John McQuater, Partner and Head of Litigation, scooped the award in recognition of the exceptionally high standard of his work, his commitment to client care and his ability to encourage others to strive for excellence in the Personal Injury field.
A representative of Barker Brookes, who organise the awards said: "These awards are an opportunity to highlight and celebrate the excellence of individuals and organisations across the personal injury claims sector. "
"The objectives of the awards are to identify high standards of practice and to inspire others to emulate the achievements."
Senior Partner at the firm, Charles Godfrey said: "Many congratulations to John.
"The award recognises John's knowledge and skills as well as his ability to mentor and coach other professionals in their goal of achieving excellence."
"It is a huge achievement and one that makes me even more proud to have John as a member of the firm."
Having practiced law for more than 30 years, John now heads a rapidly expanding department of more than 30 fee earners and numerous support staff, handling substantial and often complex personal injury and clinical negligence claims.
John is recognised as a leader in his field and is a widely published author. He shares his expertise by providing extensive training to other personal injury lawyers and leading professionals throughout the UK.
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