Freeths scoops triple accolade at prestigious awards

National law firm Freeths has been named Law Firm of the Year and Corporate M&A and Private Equity Director Mohammed Abbas won Emerging Dealmaker of the Year at Insider’s Midlands Dealmakers Awards 2023.

The firm was commended by judges after completing 40 Midlands-based deals during the year. ‘Popular choice’ Mohammed Abbas was also recognised for his involvement in the Midlands dealmaking community.

The team was also mentioned for its involvement on the investment by LDC into Star Live, which won Mid-Market Deal of the Year at the Awards. Freeths acted for LDC on the transaction.

Commenting on the results, Partner Lee Clifford said: “I am hugely proud of our team in being recognized as Law firm of the Year.  The team works tirelessly to secure successful outcomes for all clients, and this year has been no exception. It was icing on the cake to have Mohammed Abbas secure the accolade of Emerging Dealmaker of the Year. Mo continues to demonstrate what our team is all about. He has incredible enthusiasm and goes the extra mile for our clients.”