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Family Law Awards Finalists Announced

Date:20 SEP 2012

Family Law Awards

As the Family Law Awards, sponsored by Anglia DNA, approaches on 10 October, voting for the community categories has closed and the votes have now been checked and counted.

The family law community was asked to vote in four categories: Most Innovative Family Lawyer, Family Law ADR Practitioner, Family Law Legal Executive, and Family Law Readers' Commentary Award. In total there were 1,754 votes submitted through the Family Law Awards website.

The finalists in the family law community awards are (in alphabetical order):

Most Innovative Family Lawyer of the Year - Sponsored by PKF Accountants & Business Advisers

  • Neil Denny, Family Law in Partnership
  • Aina Khan, Russell, Jones & Walker, part of Slater & Gordon Lawyers
  • Sir Peter Singer, Gavin Smith & Rhys Taylor, FamilyArbitrator.com
  • Lucy Reed, St John's Chambers

Family Law ADR Practitioner of the Year Award - Sponsored by 4 Paper Buildings

  • Denise Carter OBE, The International Family Law Group
  • Joanne Edwards, Manches
  • Denise Ingamels, TV Edwards
  • Suzanne Kingston, Withers

Family Law Legal Executive of the Year

  • Rachel Barlow, Banner Jones Ltd
  • Sarah McCarthy, Tracey Miller Family Law
  • Catherine Reynolds, Michelmores LLP
  • Katrina Reynolds, Coventry City Council Legal Services

Family Law Readers' Commentary Award

  • Her Honour, Nasreen Pearce
  • Lucy Reed, St Johns Chambers
  • Neil Robinson, The Mediation Centre

Jordan Publishing would like to congratulate all the finalists and thank everyone who voted. To read the complete list of finalists for all the awards, click here.

The awards ceremony will be held on 10 October 2012 at the London Hilton hotel on Park Lane, Mayfair and hosted by last year's winner of the Outstanding Achievement award, District Judge Nicholas Crichton.

If you wish to attend the awards ceremony, tickets can be purchased from our website for just £75 + VAT each. Tables of eight are also available to purchase for £540 + VAT. Alternatively pay only £50 when also purchasing a ticket for the Family Law Conference 2012 which immediately precedes the awards ceremony: familylawtraining.co.uk/flc. Please call us on 0117 918 1361 for further information.

If you are interested in sponsoring the awards, there are several promotional opportunities available. For more information, please call James Williams-Lock on 0117 918 1295.

Join the conversation about the awards on Twitter by using the hashtag: #familylawawards.