Richard Nelson LLP Secures 2021 Legal 500 Spot

Richard Nelson LLP retained its position amongst the highest-ranking law firms in the 2021 edition of the Legal 500 client guide.

We are proud to have received praise for our general crime and fraud services, as well as securing a spot for our professional discipline speciality, headed up by Senior Partner Richard Nelson.

The Legal 500 ranking is an authoritative guide covering the wide range of practice areas and expertise of lawyers across the industry. The rankings are based on performance during the year matched with extensive contact with clients and additional parties.

Ranking firms are selected for their merit in the industry, with clients describing general crime and fraud head Jacqui Callan as a “first-rate lawyer.” Marie Dancer, Managing Partner, was described as “THE solicitor you’d recommend to any friend needing representation”, reflecting the standing of the firm among clients.

Marie Dancer, Managing Partner of Richard Nelson LLP commented:

“We are incredibly proud of our team and the outcome they have achieved for the firm. We appreciate wholeheartedly the support and praise our clients have given us, we will continue to strive for excellence in every detail.

“As a team, we pride ourselves on holding in-depth knowledge of the law and gaining the necessary experience to provide a responsive and focused service to our clients. This is our best performance yet in The Legal 500 and we will continue to work for more.”

The Legal 500 reports:

“Richard Nelson LLP’s ‘absolutely outstanding team’ has specialised in professional discipline since its inception in 2003. Senior partner Richard Nelson heads up the group.

“Another key figure is experienced partner Steve Roberts, who defends solicitors against SRA investigations and assists with SDT matters. Managing partner Marie Dancer leads a team that represents healthcare professionals, teachers and accountants before the regulatory bodies.

“Richard Nelson LLP is sought out to advise on cases involving alleged fraud and financial crime, tax investigations, professional disciplinary investigations and proceedings, and alleged serious sexual offences. Practice head Jacqui Callan, who is a ‘first-rate lawyer’, has a specialism in sexual offence cases. Richard Etherington has cultivated a growing practice acting for members of the Armed Forces.”

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