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Burnetts’ Corporate team leads Cumbria’s Chambers rankings

Burnetts’ Corporate team leads Cumbria’s Chambers rankings

Burnetts’ Corporate team has been recommended in the latest edition of the prestigious legal guide Chambers & Partners.

Burnetts' "responsive and extremely knowledgeable" Corporate team is ranked in the North West region of the Corporate / M&A category, alongside national law firms with bases in Manchester and Liverpool.The team’s ranking is the highest of all corporate practices in Cumbria, attracting specific praise for its "specialist experience in the education, transport and technology industries".

Head of Corporate Law John Noctor (pictured above) and Corporate Partner Vaughan Jones were both recognised by Chambers as Leaders in their Field. Chambers’ sources said John "always provides timely and extremely relevant advice in a number of areas of corporate work." Vaughan was recognised for his "strong reputation for handling transactions involving intellectual property and IT". Burnetts’ Corporate team also includes Partner Michael Walby, who returned to Burnetts after almost a decade spent at international law firm Pinsent Masons.

John said, "We are immensely proud to be the only team in Cumbria to be ranked in this section of the Chambers’ guide. This ranking is in recognition of the quality and size of the transactions on which we have advised, together with the very positive feedback from our valued clients . The addition of Michael Walby to the team has added an extra dimension, helping us to service our ever growing client base. We intend to grow the team further in 2016 "

"We have proved once again that large local businesses and SMEs do not have to look outside Cumbria for corporate advice, whether buying or selling businesses, or seeking investment for growth. We have the expertise and experience to deliver on all their needs - right here in Cumbria."

Published: Thursday 12th November 2015
Categorised: Corporate Law

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