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LAW firm Slaughter & May has won the Legal Sector Alliance Award for Excellence in Environmental Responsibility at the Law Society Excellence Awards, said to be the most prestigious in the legal calendar. The judges were impressed that the firm is on course to reach its energy reduction target of 40 per cent by 2020, seven years ahead of schedule. As well as directly improving the firm’s environmental performance, this achievement has helped to champion change in the legal industry.