The advice received from the team at Bates Wells Braithwaite is always of the highest standard.
Chambers UK, 2018

We are extremely proud and appreciative of the external recognition we have gained - collectively and as individuals - and to be so highly regarded by our clients and peers.

Legal 500 Awards 2019
Bates Wells was nominated for four awards. The 

The Lawyer Awards 2018
BWB was shortlisted for "Pro Bono initiative of the year" as a result of its work for James Farrar and Yaseen Aslam in their high-profile case against gig employer Uber.

Chambers UK and Legal 500
BWB is ranked as a leading firm in the major legal directories, Chambers UK and Legal 500, across 22 practice areas.

CaritasData Top 3000 Charities

We are consistently ranked in first place for acting for more UK charities than any other firm.

Charity Finance Charity Index 2017 - Top 350 Charities
BWB was again ranked first in Charity Finance's annual legal fees survey as the UK law firm with the highest number of large charity clients.

ComRes Belief at Work Awards 2018
BWB won in the Professional Services category due to its “success in promoting a workplace where people of all faiths and none can thrive”.

STEP Private Client Awards 2017
BWB was voted Charity Team of the Year at the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners Awards in September 2017.

Charity Times Awards 2017
BWB is proud to have won the Advisory Provider of the Year Award.

National Fundraising Awards 2016
BWB is proud to have won the Most Committed Company to the Sector Award.

ISO 9001
BWB has been awarded the ISO 9001 accreditation (FS 598046). ISO 9001 is the internationally recognised standard for an organisation's internal quality management systems.

ISO 14001
BWB has been awarded the ISO 14001 accreditation (EMS 598047). ISO 14001 is the internationally recognised standard for an organisation's environment management system.

ISO 27001