Legal 500

About the Legal 500 Series

The legal 500 guide recently published its 29th edition. It is widely regarded as  the worlds largest legal referral guide. Their meticulous researchers target their editorial at corporate counsel , and others who use law firms, so they have a genuinely independent guide to the strengths of the market leaders.

Their aim, which is undoubtedly achieved, is to provide independent, unbiased commentary on the leading law firm- and lawyers- in the United Kingdom.

The 2014 Edition

The twenty-seventh edition of the series listed Opus Law in its crime:fraud section and recognised   Opus Law as a “leading firm” and Ben Jones as a a “leading lawyer”.

The 2015 Edition

The twenty-eighth edition again listed Opus Law in its crime: fraud section describing us as follows:

‘Up-and-coming firm’ Opus Law ‘s niche practice is co-led by by ‘influential rainmaker‘ Ben Jones and Sarah Batty.

Opus Law was again a “leading firm” and both Ben Jones and Sarah Batty recognised as “leading lawyers”.

The 2016 Edition

The twenty-ninth edition again listed Opus Law in its crime: fraud section, marking a hat-trick of consecutive appearances. This years guide stated:

The “very strong” team at Opus Law is headed by the “extremely talented” Ben Jones and Sarah Batty.

Opus Law was again a “leading firm” and both Ben Jones and Sarah Batty recognised as “leading lawyers”.

The 2017 Edition

The thirtieth edition again listed Opus law in its crime:fraud section, marking four consecutive years of appearances. This years guide stated:

Opus Law ‘stands out as a leading provider of both general and fraud-based criminal defence services’.

Ben Jones leads the Bradford-based team and is ‘very hard working and dedicated, leaving no stone unturned ’.

 Sarah Batty also comes recommended for her ‘attention to detail in large cases’.

Opus Law was again a “leading firm” and both Ben Jones and Sarah Batty recognised as “leading lawyers”.

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