Hamlins has again been recognised in the Chambers UK Legal Guide 2023, with more of our lawyers and teams ranked than ever before.
We are hugely grateful to our clients for the fantastic feedback on our team and colleagues. We are commended as being “excellent – commercial, responsive and very helpful,” and praised for our “amazing depth of knowledge and understanding”.
Joseph Holder, Senior Partner, said:
“We are very proud our fantastic team has once again been recognised by Chambers and delighted to have climbed the rankings for both teams and individuals across the firm. Thank you to our wonderful clients for taking the time to provide such positive feedback. These rankings demonstrate our strength, expertise and the exceptional client care shown by our entire team.”
Hamlins has 3 departments and 9 lawyers ranked in this year’s guide:
Real Estate Litigation
Hamlins Real Estate Disputes team has moved up from a Band 5 to a Band 4 ranking this year. The team is noted for its expertise in both residential and commercial property litigation. Clients said of the team: “Nothing fazes Hamlins, no matter how complex,” and “we felt in safe hands knowing that they had a plan and knew how to execute it”.
Defamation / Reputation Management
Hamlins Media Disputes department retains its Band 3 ranking and is described by Chambers as “a powerful litigation practice,” with “an amazing depth of knowledge and understanding”.
Real Estate: Lower Mid-Market
Real Estate retains its Band 3 ranking and is praised for its capable provision of a diverse range of real estate services, strong capability in the leisure sector and in transactions involving multi-let properties and notable expertise in high-end residential developments. Clients praise us for being “commercial, responsive and very helpful”.
Partner and Head of Real Estate, Mark Hurst, has climbed to the top of the rankings and is ranked Band 1 in this year’s guide, with clients commenting: “Mark is my go-to lawyer on real estate. He is first class”.
Martin Ochs, Partner in Media and Entertainment, is ranked for the first time, with a Band 3 ranking. He is recognised as “a very impressive and commercial lawyer; innovative, tenacious and a good sounding board”.
Nine members of our team are included in this year’s guide as Ranked Lawyers:
Alex Cochrane, Partner, Media Disputes
Amanda Burge, Partner, Head of Dispute Resolution
Andrew Stephenson, Consultant, Media Disputes
Callum Galbraith, Partner, Media Disputes
Christopher Hutchings, Partner, Head of Media Disputes
Kate Andrews, Partner, Real Estate Disputes
Mark Hurst, Partner, Head of Real Estate
Martin Ochs, Partner, Media and Entertainment
Simon Gallant, Consultant, Media and Entertainment
Full rankings information can be found at Chambers and Partners.