A truly inspirational story

30 July 2009

Penina Shepherd Impresses Burgess Hill Business Park Members, with her presentation on ACUMEN BUSINESS LAW- a truly inspirational story.

Penina Shepherd was invited to be guest speaker at the July Burgess Hill Business Park Association (BHBPA) meeting, and her presentation ACUMEN BUSINESS LAW – a truly inspirational story’ was very well received. Attendees of the meeting were the BHBPA members, made up of approximately 300 local companies generating an estimated £2Billion in annual turnover.

The presentation focused on the ACUMEN BUSINESS LAW story and the undertaking to become a leading law firm different to any other Law Firm one has come across to date. ACUMEN BUSINESS LAW are an innovative, creative Sussex Law Firm with offices in Hove, Burgess Hill and Haywards Heath which has a clear vision to change the way in which legal services are being purchased in the market place across Sussex and nationally and we pride ourselves on being approachable, accessible and unpretentious.

Part of our success story lies in our bold move in the legal industry to scrap the hourly rate system and operate a fixed fee system. ACUMEN also has introduced innovative schemes such as the Legal Director Scheme, ‘Pay As You Go’ Scheme and Free Legal MOT.

ACUMEN BUSINESS LAW has been rewarded for its efforts winning the Best Business of Brighton & Hove Best New Business Award. In October 08 it was voted a UK Rising Star by the Observer in partnership with Courvoisier® The Future 500 (an exclusive member’s network for rising stars across the UK celebrating passion and determination which is breeding business growth across the country). Last month the Brighton & Hove Chamber of Commerce appointed ACUMEN BUSINESS LAW as their official solicitors.

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