Shoosmiths has been ranked the 14th 'best-connected' law firm in terms of its ties with businesses in the FTSE250, according to a recent survey by The Lawyer.
The firm has been recognised as one of the favourite law firms of mid-cap market companies listed on the London Stock Exchange, and the ranking reflects the firms' reputation in the industry for its breadth of specialist legal expertise and focus on client satisfaction.
This results of the survey are based on Lawyer Market Intelligence data, which is sourced from three years' worth of deals, litigation and panel information. Shoosmiths' ranking reflects the amount of FTSE 250 clients they have and the number of deals that they completed in this period.
With a strong regional and sector focus, Shoosmiths is a popular choice with FTSE listed businesses and has a strong track record of advising household name blue chip companies. The firm currently acts for 16 FTSE250 clients including Debenhams, Domino's Pizza, Halfords, Poundland, Savills and Stagecoach. The firms' strategy for ambitious growth in this market has yielded impressive financial results with revenue increasing by 10.4 per cent from £92.98 to £102.6m last year.
Shoosmiths' chief executive, Claire Rowe, said:
'Our ranking as the 14th best connected law firm is testament to the success of our focus on people, relationships and results. We're close to our clients, constantly listening, thriving on their challenges and bringing the energy, ideas and results they need. Our reputation for delivering client centred advice with a regional and sector focus means that we are a law firm of choice for major FTSE players.'