Legal 500 Top Tier Law Firm

10th December 2019
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Corbett Le Quesne have been placed in Tier 1 of the Legal 500 in Jersey in the Family Law category. The 2019 Legal 500 described us as a “highly sought after” and a “personable, measured and understanding” team. 

Senior Partner Advocate Barbara Corbett was named as the Top Leading Individual and Advocate Nicholas Le Quesne was named as the Next Generation Partner.

“This is a huge achievement and honour” said Advocate Le Quesne in response to the news. “To be in Tier 1 of the Legal 500 is a privilege and we are delighted that our work has been recognised in this way by such a prestigious organisation voted by clients and peers”.

The Legal 500 is an annual independent directory of worldwide law firms. It is a guide aimed at buyers of legal services, i.e. clients. It ranks law firms across the world according to practice area. The Legal 500 conducts thorough research every year into each law firm which includes interviews with referees. 

There are 6 tiers. To achieve tier 1 status, which is the top tier, the Legal 500 researchers are looking for:

  • very strong technical ability
  • prestigious clients
  • in depth capability
  • capacity to handle all of the client’s requirements
  • reputation for dealing with complex and innovative cases.

Legal 500 Testimonials

'Leaders in the family law field'

'Corbett Le Quesne understands the complexities of working on a small island and its unique past'

'Compassionate and thoughtful throughout difficult circumstances'

The Legal 500 website says this about Corbett Le Quesne

"Family law boutique Corbett Le Quesne's named partners are Barbara Corbett and Nicholas Le Quesne, two dedicated family law specialists with a well-established reputation in the Jersey legal market. The firm is highly sought after to act on the full range of matters such as sensitive child custody and relocation matters, divorce proceedings, spousal maintenance disputes and pre- and post-nuptial arrangements. The client base includes a range of private clients, including but not limited to high-net-worth individuals. The ‘personable, measured and understanding’ team is also noted as being at the forefront of mental health and surrogacy law reform in Jersey."

To see the Corbett Le Quesne entry please see

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