It has been a fantastic couple of weeks for Team Howell Jones. Following our ranking in The Legal 500 (Legalease), we are absolutely delighted and proud to share that we were finalists in 8 of the 10 categories at the Surrey Law Society Legal Awards 2023 and we were awarded Private Client Team of the Year, Team of the Year for our newly formed specialist Elderly and Vulnerable Client Team, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Champions, Support Team Member of the Year and Highly Commended Lawyer of the Year.
Private Client Team of the Year: This award recognises everything that our vibrant, forward-looking and growing team strive to achieve – excellent legal knowledge and the very best client care.
Our newly formed specialist Elderly and Vulnerable Client Team won Team of the Year. The team are incredibly dedicated to the most vulnerable people in our community.
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Champions: Our people come from all walks of life. Opportunities within our business are accessible to everyone and our differences are celebrated creating a safe space and welcoming culture.
Support Team Member of the Year was awarded to our wonderful Diane Algar – all round excellent colleague, trainer, mentor and archivist extraordinaire.
Finally, Jon Creswick TEP, Senior Solicitor in our Private Client Team, was Highly Commended Lawyer of the Year – patient and knowledgeable, Jon is always there to support his clients and colleagues.
Simon Carter, Managing Partner, commented: “We are thrilled to have been shortlisted for these awards and to have been recognised as industry champions in the work that they do and the way we support the people who make our firm what it is. We take every opportunity to stand out, as we rethink and reshape the way we work to the benefit of our clients, the firm, ourselves and the profession.”
“We are delighted to be recognised as legal advice leaders in our region and these awards acknowledge the exceptional client service and legal advice provided by our teams. We are very proud of our firm and of everything we have achieved. It all comes from our team of wonderful people and their enthusiasm and commitment to continuously improve the service that we deliver to our clients.”