The Pensions team at Squire Patton Boggs has won “Human Resources Firm (Specialism) of the Year” by The Legal 500 in its annual UK awards.
The Legal 500 UK awards recognize the best in-house and private practice teams over the past 12 months. Launched in 2013, the awards are based on industry feedback, with firms shortlisted from 70,000 interviews with clients, in-house counsel and other law firms undertaken by The Legal 500 as part of its directory rankings process.
Global head of the Squire Patton Boggs Pensions Practice Group, Clifford Sims, said: “We are delighted to be the first pensions team to win this award, which is particularly gratifying since our success is based on feedback from our clients who value the dedication, commitment and hard work of our 50-strong team and our innovative approach to their issues and challenges.”
The awards event will be held at The Royal Exchange, Bank, London EC3V 3LR on February 22, 2018.
The Squire Patton Boggs Pensions team is a market-leading practice and one of the largest specialist pensions teams in the country, with some 50 specialists across the UK offering in-depth resource and practical expertise to support clients on all their pensions needs. Advising on pensions for over 25 years and acting for more than 500 funds with a total value of over £300 billion, the practice has won numerous awards and accolades, including Pensions Law Firm of the Year at the Pensions & Investment Provider Awards, 2016.