The Legal 500

TWM Solicitors have been recommended 5 in specialist areas in the 2010 edition of The Legal 500. This independent directory of law firms is considered a leading guide to firms and their areas of expertise.

5 specialist areas are;

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Employment
  • Family
  • Commercial Property
  • Personal tax, trusts adn probate

There is narrative accompanying the rankings for family and tax & trusts as follows:

Family (ranked in the top tier)

'By far the best'. TWM Solicitors LLP has expertise in all aspects of family law. Headed by the 'exceptional' Charmaine Hast, who is praised for her 'trust and integrity', the practice has recently undertaken several international cases. 'Nothing is too much trouble for the team'. Karin Walker 'always shows understanding, patience and sensitivity in the midst of highly emotional issues'. This is the sixth successive year that the family team has received a top tier ranking. 

Personal tax, trusts & probate (ranked in the 2nd tier of 3)

Led by Nigel Harding, TWM Solicitors LLP's 18-strong team of 'experienced practitioners' includes a separate contentious probate practice.

Legal Experts

Charmaine Hast and Karin Walker are included in the current edition of Legal Experts, independently recommended for family law.

Chambers UK

In the 2010 edition of Chambers UK, the client's guide to the legal profession, TWM Solicitors is ranked as a leading firm in the South of England.  The citation reads.  "With a number of offices throughout the region, this firm is able to offer a range of services across the South.  The team is able to offer alternatives to litigation such as collaborative law and mediation.  Karin Walker is highly recommended for her creative approach to complex matters."