Banbury law firm celebrates national recognition

October 23rd 2020

Solicitors office in Banbury Oxfordshire

Law firm Spratt Endicott Solicitors has been recognised as a Top Tier firm for the 5th consecutive year in this Legal 500 UK guide,  placing it in an elite list of top-ranked firms in the region.

The Legal 500 carry out comprehensive research including interviews with clients and key staff and analysis of case studies to provide a benchmark for law firms and their clients, with the rankings published annually. This year Spratt Endicott was ranked in 10 practice areas for its services for both businesses and private individuals.

The firm’s “professional, approachable and extremely helpful” Debt Recovery Unit maintained Tier 1 status, while the ‘”efficient and well informed” Commercial Property team climbed to Tier 2 with practice head Andrew Woods singled out as an “indispensable adviser.” The Employment Law practice’s customer-centric and proactive approach also saw them climb in the rankings.

Also recognised was Head of the Private Client department, Lucy Gordon, who was named in the elite tier of Leading Individuals and was praised for her ability todeal effortlessly with every problem throw[n] at her.” Former practice head David Endicott’s “ability to explain the unexplainable” sees him maintain his place in the illustrious Hall of Fame. The whole Private Client team has once again maintained its Tier 2 status.

Looking to the future, Associate Solicitors “exceptional” Jennie Loynes and Catherine O’Riordan ranked in Agriculture & Estates and Corporate & Commercial respectively, maintained their status as Rising Stars, while Pete Gardner was described as “professionalism personified” as he was named as a Next Generation Partner for a third time. A further 15 lawyers were recognised as Recommended Lawyers.

The firm was also ranked for Family Law, Contentious Trusts & Probate, Insolvency & Corporate Recovery, and Commercial Litigation.

Managing Director and Head of Commercial Property Andrew Woods said: “After a very challenging year for so many in the industry, we’re really proud that our continued commitment to our clients has shone through in the Legal 500 rankings this year. It’s testament to the hard work of not just those who received individual acclaim but everyone who works at the firm that we have seen such positive results.