Yorkshire law firm hlw Keeble Hawson has become the first legal practice in Yorkshire and the North East to be accepted as a member of a prestigious international network of high quality independent law firms and professional advisers following a rigorous vetting process.
The practice is one of just four in the UK to join the Consulegis network which only accepts independent businesses with excellent reputations and qualifications.
With a membership extending across more than 45 countries and 150 cities, the network connects businesses and individuals who are seeking advice, guidance and opportunities across international and cultural boundaries.
hlw Keeble Hawson managing partner Paul Trudgill, who has led the application and attends best practice conferences in the UK and overseas, said:
“Increasing globalisation is bringing a wealth of opportunities in international markets – both for us as a practice and for our clients who recognise that such opportunities require them to consider and respond to any legal implications which may arise.
“Membership of Consulegis gives us access to like-minded experts who represent all business and areas of major international economic significance and who we can call on to provide our clients with the best possible advice.
“In the same way hlw Keeble Hawson can assist the clients of our fellow member firms with their legal requirements in the UK.”