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Connell Associates scores hatrick

Connell Associates – the Liverpool-based commercial and civil litigation law firm – has clinched two more coveted industry awards to score a hat-trick of wins.

The firm was named ‘UK Commercial Litigation & Debt Recovery Law Firm of the Year’ at the Finance Monthly Law Awards. Within days, Connell Associates also scooped the ‘Factoring Law Firm of the Year’ at the ACQ Law Awards. They come hot-on-the-heels of the law firm’s awards success at the Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards, where it was also named as the UK’s ‘Commercial Litigation and Debt Recovery Law Firm of the Year’.

The highly respected awards – run by Finance Monthly Magazine and ACQ Magazine – recognise law firms and legal professionals who have outperformed their peers through dedication to client service and work undertaken.

Michael Connell, lawyer and founder of Connell Associates, commented: “We are currently experiencing a rich vein of form when it comes to industry award wins. These highly sought-after awards are testament to the commitment and hard work of the entire team at Connell Associates. We are honoured to have been singled out in the areas that we specialise in – particularly as the awards are voted for by members of the profession and based on performance.”

He added: “At the heart of our success lies first rate legal and technical know-how, coupled with exceptional levels of service delivered to all our clients. We continue to build on our expertise and service offerings, as we strive to move forward in a competitive commercial and civil litigation market place.”

Connell Associates is a well-established law firm that handles a national and international case load from its Liverpool headquarters. As an acknowledged specialist commercial litigation practice, the firm counts numerous high-calibre names amongst its clients.

Connell Associates scoops award

UK Commercial Litigation and Debt Recovery Law Firm of the Year, Lawyer Monthly.

Connell Associates – one of the UK’s leading specialist litigation law practices – has been named as the UK’s ‘Commercial Litigation and Debt Recovery Law Firm of the Year’, at the Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards.

The prestigious awards, which are voted for by members of the legal profession, celebrate law firms that have achieved real commercial success, whilst continuing to influence the wider legal profession.

Michael Connell, of Connell Associates, said: “We are honoured to have been named as a leading UK law firm in commercial litigation and debt recovery. This is a highly sought-after award, voted for by members of our profession, and is a real testament to the commitment of the entire team”.

“We are living in an increasingly litigious society, so it is essential to properly understand the practicalities of any dispute. We work hard to strike a balance between persistently pushing against the opponent, while ensuring the claim is resolved as swiftly as possible, and in the most commercially viable manner”.

Connell Associates is a well-established law firm that handles a national and international case load form its Liverpool headquarters. As an acknowledged specialist commercial litigation practice the firm counts numerous high-calibre names amongst its clients.

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Insolvency on the rise

The number of individuals applying for insolvency jumped to the highest level in almost three years in the first three months of 2017, a further sign of the mounting finacial presure facing UK households

'The insolvency service' published figures indicating that insolvencies in England and Wales totalled 24,531 between January and March, up 6.7% on the previous quarter and 15.7% higher than the same period a year earlier. It was the highest number of individual cases since the second quarter of 2014.

The growing level of household debt clearly causes considerable concern of businesses and how they should deal with their trade debtors. Both when dealing with individuals and with companies it is more important than ever to ensure strict trading terms and pursue the recovery of outstanding debts at the earliest possible opportunity.