UK law firm TLT has been ranked in 72 submission areas across England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland in the Legal 500 UK rankings 2023 – an independent guide to the legal sector.

The firm was recognised in 12 Tier 1 rankings, acknowledging its leading reputation in corporate and commercial; debt recovery; employment; competition and EU law; health and safety; insolvency and corporate recovery; IT and telecoms; licensing; pensions; personal tax, trusts and probate.

TLT grew its rankings in eight submission areas including banking and finance; insolvency and corporate recovery; local government; commercial litigation; franchising; and environment. In addition, the firm gained new rankings in construction and retail.

34 TLT lawyers were ranked as “Leading Individuals”, including six new entries: Andrew Webber, Alice Gardner, Liz Cotton, Matthew Forrest, Jason Byrne and Caroline MacLaughlin. Ten were named a “Next Generation” partner, including newly ranked Sarah Hale. Ten lawyers were named a “Rising Star”, with Kate Beech joining the list for the first time.

A further eight lawyers were recognised in the top ‘Hall of Fame’ category in the individual rankings.

TLT’s managing partner, John Wood, commented: “It’s great to see TLT widely commended once again in the Legal 500 rankings which are based on client feedback amongst other criteria. These recognise the hard work and dedication invested by all at TLT into achieving outstanding results and supporting clients for what comes next. We have continued to invest heavily in our teams across the UK to ensure we’re delivering a best-in-class service, combining the top talent, processes and technology.

“It’s been a momentous year of growth for the firm during which we have achieved record financial results and increased resources, whilst also delivering a new progressive approach to working alongside an ambitious sustainability strategy. Our achievements in the last twelve months have been clearly reflected and acknowledged in this year’s rankings. Congratulations to all the individuals who are recognised this year.”

TLT revealed a record financial year with 30% turnover growth in 2021/2022. Revenue of £144m up from £110m in 2020/2021, exceeded the £140m target initially set for 2025. The results follow an exceptional year in which TLT launched the firm’s strategic vision for 2025 aiming to drive robust financial growth by increasing resources, developing the firm’s reach locally, nationally and internationally, and using the latest integrated technology, whilst delivering a progressive workplace agenda, with market leading sustainability.

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.

Date published

29 September 2022



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