London (PRWEB UK) 3 June 2014
Sherrards Solicitors, a commercial law firm located in London and St Albans, has received global recognition as the Client Choice Litigation Law Firm of the Year in England Global Awards Winner 2014 from Corporate International magazine.
The publication carried out an extensive research process, involving external nominations, emails to its readership and a database of over a million people. A shortlist of firms was then reviewed and assessed by a judging panel, with Sherrards’ litigation team emerging as the winner.
At a short presentation at the House of Lords, The Rt Hon Lord Tom McNally, former Minister of State for Justice, presented the award to the firm’s Managing Partner Alasdair McMillin and Head of Litigation, Paul Marmor, and commented: “As a former Minister with responsibilities that included promoting UK legal services overseas, it is evident that Sherrards has taken great strides internationally in the fields of litigation and commercial law, and is receiving well-deserved recognition.”
This follows on the heels of a Highly Commended award from the Law Society of England & Wales in the Exporting Legal Services category, an award that acknowledged the firm’s contribution to promoting the UK’s legal system overseas and its role in international corporate responsibility initiatives.
Paul Marmor, partner, comments: “This award validates the rich vein of young and more senior talent that runs through the litigation team – we are very fortunate to have solicitors who are recognised by one or both of Chambers & Partners and Legal 500, and one of only three UK lawyers (Steven Loble) listed by Chambers Global due to his U.S. litigation expertise and knowledge of the intersection of U.S. and UK law.
The team includes skilled litigators in insolvency, franchising, debt recovery, property, retail, and employment law. Due to increasing involvement in the International Section of the American Bar Association, a strong link to the UKTI, and an influx of multi-jurisdictional commercial and litigation related matters from member firms of our international alliance Alliott Group, we have developed international strength that belies our position in the market as a medium sized law firm.”
Alasdair McMillin, Managing Partner, says: “Although Sherrards' lawyers have specialist skills, it is instilled in them that they must have excellent business acumen and a 'can-do' attitude. I am extremely proud that the team’s hard work and commitment has paid off, and that we now have an award winning litigation department and a firm that has genuine global reach, capabilities and connections, which lets us stand out among the UK’s law firms."