We celebrate hard work and recognise the achievements of those who work for us. Nothing makes us prouder than when those achievements are recognised by others.

    Legal directories

    Chambers UK, Chambers HNW and The Legal 500 are independent legal guides, recommending and ranking law firms and lawyers based on in-depth market research, external feedback and interviews with lawyers, solicitors and barristers.

    Several of our lawyers and departments consistently appear in these guides. Read more about our recommendations and rankings in each below:


    Law Society Excellence Awards

    Law Society Awards celebrate the outstanding work of the legal profession. They cover 20 categories from individual, team and firm awards across practice areas and specialisms.

    We were shortlisted for the Medium Law Firm of the Year 2019. Read more >>

    Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx)

    The CILEX National Awards celebrate the exceptional talent, innovation and achievement of CILEX members, supporters and stakeholders.

    Read more about our recognition below:



    The Devon and Somerset Legal Awards celebrate and raise the profile of the solicitors’ profession, giving firms and individuals the significant public recognition they deserve.

    In 2020, we were highly commended in Corporate Social Responsibility and winners of the Client Experience category. Read more >>

    Porter Dodson Partner, Julia Perrins, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for services to legal practice at the 2023 Devon and Somerset Law Society (DASLS) Awards. We were shortlisted in three further categories. Read more >>

    Investors in People

    Over the last 29 years, IiP have accredited more than 50,000 organisations and their people accreditation is recognised in 66 countries around the world, making it the global benchmark when it comes to people management. We have maintained our gold award accreditation since 2016. Read more >>

    Law Society's Conveyancing Quality Scheme

    Our Residential Property Team is accredited by the Law Society’s Conveyancing Quality Scheme (CQS), a recognised quality standard for residential conveyancing practices.