J&P announce the most successful results ever in the Legal 500 listings.

Judge & Priestley LLP, the Bromley based solicitors’ practice, is proud to announce its most successful results ever in the 2021 edition of the prestigious Legal 500 directory of leading UK law firms.

For the first time ever three of the practice’s specialist teams were listed in the Directory:

  • The Debt Recovery team, led by Rachel Addai, retained its Top Tier status
  • The Housing Management team, led by Nitika Singh, retained its Tier 2 status
  • For the first time, the Private Client team, led by David Chandra, was listed at the Tier 3 level.

The debt recovery division, J&P Credit Solutions has grown significantly in recent years. The division has an excellent reputation in the industry, notably in key specialist areas including local authority debt recovery, utilities sector pre-legal collections and the recovery of subrogated insurance losses.

Client testimonials to the Legal 500 research team are key to the listings. Presenting their findings on J&P Credit Solutions, published feedback included:

“A very proactive and approachable team. Ahead of the curve and always effectively adapting their advice to our debtors ‘.”

A good awareness of our needs and the ability to work with us and not just for us.”

Uday Patel has also been listed as a Next Generation Partner in the rankings.

The Housing Management team advise on contentious property matters. The team has been successfully acting, predominantly for public and private sector landlords, for over 20 years. After interviewing clients, this is what the Legal 500 judges wrote about the team:

Judge & Priestley are a standout firm delivering an excellent and cost-effective service for local authorities. They are efficient and diligent and go the extra-mile to fight for the best outcome for their clients. In particular, the housing team has good relationships with the local authority in-house clients and delivers well on the instructions.”

Both Mark Oakley and Nitika Singh are listed in the elite “Leading Lawyers” list, the Legal 500’s guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide.

The Private Client team were delighted to achieve their first listing this year. Under the leadership of partner David Chandra, the team has grown significantly over recent years, both in numbers and the range of specialist experience of the team members. The team has a strong focus on client care and received excellent testimonials for the Legal 500 including the below:

“The team is proactive in client care, and always go the extra mile to deliver on service. The team is well run and second to none when it comes to technically complex issues. It has a range of private client specialists who work effortlessly and seamlessly together, complement each other effectively.”

“It is worth mentioning how quickly they respond to my queries and provide me with constant updates without prompt. The team have consistently demonstrated they genuinely value me as a client and care about my wellbeing.”

For more information please contact David Finnis on dfinnis@judge-priestley.couk or visit Our People