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Napthens teams praised by Legal 500 guide

Teams at regional law firm Napthens have been singled out for praise in the latest edition of the industry ‘bible’ Legal 500.

The Corporate and Commercial, Commercial Property, Commercial Litigation and Rural teams are all ranked in the top tier of the guide for their work, with ‘Tier 1,’ ranking them as among the region’s best.

Among the teams, head of Corporate Keith Melling and corporate consultant Gareth McIntegart have been singled out for praise as Legal 500 Leading Individuals, with their colleague David Carr, senior associate solicitor, highlighted as a Rising Star for the quality of his work.

Andrew Holden, senior associate solicitor in the Commercial Litigation team has also been highlighted as a Rising Star, with the team praised as being ‘unpretentious and results-oriented.’ Andrew Holden, head of Rural, is praised as a Leading Individual, with solicitor James Stocker a Rising Star.

Malcolm Ireland, head of Leisure & Licensing, has been highlighted as a Leading Individual in his field, described as ‘an exceptional licensing lawyer’ who ‘goes the extra mile.’

Meanwhile, the Wills & Estate Planning team is praised for its work in the region, for ‘bringing big law firm expertise to Lancashire while retaining the personal touch.’

Shru Morris, CEO of Napthens, said: “It’s great to see the quality of our work continue to be recognised not just by the guide itself, but by the clients the publishers approach for feedback.

“We’re delighted the advice our lawyers give is so valuable, and we look forward to continuing to make a real difference to businesses and individuals across the region.”