A Mayo legal firm has won the National Law Award for Probation Law and Practice at a gala ceremony in the Clayton Hotel, Dublin.

Swinford-based firm P. O’Connor & Son has been acting in the administration of estates since 1900 and was presented the award in recognition of the outstanding quality of probate service they provide.

Solicitors Samantha Geraghty (partner) and Gina Mullen (associate) accepted the award on behalf of P. O’Connor & Son.

In addition to being selected as winner in the Irish Probate Law Firm of the Year category, P. O’Connor & Son was shortlisted as finalists in the following categories:

Corporate Commercial Law Firm of the Year, Connacht Property Firm of the Year, Excellence & Innovation in Client Service, and Sports Law Firm of the Year.

Now in their ninth year, the National Law Awards aim to identify, honour and publicise outstanding achievements, while also recognising those who have dedicated their lives to serving in the legal professions.

The accolades are designed to recognise excellence in Ireland’s legal profession, commending the achievements of lawyers.