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We don’t do it for the awards, but it’s always nice to be recognised for the work we do. Here are some of our most recent awards.

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The Legal 500 Northern Powerhouse Awards 2023 - Shortlisted

The Legal 500 Northern Powerhouse Awards will recognise the lawyers, law firms and in-house legal departments setting the pace in the region, providing a platform to celebrate their achievements over the last 18 months. We've been shortlisted seven awards including Firm of the Year (Disputes), Firm of the Year (TMT), Lawyer of the Year (Disputes, Real Estate and TMT) and Rising Star (Real Estate and Finance).

Ranked Top North East Dealmaker YTD 2022 by Experian

We were named the top dealmaker in the region for YTD 2022, in rankings published by independent analysts Experian MarketIQ. As a firm we topped the Top 20 deal advisor league table for the first nine months of 2022, after completing 48 qualifying deals. We were also ranked 13th in national rankings. 

Investors in People Platinum

We're delighted to have been awarded Platinum status by the internationally recognised accreditation scheme Investors in People, placing us 2nd in the world rankings of legal activities sector employers. When surveyed 100% of our people agreed that they shared the firm’s values and highlighted solid leadership as a strength.

North East Chamber of Commerce - Inspiring Females Awards - Most inspiring employer - Winner

We were recognised by the North East Chamber of Commerce for our inclusive people-first culture with a win at the Inspiring Female Awards. We were delighted to be named the Most inspiring employer (large business) for firm-wide initiatives that allow women opportunities to reach their full potential as well as a strong representation of women in senior leadership roles.

Insider North East Young Professionals Awards 2022 - Winner

Stephanie Brown was named Young Lawyer of the Year by an independent panel of judges, who recognised her skills as a corporate lawyer, and her leadership of the Muckle graduate recruitment team. The category was dominated by Muckle lawyers, who made up 5 of the 6 shortlisted nominations. 

Insider Dealmaker Awards 2022 - Deal of the Year (sub £10m) and PE/VC Deal of the Year

We’re delighted to have been part of two of the winning deals recognised at Insider Media’s Dealmaker Awards 2022.

A big congratulations to our clients, The Lakes Distillery and Aspire Technology, who took home Deal of the Year (sub £10m) and PE/VC Deal of the Year.

North East Chamber of Commerce - Inspiring Females Awards - Most inspiring employer (shortlisted)

The award recognises companies that create a culture and implement initiatives that allow women opportunities to reach their full potential as well as a strong representation of women in senior leadership roles.

Ranked Top North East Dealmaker in H1 2022 by Experian

We were named the top dealmaker in the region for the first half of 2022 in rankings published by independent analysts Experian MarketIQ. As a firm we topped Experian’s latest Top 20 deal advisor league table for the first six months of 2022 after completing 33 qualifying deals worth a total of £280m. We were also ranked 11th in the national rankings with 38 qualifying deals.

North East Business Awards 2022 – Heart of the Community Winner

The ‘Heart of the Community’ award celebrates excellence in corporate, social and ethical activity. This is the 5th time we’ve been awarded the Northumberland & Tyneside Heat. 

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