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Newcastle lawyers at WBD named as 2019 Acritas stars

Thirty Womble Bond Dickinson (WBD) lawyers have been named as 2019 Acritas Stars, seven of whom are based in the firm’s Newcastle office.

The Acritas report has a database of over 8,000 client nominated, stand-out lawyers in private practice. The report is the result of a survey of over 4,300 general counsel and other senior leaders at legal departments around the world.

Participants were asked during their Acritas Sharplegal interview to name any stand-out lawyers that they had worked with.

The Newcastle based lawyers received outstanding client feedback during research for the latest Acritas Stars report.

David Rewcastle (partner and head of transport)

Kevin Bell (transport partner)

Simon Lewis (construction partner)

Robert Phillips (corporate finance partner)

Jamie Pass (corporate finance partner)

Jeremy Smith (corporate tax partner)

Richard Collins (commercial disputes & regulatory partner)

Kevin Robertson, partner and head of WBD’s Newcastle office, commented: “We would like to congratulate everyone across the firm, in particular our Newcastle-based partners, who have been recognised as a 2019 Acritas Star.

“Across the firm thirty of our lawyers from both the UK and US have received this accolade which demonstrates our commitment to providing clients with the best possible service.”