Testimonials

Chambers & Partners 2021

13 Jan 2021 James Beresford was exceptional, not only in his knowledge but in his ability to communicate matters in a simple and understandable way. He did this with his very affable nature that made me feel comfortable from the start. The depth of his knowledge in his field was very comforting,

Chambers & Partners 2021

13 Jan 2021 James was very patient in listening to our situation and providing options and advice on what would be most beneficial for us.

Legal 500 2021

04 Nov 2020 The depth of knowledge appropriate to our needs far outweighed that of other firms we have used in the past. James Beresford was not only very approachable but also willing to give of his time to become fully conversant with our needs. Our confidence in James was such that we asked for his personal involvement as a trustee.

Legal 500 2021

03 Nov 2020 James Beresford and Charlotte Pritchard are both huge assets to the private client department – their service levels are the best I have dealt with!

Legal 500 2021

03 Nov 2020 James Beresford was excellent at answering my questions and showing me a solution to my concerns that had never been explained before. I felt confident he had an excellent grasp of the law, and explained it simply to me, in a language that any layman could understand.

Chambers and Partners, 2017

23 Jul 2018 "Excellent," and "He is knowledgeable but imparts this knowledge in a non-technical fashion. He is very approachable and open-minded to all potential solution to assist a client".

Chambers High Net Worth 2018

23 Jul 2018 “He is an excellent legal expert with significant experience. He is very competent and great in communication. I have nothing bad to say about him. He is my go-to lawyer as I have no need to go anywhere else thanks to his expertise”.

Legal 500, 2018

26 Apr 2018 "technically excellent" and "great with clients".

Private Wealth Referrer

10 Dec 2019 I have known James Beresford and worked with BLM for many years. With any business we work with, our clients need access to good quality legal advice whether their circumstances are simple or more complex. The service provided by BLM is ideal because they are available to advise our clients and we know that the advice provided is of outstanding quality, and crucially BLM’s pricing is cost effective and transparent.

Private Wealth client

10 Dec 2019 On the recommendation of our son, we used the services of James Beresford (BLM). He was so accommodating of our inability to travel to the office, he came to see us in our home. He listened to what we required of him and he explained how to best achieve our needs. His professionalism and knowledge was very evident and this gave us total confidence in what he formulated. Everything was explained in detail and any options brought to our attention. The legal paperwork was quickly prepared and sent to us to read and then another home visit ensured any queries we had were resolved. The whole procedure has been stress free and we would not hesitate to recommend James as a "person focus" professional.

Private Wealth client

10 Dec 2019 Mr Beresford introduces himself, he was very pleasant and professional. He took time to explain everything in detail, all of which was new to us. He checked that we understood and gave us plenty time to ask questions. He guided us through all the process not only at our first meeting but also at our second meeting with him and also in all the correspondence. Overall our experience was good.

Private Wealth Referrer

10 Dec 2019 I have worked with James and his team for a number of years with a number of different clients who all have complex legal issues. Referring our clients to other professionals is not something we do without building a good understanding of who exactly we are working with, that is why we only do so with a select group of people. My clients require a legal expert that communicates technical issues in a way that seems less daunting than the old fashioned image of what a lawyer might be, whilst at same time gently highlighting the consequences of not getting the right advice at the right time. James is a trusted partner who has provided invaluable guidance and support over the years and I have no hesitation in recommending James and his team to any of my clients and is my first port of call for the most technical of private client legal issues.

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