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Success for Tozers in Chambers 2019
Tozers LLP has once again been ranked in the Chambers Publication, strengthening its position as a leading law firm in the South West. Since 1990, Chambers and Partners has researched and classified the top law firms and lawyers. With the results of Chambers 2019 having recently been announced, several teams and individuals from Tozers have been highly ranked.
Here are some of the Chambers 2019 rankings and comments for Tozers:
Clinical Negligence- Band 1 Highly regarded clinical negligence practice with a broad range of expertise, most notably in Erb’s palsy cases. Also handles other complex claims including obstetrics and brain injury cases. Regularly represents clients in cerebral palsy and group B strep claims, as well as PTSD. Increasing its presence in the areas of cauda equina, spinal injury and infections.
One satisfied client enthuses: “The whole team had our best interests at heart and were really good at explaining things. They were good, decent people and every step of the way they were really sensitive and really clear.”
Another client says that “They are a superb firm for Erb’s palsy cases. They probably have more experience than any other firm in the country in this field.”
Family/Matrimonial- Band 2 Highly skilled and experienced, acting on public children law matters and representing children and victims of domestic abuse, including dealing with delicate cases such as non-accidental injuries in children. Provides a strong matrimonial team working on complicated financial remedy cases. Also offers collaborative dispute resolution methods.
Tracy Lambert and Caroline Ryan are key contacts.
Social Housing- Band 3 Strong reputation for expertise in employment matters within the social housing market. Additional expertise in advising registered providers on housing management and property financing work. Also recognised for its handling of matters arising from cross-subsidy and joint venture schemes. Well-equipped to advise on development projects and site acquisitions.
Interviewees state: “It is a very good company to work with and there is consistent service provision throughout.”
Sources describe the team: “All of the staff are very responsive and informative. They are clear about what services they can provide and the time and cost associated with it.”
James Evans- Band 4 (UK-Wide) James Evans of Tozers LLP maintains an active client base across the South West who appreciate his client-focused and diligent advice. “He goes above and beyond in helping provide the practical solutions to navigate the problem,” explains one source
Endurance Arthur- Band 1 Department co-head Endurance Arthur has a wealth of experience in birth injury claims such as Erb’s palsy and cerebral palsy. She also regularly handles spinal injury claims and claims related to delay in diagnosis or negligent surgery. Clients say: “She is an absolutely outstanding solicitor; her knowledge and patience are excellent.” Sources also state: “She gets the balance just right between being forceful and no-nonsense but also has a gentle bedside manner. She is supremely well organised.”
Stuart Bramley- Band 2 Stuart Bramley co-heads the clinical negligence department and specialises in fatal accidents and infection cases. One client states: “He has been absolutely fantastic. He is a great communicator, he takes the worry out of the waiting and his calm manner puts everyone at ease. I could not imagine anyone doing a better job and he really has our best interests at heart.”
Clair Hemming- Band 2 Clair Hemming acts for vulnerable claimants such as children and young adults with neurological injuries obtained during birth including Erb’s or cerebral palsy as well as spinal claims. Clients say: “She is very efficient and capable in all that she does. She offers help, advice and a very caring, sympathetic ear and always goes above and beyond in her work duties.”
Stephen Burtchaell- Band 2 Stephen Burtchaell focuses his practice on representing registered providers in a range of property matters, notably working on development and regeneration projects. He frequently handles stock transfers and disposals, with clients pointing out that he “deals with complex and challenging matters exceptionally well.”