Five awards in two months for Birketts

Published: 07/11/2014

Birketts, the top 100 law firm based in the East of England, has picked-up a further award at this year’s Corporate INTL Legal Awards.

In addition to being named ‘Social Housing Law - Law Firm of the Year in England’ and ‘Property Litigation Law Firm of the Year in England’, Birketts has also been announced as the regional winner of the ‘Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year in England’.

Birketts has now won a staggering five awards in a matter of just weeks having been crowned  ‘corporate and commercial regional firm of the year’ at The Legal 500 UK Awards and ‘corporate law firm of the year’ at this year’s Dealmakers Awards,

Paul Matthews, partner in Birketts’ dispute resolution team, commented: “The team is delighted to receive this award which recognises firms that have shown excellence not only in expertise but in service during the last year. Birketts fields a team over 50 lawyers engaged in litigation and the management of commercial disputes of one kind or another. Our teams are routinely ranked in the top tier by the legal directories, Legal 500 and Chambers. Indeed, Birketts has more ranked contentious lawyers than any other firm in East Anglia.”

Laurence Weeks, partner in Birketts’ dispute resolution team, added: “Being recognised as the regional winner of the ‘Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year in England’ is a fantastic achievement. We organise ourselves to provide specialist lawyers across a wide range of dispute types. Our lawyers routinely conduct litigation in the High Court and the Court of Appeal as well as engaging in commercial arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.”

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