With 9 practice areas recommended, 21 lawyers recognised and 2 ‘Next Generation Lawyers’, Blaser Mills Law are delighted to announce our Legal 500 rankings.

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.


Daniel Martin is ‘particularly good as he is calm and very thorough and achieves just and reasonable solutions’.

Dispute Resolution – Commercial Litigation

Alka Kharbanda is ‘excellent’ 

Jonathan Lilley is ‘a seasoned litigator with a strong sense of strategy and the commercial interests of the client’

Jackie Ray has ‘strong client liaison skills and excellent presentational skills’

Sangita Manek ‘acts for businesses as well as high-net-worth individuals and professionals.’

Debt recovery

Gary Braathen and Jackie Ray act ‘for an impressive range of consumer supplier clients’


James Simpson is ‘a City-calibre employment lawyer, without the City rates whose advice is sensitive, down-to-earth, astute and sensitive to the needs of his clients’

Personal injury

Clients recommend ‘hardworking, precise and realistic’ practice lead David Matthews and consultant Nicola Heales.

‘other names to note’ are Andrew Castle and Kulvinder Bal 

Personal tax, trusts and probate

Minesh Thakrar is ‘very easy to deal with and inspires confidence in clients’

Jonathan Gallop is noted for his ability to ‘provide advice in a clear and concise manner which is easy to understand’

Sara Rendell ‘goes the extra mile to explain the salient points of any issue in terms with clients can understand’.


Denise Herman is ‘an excellent solicitor who knows her subject matter and the law backwards.’

Jolene Hutchison ‘always offers clear, sensible advice and is not afraid to fight a case robustly, if needed’.

Naim Qureshi provides ‘sound advice at all stages of the litigation process’.

Commercial property

David Kemp stands out for his ability to ‘deal with matters not only with his “legal hat on” but also with a commercial perspective in mind’.

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

Property litigation

Alex Wyatt is ‘extremely knowledgeable, friendly and approachable’

Practice head Alka Kharbanda is also recommended alongside Sangita Manek, who has a strong focus on insolvency issues.