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Ten Legal Service Teams Ranked by Chambers & Partners Legal Directory 2021

HJA has retained its rankings for nine departments and our Court of Protection team, led by Philippa Barton has been recognised and ranked for the first time this year.

Our two highest ranked teams are Social Housing, led by Jayesh Kunwardia and Police Law, headed up by Susie Labinjoh.

The ten departments recognised are:

  • Clinical Negligence
  • Court of Protection
  • Crime
  • Financial Crime for Individuals
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Administrative & Public Law
  • Civil Liberties & Human Rights
  • Police Law
  • Social Housing

In addition to being ranked for 10 of our legal service departments we are pleased to announce a combined total of 30 rankings for individual lawyers.

Partners in Asbestos and Court of Protection teams recognised by Chambers Directory

Ranked for the first time this year are partners Isobel Lovett, Head of our Asbestos Team and Philippa Barton. Homa Wilson, a partner in our Employment team has been spotted by Chambers Researchers and her peers as an ‘Up & Coming’ Solicitor. Patrick Allen, Senior Partner is once again recognised as a ‘Senior Statesperson’ working closely with all the legal teams and remaining pivotal to the firm’s on-going success. Our other solicitors are spread across Chambers rankings so we have ranked lawyers plus Eminent Practitioners, Noted Practitioners, those identified as ‘Up and Coming’, Star Associates, Ones to Watch and others in the Chambers ‘Spotlight’.

“Our legal teams always look forward to, and are delighted by, this annual recognition from Chambers. Our thanks to our clients and other professionals we work with for providing feedback on our work and services.” – Denise Kitchener, Head of Marketing.