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Pinney Talfourd LLP

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Brentwood, Hornchurch, Upminster

Pinney Talfourd LLP is a high-quality law firm acting for business and private clients locally, and throughout Essex and London.

The firm: Pinney Talfourd can trace its history back to the opening of its first office in 1899. Since then the firm has grown to become one of the largest law firms in Essex and is listed in The Legal 500 UK as a leading firm.

Pinney Talfourd differentiates itself from other firms by always remaining focused on why it exists: to make its clients happier, wealthier and more successful. It provides truly excellent legal advice and service, and puts the needs of its clients first in everything it does.

96% of the private and business clients it surveyed last year rated the service they received from Pinney Talfourd as 'excellent' or 'good', and the firm finds its clients are its greatest advocates. The vast majority of work it undertakes is for existing clients, and individuals and businesses recommended by clients and contacts.

As such, the firm aims to build long-lasting relationships with its clients based not only on expert legal advice and exceptional client service but also on the more traditional values of trust, integrity, understanding and mutual respect.

The firm has some of the highest quality lawyers and support staff who have an absolute commitment to client service, quality of advice and expertise, and it has one of the largest and most well respected family law teams in Essex, providing excellent legal advice.

Many of the firm's lawyers have expert accreditations in addition to their professional qualifications, and the firm is known for delivering its services and communicating advice to clients at a time and place that suits them. The firm is open 8am-7pm Monday to Thursday, 8am-5pm Friday and Saturday mornings 9am-12 noon.

In the past year, the firm has recruited more fee-earners across its departments and has seen particularly strong growth in the commercial and litigation teams. As well as offices in Upminster and Hornchurch, the firm has a large new office in Brentwood and now has office facilities to see clients in Leigh-on-Sea.

Pinney Talfourd has maintained Lexcel accreditation since the award's inception in 2000. This is the Law Society's Standard of Execellence in practice management and client care. The firm has been shortlisted in the Law Society's Legal Excellence Awards for 'Excellence in Private Client Practice' and won 'Most Highly-Commended Business' at the Havering Business Awards in 2016. It has clear plans in place to be a Top 200 law firm by 2020, and will continue to provide an excellent environment for its staff to develop and thrive, and provide top-quality services and advice to clients.

Types of work undertaken: Pinney Talfourd offers the following services to private and business clients:

accidents and personal injury; alternative dispute resolution; clinical/medical negligence; contested wills and probate; private litigation; elderly client services; employment for individuals; family and relationships; leasehold extensions; residential property; and wills, trusts, tax and probate.

Business: alternative dispute resolution; commercial litigation; commercial property; commercial property litigation; company and commercial; debt recovery; employment for businesses; franchise; and regulatory work.

Other offices: Hornchurch, Brentwood

  • Number of UK partners: 10
  • Number of other UK fee-earners: 40
  • Breakdown of work %
  • Private Client: 30
  • Family: 24
  • Litigation: 21
  • Commercial: 12
  • Property: 13

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