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Voting open for community Family Law Awards

Date:2 AUG 2012

The Family Law Awards are supported by its principal sponsor Anglia DNA

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Voting for the four community Family Law Awards opened today through the awards website, www.familylawawards.com/vote.  

The community awards provide the family law community an opportunity to bring to wider attention the achievements of practitioners who seldom have their cases or work reported.   


The four awards voted for by the family law community are:

  • Family Law ADR Practitioner of the Year
  • Most Innovative Family Lawyer of the Year (Sponsored by PKF)
  • Family Law Legal Executive of the Year
  • Family Law Readers' Commentary Award

The nominees are:

Family Law ADR Practitioner of the Year

  • Stephen Anderson, Birkitts
  • Sarah Anticoni, Charles Russell LLP
  • Gillian Bishop, Family Law in Partnership LLP
  • Denise Carter, OBE, The International Family Law Group LLP
  • Joanne Edwards, Manches LLP
  • Denise Ingamells, TV Edwards
  • Suzanne Kingston, Withers LLP

 Most Innovative Family Lawyer of the Year

  • Neil Denny, Family Law in Partnership LLP
  • Aina Khan, Russell, Jones & Walker part of Slater & Gordon Lawyers
  • Therese Nichols, Russell-Cooke
  • Lucy Reed, St John's Chambers
  • Gavin Smith, Rhys Taylor and Sir Peter Singer, www.familyarbitrator.com

Family Law Legal Executive of the Year

  • Alexandra Boardman, Hartnell Chanot and Partners
  • 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 John's Chambers
  • Neil Robinson, The Mediation Centre

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To read the full profiles of the nominees, click here.

This year the Family Law Awards is proud to be supporting two community organisations: The National Pro Bono Centre and a kidspace, a social enterprise which provides a support service for children who are experiencing family breakdown. Trustees from the National Pro Bono Centre will be judging the award for the Family Pro Bono Lawyer.

The winners will be announced at Family Law Awards ceremony which will be held on 10 October 2012 at the prestigious London Hilton hotel on Park Lane, Mayfair. The ceremony will be hosted by District Judge Nicholas Crichton. Tickets and tables for the evening can be booked by clicking here, the ceremony was fully booked last year, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

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

For information on sponsorsing the Family Law Awards, please visit www.familylawawards.com/Sponsor-the-Awards.