A trio of awards for Birmingham law firm Shoosmiths has reinforced its reputation as one of the legal sector’s top graduate employers.

Shoosmiths won Legal Week's Law Student Report Best Graduate Employer 2014. 

The firm was also named Top Law Firm (small intake) by TheJobCrowd in The Top Companies to Work for in 2013/14, graduate employer rankings, based on thousands of reviews written on TheJobCrowd.com by employees in their first three years of work.

Shoosmiths also won Best Trainer - National/Large Regional Firm at the 2014 LawCareers.Net Training and Recruitment Awards.

These awards recognise the best recruiters and trainers among law firms and are the result of an extensive yearly survey of trainee and newly qualified solicitors.

Samantha Hope, Shoosmiths' graduate recruitment manager, said: "Every year, we work tirelessly to ensure we attract the best graduates from universities across the UK.

"We recognise that people spend a large proportion of their lives at work, so staff satisfaction, as a whole, ranks highly on our list of priorities."

She added: "We are grateful to have been recognised and awarded by these institutions, and it is a pat on the back from our new recruits who, we are pleased to hear, feel well trained and mentored and that they are receiving the support needed to fulfil their ambitions."

The latest awards follow success in 2013, when Shoosmiths collected awards which included Best Trainer - National/Large Regional Firm 2013 by LawCareers.net and Top Law Firm 2013 by TheJobCrowd.com.

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