17 July 2013

Chambers UK Directory: Forsters increase list of leaders in 2014 edition

In the forthcoming Chambers UK Directory 2014 edition, 22 Forsters lawyers have been selected to appear as leaders in their respective fields. Since 1989, Chambers has been researching the UK legal profession and identifying the leading lawyers and law firms through interviews with thousands of lawyers and their clients.

 

In the new edition of the Directory, Forsters is delighted to announce that Emily Exton (Private Client, Contentious Trusts), Craigie Pearson (Hotels & Leisure) and Oliver Wright (Planning) are listed for the first time.

 

Paul Roberts, Managing Partner said:

"Our firm continues to go from strength to strength. Having delivered double digit increases in revenue and profit, last year saw outstanding results across all areas of the business and we have seen a surge in the number of new instructions and referrals. This combined with the reputation of our partners and senior associates firmly positions Forsters as a leader in the fields of private client and property. Our rankings in the Chambers 2014 guide reflect the skills and experience of our firm."

 

Forsters' leading experts as ranked by Chambers are as follows:

 

Shona Alexander
Family / Matrimonial

Carole Cook
Private Client

Sarah Cook
Construction

Ros Cullis
Real Estate Litigation

Michael Cunliffe
Planning

Smita Edwards
Real Estate

Victoria Edwards
Real Estate Finance

Emily Exton
Private Client – Contentious Trusts

Penny Elliott
Agriculture & Rural Affairs/Hotels & Leisure

Howard Gill
Real Estate

Magnus Hassett
Real Estate

Andrew Lane
Agriculture & Rural Affairs

Eugene McMahon
Real Estate

Ann Northover
Family / Matrimonial

Craigie Pearson
Hotels & Leisure

Natasha Rees
Real Estate Litigation

David Robinson
Private Client

Jonathan Ross
Real Estate Litigation

Fiona Smith
Private Client

Matthew Swainston
Real Estate

Tim Taylor
Planning

Oliver Wright
Planning

Forsters is also ranked as a leading firm in the following practice areas:

Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Family & Matrimonial
Planning
Private Client
Private Client: Contentious Trusts
Real Estate Litigation
Real Estate: Hotels & Leisure
Real Estate

 

Our Insights

"Dynamic, totally focused and punchy, the Forsters Dispute Resolution practice extends from complex private client disputes to multi-million pound international commercial claims. The firm is a real alternative to the Magic Circle."  
QC, Maitland Chambers
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