Awards and Legal Directories
Halsbury Legal Awards 2015 - Winners of Law Firm of the Year (Fewer than 50 Employees')
‘There was no doubt this firm came out on top. A niche firm with a level of expertise, professionalism and availability equal to any of the big firms…and a host of excellent testimonials: 90% of the firm’s work is from recommendation.’
Women in Business 2015 'Woman of the Year' - Role Model
When naming Beverley Sunderland, Managing Partner, as a role model the judges commented on her:‘honesty, integrity, drive, team building, client relationships, inspiring nature towards women both inside and outside Crossland and proactive office guidelines and mentoring skills.’
Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2014 Edition
"They're always on the ball. They have consistent quality across the team."
"They have a thorough, professional and pragmatic approach. They take the time to get to know the business."
Clients praise Beverley Sunderland as responsive and approachable. She is noted for her expertise in dealing with injunctions.
Kevin Charles provides "excellent support on challenging cases." He is noted for representing both claimants and respondents on unfair dismissal and discrimination claims.
Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession 2013 Edition
Sources note that this team understands the commercial realities facing the SME sector, praising it for its pragmatism and "excellent value for money." It is singled out for its expertise on contentious matters and successful track record of advocating on behalf of clients at tribunal hearings.
The "insightful" Beverley Sunderland "always makes herself available and is willing to go the extra mile for clients," sources report. Her "straight-talking, no-nonsense" approach and "can-do attitude" have also won significant praise.
Kevin Charles brings "fantastic advocacy skills" and "superb commercial insight" to tribunal hearings. His clients appreciate that he "doesn't beat about the bush" and how "he just goes away, finds the answer and calls straight back."