Stobbs Achieves Placement in the Legal 500 Rankings for 2024

Stobbs Achieves Placement in the Legal 500 Rankings for 2024

It’s that time of year again when legal professionals flock to LinkedIn to check out the recently released 2024 Legal 500 rankings. Despite their reluctance to indulge in self-congratulation, Stobbs cannot pass up the opportunity to express their gratitude to each member of their team for their outstanding work throughout the year. The combined effort of everyone at Stobbs has secured their spot in the rankings.


Tier 1– Intellectual Property

Tier 1– Media, Entertainment and Sport

Tier 2– Commercial Litigation: Cambridge


Tier 1– PATMA: Trade Mark Attorneys

Tier 3– Intellectual Property: Trade Marks, Copyright & Designs

Individual rankings

Julius Stobbs– Leading Individual in PATMA: Trade Mark Attorneys

Julius Stobbs– Leading Individual in Intellectual Property: Trade Marks, Copyright & Design

Chris Sleep– Leading Individual in Intellectual Property (Cambridge)

Geoff Steward– Leading Individual in Intellectual Property (Cambridge)

At Stobbs, their ethos is driven by an obsession with originality and a desire to do things differently. They take great pride in their unique approach, which sets them apart from more traditional law firms. It’s encouraging to see that their clients are recognizing and valuing this approach more and more. Stobbs firmly believes in their approach, and they are grateful that their clients share this belief.

They extend their thanks to their clients who provided the following feedback to the Legal 500 researchers.

The following are comments on Stobbs as a company

“Stobbs are an innovative and dynamic firm at the forefront of branding disputes. They offer clients a bespoke and cost effective service, without compromising on quality, which is first rate.

“Excellent understanding of their clients’ industries and their business needs. They are exceedingly approachable and responsive, and help to navigate very difficult trade mark matters with practical advice.

“The team at Stobbs provides wonderful support, has an unrivalled knowledge of the law, and is able to apply this expertly with a commercial lens to all matters it advises on.”

Stobbs has “an unrivalled knowledge of the law.”

Stobbs “operates differently to conventional lawyers, working collaboratively on creative solutions to problems, providing tailored advice and strategic input, which is highly valued.

“They specialise in IP and allied fields with a creative and imaginative team using particularly experienced senior staff.”

The following are comments on individuals in Stobbs

Chris Sleep is a fantastic solicitor, who knows the law extremely well, has real commercial acumen and is also a down to earth person to work with.”

Chris Sleep is “commercially savvy and particularly astute in his advice.”

Charlotte Peach is extremely bright and thinks comprehensively around issues. It is very reassuring having her on your side.”

Smita Pattni and Sarah Fellows are standout members of the team. They are quick to respond, highly professional, commercially savvy, and provide a very personalised service.

“They are a young team of tip top litigators, led by Geoff Steward, whose analysis, intellect and client-handling skills are unmatched in the market. He is one of the IP world’s great team builders.

Geoff Steward is a vastly experienced commercial litigator with a passion for IP and sports, media and entertainment law, who brings corporate London sophistication to legal proceedings.

Julius Stobbs is immensely experienced in trademark matters and highly intelligent, with great commercial awareness.”

You can see the full rankings here.

For detailed information, as well as the picture copyright, please see the law firm’s original article here: Stobbs secures a spot in the 2024 Legal 500 rankings.

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