Finalists 2018

Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for this year’s Northern Law Awards. We received an outstanding number of entries and it is great to see so many talented individuals, teams and organisations who have excelled over the last year.

Click on the category headings below to discover the successful nominees who made it through to the final stage of the nomination process:

Trainee of the Year

Lauren Belk – Irwin Mitchell LLP

Charlotte Alexander – Jacksons Law Firm

Becky Hayes – Parkdean Resorts

Hannah Chambers – Ward Hadaway

Rising Star of the Year

Daniel Flounders – Archers Law LLP

Charlotte McBride – Collingwood Legal

Jan Rzedzian – Hay & Kilner Law Firm

Fiona McClelland – TLW Solicitors

Clare French – Ward Hadaway

Steven Roper – Ward Hadaway

Lawyer of the Year

Chris McCurley – Ben Hoare Bell

Toby Gibson – Gibson & Co

Meg Kirby – LegaCare

Jeffrey Keeble – Ward Hadaway

Law Teacher of the Year

Lana Ashby – Durham University

Dr Andrew Hayward – Durham University

Victoria Elizabeth Roper – Northumbria University

Jennifer Stephens – Newcastle University

Tony Storey – Northumbria University

Dr Helene Tyrrell – Newcastle University

Law Firm of the Year (6+ partners) - Sponsored by SD Legal Services
Law Practice Management Award

Karen Robinson – Jacksons Law Firm

David Pritchard – Sintons Law LLP

Claire Thornton – TLW Solicitors

Team of the Year - Family Law - Sponsored by Brewin Dolphin
Team of the Year – Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence - Sponsored by Brewin Dolphin
Team of the Year – Litigation and Dispute Resolution - Sponsored by Elliott Davies
Team of the Year – Crime / Regulatory
Team of the Year – Property (Commercial) - Sponsored by Brighter Law Solutions
Team of the Year – Property (Residential) - Sponsored by Conveyancing Data Services