York-based employment law specialists, Torque Law, are celebrating today after achieving firm rankings in two esteemed legal directories: Chambers and Partners UK Guide 2021 and The Legal 500 2021. Special recognition was given to founders Tiggy Clifford and Emma Whiting, and education specialist Tom Watkins.
Both legal directories conduct extensive research into the capabilities and strengths of law firms across the country and update its rankings every year. Several of Torque Law’s clients were contacted by the researchers to provide feedback on the firm.
Comments from the clients included: “Torque has an exceptional strength when it comes to employment law,” and “Tiggy Clifford and Emma Whiting are specialist and personable lawyers who have built a bespoke brand to cater to ever increasing demand for employment law advice. They are straight talking and experts in their field.”
Torque Law was founded four years ago by Tiggy Clifford and Emma Whiting who originally met at University and had a vision to ‘do things differently’. In the last six months, the firm has doubled its turnover and enjoyed a team expansion to five specialist employment solicitors. With over 75 years’ combined employment law experience, Torque Law attracts high calibre work giving its clients the best possible experience.
Emma Whiting, partner, Torque Law, said: “We are delighted and proud to be ranked in the two most prestigious legal directories in the UK. After four years of hard work, it’s a great accolade for our team and an important endorsement of the quality of work we undertake for our clients.”
Tiggy Clifford, partner, Torque Law, said: “Achieving a firm ranking in both Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500 is a great boost for our team and the work we’re doing to support our clients. It’s fantastic to receive such positive news, especially at a time like this!”
Torque Law specialises in supporting business owners and HR departments of medium and large businesses in Yorkshire and across the UK with all their employment law issues, with a particular focus on the more reputational and complex issues. During the coronavirus pandemic, the firm has supported companies and business leaders through the complexities of employment, and the law.
Torque Law has built up an impressive client list including Ellis Patents, York Theatre Royal, Yorwaste, York College, Autohorn Fleet Services, Eight Fifty Food Group and Johnsons of Whixley Ltd. It has strong reputation in helping senior executives on an individual basis to assist with sensitive employment issues including helping to negotiate suitable exit agreements and terms of entry to a new position.