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Family Law Awards 2020 Shortlist announced

Date:8 SEP 2020
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Despite the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, we have received an overwhelming number of entries to the Family Law Awards 2020, which shows how important these awards are as an opportunity for the family law community to come together to celebrate the successes and outstanding contribution of family law professionals to society. We’re delighted to announce the shortlist for the Family Law Awards 2020. 

When planning these awards, the wellbeing of our guests, judges, sponsors and staff have always been our key priority, and we have balanced this with our determination to honour the incredible work done by family law professionals on a daily basis. Due to the ongoing situation, and after careful consideration, we have decided to present the Family Law Awards 2020 as an innovative virtual awards ceremony, which will offer opportunities to network, engage with your peers and celebrate successes.

Register your interest in joining us on Wednesday 25 November 2020 to celebrate the outstanding achievements of family lawyers here.

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FAMILY LAW ASSOCIATE SOLICITOR

Grace Bradley, The Family Law Company

Tammy Knox, Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Stacey Nevin, Kingsley Napley LLP

Nadia Salam, London Borough of Hillingdon Council

Sara Wychrij, Vaitilingam Kay

 

FAMILY LAW CASE OF THE YEAR

4 Brick Court, A, B, C A, B And C (Adoption: Notification of Fathers And Relatives) [2020] EWCA Civ 41

Lodders Solicitors LLP, Mills v Mills [2018] UKSC 38

Kingsley Napley LLP, RC v JC [2020] EWHC 466

Dawson Cornwell and Coram Chambers, Re NY (A Child) [2019] UKSC 49

Dawson Cornwell, Re E (A Child: Burial Arrangements) [2019] EWHC 3639 (Fam)

 

FAMILY LAW CHAMBERS OF THE YEAR: LONDON

1 Hare Court

9 Gough Chambers

36 Family

Goldsmith Chambers

Harcourt Chambers

 

FAMILY LAW CHAMBERS OF THE YEAR: REGIONAL

1 Crown Office Row

College Chambers

Parklane Plowden Chambers

Park Square Barristers

Senate House Chambers

 

FAMILY LAW COMMUNITY INTERACTION AWARD

The Centre for Justice Innovation

Chuchers Solicitors

College Chambers

London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

MSB Solicitors

 

FAMILY LAW DISPUTE RESOLUTION TEAM

Consilia Legal

Family Law in Partnership

Hunters Law LLP

Mills & Reeve

 

FAMILY LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR: LONDON

Farrer & Co

Hughes Fowler Carruthers

McMillan Williams

OGR Stock Denton

Vaitilingam Kay

 

FAMILY LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR: MIDLANDS AND WALES

Flint Bishop

Full Stop Law Ltd

Higgs & Sons

Shakespeare Martineau

 

Family Law Firm of the Year: North

Jones Myers

McAlister Family Law

MSB Solicitors

Slater Heelis LLP

Susan Howarth & Company

 

FAMILY LAW FIRM OF THE YEAR: SOUTH

Brachers LLP

Coffin Mew LLP

Corbett Le Quesne

IBB Law Family Team

Rayden Solicitors

 

FAMILY LAW INNOVATION OF THE YEAR

Annmarie Carvalho / The Carvalho Consultancy

FOMAS - Family Online Mediation and Arbitration Service

The Divorce Surgery

 

FAMILY LAW JUNIOR BARRISTER OF THE YEAR

Rachael Goodall, 3 Paper Buildings (3PB)

Alex Laing, Coram Chambers

Deepak Nagpal, 1 King's Bench Walk

Dr Charlotte Proudman, Goldsmith Chambers

Tom Wilson, 1GC Family Law

 

FAMILY LAW PARTNER OF THE YEAR

Catherine Bedford, Harbottle & Lewis LLP

Ros Bever, Irwin Mitchell

Hetty Gleave, Hunters Law LLP

Krina Parmar, Duncan Lewis Solicitors

Kate Ryan, IBB Law

 

FAMILY LAW QC OF THE YEAR

Andrew Bagchi QC, 1GC

Professor Jo Delahunty QC, 4PB

Richard Harrison QC, 1 King's Bench Walk

Hannah Markham QC, 36 Family

Lucy Stone QC, Queen Elizabeth Building

 

FAMILY LAW YOUNG BARRISTER OF THE YEAR

Rachel Cooper, Coram Chambers

Luke Eaton, 1GC Family Law

Thomas Jones, 9 Gough Chambers

Harry Langford, 4 Paper Buildings

Lucy Maxwell, 1GC Family Law

 

FAMILY LAW YOUNG SOLICITOR OF THE YEAR

Kate Brett, Dawson Cornwell

Victoria Brown, Anthony Gold Solicitors

Rebecca Christie, Hunters Law LLP

Scott Halliday, Irwin Mitchell

Joshua Moger, Payne Hicks Beach

 

INTERNATIONAL FAMILY LAWYER OF THE YEAR

Jane Chanot, The Family Law Company

Dr Rob George, Harcourt Chambers

Alison Green, Mackrell Solicitors

Helen Newman, Duncan Lewis Solicitors

You can place your vote from Monday 7th September and have until midday Friday 16 October 2020 to decide this year's winners for the following three categories: 

• Family Law Chartered Legal Executive of the Year 
• Family Law Clerking Team of the Year 
• Family Law Commentator of the Year 


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