Business law firm Baines Wilson has earned high praise in the latest edition of Chambers UK, the prestigious national guide to the legal profession.
The 2023 Chambers, just published, recommends Baines Wilson for corporate and commercial work.
It says: “Baines Wilson provides in-depth advice on a range of corporate matters and merger and acquisition deals.
“The firm also has expertise in management buyouts, management buy ins, joint ventures and shareholder agreements. Its lawyers have specificexperience in the transportation, retail, and banking and finance sectors.”
As an example, it cites Baines Wilson advising WCF on the acquisition of the business and assets of the Drummohr Holiday Park near Edinburgh.
Andrew Hill, a partner at Baines Wilson and head of corporate and commercial, is singled out as a “notable practitioner”.
The guide says: “Andrew Hill has a wide range of corporate expertise and advises a variety of clients, including owner-managed businesses and PLCs. He can also offer strong expertise in secured lending matters.”
It quotes a client saying that: “Andrew provides valuable legal advice in a practical and commercial manner.”
Chambers has been a source of independent legal market intelligence for more than 30 years. Its team of 70 researchers assesses and ranks law firms and individual lawyers for their technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence and commitment.
Baines Wilson’s entry includes a string of testimonies from satisfied clients.
One says: “I have trust and confidence in the advice that I receive.”
With others adding that: “The firm has excellent commercial understanding, especially of the local businesses” and “The firm is able to react and deliver when tight deadlines are imposed beyond their control.”
Baines Wilson, which has offices in Carlisle and Lancaster, was similarly endorsed in the 2023 edition of the Legal 500, a rival publication to Chambers.
The Legal 500 praised Baines Wilson for its excellence in corporate and commercial law, commercial property, litigation and employment law. Once again Andrew Hill was singled out as “exceptional”.
To find out more about Baines Wilson’s services, check out the website www.baineswilson.co.uk or call 01228 552600 or 01524 548494.