At a recent dinner held at the Guildhall in London to celebrate the 2017 Legal 500 Awards, Spearing Waite partner & Head of Intellectual Property & Media, John Buckby, collected a coveted award from Legal 500 Editor, Alexander Boyes.

John and his team scooped The Legal 500 UK Firm of the Year Award 2017 (Regional) under the Technology, Media & Telecoms (TMT) Category.  The Award recognises the quality of Spearing Waite’s work in relation to trade marks, copyright, media, design rights, domain names, and patents.

The Legal 500 is the respected independent guide and ranking directory of the legal profession. 

The awards are unique in the legal industry, and just one standout firm is picked for each area of law from each region in the UK.

On winning the award John said “We are delighted for our work to be recognised at a national level. The Legal 500 award puts the East Midlands firmly on the map for specialist intellectual property advice.  From our office in Leicester we help businesses from around the UK to manage and protect IP rights effectively.  This award shows that our clients are extremely happy with the service we provide, as proven by the independent feedback provided to The Legal 500 team.”

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