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The Legal 500 2017 - M Taher & Co Solicitors ranked among the leading UK shipping law firms

We are delighted to have maintained, for the third consecutive year, our ranking as one of the UK’s leading shipping law firms in Legal 500 UK 2017, which was published this month (http://www.legal500.com/c/london/transport/shipping). 

Legal 500, is the world’s most prestigious publication that ranks and lists law firms globally every year. We are proud to be the only firm of this size consistently featuring among the top UK law firms in our areas of expertise.

This year, the Legal 500 editorial praises our "fast and efficient team that handles a range of shipping, marine insurance, international trade and commodities matters, and is particularly noted for its sanctions experience". Maryam Taher who was recognised in the 2015 and 2016 editions as "an outstanding lawyer, commercially minded, with deep knowledge of the industry" is once again recommended as a "key contact".

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