What the Legal 500 Says About Spratt Endicott

UK_top_tier_firms_2016The Legal 500 series has been published for 29 years, and is widely acknowledged as the world's largest legal referral guide.  The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit.

Spratt Endicott is recommended in The Legal 500 UK 2016 South East region as a Top Tier Firm in Debt Recovery and is further recommended in 9 practice areas, with 15 lawyers (all those listed below) being recommended

David Endicott and Chris Goldingham are recognised as leading individuals and are listed in the elite "Leading lawyers" list, The Legal 500 UK 2016's guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide.

What the 2016 edition of Legal 500 United Kingdom says about Spratt Endicott Solicitors ....

Debt Recovery      Top Tier

The ‘outstanding’ team at Spratt Endicott provides ‘an excellent service’. Richard Gwynne joined the team from Shoosmiths LLP. Martin Hughes leads the practice.

Corporate and Commercial

Headed by ‘outstanding commercial lawyer’ John Spratt, Spratt Endicott’s practice provides ‘accurate and timely advice’ and ‘always seeks to understand the client’s objectives’. Hitendra Patel’s expertise spans M&A, joint ventures, franchises and insolvency. Kärcher (UK) and De Boer Group are key clients.

Dispute Resolution - Commercial Litigation

Spratt Endicott is ‘very professional in its approach’. Practice head David Whiting has ‘a vast wealth of experience’ and is ‘a safe pair of hands in any contentious matter’. Shamsher Pangu recently handled a number of contentious probate matters.​


At Spratt Endicott, Philomena Price ‘inspires great confidence with her strong understanding of business imperatives’, and Carol Shaw is noted for her ‘strong rapport with clients and trustees’. The firm advises on all employment-related matters including tribunal claims, redundancies and whistleblowing. 

Commercial Property

Spratt Endicott’s key figures include Andrew Woods, who has ‘sound commercial acumen and a pragmatic, practical approach’, and Howard Meakin, whose expertise includes joint ventures, development work and partnership and shareholder agreements.

Personal tax, trusts and probate

At Spratt Endicott, Lucy Gordon ‘remains calm and efficient despite a heavy caseload’. David Endicott is ‘an excellent professional’ who ‘answers questions immediately’ and is ‘always on top of his game’.​

David Endicott is listed in the elite "Leading lawyers" list, The Legal 500's guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide.​

Family Law

Spratt Endicott is singled out for its ‘excellent industry knowledge’. Standout figures include ‘kind, patient and efficient’ practice head Patrick Mulcare and Naheed Taj.

Agriculture and estates

Spratt Endicott is ‘excellent in all departments’ and ‘good value for money’. Christopher Goldingham, David Endicott and Howard Meakin are notable names.

Chris Goldingham is listed in the elite "Leading lawyers" list, The Legal 500's guide to outstanding lawyers nationwide.

Other recommended practice areas

Other recommended practice areas are Intellectual Property and Insolvency and Corporate Recovery.

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