Healys LLP Ranked as Leading Firm in Legal 500

1st October 2021 by

Healys has once again been recognised as a Leading Firm in the latest edition of the Legal 500 UK. This year Healys has been ranked in 7 practice areas, with 13 individuals recognised as Recommended Lawyers in their specialist fields.

The Legal 500 directory provides independent assessment of the performance and capabilities of the top law firms in over 100 countries, based on comprehensive research and feedback from over 300,000 clients worldwide.

Marios Pattihis, Senior Partner, comments: “We are delighted to be listed once again in the Legal 500 and to have achieved recognition this year for our expertise across a broader range of practice areas. These rankings are primarily based on the feedback of our clients and I’d like to take this opportunity to thank our referees for their time and support. Congratulations to everyone at Healys for these well-deserved accreditations which are reflective of their hard work and commitment during a challenging year.”

Testimonials from Legal 500 UK – 2022 Edition

Corporate & Commercial

Healys corporate and commercial clients are drawn from the IT, childcare, technology and media and entertainment sectors. The team is headed by Karen Lord, who offers the full range of corporate and transactional services. Consultant solicitor Samantha Oakley joined the team in January 2021 and has expertise in commercial work for technology, media and creative companies.

Dispute Resolution

The commercial litigation team in Healys LLP has a wide reach, with clients based across the UK and internationally. The team acts for a wide range of clients, including estate agents, specialised mortgage lenders and private individuals, providing support in all types of disputes. David Bailey leads the team with experience in professional negligence claims, finance and fraud. Nicholas Taylor has particular expertise in media law and disputes involving public figures.

Professional Negligence

Claimant-focused Healys LLP advises clients on claims against a range of professionals, including solicitors, barristers, architects, surveyors, financial advisors and accountants, with a significant amount of its work centred around claims against solicitors.  Robert Johnson has previously acted for defendants, providing him with an advantageous skillset regarding claimant work. David Bailey handles claims for financial institutions against solicitors and valuers, and also acts for individuals against accountants, financial advisers, wealth managers and barristers.

Personal Injury & Clinical Negligence: Claimant

At Healys, the partners collectively have more than 50 years of experience handling medical negligence and personal injury claims. Managing partner Dino Skinner, who is a personal injury specialist, has particular expertise in fatal accident claims (including related inquest hearings), and claims involving injuries to cyclists, as well as amputation and spinal injury cases. Trevor Henley, who is the head of insurance litigation, generates a strong flow of work from large insurance companies. Jonathan Austen-Jones is a noted expert in medical negligence cases, with a workload spanning claims over misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis, inappropriate treatments, lack of informed consent, oncology and infant deaths.

Commercial Litigation

The commercial litigation team in Healys LLP has a wide reach, with clients based across the UK and internationally. The team acts for a wide range of clients, including estate agents, specialised mortgage lenders and private individuals, providing support in all types of disputes. David Bailey leads the team with experience in professional negligence claims, finance and fraud. Nicholas Taylor has particular expertise in media law and disputes involving public figures.

Media & Entertainment

When it comes to reputation management, Healys is one of the leading firms in the region. The group is consulted by a number of high profile individuals from the film, television and finance sectors to represent them in defamation proceedings. Nicholas Taylor is the primary practitioner in this regard, while also advising on trademark infringement, professional negligence and fraud issues. Non-contentious work is led by Andrew Sparrow and often involves assisting digital media companies with software development agreements and licensing.

Immigration

Healysprompt, dedicated and focused‘ team is experienced in all areas of immigration and nationality law and handles a wide variety of visa issues from initial application to appeals. Senior partner Marios Pattihis heads up the department and has notable expertise in advising high-net-worth individuals looking to invest in the UK. Solicitor Nagesh Jain is also praised by clients.

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