In brief: Straight talking firms win Clarity award

Ireland Abrahams, TG Baynes & Sons, Minshall Pugh & Co, Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council, Lovell White Durrant and Bircham & Co have all been honoured in the first presentation of the Clarity awards. The awards, sponsored by City firm DJ Freeman, reward clarity in legal language. Winning entries included terms of engagement, information on buying and selling homes, wills and housing tenancy agreements.