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Winners for September Claridge’s lunch revealed

The latest winners of LMS’ Chef’s Table lunch competition at top London eatery Claridge’s – run in conjunction with Mortgage Strategy – have been decided.

The lucky four brokers are:

* Douglas Bennett, AWA Mortgages, Redhill, Surrey
* Chris Brass, Lewisburn Properties, Hexham, Northumberland
* Mark Jackson, MD Jackson Financial Services, Newport, South Wales
* Tony Horn, The Oxford Advisory Partnership, Kidlington, Oxfordshire

On September 30 the privileged guests will sip champagne at the Michelin-starred restaurant and dine with Steve Nuttall, head of sales at LMS and Mortgage Strategy’s editor Robyn Hall.

If any broker can’t attend please contact LMS.


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