Legal Awards 2016


LLS is delighted to have teamed up again with the Leicester Mercury for the Legal Awards 2016.

There will be extensive press coverage in the run up to and post the event, with profiling of all shortlisted nominations and winners in each category.

The winners will be announced at the LLS Annual Dinner & Legal Awards held at the Platinum Suite on 13th May 2016.

Categories and shortlisted for 2016 are as follows;

Junior Lawyer of the Year - sponsored by University of Leicester;

·  Richard Fitzmaurice - Freeth LLP

·  Trisha Parmar - Emery Johnson Astills


Solicitor of the Year - sponsored by 36 Bedford row ;

·  Bushra Ali - Bushra Ali Solicitors

·  Zoe Lee - Cartwright King


Barrister of the Year- sponsored by Moosa Duke Solicitos

·  Sally Barnett - 2 New Street Chambers

·  Rebecca Herbert - 36 Bedford Row

·  Jayne Adams - Ropewalk Chambers


Chamber of the Year - sponsored by Finance Lab;

·  KCH Garden Square

·  36 Bedford Row


Large Law Firm of the Year - sponsored by De Montfort University;

·  Cartwright King Solicitors

·  Weightmans LLP


Small Law Firm of the Year - sponsored by Severn Trent Searches;

·  Bushra Ali Solicitors

·  Cummins Solicitors


Trainee/ Paralegal of the Year - sponsored by Bushra Ali Solicitors 

·  Sharon Percival - Emery Johnson Astills

·  Amy Roberts Morrow - Weightmans LLP


Our judging panel includes key individuals from legal, education and business backgrounds and we are delighted to have their involvement in the Awards process.

The judging panel;

David Simms (Publisher, Leicester Mercury)

David Monk (New Walk Chambers, University of Leicester) 

Sheree Peaple (Law School, De Montfort University)

District Judge Vera Stamenkovich

Steve Evans (Law School, University of Leicester)


To book a place at the upcoming Awards Dinner on the 13th May click here


For more information or if you have any quetions contact Kauser Patel, Manager, Leicesterhsire Law Society.


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