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Lewis Silkin receives tier 1 ranking in Legal 500 UK 2022 for Employment, M&A and Media and Entertainment

01 October 2021

Lewis Silkin continues to receive strong recognition in the latest Legal 500 UK guide released yesterday, earning 67 individual lawyer and practice rankings – of which 7 are top tier practice rankings, 3 were new entries and 7 were improvements on last year.

Of the improvements achieved this year the most notable is our commercial contracts team who ranked two tiers higher this year compared to the 2020 edition. There were also strong performances from our commercial litigation, commercial property, intellectual property, IT and telecoms, patents and reputation management teams too.

For our tier 1 rankings the firm continues to receive strong feedback, including some highlights below:

Employment (Employers; Northern Ireland; Senior Executives; Thames Valley, Berks, Oxon, M4/M40; Wales)

I don’t know why a company would use another firm for employment advice: Lewis Silkin has fantastic lawyers who offer excellent, commercial advice and charge substantially less than bigger City firms. They have an unparalleled breadth of offerings (all of which we have used).‘

The team has very capable lawyers that understand the business requirements and provide practical, balanced solutions and ideas.’

The advice is always very practical and commercial and technically excellent.’

The team covers all aspects of employment law and immigration to a depth I’ve rarely seen in other practices.’


Highly responsive and well-versed in our sector, meaning they quickly understand the intention of deal structures.’

Lewis Silkin’s M&A team bring unrivalled knowledge and track record in the broad agency/TMT field, with particular sympathy for smaller clients without their own legal resources.’

Media and Entertainment

Lewis Silkin has always provided timely and pragmatic advice. They are experts in the entertainment and media field, understand the marketplace, the players and the types of deals being done, and the have been extremely helpful in providing strategic and tactical guidance and advice.’

Legal 500 also ranked 39 of our lawyers as either leading individuals in their field, next generation partners, rising stars or hall of famers.

The rankings in this year’s Legal 500 reflect our continued growth and sharp focus on working with leading businesses to protect and enhance their most important assets – their ideas, their people, and their future.

To explore the firm’s complete profile and rankings you can visit the Legal 500 website.


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