Slee Blackwell lawyer Carly Sylvester was a winner at the prestigious National Personal Injury Awards.
Carly was named as Young Achiever of the Year at the gala dinner in Manchester, hosted by comedian and top quizer, Paul Sinha.
The annual awards are judged by some of the leading figures in the Personal Injury sector, which this year included the Chief Executive of the Association of Personal Injury Lawyers.
Making the announcement the judges commented that Carly clearly showed she is passionate about the law with a thirst for knowledge. She does not shy away from the hard work needed to be successful in her field and has a strong commercial awareness, achieving impressive financial outcomes for her clients in a number of notable cases. In the judges own words they could not wait to see what she would achieve next!
Carly, who joined Slee Blackwell five years ago and qualified in March 2023, has developed a niche area dealing with “cosmetic claims”. She is also gaining a reputation for obtaining excellent results in abuse cases, especially through the government’s criminal injuries CICA scheme.
Her nomination for the award was supported by the numerous 5 star reviews she has received, along with testimonials from her clients, such as those below:
‘Carly has been with me every step of the way, supported me and was patient. It was a difficult process personally, but she was always available and kept me up to date. I am very grateful for the work of Carly and Slee Blackwell in helping those who have been through abuse and trauma with the process of dealing with the past…through you I have actually had a voice and been heard.’
‘What a wonderful young woman – Carly – She is amazing. Very good communication via email or phone. My case was solved within a few months.’
‘I have nothing but praise for Carly. Carly helped guide us through a very difficult experience with care grace and professionalism. She made everything as easy as she could for us and answered any emails or call’s straight away even though I wasn’t her only case. She made me feel is was definitely there to help.’