Paris Smith LLP has been awarded the Southampton Business Award 2018 by the Hampshire Chamber of Commerce in the category of ‘ Established/Long Standing Business’.

The firm, celebrating its 200th year , has been recognised for its significant contribution to the business community, the economy and the wider community , in the City of Southampton during the past 12 months.

Paris Smith’s Managing Partner, Peter Taylor, was presented with the award at the Southampton Annual Mayor Making Ceremony recently at the O2 Guildhall.

Peter said of the accolade: “We are honoured to have received such recognition by fellow business leaders in the city where it all began for the firm. To have our contributions to the city, its economy and the wider community marked is both a great privilege and very humbling especially in our 200th anniversary year.”

Sandeep Sesodia, Chair of the Southampton Business Board at Hampshire Chamber of Commerce said: “This is a truly well-deserved award in recognition of Paris Smith’s delivery of outstanding professional and legal services and its contribution to, and participation with, the whole Southampton community throughout its long and proud history. It has set a marvellous legacy for all to aspire to. Congratulations and well done.”