Press Release - 1 October 2020
The leading legal directory Legal 500 published its guide to the UK legal profession, including GQ|Littler in the rankings for the top London firms working with employers. In addition ten lawyers were named as recommended individuals.
Legal 500 has highlighted our continued growth in our London team "with the firm adding a key lateral hire, Cerys Williams" and comments on our recent work and international client base, "the firm advises on a wide range of contentious and non-contentious matters, and has recently been highly active handling investigations, disciplinary proceedings and Employment Tribunal claims for major clients with an international reach".
We are thrilled that the Legal 500 has recognised 10 key lawyers this year: Paul Quain, Jon Gilligan, Cerys Williams, Sophie Vanhegan, Philip Cameron, Daniel Pollard, Hannah Mahon, Richard Harvey, Darren Isaacs and Lisa Rix.
"Knowledgeable, experienced and provide sound legal advice ensuring all options are outlined and risks are clearly understood. They are responsive, always available and will provide any support required, from advising through to drafting documents. We have used other firms but GQ are value for money and invest time in understanding our business. An excellent team with strength and depth in every aspect".
"Jon Gilligan is clear, concise, commercial and a genuine partner to our leaders. He makes time for us and his advice is hugely appreciated".
"Sophie Vanhegan is considered and provides sound advice. She has supported us with some tricky cases and her calm approach ensures we reach the appropriate outcomes".
"Cerys Williams is fantastic to work with and is everything I look for in an adviser. She is incredibly commercial, pragmatic, knowledgeable and great fun to work with. She feels like an extension of your team and provides the full range of incredibly helpful advice and insights from individual cases through to equipping managers and leaders on the key skills they need".
"They are a bespoke practice who take the time to know their clients’ business and needs. They also provide additional useful information on numerous topics and provide interesting and helpful seminars where clients get the opportunity to meet other members of the team and network".
"Philip Cameron is always professional, direct, helpful and his diligence is invaluable to us and has helped us on all occasions when we’ve needed legal input. In a nutshell he is, in our opinion, a leader in his field of expertise".
"Darren Isaacs- responsive and understands the business. Commercial and precise advice. Great at working with lawyers in other jurisdictions to provide succinct advice".
Senior Partner Paul Quain commented: “The recognition in Legal 500 reflects the support that we get from our clients and we’re really pleased to receive this recognition. It is also a great reflection of the investment we’ve made in our team, our international growth and in delivering great service to our clients".
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