We have been ranked as leaders in our field in this prestigious directory for many years. In the 2023 edition our Immigration Team is ranked in Band 1 for Personal Immigration and Band 1 for Human Rights, Asylum, and Deportation. Our Family Team is ranked in Band 2 for Children Public Law Matters. Our Public Law Team is ranked in Band 3 for Administrative and Public Law and Band 4 for Civil Liberties and Human Rights. 10 of our solicitors are ranked as leading individuals.
We have been ranked as leaders in our field in this prestigious directory for many years. In the 2023 edition our Immigration Team is ranked in Tier 1 for Immigration Law within the Employment category. Our Family Team is ranked in Tier 4 for Family Law within the Private Client category. Our Public Law Team is ranked in Tier 4 for Civil Liberties and Human Rights and Tier 5 for Administrative and Public Law. 23 of our solicitors are features as leading individuals, next generation partners, rising stars, or key lawyers.
The firm was chosen by other lawyers for our immigration work as one of the best 250 law firms in the UK in the 2023 annual list compiled by The Times newspaper.
The firm, and individuals from the firm, have either won or been short listed for the Law Society Excellence Awards on numerous occasions.
In 2021 the firm won the Access to Justice Award and Michael Hanley of our Immigration Team was recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
In 2019 Nusrat Uddin of our Public Law Team was Highly Commended in the Human Rights Solicitor of the Year Award category.
In 2015 Nina Rathbone Pullen of our Public Law Team won the Junior Lawyer of the year Award.
Every year the Legal Aid Practitioners Group celebrates the work of legal aid lawyers with an awards ceremony.
Various lawyers and other staff at the firm have been nominated for and won awards.
In 2022 Lesley Kennedy our Practice Secretary, with over 30 years service, won the inaugural Support Staff Award.
In 2022 Chris McKendry of our Immigration Team won the Social Welfare Award
In 2016 Baljit Bains of our Family Team won the Family Law Award
Our Family Law Department was short listed for the Family Law Awards in 2021 as one of the best firms in London for family law.
The firm was Highly Commended at the Law Works 2022 Pro-Bono awards for its partnership with Rainbow Migration and other law firms providing free immigration advice to the LGBTQ+ community.
The firm was Highly Commended at The Lawyer 2022 Awards for its partnership with a number of other law firms and barrister chambers to provide pro-bono assistance to Afghan refugees.
In 2022 the firm won the Management, Legal and Professional Services Award for its solicitor apprenticeship schemes at the Multicultural Apprenticeship Awards.