Legal 500 2021 Round Up

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Sophie Palleschi

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Sophie Palleschi

The Legal 500 is the leading guide for law firms and solicitors in the UK. Archers Law were delighted to be recognised in a number of categories, a full breakdown of each team below:


Corporate and Commercial

Tier 1 ranking in Corporate and Commercial

David Adams recognised as a Leading Individual

Daniel Flounders  ranked as a next Generation Partner

Read the full ranking here.


‘Archers stands out for its end-to-end professionalism, the quality of service, and the attentive level of care which is unparalleled in the region. When the team is instructed to act on a project, I can be confident that little to no effort will be spent on chasing the lawyers or checking whether everything is on track. The team members proficiently go about their business without hindering progress.‘


‘David Adams is vastly knowledgeable and incredibly well-respected.‘



Tier 1 ranking in Commercial Litigation

Tier 2 ranking in Property Litigation (whole of the north and only Teesside firm to be ranked)

Tier 3 ranking in Insolvency and Corporate recovery (whole of the north)

Tier 3 ranking Contentious trusts and probate (whole of the north)

Kenton Bazeley -  Leading Individual

Helen Lyne - Rising Star

Read the full ranking here 


‘The personal touch provided by the entire team at Archers Law is what makes the team special. The lawyers care not only about the legal side but also about the emotional impact of cases on clients, advising them on how best to personally handle things and when to pass matters over to them to take the pressure off. Simply outstanding personal service.‘


‘A robust and knowledgeable team, with well-deserved authority in Teesside.‘


‘Archers Law is a local firm with a strong and dynamic team. The firm is professional whilst also remaining approachable.‘


Commercial Property

Tier 1 ranking in Commercial property (only Teesside based firm to receive tier 1 ranking).

Chris Todd – Leading Individual

Rachel List – Next Generation Partner

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Efficient, swift to act and always available on the phone‘


Archers is a local practice that really provides great customer service from a dedicated group of partners and associates. The quality of its advice and negotiating skills are first-rate.‘


‘Archers’ commercial property team is made up of a group of knowledgeable, approachable and commercially aware individuals, who provide clients with an excellent-quality service.‘



Tier 4 ranking in the whole of the North – top ranking of a Teesside based firm

Read the full ranking here 



‘Very knowledgeable across all areas.‘


‘The team are nothing short of spectacular when dealing with any business circumstances.‘


‘I cannot recommend this firm highly enough, during my 12 years of dealings with the team, I have never once been steered in a wrong direction, nor do I have any criticism of their advice and the passion that they bestow on us.‘



Tier 4 ranking in the whole of the North – top ranking of a Teesside based firm

Read the full ranking here 



‘A personal, tailored approach to you and your legal requirements.‘


Very competent at every level.‘


‘As well as providing sound advice and professional expertise, Zoe Tansley has also been very supportive and understanding of the sensitive issues that have had to be dealt with during the proceedings.‘