Leading NW law firm retains Ulster award

The happy group from VP McMullin solicitors pictured with broadcaster Miriam O'Callaghan, centre, and their award as Ulster Law Firm of the Year at the Irish Law Awards in Dublin at the weekend. From left are James Sweeney, Managing Partner, Brian McMullin, Partner, Bernie Smith, Partner, and Denis O'Mahony, Solicitor.

The happy group from VP McMullin solicitors pictured with broadcaster Miriam O'Callaghan, centre, and their award as Ulster Law Firm of the Year at the Irish Law Awards in Dublin at the weekend. From left are James Sweeney, Managing Partner, Brian McMullin, Partner, Bernie Smith, Partner, and Denis O'Mahony, Solicitor.

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The well-known law firm VP McMullin Solicitors had cause for celebration once again last weekend when they lifted the Ulster Law Firm of the Year for the second year running at the Danske Bank Irish Law Awards 2013 in Dublin.

Managing Partner James Sweeney accepted the award at a ceremony in the Four Seasons Hotel hosted by leading current affairs broadcaster, Miriam O’Callaghan.

McMullin formerly had an office in the Waterside area of Derry and they continue to have clients in the city and Inishowen. They have offices in Letterkenny, Ballybofey, Ballyshannon and Dublin.

Over 300 legal firms, individuals, law schools, and legal departments were nominated for the Awards. An adjudication panel of 25 leading national and international legal experts was headed by Dr. Eamonn Hall, principal of EG Hall & Co., a former chairman of the Law Reporting Council for Ireland and currently a board member of the Irish Centre for European Law and member of the Governing Council of the Faculty of Notaries Public in Ireland. The judging panel considered the quality of legal services offered, the depth of expertise within the firm, value for money, effective communications with clients and the wider community, quality systems in the management of the provision of legal services and the use of technology.

There were six winners nationally in the Law Firm categories.

Founded in 1921 by Vincent McMullin, VP McMullin Solicitors is now one of the largest Law firms in west and northwest lf Ireland. Speaking of the firm’s success

Mr. Sweeney commented; “We are again delighted to be honoured with this very prestigious award. We have worked tirelessly over many years to maintain a high quality service and the award recognises the hard work and dedication of all of the solicitors and support staff at McMullin’s.”