Douglas-Jones Mercer is delighted to have been recognised in the latest edition of the Legal 500, regarded as the client’s guide to the best law firms in the UK. The results are based on research undertaken on law firms in the UK, along with evaluation of client feedback.
We are very pleased to be the highest-ranking of all law firms in Swansea for our commercial litigation work, and for our work within the construction sector. The Legal 500 guide, published on 17th September 2015, said of our work with construction clients:
“The ‘excellent’ Douglas-Jones Mercer handles high-profile instructions on a national level.”
The guide also said that “Douglas-Jones Mercer punches well above its weight” in relation to our dispute resolution work.
In addition to the recognition for a number of our departments, individual team members were recognised for their commitment to client satisfaction, as follows.
Hugh Hitchcock, Dispute Resolution
“Team head Hugh Hitchcock is an ‘excellent negotiator’ who ‘engenders confidence’ in clients…he acted for one of the UK’s largest furniture retailers in a claim relating to currency adjustment…Hugh Hitchcock is noted for recoveries at Douglas-Jones Mercer”
Philip Graham, Construction Litigation and Dispute Resolution
“‘Articulate’ team head Philip Graham advises clients such as WRW Construction and Gravan Construction. Graham advised an international civil engineering and building company on a substantial commercial and residential development.”
Commenting on the Legal 500 results, our Practice Director Barry Davies said:
“We are delighted to have been recognised in the Legal 500, which represents the crème de la crème of law firms across the UK. We are very proud to have established ourselves as one of the best-performing law firms in Wales, and our rankings in the guide highlight our growing reputation in commercial litigation and construction.”