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South-East specialist family law firm, Family Law Partners, has won Medium Law Firm of the Year at the Law Society Awards 2019.
The Law Society Excellence Awards have been celebrating the hard work and inspiring achievements of solicitors, legal teams and firms of all sizes across England and Wales for the past 13 years and the awards are one of the most important fixtures in the legal industry. The team collected the award at the 13th annual ceremony in London on Wednesday 23rd October 2019, beating off hundreds of submissions.
With approximately 12,000 law firms in the UK, in a sector valued at 35.1bn in 2018 according to a recent report, mid-tier firms must differentiate themselves more than ever. Medium Law Firm of the Year category celebrates the success of medium-sized firms who have excelled. Recognising firms who have implemented creative initiatives to help grow and improve performance in all areas, including business improvement, client services and staff development.
The firm, whose headquarters are in Brighton, has enjoyed rapid expansion in 2019, with the award win following the opening of new offices in London and Horsham as well as the arrival of new leading experts to the team.
During the award ceremony The Law Society judges, who are recruited from across the industry, highlighted that ‘Family Law Partners have made real changes to working lives and the industry through their focus on wellbeing and innovation. They display a significant and impressive focus and investment in people and technology, together with a willingness to share with the industry via their independent tech platform.’
Mark Harrop, Head of the London team at Family Law Partners said: ‘We are absolutely delighted to have won this award and it really is the culmination of years of hard work by the whole team. We were especially thrilled that the judges focused on our commitment to wellbeing and innovation, which are driven from the firm’s values that have been designed by and truly embraced by the whole team.’