The Legal 500
TWM Solicitors has been recommended in five specialist areas in the 2012 edition of The Legal 500. This independent directory of law firms is considered a leading guide to firms and their areas of expertise.
The five specialist areas are:
The guide additionally mentioned that "TWM Solicitors LLP is noted for its contentious probate work, and recently acted in two cases in the Chancery Division. The firm also saw an increased flow of estate administration matters."
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TWM Solicitors is recommended by Chambers UK in four categories, as follows:
The "experienced and wise" Guy Perkins leads the contentious probate group at TWM Solicitors LLP. "He is able from the outset to identify the issues and potential solutions," comment clients.
This firm maintains a formidable practice representing clients in high-value matrimonial finance cases, often involving trusts and overseas assets. The firm is also capable of handling Children Act matters. John Sandford-Pike is a key contact at this firm.
This group increasingly wins recognition for its involvement in complex private client matters. The team is skilled with estate administration, inheritance tax planning and trust restructuring. The bulk of the practice's work in Guildford is non-contentious, although it often involves multiple jurisdictions. "The group works well, with all members aware of the tactical decisions, objectives and progress," states a market commentator. Allison Crossman leads the department.
The real estate team at TWM is recommended by clients for its service and value for money. The team is also praised for its "creative thinking," commerciality and attention to detail. Clients include Asprey Homes, Handelsbanken and Riseden. Michael Jones is a key contact.
TWM Solicitors is included among the top 200 UK law firms in The Lawyer UK 200 Report 2012
"Good news regarding the saga of Bromley! We owe a huge thank you to all the staff that worked on it & provided their unequivocal support, both day and night and often at the drop of a hat. We very much look forward to working more closely with TWM in the not too distant future".
Elliott Bance, Land Director, Asprey Homes Group.