Bartons Solicitors wins major National Legal Award

Bartons Solicitors’ Marine department has been awarded the prestigious Firm of the Year (Regional) in transport by the Legal 500. The award citation states ‘Bartons is praised not only for its excellence in law, but for its impressive knowledge of the practicalities of the area’.

The shortlisted firms for this important award included some of the leading law firms outside London.

Lee Hassall, managing director said “This award is the icing on the cake for us, as we have already been recognised by the Legal 500 this past year as a ’Top Tier’ firm and our lawyers as a Leading Individual, Recommended Lawyer and ‘Next generation Lawyer’ respectively; it also comes on top our winning the highly respected Devon & Somerset Client Service award”

Bartons’ Marine team act in maritime cases for yacht and ship owners and operators, local ports and harbours, marine related businesses and the fishing industry.

The Legal 500 provides the most comprehensive worldwide coverage on recommended Law firms and lawyers worldwide. The annual awards are not open to entry, but awarded by the Legal 500 purely on merit and recognise the ‘elite legal practitioners based on the most comprehensive research into the UK legal market.’