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Awards and recognition We're committed to excellence.

We're pleased to have received widespread industry recognition for excellence, through the following achievements, awards and accreditations:

Winners

  • Best Use of Technology, Modern Law Awards 2019
  • Large Law Firm of the Year award, Liverpool Law Society Awards 2019
  • Private Client Team of the Year, Manchester Legal Awards 2019
  • Public Sector UK Firm (Regional) of the Year 2017
  • Regulatory Team of the Year 2017, Manchester Legal Awards
  • Best legal services supplier award, TIGA Games Industry Awards 2016
  • Professional services award, Birmingham Post Awards 2016 (and 2015)
  • Client management innovation award, Legal Week Innovation Awards 2016

Shortlisted awards and awaiting outcome

  • Private Client team of the year, Birmingham Law Society Awards 2020
  • Firm of the Year, Leicester Law Society Awards 2020
  • Legal Advisor - Public, HealthInvestor Awards 2020
  • Diverse Company of the Year, National Diversity Awards 2020

Shortlisted

  • Best Business Innovation, MPF Awards 2020
  • Private Client team of the year, Manchester Legal Awards 2020
  • Pro Bono/Community Initiative of the Year, Manchester Legal Awards 2020
  • Corporate/Commercial Team of the Year, Manchester Legal Awards 2020
  • Law Firm of the Year, The Lawyer Awards 2019
  • Excellence in Technology and Innovation, Firm of the Year (Highly Commended) and Excellence in Learning & Development (Highly Commended) at the The Law Society Excellence Awards
  • Technology Team of Year, British Legal Technology Awards 2019
  • UK Law Firm of the Year, British Legal Awards 2019
  • AI Innovation, Legal Week Innovation Awards 2019
  • Law Firm of the Year, Modern Law Awards 2019
  • Diversity & Inclusion Award, Yorkshire Legal Awards 2019
  • Community Award, Raising the Bar Awards (Leeds) 2019
  • Financial Controller of the Year (less than £100m turnover), Finance Team of the Year (large – 20+ members), Diversity in Finance, Innovation in Finance, Finance Awards North West 2019
  • Law Firm Innovation and Corporate and Commercial team of the year, Manchester Legal Awards 2019
  • Family Matrimonial Law Firm of the Year, Magic Circle Awards 2019
  • Law Firm of the Year, Liverpool Law Society Awards 2019
  • Commercial and Public Property Award, Scottish Property Awards 2019
  • Firm of the Year, British Legal Awards 2018
  • Combatting Fraud – Collaboration of the Year, POST Insurance Fraud Awards 2018
  • Alliance of the Year and Excellence in IT Security, British Legal Technology Awards 2018
  • Outstanding Law Firm of the Year, Changing Lawyer Awards 2018
  • Shortlisted for our commitment to CSR at both the MPF Awards 2018 and Legal Business Awards 2018
  • Corporate/Commercial Team of the Year, Manchester Legal Awards 2018
  • Diversity Award, British Insurance Awards 2017
  • Highly commended for CSR Innovation, Legal Week Innovation Awards 2016

Accreditations

  • Top Employers Institute 2020 (13th year running)
  • 128 specialism rankings and 276 individual rankings in Chambers & Partners and Legal 500
  • Ranked Diversity Pioneers in The Lawyer UK 200 Diversity Awards – ranked 3rd most diverse law firm
  • Lexcel – Legal Practice Quality Mark (since June 2004)
  • BS ISO/IEC 27001 Security Certification
  • ISO 14001 Environmental Certification
  • Cyber Essentials Plus Standard
  • BitSight Security rating 800/900
  • Chartered Institute of Credit Management CICMQ quality accreditation
  • Legal Week - Entered UK Top 50 in 2011

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