Stephensons Solicitors (PRWEB UK) 31 October 2013
Stephensons Solicitors LLP has been awarded Law Firm of the Year at the prestigious 360 Legal Group conference and dinner.
Stephensons secured the title for the second year in a row, at a glamorous presentation in The Belfry, near Birmingham, on 4 October 2013.
The illustrious annual award ceremony recognises law firms of every size which have responded to the ever changing conditions of the legal industry and remained successful in a turbulent economic climate.
With a newly opened London office, and highly impressive numbers for the financial year, Stephensons continues to go from strength to strength in 2013. The firm announced a turnover increase of 13% along with an operating profit increase of 36% in the year to April 2013.
But in addition, the firm has continued to innovate throughout the year; adopting new ways to attract and retain clients, such as a brand new central client service centre to handle all telephone and internet enquiries.
They have also launched an exciting partnership with the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce which has seen them offer legal apprenticeships to A Level students.
It’s been a stellar year, one that Bristol based 360 Legal Group was happy to recognise.
Alison Wooddiss, who presented the award, sponsored by Lloyds Bank, said: “This award is about evidence of a firm that sets itself apart from its competitors by demonstrating significant achievement and growth during 2013. Year on year Stephensons Solicitors LLP shows innovation in how they evolve as a firm and deliver their legal services in very difficult times. They are a very worthy winner”.
Ann Harrison, chairwoman of Stephensons, said: “We are very proud to be recognised as Law Firm of the Year for the second year running and I would like to thank our very hard working and loyal workforce who have all contributed to our success.
“The award is in recognition for everything we have done this year as a business to remain profitable and innovative in a way that sets us apart from our competitors.”
More great news for Stephensons arrived as the firm has been recommended in a lucky thirteen legal areas, for the 2013 edition of the Legal 500.
The annually published Legal 500 is a definitive guide to the legal profession; compiled by researchers who undertake stringent research into the industry. As a 100% independent guide, the Legal 500 recommends law firms for their expertise in various disciplines.
Stephensons has been recommended in thirteen areas, receiving commendations in commercial litigation, commercial property, employment law, professional discipline, professional negligence, transport law, crime, family, clinical negligence, personal injury, probate, local government and housing law.