The quality of client service from Dorset firm Battens Solicitors has been recognised in the latest edition of Legal 500, the industry ‘Bible’ for the law profession.
The firm, which has offices in Sherborne, Dorchester and Weymouth, has been ranked in categories for Family Law, Planning and Agriculture and Estates.
The guide also singles out individual Battens’ lawyers for praise in their specialist fields.
James Owen, director of the Agriculture Department, is ranked for his experience of the Agricultural Holdings Act while Leanne Weatherill, director of the Family Department, is highlighted for her expertise in high-value financial settlements.
Battens’ chairman David Stephens, head of the Planning Department, is recommended for his individual expertise in planning law.
Published annually for more than 20 years, Legal 500 aims to provide a definitive judgement of the capabilities of law firms in more than 90 countries.
The annual listings are acted on by commercial and private clients, corporate counsel, professional advisers and other referrers of work.
“As in previous years our departments and individual practitioners have made the list through skill, experience and providing excellent value for money,” said David Stephens. “Being recognised through Legal 500 for doing a first-class professional job is another sure sign that we are delivering for clients.”
For more information on Battens services, call 01305 250560 or visit www.battens.co.uk