Olliers’ Matthew Claughton shortlisted for Solicitor of the Year
Olliers are delighted to announce that the firm’s Managing Director Matthew Claughton has been shortlisted for Solicitor of the Year – Private Practice at The Law Society’s Excellence Awards 2015.
Matthew specialises in defending allegations of fraud, sexual offences and serious crime. He joined Olliers as a trainee in 1988 and became a partner in 1991.
Olliers is one of the most highly regarded criminal defence practices in the country. The firm’s client base is nationwide and is top tier firm with both the Legal 500 and the Chambers Directory. Matthew is recognised as a Leading Individual by Chambers and regularly singled out for mention by the Legal 500. He is the 2015 Manchester Legal Awards Partner of the Year.
The firm is based in Manchester and as a result of increased workload in London Olliers established facilities in Mayfair in early 2015.
On news of the shortlisting Matthew commented;
“I am absolutely delighted to be shortlisted for such a prestigious award, it reflects the dedication and commitment of everyone at Olliers. To win the Award for Partner of the Year at this year’s Manchester Legal Awards was a career highlight and to be recognised at a national level is fantastic for both myself and the firm.”
The Award Ceremony takes place at the Hilton Hotel London on the 22nd October 2015.