Excellent in all respects.
Legal 500 2012

We are extremely proud and appreciative of the external recognition we have gained - collectively and as individuals - and to be so highly regarded by our clients and peers.

Chambers UK and Legal 500
BWB is consistently ranked as a leading firm in the major legal directories, Chambers UK and Legal 500, in the following specialist areas:

Charity & Social Enterprise Law - number 1 UK firm
Competition Law
Corporate / Commercial
Dispute Resolution
Education Law
Film & Television
Health & Social Care
Intellectual Property
IT & Information Law
Private Client
Property Dispute Resolution
Public & Administrative Law
Sports Law
Theatre & Arts
Trade Associations

Many of our lawyers are also individually recommended as leaders in their field by the legal directories.


Legal 500 UK Awards

BWB is proud to have been one of five nominees for a Public Sector award at the Legal 500 Awards 2014.

In 2013, BWB won the award for Private client: Firm of the year (specialism) for our work in the charity sector. The firm was also shortlisted for Human resources: firm of the year (specialism) in recognition of our Immigration work

CaritasData Top 3000 Charities

We are consistently ranked in first place for acting for more UK charities than any other firm.

M&A Today Global Awards 2014

BWB was awarded Law Firm of the Year (Charity and Social Enterprise) - United Kingdom

Corporate INTL Global Awards 2014

BWB was the recipient of a Corporate INTL Global Award for Dynamic Law Firm of the Year in England for the second year running. Rosamund McCarthy was also chosen as the winner of Charity Law - Lawyer of the Year in England.

Super Lawyers 2014
Twelve of BWB's solicitors have been selected as London Super Lawyers 2014.

Charity Finance Magazine
BWB was ranked in first place in the inaugural 2013 survey as the leading Charity law advisor to the top 350 UK charities.

ISO 9001
BWB has been awarded the ISO 9001 accreditation (FS 598046). ISO 9001 is the internationally recognised standard for an organisation's internal quality management systems.

ISO 14001
BWB has been awarded the ISO 14001 accreditation (EMS 598047). ISO 14001 is the internationally recognised standard for an organisation's environment management system.

Power Part Time Top 50 2012
Abbie Rumbold, BWB Partner, is included in the inaugural Top 50 list compiled by Timewise Jobs, the UK’s first specialist jobsite for professional part time roles, in partnership with Ernst & Young.   

1000 Companies to inspire Britain

BWB is one of the 'inspiring' companies named in a report listing ‘1000 companies to inspire Britain’ by the London Stock Exchange.
The report is the first of its kind and lists the fastest growing SMEs in the UK. Criteria included having positive growth over the last four years and turnover in the region of £6m to £250m in the 12 months up to October 2013.

1000 Companies to Inspire Britain