Dolmans ranked ‘Band 1’ in Chambers & Partners 2021

Dolmans has once again been recognised as a ‘Band 1’ firm for Personal Injury: Mainly Defendant (Wales) in the Chambers & Partners rankings for 2021.


The directory, which identifies and ranks the most outstanding law firms and lawyers throughout the United Kingdom, describes Dolmans as a leading firm which is best known for representing public authorities, notably local councils, and also insurers, in a wide range of claims. Quotes are sourced from other legal practitioners operating in the same area and clients of the practice, with the firm recognised for having “very strong personnel who are experienced in all relevant areas of this work”. Justin Harris, Peter Bennett and Simon Evans are identified as key practitioners in the field of personal injury, with sources describing Justin as “meticulously thorough in his preparation and a delightful litigator” and Simon as “well prepared, tactically astute and very pleasant to work with”.


Dolmans has also been ranked as a ‘Band 3’ firm for Police Law: Mainly Defendant across the whole of the UK. The directory notes a strong presence in Wales and the West Midlands and the team is noted for being “extremely thorough and very well prepared”, as well as “approachable, easy to work with and very much take a team approach to cases”. Adrian Oliver and Melanie Standley are recognised as ‘Band 2’ practitioners in this field.


Our Senior Partner, Adrian Oliver, said: “It is encouraging to see so many of our litigators being recognised for the work they undertake and to see the response of the clients to our methods of working. We seek to make ourselves accessible and informative to our clients at every opportunity. We like to understand the way our clients work and ensure that we fit alongside their knowledge and skills and offer the most proportionate level of support that we can”.