A WORCESTER-based lawyers has received a top ranking in a prestigious directory for the legal business.

Harrison Clark Rickerbys was recommended in 17 practice areas, while 61 of its lawyers were also recommended for their expertise, in the Legal 500 - the directory considered as 'the bible of the legal business'.

The directory is based on independent research and clients’ comments - and the firm’s teams in the Midlands were given the highest ranking for their corporate and commercial work, licensing and regulatory expertise, commercial litigation skills, and both family law and employment services, showcasing the significant experience and knowledge of its lawyers.

Six lawyers from the firm Arpinder Dhillon, Rod Thomas, Richard Morgan, Elizabeth Beatty, Inez Brown and Kevin Harris-James, were named as leading individuals in their fields, with Rosalind Andrews recognised as a rising star.

Rod Thomas, Harrison Clark Rickerbys’ managing partner, said: “Just as our growth is driven by client demand, so our success in this year’s rankings is led by client satisfaction with the work we have done for them.

"We are delighted to have this acknowledgement of both our outstanding individual lawyers but also our high-quality teams.

"The fact that, in many specialist areas including construction and licensing, we are ranked with national and global firms is confirmation of our commitment to excellent client service.”

Harrison Clark Rickerbys has 450 staff and partners based at offices in Worcester, across the region including in Deansway, Worcester, who provide comprehensive legal services to both business and private clients.