Solicitors in Essex, Colchester, Chelmsford, London – Fisher Jones Greenwood

Continuing success for FJG in latest Chambers and Partners edition

6 November 2018 by Penny Hepburn

Penny Hepburn
Tony Fisher, Ashlee Campbell, Simon Osborn

In the 2018 edition of the esteemed Chambers & Partners UK legal directory released this month, we’re delighted to announce a triumphant set of rankings. Fisher Jones Greenwood has two ranked departments and 3 leading individuals, including a ‘Star Associate’ who has since been promoted to Partner.

The prestigious directory is seen as a reliable guide to the UK legal profession, ranking top departments and individuals on a regional basis annually. Chambers & Partners UK identifies the best firms and individuals, priding itself on the accuracy and integrity of its guide.  Understandably, Fisher Jones Greenwood is proud to be among the legal elite of Essex.

  • Our Corporate & Commercial team stays at a Band 2 ranking for 2018. The guide says the team has established a corporate presence in the charity and education sectors and notes the ‘growing sector expertise in healthcare.’ Also highlighted is the ability to draw on other departments to provide ‘a complete service to corporate clients.’ Recent activity has included cross-border matters and work for construction businesses.
    • Senior Partner, Tony Fisher heads the firm’s commercial department and is ranked as a ‘Leading Individual’, Band 3. Tony Fisher offers clients the benefit of his expertise in corporate and commercial matters, including M&A and corporate restructurings. He specialises in working with clients in the charities and education sectors. A source praises the team’s “ability to respond quickly and effectively with flexibility.”
  • Our Family team retains its Band 1 top ranking and is picked out as a leading practice for financial divorce-related cases as well as public and private children law matters. Especially esteemed for its experience in assisting with cases involving family businesses, property, and pensions. Handles complex child abduction and domestic abuse matters, and advises on care proceedings. Offers full-service support to clients as well as a broad range of ADR options.
    • Strengths – One client says: “I have found them to be extremely professional and friendly.”
    • Notable practitioners, Simon Osborn is recognised as a ‘Leading Individual’ for his work in alternative dispute resolution. One appreciative client comments: “He always responds to my queries in a thorough and timely manner,” adding that he is “very personable and approachable.”
  • Ashlee Campbell, ranked as a ‘Leading Individual’; who heads up our Immigration team. She is noted as a ‘Star Associate’ consistently demonstrating an outstanding degree of technical and commercial expertise beyond that of her peers. She is praised by “always going the extra mile for her clients and leaves no stone unturned.”

Paula Fowler, Managing Partner at FJG, commented on the results, saying: “We are pleased to have been commended with such an excellent set of rankings in this well-respected legal guide. As the rankings are considered on the basis of client feedback, it is well-deserved recognition to the dedication and hard work put in by these teams and individuals alike. We will push to improve our client service even more in the next 12 months and secure a greater set of rankings this time next year.”