AFR Advocates

Legal 500

LEGAL 500

Legal 500 conducts an in-depth survey of the legal market. Its recommendations are based on the feedback received from thousands of commercial clients. Legal500.com is the largest legal referral site on the Internet.

 

AFR Advocates

"Praised for its sound advice and courtroom capabilities"
Legal 500 : 2014

"Down to earth" and "function well as a team"
Legal 500 : 2014

"AFR Advocates has the ability to translate complex law into clear terms that are easy to understand"
Legal 500 : 2014

"AFR Advocates has a team of excellent employment lawyers"
Legal 500 : 2013

"AFR's commercial team impresses with its legal knowledge"
Legal 500 : 2013

"AFR ... an excellent team"
Legal 500 : 2012

"AFR demonstrates detailed knowledge"
Legal 500 : 2012

AFR is recognised as a leading firm across all aspects of employment law
Legal 500 : 2011

“AFR is recommended for Commercial and Banking, Commercial Property, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Private client, trusts and tax".
Legal 500 : 2011 

AFR is recognised for its strong team of family lawyers
Legal 500 : 2011

“AFR boasts that rare balance of being commercially aware and giving sound, honest advice”
Legal 500 : 2010 - Dispute Resolution

“The breadth of teamwork that means matters are picked up and run well”.
Legal 500: 2009 - Dispute Resolution

“AFR is admired for its prolific unfair dismissal practice - it boasts the largest share of these cases on the island”.
Legal 500 : 2010 - Employment

“The employment team offers pragmatic and clear advice and also has strong non-contentious experience”.
Legal 500 : 2010 - Employment

AFR offers consistently excellent levels of service .... and sound commercial understanding”.
Legal 500 : 2010 - Private Client, Trust and Tax

“... an excellent legal firm we shall continue to use for the foreseeable future”.
Legal 500: 2010

 

Mark Ferbrache (Legal 500)

""With a sharp, brilliant and creative legal mind Mark Ferbrache is a formidable opponent"  (Dispute Resolution)
Legal 500 : 2014

"Down to earth" and "function well as a team"  (Commercial Property)
Legal 500 : 2014

"Well regarded" (Dispute Resolution)
Legal 500 : 2013

"Excellent" (Commercial Property)
Legal 500 : 2013

".. has expertise in banking, utilities law and the media .... values the lawyer client relationship" (Commercial and Banking)
Legal 500 : 2013

"An excellent team ... co-led by Mark Ferbrache"
Legal 500 : 2012

Commended for his experience in utilities law and regulation
Legal 500 : 2011

Recomended for Commercial and Banking
Legal 500 : 2011

"Astute with good judgment .. a healthy sense of humour”
Legal 500 : 2010

“An outstanding advocate who always goes the extra mile to deliver”.
Legal 500 : 2009

“Pragmatic, prompt and commercial; he prepares his ground well and is a good negotiator”.
Legal 500 : 2009

 

Paul Richardson (Legal 500)

"Leading individual"  (Dispute Resolution)
Legal 500 : 2014

"Leading individual  (Employment)
Legal 500 : 2014

"Cool headed"  (Employment)
Legal 500 : 2014

"Inspires confidence"   (Employment)
Legal 500 : 2014

"Fast thinking"  (Dispute Resolution)
Legal 500 : 2014

"First class practitioner" (Employment)
Legal 500 : 2013

"Provides satisfactory conclusions"
Legal 500 : 2013 (Dispute resolution)

Leading individual
Legal 500 : 2012 (Employment)

"Competent and trustworthy"
Legal 500 : 2012

"Has considerable and relevant experience"
Legal 500 : 2012

Leading practitioner in contentious employment
Legal 500 : 2011

Leading Lawyer for employment
Legal 500 : 2011

Recognised for his expertise in trust litigation
Legal 500 : 2011

"Highly regarded for his trust litigation work”
Legal 500 : 2010

“Commercial and quick to respond”.
Legal 500 : 2010

“Well regarded for his trust litigation work”
Legal 500 : 2010

“Consistently excellent levels of service” and “sound commercial understanding”.
Legal 500 : 2010

“... direct and to the point, you get very clear advice for a reasonable cost, he is much in demand”. Legal 500 : 2009

“... very effective, with a fairly relaxed, laid-back style which makes him easy to work with”.
Legal 500 : 2009

“An excellent and supportive advocate in employment litigation”. Legal 500 : 2009

 

Simon Geall (Legal 500)

"Is able to provide all the options"  (Employment)
Legal 500 : 2014

"Highlights the consequences that could unfold"  (Employment)
Legal 500 : 2014

"Down to earth and "function well as a team"  (Commercial Property)
Legal 500 : 2014

"Recommended"  (Commercial and Banking)
Legal 500 : 2014

"First class practitioner" (Employment)
Legal 500 : 2013

"Approachable" (Dispute Resolution)
Legal 500 : 2013

"Identifies and capitalises upon opposition weakneses to bring matters to speedy conclusions
Legal 500 : 2012

Recommended for contentious and non-contentious employment in particular at Tribunal and in Court.
Legal 500 : 2011

Commended for non-contentious employment
Legal 500 : 2011 


"Peter Atkinson (Legal 500)

"Down to earth" and "function well as a team"  (Commercial Property)
Legal 500 : 2014

Recommended for Commercial property and Private Client, trusts and tax
Legal 500 : 2011

Commended for non-contentious trust, fiduciary and probate
Legal 500 : 2011
 
 

Abby Lund (Legal 500)

""Praised"  (Dispute Resolution)
Legal 500 : 2014

"Well regarded" (Dispute Resolution). 
Legal 500 : 2013

"Recommended" (Employment)
Legal 500 : 2013

 

Peter Stahelin (Legal 500)

"Top drawer corporate lawyer"  (Commercial and Banking)
Legal 500 : 2014

"Extremely well versed in the relevant laws and very easy to communicate with"  (Commercial and Banking)
Legal 500 : 2014

"Grasps complicated matters" (Commercial and Banking)
Legal 500 : 2013 

  

Michael Sproule (Legal 500)

"Recommended"  (Commercial and Banking)
Legal 500 : 2014