A MORPETH solicitor has been recognised in the industry as one of the leading lawyers in his field.
David Bawn, who works in Private Client Law, has been highly commended in independent law firm directory Chambers and Partners and was praised for his approachability.
Mr Bawn said: “I am honoured to receive recognition from such an important professional directory. It is a testament to the hard work of the team around me.”
The solicitor works at Northumberland firm Gibson and Co, which is the country’s oldest practice still in family hands. It was first established in Hexham in the early 18th century.
Senior Partner Anthony Gibson said: “We are proud of this achievement for the firm.
“It is a pleasing recognition of the excellent reputation of our Private Client team, built up over the years, showing that we are one of the leaders in the market for the provision of advice to a wide range of private clients.”