Our Chambers UK 2021 Rankings: Band 2 firm, Band 3 individuals!

The new digital Chambers UK 2021 edition is now live, with our new rankings as individuals and as a firm.

We are incredibly proud that our Director-led boutique law firm retains its position as a Band 2 firm in Reading and surrounds for Family/Matrimonial law.

This is such an achievement given the number of larger firms in our area, and reflects our clients’ confidence in our expertise and ability to achieve results.

We’re also delighted that both our Directors Anne Leiper and Rita Gupta are now Band 3 Ranked Individuals in Chambers UK 2021. There are only eight Ranked Individuals in Family/Matrimonial law for the Reading area - and Rita and Anne are two of them!

Here’s what the UK Guide 2021 say:

What the team is known for

Boutique firm assisting clients with a broad range of family law issues. Acts on financial remedy matters arising from the breakdown of marriage or civil partnerships, including cases involving cross-border arrangements. Offers additional expertise in complex Children Act matters.



One client says:

"The team is very strong and works well together. They are quick to respond and to action things and provide regular updates."

Sources say that the lawyers

"Have great skills and are brilliant with clients - they provide very good advice."


Notable practitioners

Rita Gupta

Rita Gupta advises clients during divorce proceedings and private children law disputes, including international relocation cases.

"Rita is a class act and always a pleasure to work with,"


one source says.

Anne Leiper

Anne Leiper focuses on handling matrimonial finance matters, often on behalf of high net worth individuals. She advises on financial settlements following divorce as well as issues relating to long-term spousal maintenance orders, among other matters. A client reports:

"She was very factual, to the point and supported me very well in advising on what was reasonable and what was not."

Who are Chambers?

Chambers and Partners is a long-established, highly respected guide to the best law firms in the UK. Originally published in book form, the Guides is now available online and is free for anyone to view at any time. Chambers is referenced by the legal profession and by the public to find the most suitable law firm, large or small, for a particular case or issue. Each ranked firm has a has a unique editorial section written by the guide, based on its extensive research.

As Chambers and Partners explain:

“If you are buying legal services in the UK and need reliable and up-to-date recommendations on the best law firms and lawyers, (our) rankings and research will provide you with the information you need to make an informed decision.”

Chambers UK solicitors edition ranks each law firm in its specialist area of law and geographical area in a Band, Band 1 being the highest. So, LGFL is listed in the specialist category Family/Matrimonial for Reading and surrounds area.

Chambers also ranks individual lawyers in Bands, as an Associate to Watch, or a Recognised Practitioners. To even make this ranking list is a major achievement.

So, when you find a boutique law firm with Chambers rankings as high as ours, you know it is a mark of in-depth knowledge, years of experience, high quality service, and consistently good results.