Herefordshire law firm wins top-level legal ranking

Two Herefordshire-based lawyers have been singled out as leaders in their fields, as Herefordshire law firm, Harrison Clark Rickerbys inc Gordon Lutton, wins top-level legal rankings for its work in the prestigious ‘Legal 500’ listing of the major law firms in England and Wales.

With the only top-rank rating in the county, the firm’s teams in Herefordshire received accolades in several areas of legal practice, including particular praise for Arpinder Dhillon, Head of Business Services for the Wye Valley, and Richard Morgan, head of the firm’s Defence, Security and the Forces team.

Arpinder is named again as a leading individual in her field, and Richard Morgan leads a commercial litigation team known to clients as ‘reliable, honest, customer-focused and commercially aware’. Andy Caldicott who leads the firm’s family law team is also recommended.

Confirming the level of high-quality advice right across the firm, 61 of Harrison Clark Rickerbys’ lawyers, covering 17 different legal specialisms were recommended in the listings for this year.

The most widely used legal directory in the UK, the Legal 500 is considered to be ‘the bible of the legal business’, ranking law firms for their expertise and performance to help clients identify the crème de la crème of legal expertise. The listing is based on firms’ achievements, the quality of their teams and client feedback.

Matt Hayes, Partner, Head of Hereford office

Matt Hayes, head of Harrison Clark Rickerbys’ Hereford office, who is himself recommended for his commercial property expertise, said: “I am delighted for Arpinder and Richard, but just as pleased for our excellent teams in Hereford, whose skills and hard work are known to all their clients.

“Our firmly-established position in Hereford is confirmed by this listing, demonstrating our breadth and depth of expertise and our ability to provide City-quality advice locally.”