With 10 practice areas ranked, 23 lawyers recommended, 4 ‘Rising Stars’, 2 ‘Next Generation Partners’ and 1 ‘Leading Individual’, Blaser Mills Law are delighted to announce our Legal 500 rankings for 2020.

Legal 500 is a world renowned law firm rankings publication who, through in-depth, objective research, identifies and ranks the best lawyers and law firms.

Visit our Legal 500 firm page for more details on each of our rankings and see below for what our lawyers have been recommended for.

Crime – General

Daniel Martin’s (Next Generation Partner) ‘cool calmness under pressure, coupled with his unrelenting attention to detail make him every prosecutor’s nightmare.’

Ben Langley (Recommended) ‘is notable for his work in magistrates and youth court cases, as well as his work on cases involving sexual offences.’

Crime Fraud

Daniel Martin (Next Generation Partner) ‘is an assured and wise operator.’

Dispute Resolution – Commercial Litigation

Alka Kharbanda (Recommended)is well versed in contractual disputes, civil fraud, professional negligence and contentious probate, as well as in GDPR-related matters.’

Jackie Ray (Recommended) is ‘an excellent client-focused lawyer who is a delight to work with.’

Debt recovery

Jackie Ray (Recommended) is ‘extremely good- very commercial and client focused.’


James Simpson (Leading Individual) & Jonathan Lilley (Recommended) have a ‘’Great attitude, in-depth knowledge and a prompt service.’

Personal injury

David Matthews (Recommended) is recommended for his work in ‘ pavement tripping accidents and accidents at work’

Victoria Harvey (Recommended) is recommended for her work in ‘industrial disease cases’

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Minesh Thakrar (Recommended) ‘is ‘Minesh Thakkrar and his assistant were always helpful and made themselves available to me whenever possible.’

Jonathan Gallop (Next Generation Partner), Sarah Ripper (Recommended) and Karen Woodison (Recommended) ‘I was made to feel individual and important to them.’


The practice is jointly headed by Jolene Hutchison and Denise Herman (Both Recommended), who handle divorce and child care respectively.’

Naim Qureshi & Javita Malhotra (Both Rising Stars) ‘are also recommended’

Commercial property

Louise Benning (Recommended) ‘Heads the real estate development team and is also recommended.’

David Kemp and David Michaels are ‘also recommended’

Property litigation

Alka Kharbanda (Recommended) ‘leads the real estate litigation department at Blaser Mills Law, which acts for high net worth individuals, property developers, and logistics and healthcare companies.