13 September 2010

Legal 500 2010 – Leading Set

Parklane Plowden remain in tier 1 of the Legal 500's Leading Sets on the North Eastern Circuit with 16 recommendations.

The clerking team was acclaimed to be "responsive and any problems solved".


The stand out set on the circuit with 5 recommendations.

Ashley Serr, Nicola Twine, Seamus Sweeney, Kirti Jeram "really knows her stuff and is very enthusiastic" and Andrew Sugarman is a "tough advicate".


Guy Swiffen "has a wealth of experience in care work", Dornier Whittaker "is charming, efficient, and insightful to clients' problems", while Julia Nelson has "a refreshing no-nonsence approach".

Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence

The personal injury and clinical negligence group provides "good-quality advice, with good support service". Chambers head Stuart Brown QC has "many excellent qualities, including superb advocacy".

David Wilby QC successfully represented the toxic-damaged children in the Corby Borough Council litigation. Howard Elgot is an excellent choice for fatal accident actions. Jeremy Freedman "has a wise approach to cases and is a wily advocate", Jonathan Godfrey includes sports injuries within his wide-ranging clinical negligence practice.

Elizabeth Hodgson is excellent in court and an expert in industrial disease and workplace injury. Michael Ditchfield "is the standout barrister, we use him in preference to many QC's", and Andrew Axon come highly recommended.