TOP tier recommendations
East Anglia : Crime, fraud and licensing > Licensing
East Anglia : Dispute resolution > Debt recovery
East Anglia : Finance > Insolvency and corporate recovery
East Anglia : Private client > Charities
East Anglia : Private client > Family
East Anglia : Private client > Personal tax, trusts and probate: Norwich
East Anglia : Real estate > Property litigation
East Anglia : Real estate > Social housing
East Anglia : TMT (technology, media and telecoms) > IT and telecoms
East Anglia : Corporate and commercial
Within Corporate and commercial: Norwich, Leathes Prior is a second tier firm,
At Leathes Prior, Peter Sheppard is ‘excellent, and acts as if he is a member of the client’s team’, and Paul Warman ‘works hard in the client’s best interest’. Warman advised Norwich City FC on rescheduling complex debt finance arrangements.
East Anglia : Crime, fraud and licensing
Within Crime, Leathes Prior is a second tier firm,
‘Superb at every level’, Leathes Prior has Tim Cary, who provides ‘absolutely brilliant advice to his clients’. The firm recently advised on a fraud probe in the oil and gas sector.
East Anglia : Dispute resolution
Within Commercial litigation: Norwich, Leathes Prior is a second tier firm,
Leathes Prior’s ‘honest, straightforward and extremely accomplished team’ includes Mike Barlow, who is ‘a leading light for his knowledge and ability’. Darren Bowen is also recommended. Clients include AgChem Access and Rooflite.
East Anglia : Finance
Within Banking and finance, Leathes Prior is a third tier firm,
Leathes Prior benefits from Paul Warman’s niche banking expertise. The firm is on the Lloyds Banking Group panel.
East Anglia : Human resources
Within Employment, Leathes Prior is a second tier firm,
Leathes Prior’s team is ‘very strong’, with Dan Chapman and Katie Franklin singled out as ‘extremely quick, thorough and efficient’. The firm advised Ashford Commercial in the defence of a class action by trade unions.
Within Health and safety, Leathes Prior is a second tier firm,
At Leathes Prior, the ‘extremely thorough’ Tim Cary leads a team praised for its ‘ease of access to partner-led advice, and strong focus on customer service’. Highlights included Environment Agency investigations into potential breaches of packaging, waste and import regulations.
East Anglia : Insurance
East Anglia : Overview
East Anglia : Private client
Within Agriculture and estates, Leathes Prior is a second tier firm,
Within Charities, Leathes Prior is a second tier firm,
Leathes Prior’s team ‘responds quickly and gives good support’ to clients including the Foundation for Environmental Education. William Riley, Hazel Gill and Tessa Bonser are ‘always very helpful and thoughtful, with great awareness and understanding’. Paul Warman stands out on governance issues.
Within Family, Leathes Prior is a third tier firm,
Leathes Prior’s Alisdair Douglas ‘has a full grasp of what needs to be done’. His team is ‘easy to deal with, polite and courteous’ on all aspects of divorce, civil partnerships and Children Act matters.
East Anglia : Public sector
Within Education, Leathes Prior is a second tier firm,
Mike Barlow’s team at Leathes Prior provides ‘exemplary service and extremely quick responses’, and acts for clients such as Norwich School and Langley School. ‘Expert employment lawyer’ Dan Chapman, Martin Plowman and the ‘exceptionally personable’ Polly Langford stand out.
East Anglia : Real estate
Within Commercial property: Norwich, Leathes Prior is a third tier firm,
Leathes Prior’s ‘always approachable and prompt’ team is ‘very good value’, with Robert Sibley and the ‘timely and professional’ Chris Hoxley singled out. It acted on the expansion of Bathstore.com’s national network of retail units.
Within Property litigation, Leathes Prior is a third tier firm,
Leathes Prior’s Darren Bowen is praised for his ‘attention to detail’. He and Eleanor Russell advised Dereham Town Council in a boundary dispute.
East Anglia : TMT (technology, media and telecoms)
Within Intellectual property, Leathes Prior is a second tier firm,
Within IT and telecoms, Leathes Prior is a third tier firm,
Leathes Prior’s Mike Barlow and Kitty Rosser act for the clients such as online retailer Glo Grow and website creator Designtec. It acted on the software licensing and sales documentation for the launch of Verticool’s new tablet computer.
Further information on Leathes Prior
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- Overview : Leading individuals
- Corporate and commercial : Corporate and commercial: Norwich
- Crime, fraud and licensing : Crime
- Crime, fraud and licensing : Licensing
- Dispute resolution : Commercial litigation: Norwich
- Dispute resolution : Debt recovery
- Finance : Banking and finance
- Finance : Insolvency and corporate recovery
- Human resources : Employment
- Human resources : Health and safety
- Insurance : Personal injury: claimant
- Private client : Agriculture and estates
- Private client : Charities
- Private client : Family
- Private client : Personal tax, trusts and probate: Norwich
- Public sector : Education
- Public sector : Health
- Real estate : Commercial property: Norwich
- Real estate : Property litigation
- Real estate : Social housing
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) : IT and telecoms
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) : Intellectual property
- TMT (technology, media and telecoms) : Sport
- Transport : Transport