Legal Awards 2017
Liverpool Law Society's 2017 Legal Awards ceremony will be taking place on Friday, 12th May 2017. Entry into the Awards is through an online nomination form which is now closed. The deadline for receipt of nominations was Friday 17th February 2017, the shortlist will be announced at the end of March.
The awards will be judged by an independent judging panel with panel members drawn from the worlds of business, academia and the judiciary and chaired by District Judge Helen Broughton, a non-practising, non-voting past president of Liverpool Law Society. The 2017 panel of judges are: HHJ De Haas QC, Designated Family Judge for Merseyside and Cheshire, Carol Draycott, Chester Centre Director and Associate Professor at the University of Law and Mark Basnett, Executive Director at the Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership.
Please note that nominees may be asked to attend an interview with the judging panel at Liverpool Law Society. Interviews will take place between Monday 20th March and Wednesday 22nd March 2017 between the hours of 4.15pm and 6.30pm.
• recognise and celebrate the achievements of our member law firms, legal departments and individuals
• bring together the region’s legal community
• culminate in a fabulous presentation evening
• include one new category for ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Law’
• see the return of ‘Criminal Law Award’
The 2017 Award Categories are:
Commercial Law Award - Sponsored by Insider
Criminal Law Award
Dispute Resolution & Litigation Award - Sponsored by Midshire
Employment Law Award
Family Law Award
Junior Lawyer Award - Sponsored by LJMU
Large Law Firm Award
Medium Law Firm Award
Niche Law Firm Award
Outstanding Contribution to the Law Award - Sponsored by The Law Society
Private Client Award - Sponsored by Quilter Cheviot
Property Law Award - Sponsored by Conveyancing Data Services
Small Law Firm Award
Work in the Community Award - Sponsored by B W Macfarlane
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