Rollits named among top Yorkshire law firms

06th Nov

HULL law firm Rollits has once again been named as one of the leading law firms in Yorkshire according to a survey of the country’s top 500 law firms, receiving acknowledgement as a leading specialist in 16 separate areas of law.
In addition, partners George Coyle (dispute resolution) John Flanagan (corporate) and Chris Crystal (commercial property) have received the accolade of appearing in the elite “Leading Individuals” list – The UK Legal 500’s guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide.
In total, 25 lawyers at the firm have been highlighted in the editorial for their work as leading practitioners in their specialist fields.
Rollits has been recommended as a top-tier firm in Yorkshire & the Humber in four of its main practice areas of commercial litigation, corporate & commercial, commercial property and employment.
In addition Rollits is the only law firm outside Leeds & Sheffield to be recommended for its work in its niche areas of planning, education, IT & telecoms and social housing.
The firm has also been recognised in the following practice areas: agriculture and estates; banking and finance; charities and not-for-profit; construction; family; intellectual property; personal tax, trusts and probate; and property litigation
Comments published in the guide include:
Banking & Finance – Rollits LLP provides ‘an excellent service combined with exceptional knowledge and pragmatism’
Employment – The ‘very strong’ employment team at Rollits LLP offers ‘an excellent service’ to its public and private sector clients and individuals.
Charities and not-for-profit – The ‘outstanding’ charities and social enterprise team at Rollits LLP attracts praise for ‘taking the time to really understand the client and the vision’ to deliver ‘extremely high quality advice’.
Education – Recognised as experts in the field of education law Rollits LLP education team has been considered to be ‘outstanding’.
Planning –  Rollits LLP’s ‘proactive approach and excellent service’ is provided by ‘a highly professional team’
Managing partner Ralph Gilbert said: “The Legal 500 is one of the country’s leading legal publications so it is pleasing to be recognised for so many of our services – it really highlights the excellent work we do on a daily basis in what is an extremely competitive marketplace.
“The recommendations highlight the quality, strength in depth and expertise we have within the firm. Client service is something we take very seriously at Rollits and these recommendations, along with our recent Lexcel reaccreditation and Cyber Essentials Plus certification demonstrates our commitment to providing high-quality advice, excellent service and first class client care.”
The UK Legal 500 is an independent guide to law firms in the UK, based on in-depth market research, positive client feedback and interviews with lawyers, solicitors and barristers.

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