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The Awards recognise the important work of family lawyers, and celebrate their many successes and outstanding achievements.
Of the 19 awards, three are voted for by the family law community. The Pro Bono Award winner has been decided by the trustees of the National Pro Bono Centre. The remaining award winners have been selected by the the judging panel.
LexisNexis would like to congratulate all the shortlisted nominees and thank everyone who submitted a nomination. Thank you also to our judges for their hard work.
The shortlisted nominees are (in alphabetical order):
Cornwell Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Family Law (Sponsored by4PB)
No shortlist - winner to be announced on evening.
Family Law Associate Solicitor of the Year (Sponsored by1 Garden Court)
Sarra Gravestock, Biscoes Law Ltd Gemma Kelsey, Brethertons LLP David Lister, Irwin Mitchell LLP Colin Rogerson, Dawson Cornwell
Shelley De'Worringham, Family Executive, Mander Hadley Ltd Kerri Gregory, Family Law Paralegal, Field Overell LLP Victoria Poole, Chartered Legal Executive, Susan Howarth & Company Hollie Styles, Associate of CILEX, Thursfields