Today, one of the leading guides to UK law firms, The Legal 500, has released their 29th ranking of legal service providers. The rankings rate law firms, members of The Bar and in-house legal teams. The research is conducted independently and relies on client references as well as interviews with individuals in firms. The guide's ranking is ordered through geographical location and practice area.


In 2016's Legal 500 Rankings Bevan Brittan has been named a TOP-TIER firm in EIGHT practice areas:


  • Dispute resolution - Professional discipline
  • Public sector - Healthcare
  • Public sector - Local government

South West

  • Human resources - Employment: Bristol
  • Public sector - Health
  • Public sector - Local government

West Midlands

  • Insurance - Clinical negligence: defendant
  • Public sector - Local government
  • In addition, Bevan Brittan has been recommended in a further 31 practice areas.


Four of Bevan Brittan's lawyers are listed in the publication's elite "Leading Lawyers" list:

Joanne Easterbrook

  • Insurance - Clinical negligence

Iain Miller

  • Dispute resolution - Professional discipline

Judith Barnes

  • Public sector - Administrative and public law
  • Public sector - Local government

Bethan Evans

  • Public sector - Local government

On top of our leading individuals detailed above, an additional 43 more of Bevan Brittan's lawyers have been recommended by The Legal 500.  If you would like more information on Bevan Brittan's results then please click here.