Sydney Mitchell is proud to be listed as Top Tier in the Legal 500.  Every year the firm submits a precis of the complex and varied cases our solicitors work on through the year. 

Our clients and referrers of work are contacted by Legal 500 researchers to feedback how they view Sydney Mitchell professionals as to the quality and nature of the work completed for them. 

Our legal 500 profile and information.

We are pleased to share with you some of the comments received about the firm, its services and our legal teams:

  • 'A very good reputation as one of the better dispute resolution teams in the West Midlands. They place great importance on client service and making sure the right person is selected for the job.'
  • 'The family team is extremely hardworking and conscientious. It works cohesively and all members are helpful in handling your case or query efficiently'.
  • 'Excellent team with an all-round attention to detail and a commercial, pragmatic approach'.
  • 'The firm gives practical no nonsense advice. It is not so big that its clients are just another number'.
  • ‘one of the strongest of the smaller city centre firms in commercial litigation’
  • ‘very experienced and sensible, with sound judgement and a particular skill at negotiating very good deals for his clients’
  • ‘good technical knowledge and is particularly good at insolvency, restructuring and financial professional negligence cases’
  • ‘very efficient’
  • ‘light touch’
  • ‘adept at spotting the wood for the trees and combines this with a user-friendly sense of humour for very experienced officeholders such as liquidators, who are his staple clients’
  • ‘exceptional value for money’
  • ‘quickly grasp the instruction and work with the officeholder to implement (and refine as necessary) the strategy’
  • ‘attention to detail and thorough approach’
  • ‘punches above its weight’
  • ‘focus on solutions rather than conflict for the sake of it’
  • ‘a small firm that really punches above its weight’
  • ‘having the skills and knowledge to handle a vast array of negligence and personal injury matters’.
  • handles high-value and complex claims regarding property and banking issues
  • ‘commercially astute’
  • ‘technical knowledge that is second to none and is a solicitor you would want on your side’
  • ‘hardworking and responsive’
  • ‘knowledgeable, prompt and efficient’
  • ‘good driving force’
  • ‘... an excellent manner with clients’
  • allows him to focus on the key issues in the early stages of a case’.
  • ‘has a strong reputation in the West Midlands’
  • ‘very tenacious lawyer’
  • ‘does not shy away from difficult, complicated or messy cases’
  • ‘sound knowledge of the law, which it applies for the practical benefit of the client’
  • ‘is very thorough and applies a good commercial approach to his cases’
  • ‘very positive and firm with her advice’
  • ‘extremely professional and efficient in all engagements and dealings’
  • ‘knowledge in this field is wide and deep’
  • ‘very good and helpful’
  • ‘professional and very knowledgeable‘
  • '...very approachable, professional and supportive...'
  • 'A very professional and approachable team that provides high quality advice...'
  • 'The firm has developed a very good reputation for being extremely responsive to their clients...'
  • 'Honest reliable and uses the correct approach when dealing with clients...'
  • '...Highly motivated. Client focussed and always realistic about outcomes and endpoints....'
  • '...very talented litigation lawyer who is first and foremost a problem solver. He is an original thinker with a keen intellect and provides clients with the confidence that they are in safe hands.'
  • '...offers unparalleled legal knowledge and advice to its clients at all moments during assignments, providing practical, effective and unbiased solutions to complex problems...'
  • 'Extremely courteous, responsive and professional....'
  • '...Patient and explains everything in terms that are understandable to the non legal person...'
  • '...Excellent value for money...'
  • '...Sydney Mitchell provides top class employment law expertise, with practical know-how. It is reassuring to know you’re in good hands...'


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