Frettens Solicitors recommended by legal directory

Frettens Solicitors is delighted to report that it has been recognised in specialist areas of 'The Legal 500'. This is an independently researched guide to law firms in the UK and is generally recognised as the largest and most in-depth survey of the UK legal market. It is compiled based on client feedback and the complexity of cases handled.

In 2016, the firm was ranked third in the region in the Legal 500 for Corporate and Commercial work, Partner Matthew Fretten is noted for his sports sector expertise, and counts AFC Bournemouth as a client.

Oonagh McKinney, Partner and Head of Commercial Property, is recognised for her advice on the purchase of development land for large residential projects. The team are listed as third in the area.

Kate Fretten and the Employment team are recommended, with the team ranked as second in the region and described as employer focused and provide day-to-day HR advice to business clients as well as being adept at defending clients against tribunal claims. They also noted that Kate excels in non-contentious matters and also has care sector strength.   

Dual quailfied tax adviser and Head of Wills & Tax Lee Young is appreciated for being 'well versed in wills, probate and tax advice.' 

Michelle Hayter, Partner and Head of the Dispute Resolution Team, is recognised for handling all types of property litigation, breach of contract claims and boundary disputes. The team are ranked as second in the region.

Managing Partner, Matthew Fretten, says: "My team and I strive to deliver the best possible service to each of our clients. Naturally, it is nice to be recognised for this level of service and the quality of the advice. We are delighted that every one of our Partners at the firm has been noted as leaders in their respective fields. This is not only recognition of the expertise and standing of the leaders within our firm, but a reflection of the hard work put in from each member of our teams, which significantly contributes to each recommendation."

View the recommendations and league tables on the Legal 500 website.