Ashfords LLP has further enhanced its standing within the rankings of ‘Regional Heavyweights’ in the latest edition of Legal 500, the independent guide to law firms throughout the UK, which was published yesterday. 

In its overview of the South West Region, Legal 500 stated: “Ashfords LLP’s merger with London-based Rochman Landau is evidence of its continuing expansion plans... it has a broad offering and is highly regarded across the market”.

The firm has achieved 31 Tier rankings, four more than last year, with seven of these in top Tier 1, highlighting its expertise in niche areas of the law  right across its office network.

Commenting on the latest rankings, Garry Mackay, Head of Commercial Services commented:

“These  rankings demonstrate the breadth of talent and specialist skills we have within the firm. Our continued focus on service quality has been vindicated and rewarded by the independent endorsements provided  by our clients across the UK. We anticipate further focused growth in the coming year as we expand our specialist services offering".


  • Top tier rankings achieved in: West Country: Corporate & Commercial; West Country: Commercial Litigation; West Country: Employment; Bloodstock; Project Finance and PFI; West Country: Commercial Property; Shipping;
  • Three lawyers listed in the prestigious ‘Leading Individuals’ category: Simon Rous – Corporate & Commercial; David Pomeroy – Insolvency; John Birch - Construction; and
  • Ashfords also achieved nine Tier Two rankings