Birkett Long LLP confirmed as one of East Anglia's top level, full service legal firms

Birkett Long has achieved top level rankings in an independent guide to the legal profession, demonstrating its position as a leading full service legal firm in Essex and the wider region.

The latest results from the Chambers and Partners guide have just been released (Friday 30 October), identifying the leading law firms and lawyers in the UK. This year’s guide lists Essex firm Birkett Long as a top level firm across eight different disciplines. The firm’s lawyers have also been recognised as leading practitioners, with seven solicitors singled out as star performers.

The results, based on feedback from clients and interviews with thousands of lawyers, ranks law firms in bands one to six, with one being the best. In the regional breakdown for East Anglia, Birkett Long, with offices in Chelmsford and Colchester, has received top rankings for services including Employment, Real Estate, Dispute Resolution, Private Client, Insolvency/Restructuring, Debt Recovery and Immigration.

The rankings saw Birkett Long enter straight into the number one position for Immigration, with Miranda Leate impressing commentators with the diversity of immigration issues the team handles.

Adrian Livesley, Managing Partner, said: “Our objective is to be a leading, full service law firm operating across a wide range of disciplines, and the Chamber’s guide shows we are making real progress. We are extremely proud of these results having achieved high recognition for the progress we are making across many areas.”

The Chambers results include further categories in which lawyers can be ranked as exceptional individuals within their area of practice. This year, Birkett Long has a total of seven solicitors singled out including; Peter Allen for Dispute Resolution, Construction and Debt Recovery, David Wybar for Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Simon Loome for Insolvency and Tim Ogle and Martin Hopkins for Employment.

Liz Jones is also highly regarded for children work within the Family and Matrimonial sector.

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