Cains, has once again achieved outstanding results in the latest Chambers & Partners UK 2021 rankings, with the firm receiving high acclaim for its Corporate and Finance and also its Dispute Resolution work on the Isle of Man.
The highly respected legal directory, which identifies the best law firms globally, ranks both law firms and individual in bands from 1-6 based purely on client feedback in relation to technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence and commitment.
Published today (Thursday 22nd October), the 2021 edition once again ranked Cains in the highest category, Band One, across its main practice areas of Corporate and Finance and Dispute Resolution, with 10 lawyers gaining special recognition.
The top-tier corporate and finance teamis described as being “a quality team with extensive experience” who are “always able to offer an efficient and practical solution to the matter at hand”. Other clients praise the team for being “technically sound without overcomplicating matters” and comprising “highly experienced lawyers, often with City experience”.
Six of the team were among the top ranked lawyers in the Isle of Man for corporate and finance transactions. Tristan Head is described as being “absolutely brilliant, extremely responsive and has great attention to detail”, whilst clients praise Tim Shepherd for being “responsive, commercial, excellent technically and a pleasure to work with.” Steven Quayle is noted as being “very knowledgeable and always happy to talk through any issues”, whilst Scott Leonard-Morgan is hailed as having “fantastic experience” and being “extremely responsive”.
Stephanie Chew and Matthew Wilkinson are recognised as ’Associates to watch’ with clients stating Stephanie is “great to work with and always focused on getting the job done” and “friendly, approachable and responds quickly, whilst Matthew is noted by clients as “understanding the client’s need for succinct and timely advice” and being “very responsive and helpful”.
In Dispute Resolution, Cains is hailed as the Island’s acknowledged leader in complex commercial dispute resolution work and the team is described as “approachable” and having ”great strength and depth in dispute resolution”.
Ranked lawyers include Seth Caine, who has Senior Statesperson status; Peter Clucas, who is hailed as a “very experienced and an outstanding advocate” and ” thorough, well organised and a pleasure to work with”; Robert Colquitt, who is recognised as “diligent, precise and measured” as well as “providing a highly strategic service with excellent attention to detail”. Senior Associate Tara Cubbon was also recognised as an “Associate to watch”.
This impressive set of results follows in the footsteps of Cains being awarded five Tier One rankings by Legal 500 UK last month.