Chambers 2018 guide further consolidates hlw Keeble Hawson as a leading law firm
24th November 2017
The Chambers UK 2018 guide has added fresh independent impetus to hlw Keeble Hawson's reputation as one of Yorkshire's leading law firms.
The respected reference praises the firm's banking & finance department as -very attentive. The team's expertise extends to refinancing, acquisition and development finance advising both lenders and borrowers. Also applauded is the corporate and commercial department, which is described as -Strong in transactions involving the financial services and manufacturing sectors, among others. Led by Roger Dyson, the 14-strong team was named Law Firm of the Year at the Sheffield City Region Dealmakers Awards 2017. Notable practitioners named include managing partner, Paul Trudgill and partner, Matt Ainsworth. The team's raft of recent deals includes advising on the management buy in of Provide Education Limited, a Barnsley-headquartered education recruitment agency. Praise for the commercial property team - headed by Richard Smith who is also named as a notable practitioner - includes its -Experience in investment property transactions as well as portfolio reorganisation. The highly respected department is also hailed for handling a range of development matters and representing a broad client base in the retail, restaurant, healthcare and manufacturing sectors. The plaudits follow hot on the heels of the latest Legal 500 guide which confirmed the firm's unrivalled expertise across commercial and private client practice areas. Said managing partner, Paul Trudgill: -We are understandably delighted to receive further reaffirmation for our breadth and depth of expertise from another esteemed guide. -Coupled with the recent Legal 500 guide, Chambers' recommendations serve as powerful feedback of our continued success as we accelerate our standing in the region.