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Simcocks Advocates is delighted to announce that it has once again gained top tier status by independent directory, the Legal 500 in its much-anticipated 2021 rankings published on 30 September.

The Legal 500 researches the legal world in over one hundred jurisdictions and assesses the strengths of law firms across the globe.

Simcocks’ Private Client department is ranked in Tier 1 by the group, placing it among the best on the Island and internationally.  Other departments highly ranked are Banking and Finance, Employment and Commercial Property.  One testimonial describes the company’s service level:

“The team is excellent and provide quality advice in a timely manner. They go the extra mile and are very knowledgeable about their areas of expertise. The individuals are very knowledgeable and the advice given is provided in a easily understandable manner.”

Another testimonial describes the Family Law team:

“Simcocks family team are able to provide trustworthy legal advice promptly and cost effectively. They are perceptive in providing legal advice that is succinct, practical and user friendly for their peers and for their clients. They understand the need to provide advice that the client can ‘run with’ so that it does not need to be deciphered before the advice can be put to use.”

Three of the firm’s directors have been placed in the Legal 500 Hall of Fame UK, a sought-after commendation that indicates “exceptional legal talent”.  Phil Games, Irini Newby and David Spencer are also classed as “Leading Individuals”, alongside Alex Spencer.  Caroline Jennings, who heads up the firm’s Family Law team, is classed a “Next Generation Partner” and Kevin O’Loughlin, the expert in company law, trust law, funds, regulation and pension law, is classed as a “Rising Star”.

CEO Phil Games commented on the Legal 500 rankings:

“I’m very proud that Simcocks has been recognised by the independent directory again this year. It’s indicative not only of the team’s expertise and hard work, but also the client-focused culture we have nurtured over the decades.”


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