Banner Jones gets into Legal 500 for fifth consecutive year

Banner Jones
Simon Wright

Law firm Banner Jones has secured its fifth consecutive year of inclusion in the Legal 500 – an independent guide to the leading law firms in the UK with rankings based on market research and client and peer feedback.

The company is once more recognised for its excellence in its Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence work with the team moving up to a Tier 2 ranking – out of four – while the Family Law team maintain their Tier 3 ranking for a further year.

Simon Wright and Robert Banner, Executive Directors from the specialist Personal Injury team at Banner Jones, were both awarded the prestigious ‘Recommended Lawyer’ status in this year’s guide with Simon praised for being ‘a straight-talker who superbly handles clients and opponents to achieve results other lawyers would die for’.

Meanwhile, Head of the Banner Jones Care team, Helena Downing retained her ‘Recommended Lawyer’ status for the third consecutive year with the guide praising her as a ‘focused and articulate advocate’ with the overall team being recognised for providing an ‘expert service’.

From its HQ in Chesterfield and offices in Sheffield, Dronfield, Nottingham and Mansfield, Banner Jones offers a range of legal services to individuals and businesses as well as wealth management.

Chris Sellars, Executive Director of Banner Jones, added: “The Legal 500 is hugely respected within our industry and we are delighted to see our Personal Injury team move up through the rankings in recognition of the exceptional service that they provide to their clients.

“Customer service is at the heart of our entire approach at Banner Jones. We are constantly investing in new ways to improve the customer experience – which is reflected in the fact that 97% of our customers say they would recommend us to a friend – and are proud to have a team of such highly experienced and dedicated individuals to draw on.

“2017 has seen the company continue to grow, as our reputation for providing quality legal advice sees more and more clients turn to us for help and guidance, and it is therefore fantastic to have these achievements recognised by industry experts and our peers.”