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Independent UK legal guide praises national law firm TLT for its client focus

The Legal 500 guide, compiled using feedback from clients and industry peers, rates TLT for its "exemplary" advice to a broad client base of regional, national and international businesses including FTSE-listed companies.

The latest edition of the UK guide to the legal profession has praised law firm TLT for its client-focused expertise and efficient service.

TLT's Managing Partner David Pester says, "Our approach is to provide excellent client service coupled with deep expertise and industry insight. It's fantastic to have our approach verified and supported by an independent guide to the sector".

TLT received top-tier rankings in the south west for commercial litigation, debt recovery, employment, insolvency and corporate recovery, IT and telecoms, and licensing.

The firm improved its rankings in the region for banking & finance, commercial litigation, construction and environment work.

TLT is also ranked for construction, dispute resolution, insolvency and corporate recovery, licensing, mining & minerals and pensions. Overall, TLT is recommended across 38 different practice areas.

TLT received top rankings in Scotland for its debt recovery work alongside improved rankings for insolvency & corporate recovery and licensing work. The firm also achieved a ranking for the first time for its dispute resolution work in Northern Ireland.

9 partners at the firm have been recognised by the guide as experts in their respective fields. James Touzel who is newly recognised this year for his IT expertise, joins Sasha Butterworth (pensions), Pete Carney (insolvency and corporate recovery), Bill Hull (EU and competition), Julia Lucas (commercial property), Philip May (insolvency and corporate recovery), David Pester (corporate and commercial), Matthew Phipps (licensing) and John Wood (corporate and commercial) whom are all recognised as 'Leading Individuals'.

Legal 500 UK is an annual guide to the UK legal sector and used by buyers of legal services. It ranks law firms and lawyers across legal specialisms and geographic regions, identifying the most highly respected legal professionals in their areas of expertise. Legal 500 is compiled by independent researchers who conduct interviews with lawyers, clients and other professionals to help identify the strengths and capabilities of UK law firms across the multitude of legal practice specialisms.

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