- Napthens’ residential property team won the coveted ‘Regional Conveyancing Firm of the Year’ for the north-west at the LFS award 2017 for the second time. Please click here to read the judges comments.
- Recently awarded winner of the ‘Corporate commitment to Blackburn with Darwen’ award at the 2017 HIVE awards.
- In 2014 Napthens’ residential property team won the ‘Regional Conveyancing Firm of the Year’ for the north-west at the LFS annual national conference and awards.
- In 2013, Napthens was crowned ‘Law Firm of the Year’ at Lancashire Business View’s Red Rose Awards
- In 2013, Napthens won the title of ‘Best Supplier’ at the Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) Awards
- Napthens has previously been awarded ‘Corporate Law Firm of the Year’ two years in a row at the prestigious North West Insider Lancashire Dealmaker Awards with Head of Corporate, Keith Melling, named ‘Dealmaker of the Year’ – the first time the title has been awarded to a lawyer
Comments from the ‘Legal 500 – Clients Guide to Legal Services 2016’ include:
- Corporate team – The ‘very responsive department’ is ranked as a Tier 1 firm for corporate and commercial.
- Litigation team – Napthens ‘top quality team’ is ranked as a Tier 1 firm for commercial litigation.
- Licensing team – Napthens ‘very proactive and professional team‘ is recommended by the Legal 500 for licensing services in the north-west.
- Rural team – ‘One of the strongest agricultural teams in the region’ Napthens’ Rural team is ranked Tier 1 in the north-west.
- Employment & HR team – Napthens ‘proactive’ team is recommended for employment law in the north-west by Legal 500.
Comments from the ‘Chambers and Partners’ legal directory include:
- The rural team:
“Extremely pragmatic and down-to-earth, offering commercial advice to clients.”
“They are approachable, knowledgeable and courteous at all times.”
Andrew Holden was praised for clients admiring his ability to “know everything instantly.”
- Corporate: Keith Melling impresses interviewees, one of whom notes: “He proved to be a match for larger firms with much larger resources.”
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