Greater Manchester-based legal firm has achieved industry honours for the eleventh year in a row, with six of the firm’s specialists given recognition in Chambers UK 2022.
Slater Heelis’ Corporate team retained its prestigious Band 2 ranking for a third year. The department is headed up by Partner Simon Wallwork, who was individually recognised, achieving Band 2 status for the sixth year running.
The high performance of the Manchester law firm’s Family team was also acknowledged with a Band 2 ranking for the fourth year in a row, with solicitors Kim Aucott, Mark Heptinstall, Phillip Rhodes and Patricia Robinson all individually recognised.
There was further recognition for Ken Salmon who is Consultant in Slater Heelis’ Construction team; he was awarded the title “Senior Statesperson” for the seventh consecutive year to reflect his performance as one of the North West’s top-ranking lawyers.
Chambers and Partners ranks solicitors and law firms across the United Kingdom based on their achievements over the past twelve months, including outstanding work, strategic growth, and excellence in client service.
The annual research is carried out by 200 analysts who collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients through in-depth interviews.
Chris Bishop, Managing Partner of Slater Heelis, comments:
“We are delighted that the performance and expertise of our solicitors and departments has been recognised for the eleventh year running in the Chambers Rankings. It is a huge achievement that provides our clients with more confidence and cements our reputation as leading law professionals in the North West.
“We are a strong advocate of ongoing improvement and it is incredibly rewarding to see evidence of this reflected in the Chambers Rankings.”
Head of the Family team, Mark Heptinstall said,
“This national recognition for our Family team is further testament to its strength and depth and reflects our excellent reputation. Just over a year ago, we launched our International Family law team covering cases such as international abduction, and this summer we have made a number of key hires to help us continue to grow our offering as a leading North West firm.”