamentary capacity and claims under the Inheritance Act.

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Family: Kent, Surrey, Sussex
Family: Kent, Surrey, Sussex - ranked: tier 4

Griffith Smith LLP

Griffith Smith LLP¬†fields ‚Äėan excellent team‚Äô and provides ‚Äėgreat value for money'. The group advises on all issues arising from relationship breakdowns including those relating to tax, trusts and real estate matters. Susan Hayes‚Äô expertise covers both privately and publicly funded financial and children matters with a focus on wealth preservation, and ‚Äėshe is a stand out financial remedies solicitor in Sussex‚Äô. Sue Diplock¬†, whose¬†expertise includes public and private children disputes, is collaboratively trained and Marcella Helm¬†is also noted, especially for her children law work.

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Personal tax, trusts and probate: Kent, Surrey, Sussex
Personal tax, trusts and probate: Kent, Surrey, Sussex - ranked: tier 3

Griffith Smith LLP

Griffith Smith LLP's team advises a range of high-net-worth individuals, including those with substantial farming and commercial assets, on wills, trusts, estate administration and tax planning matters including inheritance tax issues. Clients include those that are UK-domiciled with overseas assets and non-domiciled clients with assets based in England. Nadia Cowdrey heads the team, Emma Weir focuses on the protection of elderly clients and Simon Rozzier's practice spans probate work, estates with international elements and Court of Protection work. Consultant  Adrian Bell is another name to note.

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