Kemp Little has again been ranked in both Chambers and Legal 500 2021 editions.
In Legal 500 we have moved up tiers for Employment and Intellectual Property. We have three leading individuals listed who are Andrew Joint for IT, Chris Hill for Fintech and Emma Wright for both Telecoms and TMT. We are ranked in tier one for M&A: smaller up to £50m, IT & Telecoms and Fintech. In total we are ranked in 12 categories. The other areas we are ranked are: Venture Capital; Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity; Media & Entertainment; Travel – regulatory and commercial; Gaming and betting; Financial Services: Non-contentious regulatory; and TMT.
Our Fintech practice is known for being “knowledgeable and approachable” and “our great strength and depth” in IT and Telecoms is recognised. Whilst our TMT practice is “Willing to take the time to get to know your business and your team’s needs”. And our Data Protection team are “True specialists in the field”.
In Chambers we have consistently retained our ranking in 8 categories. This is for Employment; Information Technology; Intellectual Property; Commercial Contracts; Data Protection & Information Law; Media & Entertainment; Outsourcing; and Telecommunications. We have achieved the most number of ranked lawyers this year including two ‘Associates to watch’ who are Justin Terry and Anushka Sinha. The ranked lawyers are: Charles Claisse, David Williams, Kathryn Dooks, Marian Bloodworth, Andrew Joint, Paul Hinton, Paul O’Hare, Paul Garland, Emma Wright and Farina Azam with Susan Biddle our Consultant also ranked.
Our employment team are singled out for "the tactical advice by Kemp Little; they are interested in our business, and friendly and engaging people to deal with”. And our Information Technology team are praised for "The standard of work provided is incredibly high. They are very responsive and give support as soon as we need it, at a very reasonable price." Also our Outsourcing team are noted for being "very analytical, pragmatic and innovative."
Reflecting on our rankings, Managing Partner, Andrew Joint commented: “We are incredibly proud to have been ranked again in both Legal 500 and Chambers 2021. This demonstrates the firm and our teams’ consistent and growing expertise in our areas of focus and the trust our clients have in our advice.”