23rd Sep 2015

Family Law in Partnership outstanding rankings in The Legal 500

Family Law in Partnership has achieved outstanding rankings in The Legal 500 UK 2015.

Six Family Law in Partnership specialists – David Allison, Gillian Bishop, Pamela Collis, James Pirrie, Dominic Raeside and Ruth Smallacombe – are listed in the elite “Leading Lawyers” list with Nicole Hackett and Bradley Williams also recommended in the family law editorial.

The Legal 500 UK 2015 notes:

“Family Law in Partnership Ltd has ‘the right combination of head and heart, and acts for a broad spectrum of clients’. The ‘superb’ team is ‘applauded for showing a real commitment to alternatives to litigation’. Bradley Williams ‘analyses every detail of the case’; Gillian Bishop is ‘vastly experienced’; and Nicole Hackett ‘looks for practical solutions rather than conflicts’. James Pirrie is another ‘ace’ at the boutique firm. David Allison is ‘outstanding at dealing with same-sex relationships and disputes between cohabitees’.

Ranking Family Law in Partnership as the only top tier firm for family mediation, The Legal 500 UK 2015 comments:

“Family Law in Partnership Ltd ‘focuses on ensuring that the family remains intact’. Dominic Raeside is at ‘the top of his game’; he ‘manages to put people at ease, and has a way of unblocking even the most intractable disputes’. Ruth Smallacombe is ‘calm and compassionate, and brings her extensive experience from the counselling and therapeutic world to her practice as mediator’. David Allison ‘deals with everything in a constructive way to achieve settlement’. Gillian Bishop is ‘always able to see the bigger picture’.”