Fountain Solicitors recognised as Law Firm of the Year by Birmingham Law Society

On 9th March 2017, Fountain Solicitors won the award for Law Firm of the Year in Birmingham Law Society’s Legal Awards 2017.  This was in the category of sole practitioners up to four partners.  It was the first occasion that the firm had entered for an award.

Announcing the award, the Guest Speaker, John Sergeant, said that the award was given to Fountain Solicitors for its human rights work.

Ramzan Sharif, Director and Solicitor, at Fountain Solicitors said “We are delighted to receive the award which is a recognition of the hard work done across our teams to provide the highest quality legal advice to people in Walsall and surrounding areas. We hope that we will go from strength to strength and continue to build on the reputation and expertise of the firm as we go forward.”

Keerum Akhtar, Solicitor and Office Manager at Fountain Solicitors said “We allocate extensive time during the week to outreach work, assisting victims of domestic abuse and other vulnerable people. Having been with the company for almost eight years, the growth of the firm has been incredible and is exciting to be a part of.  All members of the firm really do work to their limits and their perseverance has been awarded.”

The firm has strong connections with local organisations, including schools and women’s refuges, providing pro bono work where required and opportunities for work experience and professional development.

Fountain Solicitors offers a wide range of legal services, including Immigration, Asylum and Human Rights Law, Family Law, Employment Law, National Security Law, Personal Injury, Power of Attorneys, Affidavits and Wills. Further information is available from the website http://www.fountainsolicitors.com/

The Legal Awards 2017 were open to firms and individuals, across all levels of the legal spectrum, practicing in the West Midlands, from sole practitioners to trainee solicitors, barristers to paralegals and were given in 12 categories.