BHW Solicitors has been confirmed as one of a handful of top law firms in the East Midlands for its Corporate and Commercial, Commercial Property and IT and Telecoms work in the 2016 edition of the Legal 500, which was published in September.
Ed Nurse is recognised for leading BHW’s Corporate and Commercial team, which was described as “impressive and strong” and is noted for its aerospace industry expertise. The team handles a full range of mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructures and company and commercial matters and has sector specific specialisms including Aerospace, Crowd Funding /Secured Lending and Estate Agency M & A.
The Commercial Property team was also recognised for its “impressive” team and the strength of its offering. Department Head Julie White is noted in particular for her expertise in “freehold and leasehold commercial property transactions”. Each of her fellow Partners in the department, Kate Chorley and Beverley Merrell, are also specifically recommended as Leaders in their Field. The Commercial Property department advises on all aspects of freehold and leasehold property for its business clients, and has sector specific specialisms including Agriculture, Retail and Crowd Funding/Secured Lending.
BHW is one of the very few regional firms to be recommended as “excellent” for its IT and Telecoms practice. Partner Matt Worsnop is “valued for his sector knowledge and his background as an electronic systems engineer”. Matt’s team advise on procurement and tendering protocols for IT projects, software development agreements, configuration and implementation agreements, as well as software licences, software maintenance agreements, hosting agreements and website terms of business and other e-commerce facilities.
The Legal 500 directory provides rankings and recommendations for Law Firms and Lawyers nationally and internationally and is published annually.