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ICM signs up new Corporate Legal Partner

Press Release – 17 January 2014

The ICM has announced a new Corporate Legal Partner, Freeth Cartwright LLP, which is one of the UK’s leading regional law practices. Freeth Cartwright will offer a range of legal services to members, including provision of a free legal helpline accessible through the ICM’s website and by phone for any legal issues that arise in the course of their business. The helpline will respond within 24 hours of a query and will provide 30 minutes free telephone advice.

Freeth Cartwright offer services to both commercial and private clients across the entire legal spectrum and the ICM partnership extends beyond providing a legal helpline, to writing the ‘Legal Matters’ column in the ICM magazine and hosting the annual ICM Law Conference featuring key speakers on topical legal issues and panel discussions.

“Freeth Cartwright’s experience of working with companies ranging from those that have large book debts to one-off claims makes them the ideal sponsor for the legal helpline and the Law Conference,” says Philip King, Chief Executive of the ICM.

Emma Emery, Senior Associate Freeth Cartwright Group, said: “We are delighted to be the ICM’s Corporate Legal Partner after working closely with them over the last two years and are looking forward to a closer working relationship with its members.

Freeth Cartwright is committed to working in close partnership with all its clients, providing positive, practical solutions and clear, comprehensive advice.  Whatever your claim, you can rely on a complete solution, tailored to your requirements with flexible funding options.

Legal updates and analysis, FAQ’s and case studies will appear each month in ‘Credit Management’, the ICM’s flagship magazine.



The Institute of Credit Management (ICM) is Europe’s largest credit management organisation, and the second largest globally. The trusted leader in expertise for all credit matters, it represents the profession across trade, consumer and export credit, and all credit-related services. Formed over 70 years ago, it is the only such organisation accredited by Ofqual and it offers a comprehensive range of services and bespoke solutions for the credit professional as well as services and advice for the wider business community, including the acclaimed ICM/BIS Managing Cashflow Guides (