Awards and Achievements

  • Winners in three categories in the Lex 100 2020/21 student guide for ‘Work/life balance’, ‘Vacation schemes’ and ‘Inclusiveness
  • Shortlisted for Large Law Firm of the Year at The Law Society Excellence Awards 2020
  • Shortlisted for Best Trainer – Medium Regional Firm at the LawCareers.Net Training & Recruitment Awards 2020
  • Winner for Best Family Law Paralegal (Dawn Gore) and shortlisted for Paralegal of the Year (South) (Dawn Gore) at the National Paralegal Awards 2020
  • Shortlisted for Human Resources Individual of the Year Award (outside London) (Simon Rhodes) at The Legal 500 UK 2020 Awards
  • Winners of Large Law Firm of the Year at the Hampshire Law Society Awards 2019.
  • Winners of Law Firm of the Year at the Solent Deals Awards 2019
  • Shortlisted for Lawyer of the Year (Lucy Gleisner) at the Solent Deals Awards 2019
  • Winners of Family Team of the Year and Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence Team of the Year at the Dorset Legal Awards 2019
  • Named in The Lawyer UK 200: The Top Firms
  • Winner of Best Family Law Paralegal (Dawn Gore) at the National Paralegal Awards 2019
  • Shortlisted for Firm of the Year (Crime, Fraud and Licensing) (outside London) The Legal 500 UK Awards 2019
  • Winner of Lawyer of the Year (Sophie Eales) at the Solent Deals Awards 2018
  • Winner of Lawyer of the Year (Simon Rhodes) at the Hampshire Legal Awards 2018
  • Highly Commended for Property Law Firm of the Year at the South Coast Property Awards 2018
  • Shortlisted for Excellence in Private Client Practice at The Law Society Excellence Awards 2018
  • Recognised by The Lawyer as the fastest-growing legal firm in the UK for firms with a turnover up to £24m in 2017
  • Recognised at the Solent Deals Awards 2017:
    o Winners of Mid-Range Deal of the Year (£10m- £50m) for the management buyout of CT Automotive Group Limited
    o Winners of Management Team of the Year for the management buyout of CT Automotive Group Limited
    o Winners of Small Deal of the Year (under £10m) for the management buyout of Stewart Signs Limited
    o Shortlisted for Small Deal of the Year (under £10m) for its work on the sale of Opus Telecom to NIX Communication
    o Shortlisted for Law Firm of the Year
  • Shortlisted at the Solent Deals Awards 2016:
    o Deal of the Year (under £25m) for aap3 MBO
    o Management Team of the Year for Lakesmere
    o Law Firm of the Year
  • Shortlisted for Estate Agents Conveyancing Firm of the Year at the LFS Conveyancing Awards 2012.
  • Shortlisted for Lawyer of the Year (Nick Gent) at the Solent Deals Awards 2013.
  • Winners of Estate Agents Conveyancing Firm of the Year at the LFS Conveyancing Awards 2012.