05 March, 2010
Forbes Solicitors, leading local law firm with offices across the North West, has been named Corporate Law Firm of the Year at the Insider Dealmakers Awards 2010 for the third year running. The award recognises outstanding performance by a law firm within Lancashire.
The award ceremony, held at Ewood Park, Blackburn on Thursday 4th March 2010 is billed as one of the best and most prestigious events in the region. Over 200 professionals and business people attended the event to celebrate the cream of Lancashire corporate finance activity. All the awards were voted for by the dealmaking community itself.
The Corporate Law Firm of the Year 2010 award was one of the evening's most fiercely contested categories, with the firm beating some of the biggest names in the business. On the night Forbes were shortlisted with Napthens, Brabners Chaffe Street and Harrison Drury.
Three members of the Business Law team collected the award. Head of the team Daniel Milnes commented, "Securing such high profile recognition from the local corporate finance community for the third year is a real boost for the team and the firm as a whole. We pride ourselves on delivering the highest level of service to our clients and thank them for their support."
John Barker, Managing Partner of the firm added, "This is another great result for the Business Law team. The award recognises the talent of the whole team who have had tremendous support from their colleagues in the Employment, Property and Litigation departments."
Charlotte Wood and Pauline Rigby were also shortlisted for Young Dealmaker of the Year and Ruth Coffey was shortlisted for Dealmaker of the Year.
(Pictured L-R: Jim Akrill of PM&M who presented the award, Charlotte Wood, Daniel Milnes and Pauline Rigby of Forbes Solicitors Business Law Team.)