The legal community of the Liverpool City Region came together on 9th November in an evening of glamour and recognition at the highly anticipated Liverpool Law Society Legal Awards 2023.
The prestigious event, held annually to honour outstanding legal professionals, showcased the remarkable talent and dedication exhibited by the city region’s legal luminaries.
Under the glittering spotlight, the Liverpool Legal Awards 2023 revealed its deserving winners, who have demonstrated exceptional commitment to their clients and the legal profession. The awards recognised these accomplished individuals, teams and firms, acknowledging their contributions and celebrating their remarkable achievements.
The judging panel were impressed with all those shortlisted and those who won, saying
“Many had glowing testimonials from clients and peers, which is testament to the fantastic work going on, in and around Liverpool.”
The winners of Liverpool Law Society’s 2023 Legal Awards are:
Law Firm Award (100+ employees) – Brabners
Law Firm Award (1-99 employees) – Maria Fogg Family Law
Outstanding Lawyer Award – Emma Charnock from Provenio Litigation
Equality Diversity & Inclusion Award – Jackson Lees Group – Inclusion & Wellbeing Team
Highly Commended in the Equality Diversity & Inclusion Award – Taylor Wessing
Rising Star Award – Harriet Hansen from Peter Edwards Law
Outstanding Team Award (Dispute Resolution & Litigation) – MSB Solicitors (Social Housing & Regeneration)
Outstanding Team Award (Non-Contentious) – Bell Lamb & Joynson Solicitors
Outstanding Team Award (Family Law) – JMW Solicitors
The President of the Society, Jeremy Myers, said
“Many congratulations to all our worthy winners. Our Liverpool region has a fantastic wealth of talented lawyers and these awards showcase many of them. We should remember that there are also many people working under the publicity radar whose skills and contributions are equally valued.”
At the Annual Dinner, members and guests heard from the Lord-Lieutenant of Merseyside, Mr Mark Blundell, about his journey into the Law and his subsequent duties escorting royal visitors to the area once in post as the monarch’s representative. There was a collection for the President’s nominated charity, the Spinal Unit Action Group, a small charity based in Southport that supports patients who undergo lengthy treatment and rehabilitation following a devastating, irrevocable and life changing spinal cord injury, and their families.
The thanks of the Society go to the sponsors of the evening Document Direct, Dye & Durham, Fazenda, Index PI, Landmark Information, Liverpool John Moores University, Miller Insurance and the University of Law.