Solicitors scoop top prize at prestigious ceremony

Partners and staff at Makin Dixon Solicitors celebrate winning best niche law firm at the Yorkshire Lawyer Awards 2013
Partners and staff at Makin Dixon Solicitors celebrate winning best niche law firm at the Yorkshire Lawyer Awards 2013

A team of solicitors is celebrating after being named best niche law firm at the Yorkshire Lawyer Awards 2013.

Staff at Makin Dixon Solicitors, which has an office on Halifax Road in Todmorden, attended the ceremony in Leeds and were presented with the trophy by TV presenter Gaynor Barnes.

Among them was Katharine Marshall, head of the Todmorden office.

She said: “It was an honour to be a part of such an important event.

“We were all thrilled when the winner was announced.”

Caroline Makin, managing partner at Makin Dixon, said: “We are thrilled to have won the award.

“It is a tribute to all the hard-working staff at Makin Dixon who are prepared to go the extra mile for our clients.”

The awards are judged by a prestigious panel from the Yorkshire legal community.

The Todmorden branch of Makin Dixon opened in 2010 and is one of 10 offices in Yorkshire and Lancashire.