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Lawyers Honoured at Manchester Legal Awards Ceremony

Lawyers Honoured at Manchester Legal Awards Ceremony

A team of lawyers has scooped a top award for the unrivalled service they provide to clients.


Family, probate, property and court of protection lawyers from Slater and Gordon were honoured at the seventh annual Manchester Legal Awards when they were handed the prize for private client team of the year.

It is the third time in four years that the team has picked up the trophy.

Siri Siriwardene, Head of General Law at Slater and Gordon, said: I am very proud that this talented and dedicated group has been recognised by their peers. It is thoroughly deserved.”

Andrew Newbury, Head of Family Law at Slater and Gordon, said: “I was proud and delighted to collect the award on behalf of Slater and Gordon's private client team.

“This is the third time in the last four years that I have collected the award. This is a record unsurpassed by any of our competitors.

“It's a real testament to the quality of our lawyers.”

James Beresford, who heads up the probate team, said: “All of the teams have worked so hard and this is a fitting reward for all of those efforts. I am very proud of what we have achieved.”

Hundreds of the region’s most respected legal minds came together for the glittering awards ceremony on Thursday.

The sell-out event, organised by the Manchester Law Society, was staged at The Midland Hotel and hosted by BBC Radio Manchester’s Eamonn O’Neal.