Law firms toast awards success

EVERSHEDS, JMW Solicitors and George Davies' managing partner Mark Hovell were among the winners at the Manchester Legal Awards.

The awards, attended by around 500 people at the Midland Hotel on Thursday night , also saw Brabners Chaffe Street's Maurice Watkins honoured with an Outstanding Achievement Award.

Mr Watkins, a leading sports lawyer, was until last year a director of Manchester United.

Eversheds, which won five awards in total, was crowned large firm of the year for a second year running. It a... For the full story register now for free or login below...