Thompson Smith and Puxon (TSP) is a Legal 500 Top Tier recommended firm for its Employment Law practice. We are also recommended by the Legal 500 as a leading firm in an additional eight practice areas.
What is the Legal 500? Primarily a reference tool for buyers of legal services, the Legal 500 has developed over the past 25 years into the largest and most in depth survey of the UK legal market, with researchers analysing the practices of more than 1,000 law firms across the UK.
Understanding the firms themselves is only one part of the research undertaken by the Legal 500 teams. Ultimately it is client opinion that matters. Firms submit details of client referees to the researchers and these are taken up and form a vital component of a firm’s evaluation.
UK 2019 / 20 Results: TSP continued its successful trend with another excellent set of results in the 2019/20 Legal 500 United Kingdom rankings published 26 September 2019. The firm’s Employment practice retained its Top Tier (No. 1) in Essex ranking and the firm was again recommended for eight other practice areas as follows:
- Agriculture & Estates
- Commercial Property
- Corporate and Commercial
- Dispute Resolution
- Wills and Estates
- Family and Divorce
- Clinical Negligence
- Personal Injury
Additionally, Senior Partner, Mary Anne Fedeyko, Head of Employment Richard Porter, Employment Law Solicitor Jolyon Berry and Head of Wills and Estates Fiona Ashworth were all singled out as a Leading Individual in its guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide. Director and Commercial Property Solicitor Kerry Addison was noted as a “Next Generation Partner”. Four of the firm’s lawyers, Aileen Hirst, Robert Ashworth, Sarah White and Caroline Nicholls were highlighted as “Rising Stars”.