The clinical negligence team at Penningtons Manches has been delighted with the feedback and accreditation received from the latest edition of the legal directory, Chambers UK.
In Surrey and Hampshire, the Godalming and Basingstoke clinical negligence teams were both ranked as Band 1. Clients asked by Chambers UK to comment on the team reported: "The practice competes at the top level with the big national players in the market, and it provides a really excellent service to clients across the South."
Head of the Surrey team, Philippa Luscombe is described as being "compassionate, effective and thoroughly excellent”. Alison Appelboam Meadows who heads the Basingstoke team was described as "very bright, with a very good grasp of the field”. Other members of the team picked out as being of note included partner Tim Palmer and senior associates Alison Johnson and Justine Spencer.
John Kyriacou, who heads the team in the London office, was reported as a "sensible, pragmatic" individual.
Philippa Luscombe, partner in the clinical negligence team commented: “We are delighted with our standings in this year’s edition of Chambers UK which is recognised as a very credible and objective assessment of the comparative strengths of legal teams nationwide. We were pleased not just with having recognised rankings in London, Godalming and Basingstoke but also with the feedback on individuals and the fact that two of our senior associates, Justine and Alison are noted as ‘ones to watch’.
“With the recent establishment of a clinical negligence team in Cambridge and with plans to offer a clinical negligence team in our new offices in Oxford and Reading, we are confident of maintaining our position as one of the leading national clinical negligence teams.”