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Debenhams Ottaway’s commercial property team has moved up to band 1 status in Chambers UK 2021. The family team and individual lawyers across the firm are also recognised. 

Clients comment that the commercial property team is very efficient, very thorough and very personable.”  Commercial property co-heads Ruth Boulton (band 1) and Jonathan Foy (band 3) also receive individual lawyer recognition. Ruth is commended for her “commercial and pragmatic in her outlook” and Jonathan Foy is noted for being” very personable and always happy to come up with a solution.” 

The family team retains its band 2 ranking and head of the team Helen Young keeps her band 1 leading individual position. Clients describe Helen as having a “wonderfully calming manner, which puts clients immediately at ease no matter the situation.”  

Partner Louise Attrup is recognised in the leading employment lawyers table. She provides clear and concise advice and options” and has a “great balance between commercial and HR law.” 

Chambers UK is one of the leading legal directories. It benchmarks law firms and individual lawyers based on independent research and recommendations by fellow professionals and clients. You can find a full list of our rankings on the Chambers website 

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