The deadline to submit a nomination for this year's Family Law Awards is 4 May 2012. Submit your nomination now through the Family Law Awards website, www.familylawawards.com.
The awards ceremony will be held on 10 October 2012 at the prestigious London Hilton hotel on Park Lane, Mayfair.
The number of awards available to win this year has almost doubled from 8 to 15. There are now three award categories for barristers and solicitors respectively to reflect their seniority: partner, associate, and young solicitors, and; QC, junior, and young barristers. We have also added another three awards: International Family Lawyer of the Year, Family Law Legal Executive of the Year, and Family Pro Bono Lawyer of the year.
The awards were set up to highlight the important work done by family lawyers whilst bringing the whole profession together for an enjoyable evening.
The shortlist and winners will be chosen by a judging panel made up of the heads of the three family law practitioners' associations, ie the Family Law Bar Association, Resolution and the Association of Lawyers for Children, along with Family Law editors and publishing executives.
If you haven't already nominated your organisation or a colleague, here are just a few of the reasons why you should:
Good Publicity & PR
If your organisation wins an award or is shortlisted, it can use this to promote its expertise to prospective clients. All those shortlisted for the Awards will receive a graphic badge to display on their websites and elsewhere in addition to being mentioned in the Family Law journal and on Newswatch website.
The Family Law Awards are a great way for your staff to gain recognition for the work they've done and feel proud to be part of a successful organisation. Having your organisation recognised by an external body also helps to retain existing staff and encourages prospective employees to apply.
As competition in the legal market intensifies, the Family Law Awards provide practitioners with the opportunity to stand out as being the best in their field.
A Fun Evening
The Awards' ceremony will be an entertaining evening. The event will be a fun office night out for firms or chambers who want to come and support their organisation and colleagues in the pleasant surroundings of the Hilton on Park Lane.
To read the award criteria, visit the Awards website.
Tickets to attend the Family Law Awards 2011 can be purchased by clicking here.
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