Extracts from various editions of Chambers and Partners

"According to interviewees, the "brilliant commercial lawyers" housed at this firm ensures that it is a prime contender for clients based in Yorkshire and further afield."

"Specialising in private client work, this traditional York outfit wins plaudits for its "incredible thoroughness." It advises landed estates, farmers and local entrepreneurs on tax, trust and estate planning."

"Long-standing, traditional firm which represents large landowners and landed estates in all contentious and non-contentious agricultural law matters. Strong private client focus. Noted for its work advising on estate planning, land diversification, landlord tenant issues and the implications of the Common Agricultural Policy. "

"Practice head Lyn Rickatson is held in the highest esteem by clients and peers alike, with one source noting:  "She is a star – she is wonderful, honest, able and really experienced."" 

"Boutique firm with a stellar reputation in the market, exclusively serving individuals. Mostly seen offering advice on estate planning and business succession for landed estates, agricultural clients and business owners.

​"This traditional private client firm has been active for over 300 years and has a longstanding reputation for agricultural work. Sources describe the firm as "extremely knowledgeable, courteous and excellent at what they do." The team advises farmers, landowners and private individuals on a range of agricultural issues."

"Specialising in traditional private client services, Grays' wills, trusts, and tax planning practice in York provides "serious, technical, joined-up expertise" for private individuals, landowners, farmers, companies, schools, charities and ecclesiastical institutions."

"The York-based practice remains a popular choice for private client work, as its lengthy client list including wealthy individuals, landowners and charities, testifies. The group is particularly well known for dealing with the concerns of ecclesiastical institutions. "