We are delighted to announce that our Commercial and Property teams have been listed in the prestigious Legal 500 guide for the first time ever, and on first application.
The Legal 500 is the leading guide to law firms and solicitors in the UK. More than four million users visit The Legal 500 website each year and this guide offers those buying legal services in the UK, reliable and up-to-date information on law firms.
Crane & Staples attracts praise for its ‘extremely meticulous and knowledgeable approach – cases are dealt with in a timely and adept manner and the team provides peace of mind that a case is in the best hands‘. Bonnie Twiggs is singled out for her ‘breadth of experience, excellent knowledge of her field, and professional, pragmatic approach‘.
The practice handles a range of commercial and residential property matters for developers, investors, landlords and tenants. Recent highlights include acting for the developer on the sale of land for development; handling the acquisition of a mixed-use property which involved two residential properties, two commercial units on 10-year leases; and advising on the sale of a former ambulance station. Christopher Brewis is also recommended.
The Legal 500 rankings reflect detailed analysis of law firm submissions and thousands of interviews with GCs and private practice lawyers, conducted by our team of experienced researchers in accordance with strict guidelines.
In addition to ranking law firms and listing leading individuals by location and practice area to help in-house counsel make an informed choice, the guide also allows law firms to benchmark their own performance against their peers. Every firm ranked – and individual mentioned – in the UK Legal 500 UK Solicitors guide is ‘recommended’.