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Gordon Dadds Recognised in Chambers & Partners UK 2019 edition


We are delighted to announce Gordon Dadds has been recognised in Chambers and Partners UK 2019.

Our defamation/reputation management, family and licensing teams were recognised, with Wendy Hopkins and Hannah Magee ranked as notable practitioners.

The family team was praised for providing “excellent client service,” adding that the team “has a very personal touch.”

Five of our lawyers have been ranked individually. Most notably, Wendy Hopkins as a ‘senior statesmen’ and Hannah Magee as an ‘associate to watch’. Both Wendy and Hannah were cited for their Family/Matrimonial work in Wales.

Robin Shaw – Defamation/Reputation Management – He is particularly noted for his defendant-side work and is considered by sources to be “a good technical lawyer.”

John Burrell – Family/Matrimonial – is held in high regard by clients and referrers, one of whom states: “he is an excellent solicitor and I could not have chosen anybody better.”

Wendy Hopkins – Family/Matrimonial (Wales) – “hugely well-known and revered as the top family specialist in South Wales,” according to a source. Some also describe her as “a force of nature who inspires huge confidence on the part of her clients.”

Hannah Magee – Family/Matrimonial (Wales) – regarded by clients and referrers as “a very clever and thorough lawyer.” Another says, “Hannah is efficient, calm and very sensible,” adding “she is extremely hard-working and always gets the job done.”

Philip Somarakis – Licensing – is revered as an experienced licensing expert who advises on wide-ranging issues for clients such as hotels, nightclubs and retailers.

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