Meridian Private Client LLP has been named a Top Tier firm in The Legal 500 2024.  The listing, which is prepared annually by LegalEase based on qualitative reviews, is the independent guide to the legal profession in the UK.

Published on 4 October 2024, the firm was listed for its Personal Tax, Trusts and Probate work in the West Midlands.  Recommended specifically for complex estate and tax planning, the listing also highlighted the firm’s commitment to “building strong client relationships” and providing “excellent technical knowledge”.

Partners Jon Croxford, Peter Gate, Vicki Bennett and Natasha Smith and Senior Associates Jennifer Morries and Edward Jones, were all recognised as ‘Key Lawyers’ with Partner, Eamonn Daly in addition being identified as a ‘Next Generation Partner’ together with our late colleague Lisa Whitehouse who was recognised posthumously.

The Contentious Trusts and Probate arm of the practice received several accolades including ‘Leading Individual’ status for Partner, Mark Abrol, ‘Next Generation Partner’ status for Partner, Mark Terrar and Senior Associate, Emma-Louise Green identified as a ‘Rising Star’.

Managing partner Jon Croxford said, “This is a huge accolade for the entire team at Meridian and reflects the firm’s ambition to be recognised as the leading private client practice in the region”.

Continuing he said, “A huge thank you to all our clients and professional contacts for their testimonials and feedback and congratulations to all our team for their ongoing hard work, commitment, and support”.

The Legal 500 rankings in full can be found here:

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Photo reference: Images shows, from L to R, Meridian partners at September 2023, Lisa Whitehouse, Mark Abrol, Drummond Kerr, Mark Terrar, Vicki Bennett, Jon Croxford, Natasha Smith, Eamonn Daly, Peter Gate, Carl Csukas