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Hughmans a top ranked firm

1st November 2013

Hughmans is listed as a top ranked law firm by leading industry guides Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500.

Chambers & Partners once again ranks the firm as a top criminal law firm in London. “Hughmans is a personality-driven firm, led by Peter Hughman, offering a dedicated and personal service. The team gets good results for its clients.Chambers & Partners UK 2014 Guide

Chambers & Partners recommend Peter Hughman and Lee Adams individually in Crime, and Matthew Jenkins in Defamation/Reputation Management. See their individual profiles for further information.

The Legal 500 also ranks the firm in the top tiers of criminal law firms in London. The guide singles out Peter Hughman for his particular expertise in complex drug cases, and Lee Adams in money laundering cases.

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