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Croftons’ position as the leading provider of legal services to the housing and regeneration sector in the region has been recognised in the 2016 Legal 500 directory of the best law firms in the UK, published this week.
Following a thorough research process, including extensive client interviews, Legal 500 ranks law firms based on location and practice areas. Croftons was ranked in tier 1 - the highest accolade - along with just three other organisations, cementing our position as one of the very best firms in the North West that specialise in social housing work.
The directory also highlights key individuals who are recognised as experts in their field. Quoting feedback from our clients, Legal 500 said: ‘The specialist housing and regeneration team at Croftons Solicitors LLP acts for more than 45 social housing providers. Jo Savage heads the governance and regulatory team, and the ‘exceptional’ Melanie Dirom heads the housing management team. The ‘proactive’ Arthur Chapman and Julie Loggenberg, who is ‘knowledgeable, quick to respond and approachable’, jointly head the development and property team’.
Croftons’ Partner Arthur Chapman was also listed as a ‘Leading Individual’ – one of just five senior lawyers in the region deemed to be the best of the best. Julie Loggenberg, Melanie Dirom and Jo Savage were also recognised as ‘Recommended Lawyers’ in the directory – recognition of the broad range of expertise and experience in our team.
Croftons’ Managing Partner, Simon Leighton said: “This top ranking recognises our strong reputation and standing in the sector, but more importantly it is a really positive endorsement of our exceptional client care and the quality of the services our 27-strong team of specialist housing and regeneration lawyers deliver to housing providers throughout the North West and beyond.”
Croftons is the trading name of Croftons Solicitors LLP, a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with number OC343375. The term ‘partner’, if used, denotes a member of Croftons Solicitors LLP or a senior solicitor of Croftons Solicitors LLP with equivalent standing and qualifications. A full list of members is open to inspection at the office. Croftons is authorised and regulated by The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) number 508041. Croftons has its principal place of business at The Lexicon, Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5FA.