Matthew Gold & Co delighted to be recognised in Legal 500 for another year

Matthew Gold & Co are pleased to be recognised for another year in the Legal 500 rankings. Legal 500 is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide. The 2022 rankings showcase the firm’s extensive expertise and “strong reputation” in human rights, actions against public authorities, inquests and judicial review.

We are especially delighted to announce that the Public Law department has moved up to Band 2 in the list of the leading law firms in the UK practicing in public and administrative law. Our team is described as providing an “outstanding level of support”, “holistic” service and “noteworthy attention to detail”. They are particularly commended on their pre-action work, which is “phenomenally thorough and persuasive”.

The Public Law team is led by the “smart and passionate” Clare Jennings, who is described as the “epitome of a solicitor who’s determined to secure rights for her clients” who does not rest “until justice is done”. Clare is individually ranked in this year’s Legal 500 as a “Next Generation Partner”. 

The Civil Liberties and Human Rights team retains its position in the Legal 500 rankings for 2022, demonstrating its established expertise in this area and the specialist claimant work of the “tenacious” head of the department – Matthew Gold. This ‘compassionate and friendly’ team has confidently and successfully handled a number of high profile cases relating to police law, inquests, inquiries, and migrant rights.

Overall, the Legal 500 rankings for 2022 are a well-deserved testament to the hard work, dedication and passion of the entire Matthew Gold team, under the leadership of the Directors Clare Jennings and Matthew Gold.


“Clare Jennings is the epitome of a solicitor who’s determined to secure rights for her clients. Ms Jennings has worked on several ludicrously complicated cases and has not rested until justice has been done.”

“As a team, the solicitors at Matthew Gold have as a unit carried out exceptional work with clients. We are particularly impressed with the holistic way in which solicitors at Matthew Gold approach the cases and the outstanding level of support and attention to detail provided in each case is noteworthy.”

“The team’s knowledge and commitment to bringing good cases shines through. They are careful about the cases they run and the points they take, ensuring that their clients are protected as best as possible while seeking to ensure that the law develops in the right way. Their pre-action work is phenomenally thorough and persuasive. It really demonstrates the team’s skills and legal knowledge.”

See the Legal 500 rankings for more detail: