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The Legal 500 UK 2021 legal directory has recently launched. This year, after extensive research and feedback from clients and contacts, their researchers have recommended our work in 15 categories. Across our practices, our lawyers are recommended 41 times by Legal 500 in the editorial, with Michael Whitton (Insurance litigation: for policyholders) and David Goepel (Personal tax, trusts and probate) retaining their rankings as ‘Leading Individuals’. Our Senior Partner, David Greene is a new ‘Leading Individual’ and Zahira Hussain is ranked a ‘Next Generation Partner’, both in the Commercial litigation: mid-market category, where they are described as having ‘Excellent strength in depth across the full range of commercial fields.’

Our Commercial Litigation team were recommended for Mid-Market matters whilst our Insurance Litigation team were ranked for policyholders and Professional Negligence. Where one contact stated ‘Edwin Coe just about invented claims against insurance brokers – without a doubt it has more experience of successfully pursuing such claims than any other firm. They are also effective in acting for SMEs and individuals in claims against other professionals, particularly lawyers.

In the Private Client sector, the team was recommended for Personal tax, trusts and probate along with Charities and not-for-profit. One client commented ‘The firm that really does go the extra yard. Nothing is too much trouble, and its clients hugely appreciate the devotion to service at the highest levels. One of the few firms I recommend to my friends.’

The larger Employment team was ranked for Employment: employers, Employment: senior executives; Immigration: business and Immigration: human rights, appeals and overstay, with one referee commenting that ‘The people at Edwin Coe come across as experts in their respective field. You are given the impression that you are in safe hands but you are not lost in legal jargon.’

Our Property team, ‘Knowledgeable, diligent, accessible’ were recommended for Commercial Property: corporate occupiers; Property Finance and also Property Litigation.

Other practice areas recognised in the UK directory are Intellectual Property; M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m and Fraud Civil.

Congratulations to all involved!

You can read all the rankings and testimonials at the Legal 500 website.

About Edwin Coe

Edwin Coe LLP is a full service law firm based in the heart of London’s historic legal district in Lincoln’s Inn. Founded in 1913, we have grown from our litigation origins to become a thriving and dynamic practice, providing a comprehensive range of legal services to meet the needs of a wide variety of businesses, individuals and organisations based throughout the UK and internationally.

With 32 partners, we are ranked 116 in the 2020 edition of The Lawyer ‘UK 200’ law firms and are recommended in all the major legal directories. We provide clients with innovative, tailored and integrated legal services and combine a highly personal and responsive service with industry leading expertise.

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