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Expertise recognised in Yorkshire Legal Awards

We are delighted to announce that John McQuater, a partner and head of  our litigation department, has been nominated for a prestigious legal award, for the 3rd year running.

The Yorkshire Legal Awards, now in their 21st year, recognise and celebrate the achievements of legal professionals throughout the Yorkshire region.

John, nominated in the Partner of the Year category, has practiced law for over 35 years. He is a highly regarded solicitor and an accredited specialist in clinical negligence, fatal injuries and serious brain injury cases.

He is well known throughout the legal sector for his willingness to take on the more challenging cases and welcomes the opportunity to apply his extensive knowledge of the law and his skills as a solicitor-advocate, settling claims in excess of £1m.

The exceptional standard of John’s work is recognised by the Legal 500, where he has received recommendations since 2013. He has also been ranked in the Chambers UK directory since 2012, for both clinical negligence and personal injury.

Under John ‘s direction, the firm’s clinical negligence and personal injury work has been recognised by The Times in their Top 200 Law Firm guide for the past 3 years.

John is an accomplished author and provides extensive training for other personal injury lawyers throughout the UK.

Switalskis, our sister company has been nominated in four categories: Managing Partner, Rising Star, Large Law Firm and Litigation and Dispute Resolution.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 7 October at the New Dock Hall in Leeds.

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