Legal 500 describe CM Murray LLP as ‘a standout niche firm in the field of partnership’ and identify that it “is particularly ‘impressive’ in contentious matters”. “Leading Individual” Clare Murray is described as ‘a very special lawyer’ and “at the forefront of thought leadership in the field”. The ‘utterly charming and highly capable’ Esther Martin is named as a “next generation lawyer”, whilst Bettina Bender, Anna Birtwistle, Sarah Chilton and the ‘safe and reliable’ David Fisher are all recommended for their partnership law expertise.
In relation to its employment law work for senior individuals and employers, CM Murray LLP is described as a ‘first-rate’ practice which provides ‘prompt, to-the-point and professional’ advice and “often handles mandates with cross-border elements”. The ‘client friendly’ Clare Murray is again named as a “leading individual”, whilst the ‘technically excellent’ Bettina Bender, ‘warm and approachable’ Anna Birtwistle, ‘consistently strong’ David Fisher and ‘responsive’ Esther Martin are all recommended for their expertise. Sarah Chilton is also recommended and credited with strengthening the team with her arrival at the Firm in 2016.