Rayden Solicitors is delighted to announce that the firm has retained its top tier ranking in the annual Chambers and Partners UK Rankings Guide 2024. The firm has been ranked once again as a Band 1 firm for family law in the Watford, Uxbridge and surrounds guide, and has also been ranked in the London guide for the first time in the 2024 guide.
The Chambers Guide, a highly respected annual list of the best law firms and individual lawyers throughout the UK, is compiled following in-depth research and interviews, conducted by consultants who interview a range of professional and client referees.
Market commentators, peers and clients have acknowledged the firm’s exceptional capabilities – commenting:
“Rayden Solicitors is a real powerhouse of specialist family law advice. The lawyers are great and able to provide effective support when things need to be done quickly.”
“Everyone I dealt with, from my lawyer’s personal assistant to the solicitors, was very efficient, knowledgeable, helpful and kind in what was a difficult situation”.
“They are always on hand, very responsive, providing guidance and advice.”
Our London offering has been described as “extremely thorough with their work, and their level of expertise was evident throughout”.
And “they provided an outstanding level of support and depth of knowledge”.
Alongside the firm wide ranking, five Partners have also been ranked as notable practitioners.
Senior Partner and Founder of the firm Katherine Rayden has retained her Band 1 ranking and is recognised as follows:
“Katherine is exceptional, a real force of nature.”
Julian Bremner, Partner and Financial Arbitrator, retains his Band 2 individual ranking. Julian is acknowledged for his expertise with commentators saying:
Julian is described as “very strong on detail, has a comprehensive grasp of law and has a good instinct for the direction of a case”.
“He has vast experience and is a really wise family lawyer.”
Paula Butterworth, Partner and also a trained Collaborative Lawyer, retains her Band 2 individual ranking.
“As well as being an excellent solicitor, Paula showed kindness and I always felt that I was her main priority and that she wanted to get the best deal for me.”
Emily Watson, Partner and Children Arbitrator, is ranked at Band 3 individually, and is recognised for advising on financial remedy matters involving overseas assets and spousal maintenance orders. She is also adept at handling complex disputes regarding children, including cases of abuse and parental alienation.
Partner Mary Kaye, who heads our Birmingham office, retains her Band 2 individual ranking.
Mary Kaye is commended for her “fountain of knowledge” and reputation as an “exceptional solicitor”.
We are also delighted that Hampstead-based Legal Director Jennifer Moore has entered the London rankings for the first time. She has been recognised as an Up and Coming individual in London.
“Jennifer Moore is a rising star whose knowledge of children matters is excellent. She has a strong strategic litigation brain and is willing to challenge counsel to ensure that every avenue is explored and every advantage taken on behalf of her client.”
“She is a stickler for detail and deals with every point head-on.”
“A true trusted adviser. She is responsive and always provides balanced, commercial and practical advice.”
Senior Partner, Katherine Rayden says:
“We put client care and commitment to excellence at the core of our business strategy and to have this recognised by our professional peers and clients is enormously rewarding. Such glowing praise is humbling but also makes us very proud of our achievements. We are therefore delighted to have retained our firm Band 1 ranking and also to have been ranked in the London guide for the first time. In addition we are particularly pleased that Legal Director Jennifer Moore has been listed as an Up and Coming individual in the London rankings – this is a very well deserved achievement, to be recognised alongside established City firms and peers is testament to Jennifer’s first class service, excellence in the law and genuine commitment to delivering the best possible outcomes for her clients.”