This month Chambers & Partners and Legal 500 published the results of their research on the legal community and the leaders in their fields.
Members of QEB Hollis Whiteman Chambers have 74 acknowledgements in Chambers & Partners across 10 practice areas and within the 3 where the set is ranked as a leader (Crime, Financial Crime and Professional Discipline), Chambers is ranked as Tier 1 in each.
QEB Hollis Whiteman Chambers also has 67 acknowledgements in Legal 500 also across 10 practice areas and within the 4 that Chambers is ranked as a leading set, Chambers is ranked as Band 1 in Crime and Fraud: Crime and Band 2 in Business and Regulatory Crime (Including Global Investigations) and Professional Discipline and Regulatory Law.
Market commentators said that they "could not recommend all members of QEB Hollis Whiteman highly enough . Every member of Chambers [...] has incredible intelligence and breadth of experience which enables them to deal with the most complex and sensitive of cases. They also have huge charisma and emotional intelligence which enables them to get the job done".
Praise has also been given to the clerking team who are "without hesitation [...] first rate. Chris Emmings and Faye Patis make an excellent team, and its clear they are both utterly committed to ensuring the delivery of a top notch service within chambers. David O’Sullivan is charismatic, proactive and never misses the mark when it comes to matching Counsel to cases. James Booth, Jonathan Wagstaff and Sam Window are all very helpful, highly efficient and a pleasure to deal with."
Special congratulations go to Eleanor Laws QC and Julian Evans whom have been nominated for Crime Silk of the Year and Crime Junior of the Year at the Chambers Bar Awards, respectively. The results will be announced on the evening of the 19th November.