Sheffield-based law firm Taylor Emmet recognised by Legal 500

A leading Sheffield law firm, Taylor Emmet, has once again been recognised for its excellence by the Legal 500. This prestigious accolade highlights Taylor Emmet’s commitment to exceptional work in the legal industry. 

Known for their comprehensive assessment of law firms, The Legal 500 rankings have acknowledged Taylor Emmet across five departments in their latest edition. This recognition reaffirms the firm’s extensive expertise and position as a formidable force in the legal profession. 

Taylor Emmet’s Family Law team, led by Michaela Evans, has received significant praise and recognition. Michaela Evans has been named to the Hall of Fame, a testament to her excellence and constant praise from clients. 

Her team were praised for their dedication to legal aid practice, expertise in private high-net-worth financial separation matters, and their strong presence on the Law Society’s children’s panel. 

The contentious probate team at Taylor Emmet also remains in tier one, with partner Alex Watkinson being recognised as a leading individual. 

Taylor Emmet’s personal injury and corporate teams have also maintained their tier three rankings, with the clinical negligence team in tier four. Clients have praised these departments for their client-focused approach, attention to detail, and friendly style.  

Steve Hinshelwood, CEO of Taylor Emmet, expressed his pride in the firm’s consistent delivery of high-quality service to their clients. He stated: “This recognition in the Legal 500 guide is a testament to our sustained success and the exceptional talent within our firm. 

We are incredibly proud of our team’s unwavering dedication to our clients and the pursuit of excellence, reaffirming our position as a formidable force in the legal industry. 

The Legal 500 rankings serve as a comprehensive reflection of Taylor Emmet’s breadth of talent, with two departments achieving tier one rankings. This recognition further solidifies our strong position in the Sheffield city region and reinforces our commitment to providing exceptional legal services.” 

Taylor Emmet has served people and businesses for more than 150 years and is the largest independent firm in the Sheffield city region. It provides legal services for both businesses and individuals and boasts more than 140 legal professionals. 



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Emma Cockings
Emma is the content editor for Yorkshire Legal News. Emma is an experienced writer with a background in client-centric personal injury law for a major firm. She has attended and reported on numerous high-profile legal events in Yorkshire.