Ten Old Square ranked a Top Tier Set in Legal 500 2022
30th Sep 2021
Ten Old Square are delighted to share that we have been ranked highly in the newly released Legal 500 2022 edition.
We have been recognised as a ‘Top Tier Set’ in Company and Partnership (tier 1) and are recommended for both Private Client: Trusts and Probate (tier 2) and Offshore (tier 3).
All three of our KC’s have been established as Leading Silks. Twelve of our barristers are ranked as Leading Juniors. Well done to Susannah Meadway, Jeremy Callman, Jonathan Gavaghan, Samuel Laughton, Robert Arnfield, Richard Dew, Georgia Bedworth, Naomi Winston, Gideon Roseman, Leon Pickering and James MacDougald. James Poole was also recognised as a Rising Star in Private Client: Trusts and Probate and also a Rising Star Property Litigation.
The Legal 500 outlines our key practice areas of Private Client, Offshore and Company and Partnership, commenting that we are ‘Excellent chambers, with real strength-in-depth. Availability of counsel at all levels. Those seminars I have attended have always been both informative and enjoyable.’, ‘Great strength in CT&P at all levels.’, ‘Excellent chambers.’, ‘Ten Old Square is a hidden gem in the trusts field.’ and ‘10 Old Square has excellent depth particularly with its juniors. If somebody is unavailable, it is always quick to provide suitable cover. You can be confident that whoever is available will be easy to deal with and do an excellent job.’
Testimonials for our Partnership ranking are as follows: “A very reliable set with real strength in depth and undoubtedly a first port of call for us on partnership- and LLP-related matters.”, “Excellent set. Their partnership offering as a whole is very strong.”, “Very efficient, responsive and obliging.” and “Ten Old Square is without doubt the leading set in the law of partnerships and LLPs.”
Our clerks room has also received many notable comments: ‘Keith Plowman and Marc Schofield give a superb service, and are always extremely pleasant to deal with.’, ‘Strong and commercial, pragmatic.’, ‘The clerks are exceptional. I enjoy working with them.‘, ‘Clerks are top notch, especially Marc Schofield who responds quickly, is easy to deal with and really makes an effort to assist however he can.‘, ‘The clerks are exceptional and my favourite set of clerks out there.‘, ‘Marc Schofield is invariably pleasant, flexible and straightforward.‘, ‘The clerks are, frankly, a joy.’, ‘Keith Plowman is the senior clerk and is a pleasure to work with. He is creative, proactive and provides and excellent service to all clients and customers of Ten Old Square.’, ‘Excellent. Helpful, pleasant and efficient.’ and ‘I have a great relationship with the clerks including especially Marc Schofield. The service is quick and efficient, as it needs to be.’
Here’s the full list of our rankings:
London Bar > Company and partnership > Partnership – Leading juniors
London Bar > Private client: trusts and probate > Rising stars
London Bar > Private client: trusts and probate > Leading Silks
London Bar > Private client: trusts and probate > Leading Juniors
London Bar > Offshore > Leading Silks
London Bar > Offshore > Leading Juniors
London Bar > Property litigation > Rising stars
London Bar > Property litigation > Leading Juniors
London Bar > Charities > Leading Silks
London Bar > Court of Protection and community care > Leading Silks
London Bar > Court of Protection and community care > Leading Juniors
London Bar > Agriculture > Leading Juniors
London Bar > Private client: personal tax > Leading Juniors
London Bar > Commercial litigation > Leading Juniors
Francis Barlow KC – (1938 – 2023) Simon Taube KC Call 1980 The Honourable Mr Justice Rajah Susannah Meadway Call 1988 Jeremy Callman Call 1991 & Qualified Arbitrator Jonathan Gavaghan Call 1992 & Qualified Arbitrator Samuel Laughton Call 1993 Naomi Winston Call 2006 Gideon Roseman Call 2007 James Poole Call 2016 & Accredited Mediator Leon Pickering (retired) Richard Dew Call 1999 Georgia Bedworth Call 2001 Robert Arnfield Call 1996 James MacDougald Call 2011