Swinburne Maddison Awards

Dual award win at Northern Law Awards!


Swinburne Maddison LLP, Durham City’s pre-eminent law firm, and one of the leading law firms in the North East, is basking in glory following its success at the recently held Northern Law Awards.


With a growing list of accolades to its credit, Swinburne Maddison was shortlisted in eight categories in this year’s awards and walked away as the winners in two - Law Firm of the Year (6+ Partners) and Team of the Year - Litigation and Dispute Resolution. 


Designed to celebrate the wealth of legal talent and success within the region, the Northern Law Awards are strongly contested by practices across the North of England and, as winners, Swinburne Maddison clearly reflects both talent and success.


Announcing the winner of Law Firm of the Year (6+ Partners), the judges said ”Swinburne Maddison showed excellence across all criteria – a substantial increase in turnover in the past year, a clear and well-positioned strategy, excellent client feedback, staff training programme and CSR policy.”


When awarding Team of the Year – Litigation and Dispute Resolution, the judges said that, whilst all the shortlisted teams could show excellent levels of expertise, client care and business achievement in the past year, Swinburne Maddison’s team was especially praised for its “wide client base and an impressive breadth of expertise, as well as its strong home-grown team that delivers results for clients, who describe their services as first class!”


Speaking about this latest success for the practice, senior partner John Davison said: “Everyone in the practice is absolutely thrilled that we have walked away with two prestigious awards. We constantly strive to deliver the highest level of service, while at the same time provide a personal, tailored approach to all clients to ensure that we achieve what is best for them.”


“We also pride ourselves on our ability to nurture home grown legal talent, as well as attract highly experienced, qualified solicitors to Durham, often competing against larger multi-office law firms. It was equally pleasing to be recognised for the work we do supporting a raft of charities and events, both large and small, to give something back and make a positive difference to peoples’ lives in our local community. Well done to everyone involved!”

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