Awards & Accreditations

2022 Legal 500 top tier firm

Legal 500 Top Tier 2022

The Legal 500 independently analyses the capabilities of law firms, highlighting the practice area teams who are providing “the most cutting-edge and innovative advice” to their clients. It's published each year and is researched and written by an independent team who talk to real clients as part of their assessment process.

You can see our listing here UK Legal 500 2022 directory.  Tees is recommended in 23 practice areas with five departments rated in the Top Tier 1 category:

  • South East - Private Client - Agriculture and Estates
  • South East - Commercial Property - Essex
  • South East - Private Client – Family - Essex
  • East Anglia – Insurance - Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence - Claimant
  • East Anglia - Contentious Trusts & Probate

We have 12 solicitors named as Leading Individuals,  8 Rising Stars and a further 37 lawyers highlighted as Recommended Lawyers. Here's the list of ranked solicitors. 

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Action Against Medical Accidents:

AvMA Panel Accreditation recognises our specialism in clinical negligence work.  It is a safeguard for the consumer to ensure that a practitioner / practice, is truly a clinical negligence specialist and not a PI Department “dabbling” or a Junior specialist with no specialist Senior support / supervision and that the Practice has appropriate expertise and experience to minimize risk for the client and to deliver the best outcome.

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Equity Release Council:

Only specialist advisers can offer equity release advice. As members of the Equity Release Council, our specialist legal and financial experts agree to abide by the Council rules and have signed up to the Statement of Principles.

The Equity Release Council represents the equity release sector and exists to promote high standards of conduct and practice in the provision of and advice on equity release which have consumer safeguards at its heart. 

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Winner of the Excellence in Technology and Innovation Firm Award- Cambridgeshire Law Society Excellence Awards 2021

Winner of the Residential Property Team of the Year Award- Cambridgeshire Law Society Excellence Awards 2021

Tees were also Highly Commended for Injury Litigation Team of the Year, and Private Client Associate Chris Claxton-Shirley received a Highly Commended as a Rising Star.

The Excellence Awards celebrate the legal community of Cambridge across various categories, with the awards being decided on criteria such as excellent client service, technical capabilities and response to the Covid-19 challenge.

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Solicitors for the elderly | SFE

SFE is a community of trusted advisers – as well as being highly qualified and regulated professional, our Tees members have the additional skills to enable us to work with older and vulnerable clients. We take into consideration the mental and physical difficulties which can affect older and vulnerable clients and are aware of the health and social problems that people may face.

As members we provide independent, confidential advice, which is in the best interests of our older or vulnerable clients, respecting their dignity and understanding the need for a holistic approach to problem solving. We endeavour to follow a plain English policy i.e. we will always communicate in easy, understandable language and will explain any necessary legal terminology.

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