Leading Scottish and top 50 UK law firm Brodies has been named Scottish Legal Firm of the Year at the Legal 500 UK Awards.

Stephen Goldie, Head of Litigation, and Johane Murray, head of Real Estate, collected the award on behalf of the firm at the ceremony in London last night (Thursday 27 February).

The Legal 500 awards recognise the work of private practice firms, teams, individuals and in-house counsel, focusing on the quality of legal services, sustained growth and business successes over the last 12 months. The judges based their decision on research carried out for the Legal 500 directory, which involves gathering feedback from over 70,000 clients and figures in the legal sector.

Brodies achieved 33 top tier rankings across its practice areas in Legal 500 UK's 2020 directory.

Commenting on the award, Nick Scott, Managing Partner of Brodies, said "Receiving this recognition from The Legal 500 Awards is testament to our commitment to our clients. This past year the firm has continued to add strength to our services through investment in our people and our legal expertise, enabling us to provide clients with advice and solutions that are new and innovative in their thinking and approach.I thank everyone at Brodies for their hard work, and our clients, who continue to trust us with challenging and interesting mandates".