Hay & Kilner underlined its standing as one of the region’s leading law firms by winning two categories at the recent Northern Law Awards.

The firm beat tough competition from a wealth of legal talent to take home Private Client Team of the Year and, for the third year running, Crime & Regulatory Team of the Year.

The accolades are recognition of the firm’s commitment to providing a first class service to its clients, underpinned by the firm’s core values.

The Private Client Team at Hay & Kilner was commended by the judges for their impressive client base, broad range of expertise and commitment to staff training & development. The leading team has seen significant growth over the last 12 months and now has a team of 9 specialist solicitors, providing advice to an extensive private client base, including entrepreneurs and owner managers. The team comes highly recommended in independently researched guides to the legal profession, The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, where they are commended for their ‘strong reputation and providing good, solid advice’.

Alison Hall, Partner & Head of Private Client at Hay & Kilner commented:

“We are very proud to be named Private Client Team of the Year. This award isn’t just reflective of the high level of service we provide to our clients it is also recognition of the passion and dedication of our team. I am very proud to work alongside some of the best Private Client lawyers in the region.”

Hay & Kilner’s second award, Crime & Regulatory Team of the Year, was gratefully received by Partner Mark Harrison for the third year running. The judges praised the team members for their legal expertise and unparalleled dedicated round-the-clock service to clients. The team regularly receive positive feedback from clients who praise them for their professionalism, flexibility, and speed of response. The leading team is positioned as a top-tier firm by The Legal 500.

Mark Harrison, Partner & Head of Crime & Regulatory at Hay & Kilner commented:

“It is an honour to be recognised as Crime & Regulatory Team of the Year and we are immensely proud to win this award for the third time. We are extremely passionate about the work we do and are committed to providing a first class service to our clients.”

Jonathan Waters, Managing Partner at Hay & Kilner commented:

“We are delighted to have won these awards which are both outstanding achievements for our leading Private Client and Crime & Regulatory departments. The awards are a testament to our high standards of training and development.

“We are very proud to be part of the Northern Law Awards and to celebrate the great wealth of legal talent and success in the North East. Many congratulations to all the finalists and winners.”

Established over 70 years ago, Hay & Kilner is one of the region’s leading law firms, offering a full range of legal services to businesses and individuals.

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