Double award success for law firm
A Midlands law firm is celebrating double success after scooping two high profile awards on the same night.
FBC Manby Bowdler won the Customer Champion award in the Shropshire Star Excellence in Business awards while Associate Andrew Verlander was being awarded the Chartered Legal Executive of the Year title in the annual Birmingham Law Society awards.
Andrew heads up the firm’s Residential Landlords team and advises on private landlord and tenant matters and commercial landlord and tenant litigation; he has a particular specialism in mortgage repossession cases and dealing with both private and commercial mortgages.
The Customer Champion Award recognised the firm’s commitment to and achievement of outstanding customer service at all levels.
Senior Partner Niall Blackie said: “We were delighted to have won two such prestigious awards on the same evening.
“We are incredibly proud of the work that our whole team has put in to ensure that we can deliver a stellar service to our clients.
“This is at the heart of everything we do so to win the Customer Champion award amid such tough competition was testament to the hard work and dedication of all our staff.
“For Andrew to be recognised as a leader in his complex and commercially important legal field of work, was a huge honour for him and for us as a firm.”
The firm has five regional offices in Wolverhampton, Willenhall, Shrewbury, Telford and Bridgnorth, and employs more than 160 people.