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Top rankings in another leading industry guide
05 Dec 2018

FBC Manby Bowdler has been awarded top rankings for several of our teams and lawyers in another prestigious nationwide guide to the best legal talent.

Leading IndividualThe 2019 Chambers guide recognised four departments and six ‘Ranked Lawyers’ in its recently published annual edition that identifies the most outstanding law firms and lawyers in the UK.

Our Shropshire-based Agricultural & Rural Services and Family & Matrimonial teams achieved the top Band 1 rankings. Our Midlands-wide Litigation department and the Wolverhampton Family & Matrimonial team also feature.

Family and matrimonial experts who secured a listing are Telford’s Anne Thomson, Head of our Family department, and Partner Philip Cowell.

Sarah Baugh, who leads our Agricultural & Rural Services team at Shrewsbury, Partner Tom Devey and Principal Development Consultant (Agricultural Business) Steven Corfield are also noted as standout lawyers in their field.

Wolverhampton-based Senior Partner Guy Birkett, who heads up the region-wide Litigation department, one of the largest West Midlands teams outside Birmingham, was also named as a ranked lawyer.

The news follows hot off the heels of five of our Partners named as Leading Individuals in the 2018 edition of The Legal 500, with a further four making the list of up and coming Next Generation solicitors. An additional 26 members gained recognition for their work in a variety of areas.

Managing Partner Kim Carr said: “We are absolutely delighted that, yet again, a number of our teams and individual lawyers have been noted in the Chambers manual to the finest legal minds in the country.

“Our people are our biggest asset and their delivery of stellar service to our clients is acknowledged by our inclusion in the Chambers Guide and the Legal 500. This independent verification from both organisations is a well-deserved pat on the back.”