Published annually, the Legal 500 closely researches and recognises the leading firms practicing in specific areas of law and has included Watson Ramsbottom amongst the top family law practices in the UK.
Joint Head of Department Rachel Horman, also awarded Family Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year in 2012 said “ this is a wonderful achievement for the family team and the firm. It is very satisfying to see the continued efforts and commitment of all of our team being recognised in such a prestigious publication”.
The Watson Ramsbottom Family Team is highly regarded locally for expertise in divorce cases, financial settlements and resolution breakdown and over the last 12 years has also grown to include one of the largest specialist departments in the country dealing with Domestic Violence, Forced Marriage and Child Care.
Managing Director Philip Thompson commented: “This accolade for our family team is well deserved and comes hot on the heels of news of the Watson Ramsbottom property team being shortlisted for the Law Society Excellence Awards. We are delighted that our commitment to providing high quality legal services across East Lancashire and beyond is receiving such positive recognition.”