Hyphen Law has been recognised as a leading Court of Protection law firm in the highly respected Legal 500 2021 guide published today (Friday 16 October 2020).
The Legal 500 guide highlights those firms which demonstrate strong technical ability for the most complex and innovative work and the ability and capacity to meet and exceed client requirements.
The rankings are based on a combination of research and feedback from clients, in-house counsel, and industry contacts.
Hyphen Law has been acknowledged for its specialist deputyship practice which acts for clients nationwide, many of which are children, who have received, or will receive, significant compensation due to severe, complex injuries.
Clients and contacts who were asked by The Legal 500 to provide anonymous testimonials to support the rankings, said that the team at Hyphen Law is “extremely knowledgeable while being very approachable and helpful at the same time. The lawyers care deeply about their clients and are always willing to go the extra mile to ensure clients’ best interests are always met.”
Along with the recognition for its management of deputyships and trusts involving complex financial and personal arrangements and its joint deputyships with lay deputies, Hyphen Law’s Christine Bunting, who leads the team, was singled out for praise.
Christine is described as “sought after as both a deputy and an expert witness” and “an outstanding practitioner” with “an amazing depth of knowledge that she is always willing to share and she is incredibly supportive of those around her.” Another said Christine was “exceptional – truly top notch.”
Senior Associate Kelly Knight also comes highly recommended in the latest Legal 500 rankings with comments which included: “I was hugely impressed by highly responsive associate Kelly Knight, who hit the sweet spot of being both fun to work with and really on the ball.”
Another said: “Kelly Knight has demonstrated a high level of professional expertise in a very approachable manner. Her presentation of complex information in a clear and comprehensive format is impressive, and she is passionate about doing what is best for her clients.”
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