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The final deadline for all entries is 5pm on Wednesday 13 February 2019.

  • Young Solicitor of the Year
    Open to any solicitors under the age of 35 who can demonstrate leadership & a commitment to tackling industry-wide issues.
  • Trainee of the Year
    Are you already on the path to technical legal excellence and exhibiting entrepreneurial tendencies & wholehearted dedication to clients? If so, then this award could be yours.
  • Conveyancing Team of the Year
    Judges here will be looking for innovation; high levels of client service and teamwork and relationship building.
  • Best Small Firm (1 – 50 Employees)
    A winning firm here will be demonstrating their strategic vision; impressive growth; exceptional client service with a strong future in store.
  • Best Medium-Sized Firm (50 – 100 Employees)
    Awarded to firms who can satisfy the judges that they are delivering across a range of criteria including recruitment; diversity; pioneering approaches and CSR efforts to benefit the wider community.
  • Best Large Firm (100 Plus Employees)
    You may have a large amount of resource and backing at your disposal but it’s how you use those that counts – demonstrate where you have exceeded expectations and delivered above and beyond.
  • Innovation and Best Use of Technology
    The trick is not identifying new technology but integrating the new deployments into your practice in such a way as to deliver defined benefits.
  • Best Client Care Programme
    Have you expended a lot of thought, effort and time in addressing your client care? This award will be won by a firm that shows consistency of approach, alongside flexibility and delighted clients.
  • Best Diversity and Equality Programme
    Are you proud of your track record of recruiting, retaining and promoting diverse talent? If so, then celebrate your successes by entering this category.
  • Legal Education Provider of the Year
    As a legal education provider show how you are adapting & responding to the needs of students and legal businesses in order to offer the very best educational programmes possible.
  • Best Professional Education and Training Programme
    This is the category for a specific programme that has delivered above and beyond expectations.
  • Best Pro Bono Programme
    Demonstrate the benefits your Pro Bono work has had for your client / group of individuals / society at large to win this award.
  • Best Niche Practice
    Have you trodden the specialist path to deliver great services for your clients in a discrete market? If so, this award is for you.
  • Best Private Client Practice
    Have you made strides in reinventing your private client practice for the digital age; innovated to help a specific client segment; exhibited exceptional levels of client service or battled on particularly noteworthy complex cases ? All of the above would qualify you to enter this award.
  • Best Family Law Practice
    Impact on common law; furthering access to justice; demonstrating exemplary teamwork and collaboration with external partners are all criteria that may be assessed in relation to adjudicating the winner for this category.
  • Best Property Law Practice
    If you have acted in a high profile property development or a number of developments that have benefitted local communities then enter this category.
  • Best Litigation Practice
    If you are an innovative litigator and also a skilled practitioner of ADR, arbitration and other methods then demonstrate these proficiencies here.
  • Best Employment Law Practice
    Judges here are looking for examples of technical brilliance in your employment law practice and high levels of client service and innovation alongside exceptional teamwork.
  • Best Commercial Law Practice
    As a commercial law practice you should be able to demonstrate how your firm flourishes in the legislation of commerce, merchandising, trade and sales.
  • Law Firm of the Year
    Awarded to the firm that can demonstrate excellence across a wide field of criteria including strategic vision; leadership; pioneering efforts; CSR; diversity and equality and exceptional client services.
  • Solicitor of the Year
    This outstanding achievement award will go to the individual solicitor who commands the respect of their peers and who can demonstrate consistently exemplary performance.

 

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