Milton Keynes lawyers ranked among best in region

Geoffrey Leaver Solicitors have had five of their solicitors recognised as being among the best in the Milton Keynes and surrounding area by independent law guide, Chambers and Partners UK.

Researchers interviewed thousands of solicitors and their clients across the country, assessing them on their technical ability, professional conduct, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and service, when producing the legal directory of which firms and solicitors they recommend for their excellence and expertise.

The solicitors praised in the 2014 guide as being leaders in their field included partners Richard Willis and Melissa Page from the Commercial Property team.

The “very tenacious” Melissa Page advises clients on all aspects of the development process. She also has experience of property investment, finance and management.

Interviewees described Richard Willis as a “solid and experienced commercial property practitioner.” He specialises in development work and advises a variety of clients, including small businesses, developers, lenders and housing associations.

Solicitors praised in the firm’s Dispute Resolution team included Ken Stangoe and Richard Millard,  Ken Stangoe, is a commercial litigator with a heavy focus on property disputes with “an excellent depth of knowledge”  Richard Millard, was recognised as leader in the fields of litigation and construction, with clients praising him for his “efficiency and ability to understand the brief from very early on.”

Anne Maguire from the Personal Injury team was also commended by Chamber UK. Anne Maguire has extensive experience with claims relating to serious injuries, with a particular specialism in brain injury cases. She is described as “a very capable lawyer.”