A DARWEN man is celebrating his law firm’s success at the Claims Innovation Awards, where it was named Legal Services Team of the Year for one to 10 partners.

Richard Lowery is associate partner at Manchester-based personal injury law firm, Express Solicitors, which beat off competition from other firms to win the award.

“It’s fantastic to be part of the team that has won this prestigious industry accolade,” he said.

“We’ve really worked hard to implement an innovative approach to our work that has resulted in much success during these challenging economic times.”