The specialist Will Disputes team at national law firm Irwin Mitchell has revealed its delight after being named among the winners at the 2015 Yorkshire Legal Awards held in Leeds last night (22 October ).
The team, led by Paula Myers, scooped the Dispute Resolution (Contentious Wills, Trust and Probate) prize at the glittering event at the city’s New Dock Hall, which was hosted by BBC business presenter Steph McGovern.
Irwin Mitchell was shortlisted for five awards in total at the event, which is held to honour excellence across the region’s legal profession.
The firm’s will dispute experts, who were also ranked in Tier 1 of the independent Legal 500 directory this year, act for clients from all walks of life in a wide range of complex trust litigation and disputes involving high net worth estates.
Paula Myers, partner and head of our Contentious Trust and Probate team, said: “We are absolutely delighted to have been recognised at the Yorkshire Legal Awards.
“As a firm established in Yorkshire, we are very proud of our roots in the region and continually work to develop the range of services we offer in the region.
“The team continues to develop its handling of complex cases and our focus always remains on providing the absolute best outcome for all of our clients. While now is a time for celebration, we are already thinking about how we can now push on to the next level and embrace progress further.”