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The rankings are based on thorough independent research, centred on extensive interviews with our housing clients, through which the very best law firms across the UK are ranked based on their expertise, experience, service quality and client care.
The legal directories also highlight the best lawyers working in their sector, and Croftons’ Partner, Arthur Chapman, was named as a ‘Star Individual’ in Chambers and a ‘Leading Individual’ in Legal 500 – one of just two lawyers to receive these highest accolades for legal work in the North West social housing sector.
Chambers said, “Arthur Chapman has a stellar reputation for his expertise in the social housing sector, with clients calling upon his market-leading strengths in land acquisitions and sales, lease agreements and funding arrangements. Clients describe him as "thoroughly knowledgeable and commercially focused."”
Melanie Dirom was ranked in Band 2 of the Chambers directory, positioning her as one of the leading housing and leasehold management specialists working in the sector. Chambers said, “Melanie Dirom has extensive experience advising social landlords on a range of housing litigation and tenancy issues, with considerable strengths in anti-social behaviour cases and leasehold management. Clients describe her as "always helpful and responsive."”
Chambers also named Jo Loake, our Head of Governance and Regulation, as a ‘Recognised Practitioners’ and in Legal 500, our Senior Associate, Kirsty Varley was recognised as a ‘Next Generation Lawyer’
Chambers said: "Croftons’ team is well-known for offering the full range of development and housing management matters, alongside expertise in regulatory and governance issues. They work with a number of notable regional housing associations on anti-social behaviour cases and other complex housing matters. Clients describe the team as "friendly, responsive and proactive,” and “They are helpful and they give practical and accurate advice."”
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.