Legal expertise recognised by independent national guide


Teams and individual lawyers at Furley Page have achieved an exceptional set of results. This was evident in the annual rankings published by the UK’s independent national legal guide, Chambers UK.

Eleven lawyers have been personally recognised for their legal expertise and outstanding services to clients. Meanwhile Chambers UK has praised Furley Page teams operating in nine specialised areas.


The Corporate Team is again top ranked at the highest level for SME and owner-managed business.

Partner and Head of Corporate Susan Jennings, who is personally recognised, is held in high regard by clients. “She tells it like it is, very straight and to the point,” is one comment.

Partner Tony Chester was described as “excellent” by one client. Listed part of Corporate Team for the first time, having previously been included for his work with the Charities Team.


Clients say that the Employment Team provides “exceptional service.”

Partner and Head of Employment Andrew Masters, personally rated at band one, is “first-rate at getting to grips with a case.”Amanda Okill is again recognised.


The Dispute Resolution Team is described as “an esteemed group.”

One client said “in tricky litigation they were very calm and considered.”

Senior Partner, also Head of Dispute Resolution Peter Hawkes, who is personally rated, is praised as “very practical, straightforward and business-oriented.” The team’s George Crofton-Martin is “extremely knowledgeable.”


Furley Page’s Insolvency Team is also recognised by Chambers UK, while the Real Estate Team has an excellent reputation for advising on commercial property services.

Partner, also Head of Real Estate Jeremy Licence is personally ranked. Clients appreciate his depth of knowledge and commercial approach.


Furley Page’s Real Estate Litigation Team is praised for its skilled resolution of disputes involving landlords and tenants.

David Hall, Partner and Head of Property Dispute Resolution, is personally included for the first time just weeks after he retained his place in the elite ‘Leading Lawyers’ list of outstanding lawyers nationwide in The Legal 500 UK Awards.
Property litigator Jeremy Ferris, who is  also personally recognised, benefits from a decade of experience as a chartered surveyor.

Furley Page’s Agricultural and Rural Affairs Team is recognised, while Senior Associate Ethan Desai, a new addition to the team in 2016, is personally rated. He had also been ranked at his previous law firm.


The Personal Injury Team continues to excel and is rated at the highest level, along with Team Leader and Partner Neille Ryan. Furley Page’s Private Client Team is regarded as a recognised practitioner by Chambers UK.


Peter Hawkes said Furley Page’s ongoing policy of strengthening its teams had helped to produce this year’s excellent results. “I’m delighted to see that Furley Page continues to be regarded as leaders in our field across so many sectors.


Peter Hawkes


“We strive to provide our clients with the highest quality service and legal expertise and we’re proud for this to be recognised by Chambers UK.”


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