Number of partners: 9
Number of assistant solicitors: 8
Number of other fee-earners: 14
Personal Injury: 40%
Private Client: 35%
Other Litigation: 25%
Commercial Property: Danni Jhurry-Wright
Commercial/Company: Danni Jhurry-Wright
Family: Tina Day
Personal Injury: Paul Fretwell
Private Client: Ursula Watt
Investment Department: Ian Mellor
Landlord & Tenant: Paul Lewis
Civil Litigation: Ian Oliver
Employment: Paul Lewis
THE FIRM George Ide LLP is one of the leading firms in the South East. With its niche areas of practice and broader specialties it is well placed to serve its commercial, private and investment clients. The firm has recently obtained an office presence in London and Guildford, extending its reach beyond its traditional West Sussex base. 2016 saw the firm’s 50th anniversary.
PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
Personal Injury: The department concentrates mainly on acting for claimants. The firm was a founder member of MASS (Motor Accident Solicitors Society) and one department member is a current director. Much of the personal injury work carried out is of high value, complexity and profile. The firm has a catastrophic injury department and associations with the charities Headway, Brain Injury Group and the Spinal Injuries Association. Two department members are APIL (Association of Personal Injury Lawyers) accredited senior litigators, with one also being an accredited brain injury specialist and a certified member of the Law Society’s personal injury panel. The department is also listed in the Headway UK solicitors list and the Spinal Injuries Association solicitors list.
Other Areas of Work: The firm offers a full range of litigation services including family law, landlord and tenant and commercial and civil litigation.
Non-Contentious: A full range of non-contentious services are offered including commercial property, business services, conveyancing, wills, probate, trusts and Court of Protection. The firm also has an investment department.