Legal 500 2014 edition cements Forsters reputation as the leading Mayfair real estate and private client firm
Forsters is recommended across 17 practice areas including nine listings for commercial real estate and five for private client – the firms' two core areas of expertise. In 'Real Estate- Commercial Property' the firm has moved up a tier to second place. In 'Private Client Personal tax, trusts and probate' the quote consolidates a growing reputation within the market:
"Forsters LLP’s ‘expertise in dealing with high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth families with a global exposure is very obvious from the moment they are engaged'"
It is a top tier firm in two practice areas (Corporate, M&A and for the first time, Agriculture and Estates).
In addition, the firm has 7 lawyers listed in the elite 'Leading Lawyers' list and 29 lawyers recommended across core practice areas.
Of particular note is the listing of Oliver Wright ("excellent communications skills"), Xavier Nicholas ("attentive to detail, and has strong technical knowledge"),Peter Golden ("pragmatic and understands [their] clients’ needs") (both private client) and Rupert Mead, an elite 'leading lawyer' (agriculture and estates / "sensitive to the client’s needs").