PM Legal Services partner Cassandra Zanelli has been hailed as ‘Highly Commended’ for Practice Manager of the Year category at a national industry awards ceremony.

Cassandra won the award at the Enfranchisement and Right to Manage Awards for her excellent strategic development, management of client relations, the development of the practice team and the day to day running of the firm.

Based in Doncaster, PM Legal is a property management legal firm led by Cassandra and Head of Operations and Senior associate, Liz Rowen.

It provides specialist property management legal advice and expertise to residential property owners across the country.

Cassandra, who has previously been Highly Commended for Regional Professional of the Year and has been named as one of the 50 most influential women in the property sector by News on the Block magazine, said: “We’re pleased to be recognised as Highly Commended.

“The award really is a testament to the team’s hard work, dedication and our commitment to providing excellent, specialist property management legal services for our clients.

“To be recognised at such a prestigious industry event is a fantastic achievement and really helps showcase our expertise and our commitment to providing a stand-out service.”

The judging panel praised Cassandra for her industry expertise and said: “Cassandra is clearly a great ambassador for education and best practice in the sector.

“The team appears to have grown significantly and has increased turnover, with Cassandra clearly a driving force on the marketing front, the setting up, and the running of the business.

“An impressive submission, which was well supported by impressive testimonials.”

The winners were announced on June 6 at the Landmark Hotel in London.