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Maguire Family Law ranked Tier 1 in 2020 edition of the legal 500

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The Maguire Family Law team are delighted to be ranked in the 2020 Legal 500 as a Tier 1 firm.

What does this mean for our clients?

The Legal 500 is an annual independent directory of UK law firms. The guide is aimed at buyers of legal services – clients. It is a comprehensive, written and online publication that not only recommends but ranks law firms.

The Legal 500 conducts thorough research every year into each law firm. This investigation includes conducting interviews with referees.

The 2020 Legal 500 researchers concluded we are ‘’highly experienced’ and regularly act for well-known clients on high value financial remedy matters as well as complex pre-and post-nuptial agreements.

So, what does Tier 1 mean?

The focus of the Legal 500 is on the bench strength of the team (including partners and associates), and the consistency of quality of the individuals within the team. This includes:

  • Very strong technical ability available for the most complex and innovative work
  • Most prestigious clients
  • Individuals with the contacts at, and credibility with, the top clients
  • In-depth capability beyond star partners
  • Capacity for the biggest cases
  • Market share
  • Historical track record on top cases
  • Clear investment for the future in a particular practice area
  • Progress made with acquiring new clients/ market share
  • Strength in associated areas – eg can deal with financial and children cases
  • Reputation for handling complex, innovative deals
  • Capacity to handle all client requirements in an area – eg international connections
  • Commitment to IT and the use of IT to improve client services
  • Perception in the market

The 2020 Tier 1 ranking by Legal 500 UK gives independent recognition that Maguire Family Law is a top team in the North West.

The Legal 500 also gave a number of testimonials to support our top ranking to include:

“Maguire Family Law is a highly experienced private client team with genuine approachability and has a reputation in the area that very few firms compare to. Sensitivity, attention to detail coupled with fair and competitive pricing are all high markers of the team.” and

“Very good people to do business with. They are caring, skilful, and professional. They have very good people throughout, and those people are loyal. Their firm is also supremely sustainable because it is run like a very good business.”

We are very proud of the wealth of experience of all of the lawyers within the Family Team and delighted that individual lawyers have been recommended by 2020 Legal 500.

From a client’s perspective you will have peace of mind that, through industry recognised independent research, Maguire Family Law is a top Family Law team.  Our clients receive excellent, in-depth and innovative legal advice. We also provide a service pledge to our clients, which can be seen here in our Service Pledge.

With our growing national reputation and serviced offices in London, we can also advise clients throughout the country.

For specialist advice on any family law related issue contact Maguire Family Law by email: or telephone:

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