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Awards and recognition

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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HR&D Awards 2023 - Excellence in Organisational & People Development - Winner

The awards aim to raise the profile of the HR&D profession across the region and celebrate the value that HR&D can deliver in improving work and working lives.

We were recognised for our successful development programmes, with the judges praising us for our strategic approach, use of local experts and delivery of top-class, measurable results.

North East Property Awards - Property Law Firm of the Year - Winner

We were commended for working on some of the North East’s largest real estate transactions over the last 12 months.

The judges were highly impressed with our real estate finance team which offers bespoke separate lending solutions to banks operating within the rural property sector.

North East Chamber of Commerce Business Awards 2023 - Shortlist

The awards recognise the achievements of our region’s business community. We've been shortlisted in the 'Larger Business of the Year' and 'Community Business of the Year' categories.

Better Health at Work - Maintaining Excellence

We were awarded the Better Health at Work award for “Maintaining Excellence" in 2023, recognising our commitment to creating a healthy workplace environment.

Building on our cumulative success within the framework, this achievement recognises our long-term dedication to Better Health at Work and completion of its Bronze, Silver, Gold and Continuing Excellence awards. 

Good Work Pledge

North of Tyne Combined Authority's Good Work Pledge awards businesses that are working hard to make sure their employees are happy, healthy, and well rewarded. We've been awarded the  Advanced Good Work Pledge for promoting health and well-being, developing a balanced workforce, value and rewards, demonstrating social responsibility and effective communications.

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.

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