Legal Excellence Recognised at Liverpool Awards

Mon, May 20th, 2019

Winners revealed at glittering black-tie awards ceremony

On Friday 17th May 2019, the cream of the legal profession across the Liverpool City Region came together for Liverpool Law Society’s Legal Awards which showcase the legal work undertaken by firms and individuals in the area.

300 members of the legal profession, sponsors and guests attended a glittering black-tie dinner at the Rum Warehouse in Liverpool and the evening was compered by BBC North West Tonight’s presenter Roger Johnson. The President of the Society, Chris Topping, congratulated all those who had taken part, saying ““It is always great to celebrate the excellent work of the members of Liverpool Law Society and to hear of the impact which lawyers in our region make locally, nationally and across the world. The Awards Evening once again showcased the talent and gave us an opportunity to recognise those doing amazing work in firms both large and small.”

And the winners are:

Large Law Firm Award - Weightmans
Medium Law Firm Award - MSB
Small Law Firm Award – Bennett Williams Solicitors
Work in the Community Award – Morecrofts Solicitors
Rising Star Award – Tina Millan, O’Connors Legal Services
Niche Law Firm Award – Peter Edwards Law
Commercial/Corporate Law Award - Hill Dickinson
Property Law Award - Hill Dickinson
Private Client Award - Brabners
Dispute Resolution & Litigation Award – DWF (Commercial Litigation team, Liverpool)
Criminal Law Award - Bell, Lamb & Joynson Solicitors
Family Law Award - Morecrofts Solicitors
Employment Law Award - Brabners

In addition, there was also a special Lifetime Achievement Award that was presented to the recently-retired partner from Weightmans, Charlie Jones. Charlie had been a director of Liverpool Law Society for many years and president in 2008-9. He was also a Council Member for Merseyside & District on The Law Society’s council for nearly 10 years, representing his constituents at national level.

The congratulations of the Society go to the winners and our thanks go to the sponsors of the evening BWM Chartered Accountants, Future Climate Information, Index PI, Midshire, PIB Insurance Brokers, University of Law and our media partner the Liverpool City Region Business Post.

More photographs of the evening are available to view here.

[Photo – all winners and the President of Liverpool Law Society Chris Topping]

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