Over the years, both our people and our work with clients have been recognised time and time again as being among the best in the business.

Our most recent recognitions include the following:

  • ​IAM Global IP Awards 2020 and 2019 - Winner of "UK Patent Law firm of the Year"

  • ​LMG European Life Sciences Awards 2020 "Firm of the Year: Intellectual Property" and "IP  Firm of the Year: Pharmaceuticals"

  • ​Managing Intellectual Property 2019, 2018 and 2016 – Winner of “UK Patent (Contentious) Firm of the Year Award”

  • 'Best Firm in UK (national firm)' award at the European Women in Business Law Awards 2019, 2018, 2017

  • ​Chambers Global – top tier for “Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation – UK”

  • Chambers UK – top tier for “Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation – London (Firms)”; top tier for  “Life Sciences: IP/Patent Litigation – UK-wide”

  • Legal 500 UK – top tier for “Intellectual Property - London”

  • Managing IP’s IP Stars Handbook – top tier for “UK Patent Contentious” 

  • IAM 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners – gold/top tier in “Litigation – United Kingdom”

  • JUVE-Patent UK top ranked for Litigation: Solicitors

  • Who’s Who Legal 100 – top 10 for “IP”​​

  • The Lawyer Awards 2016 – Winner of “IP Team of the Year”

  • ​Euromoney LMG Europe Women in Business Awards – UK (national) Firm (2019, 2018, 2017), Penny Gilbert “Best in Patents” (2020, 2014, 2012), Zoe Butler "Best in Patents" (2018, 2017) and "Best in technology, media & telecommunications" (2016, 2014) and Bethan Hopewell "Rising Star in IP" (2020, 2016)

  • ​Who's Who Legal - Patent Litigation Life Sciences Global Elite Thought Leaders (2019, 2018) - Tim Powell and Penny Gilbert, Lawyer of the Year (2017) - Penny Gilbert

  • ​Expert Guides - Patents UK, Best of the Best (2018) - Penny Gilbert, Rising Stars (2018, 2017) - Peter Damerell and Bethan Hopewell

  • Client Choice Awards 2017 – Tim Whitfield was a Client Choice winner for “UK Intellectual Property: Patents”, recognising excellence in client services