After less than four years in operation, Ferbrache & Farrell continues its upwards progression in the rankings of The Legal 500 United Kingdom Solicitors 2021 edition. One of the leading directories for the legal industry, The Legal 500 has ranked the firm in Banking and Finance, Commercial Property, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution and Investment Funds. The firm has nine lawyers from all departments named in the guide. Advocate and partner, Gavin Farrell, is in the Hall of Fame for Banking & Finance and Investment funds and a Leading Individual in Corporate and M&A.

The Legal 500 named head of dispute resolution Martin Jones a Next Generation Partner, head of property Advocate Alastair Hargreaves a Leading Individual and associate Alison Antill as a Rising Star for the second year running. Gavin Farrell remains the only Guernsey Advocate to be in both Halls of Fame and all three corporate rankings.

‘We are delighted be recommended across five practice areas and that individuals’ expertise has once again been recognised by this highly regarded guide to the best law firms. The feedback we have had from our clients, as well as the recognition of a number of key individuals, is very much appreciated and testament to the hard work and determination of the whole team at Ferbrache & Farrell,’ said managing partner, Alastair Hargreaves.

‘I would particularly like to congratulate Alison, who after only practising for four years has achieved Rising Star status for a second time. It is very unusual for someone to receive this kind of recognition after such a short period of time, and it is very well deserved.’

The Legal 500 UK ranks law firms after a thorough and independent research process, which includes testimonials from clients, as well as information provided by the firms themselves.

The guide described Advocate Hargreaves as ‘an extremely approachable lawyer with a deep understanding of conveyancing and all aspects of property, contract and commercial law’ and the firm as ‘An excellent smaller firm in Guernsey who can hold their own with the big boys’.

Martin Jones is described as a thorough professional. A complete finisher in every regard with a caring and supportive persona. A real gentleman.’

Advocate Farrell, who is ranked in the Hall of Fame across two practice areas, is described as providing solid, timely legal advice’ and ‘working within very tight time constraints’.

Also named in the guide as recommended or key lawyers from Ferbrache & Farrell are Belinda Hartzenberg, Helen McGeoch, Sarah Millar, Robert Breckon and Peter Ferbrache. 

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Author Alastair Hargreaves Advocate, Solicitor & Managing Partner