Estates Gazette Awards 2021

Finalist for Legal Team Award 2021. 

Legal Business Awards 2021

Shortlisted for Real Estate Team of the Year 2021. 

Shortlisted for Boutique Law Firm of the Year 2021. 

The Times Best Law Firms 2021

Commended for Commercial Property, Planning and Landlord and Tenant Law.

Legal Business Awards 2020

Shortlisted for Real Estate Team of the Year 2020.

Lawyer Awards 2019

Finalist for National Firm of the Year 2019.

British Legal Awards 2018

Winners of Boutique Firm of the Year 2018. 

Estates Gazette Awards 2018

Finalist for Legal Team of the Year 2018.

Estates Gazette Awards 2017

Finalist for Real Estate Legal Team of the Year 2017.

The American Lawyers Global Legal Awards 2016

Honouree for Finance Deal of the Year: Islamic Finance 2016.

Lawyer Awards 2013

Winners of National Boutique Firm of the Year 2013.

Runners-up for Real Estate Team of the Year 2013. 


Legal 500 

Consistently ranked as a top firm for Commercial Property & have been ranked in planning, property litigation and public sector. 

In 2020 we joined 3 of the 5 "magic circle" firms in Tier 2 for Corporate Occupiers in London.

17 of our lawyers are recommended and our Senior Partner Madeleine Davitt has been awarded Hall of Fame status. 

Chambers & Partners 


Consistently ranked for planning, real estate and real estate litigation.  A client confirmed to Chambers that our team is "very approachable and provides excellent advice and guidance in a way that is easy to understand and interpret."


Investor in People

Our staff are our greatest asset and we are proud to be recognised as an Investor in People.  We are independently assessed on an annual basis to ensure we maintain our standards.


Recognised as the gold star legal quality mark, DJB has full Lexcel accreditation assuring the very best practice in client care, file and data management and complaints handling. 

ISO 9001, 14001 & 22301

The firm has Quality, Environmental and Business Continuity Management Systems which are accredited to the International Standards of 9001, 14001, 223001 respectively.  All of our systems are audited annually to ensure compliance.

ISO 27001 

The firm has an Information Security Management System which has been audited by a UKAS accredited certification body (British Assessment Bureau).  This system is audited internally and externally to ensure best practice and compliance. 

Cyber Essentials

The firm has passed and maintained the accreditation for Cyber Essentials


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