Trowers & Hamlins secures Law Society award for Middle East offices
International law firm Trowers & Hamlins LLP has been awarded the Law Society of England & Wales’ Lexcel legal quality mark across all of its international offices in Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Cairo, Dubai and Oman.
After successfully completing a rigorous application and assessment process, Trowers & Hamlins is the first law firm to gain the award in the Middle East.
Jonathan Adlington, Senior Partner, Trowers and Hamlins said: “We are proud to be the first firm to gain the Lexcel accreditation in the Middle East. It shows our clients and staff that we are managing the practice efficiently and have their best interests at heart. Being Lexcel accredited demonstrates our committment to client care and best practice.”
To gain and retain Lexcel accreditation, practice must undergo a rigorous initial then annual application and assessment process. This includes conducting suitability checks and an on-site visit from an experienced, trained Lexcel assessor.
Trowers & Hamlins is now one of more than 1100 other legal practices with Lexcel accreditation, including practices in Scotland, Poland and the Republic of Ireland.
Notes to editors
Biography of Jonathan Adlington: http://www.trowers.com/people/jonathan-adlington/
Biography of Martin Amison, Head of International: http://www.trowers.com/people/martin-amison/
Trowers & Hamlins is a City, National and international law firm with 129 partners and almost 700 staff. The firm has four offices across the UK and five offices in the Middle East (Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Dubai, Cairo and Oman). Trowers & Hamlins is consistently ranked the number one firm in the UK for advice on social and affordable housing and has been at the forefront of the industry for over 30 years. Trowers & Hamlins is ranked the number one law firm in Bahrain for real estate and development matters.
Lexcel is the Law Society's international practice management standard. It is a scheme for any type of practice to certify that certain standards have been met following independent assessment. The Lexcel practice management standard is only awarded to solicitors who meet the highest management and customer care standards. Lexcel accredited practices undergo rigorous independent assessment every year to ensure they meet required standards of excellence in areas such as client care, case management and risk management.
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