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Family Law Awards 2023 welcomes new judges to the expert panel

Date:3 JUL 2023
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The Family Law Awards brings the family law community together for its biggest night of the year, celebrating excellence, networking and recognising its vital contribution to society.  

Now in its twelfth year, the Family Law Awards were launched in 2011 to recognise the important work of family lawyers, and celebrate their many successes and outstanding achievements.

The expertise of the judging panel has always been a source of pride for these awards. We’d like to welcome back some expert judges who have helped make the awards the prestigious event that they are now:

  • Juliet Harvey, Birketts
  • Hannah Markham KC, 36 Family, Chair of the Family Law Bar Association
  • Somia Siddiq, ITN Solicitors, Co-Chair of the Association of Lawyers for Children
  • Sharon Segal, 1GC, Co-Chair of the Association of Lawyers for Children
  • Karen Dovaston, Dovaston Law, Law Society Family Law Committee
  • Henry Hood, Hunters Law
  • Simon Bruce, Dawson Cornwell
  • Darren Howe KC, 1 Crown Office Row
  • Jenny Beck, Beck Fitzgerald
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We’re also delighted to welcome some extraordinary family law practitioners to the panel:

  • Oluwapelumi Amanda Adeola (BHP Law)
  • Shiva Ancliffe KC (Coram Chambers)
  • Jay Banerji (Fourteen)
  • Susie Barter (Child & Child)
  • Ros Bever (Irwin Mitchell)
  • Hannah Budd (Bloom Budd)
  • Grant Cameron (Trethowans)
  • Alexis Campbell KC (29 Bedford Row)
  • Tina Cook KC (42 Bedford Row)
  • Judi Evans (St John’s Chambers)
  • Sital Fontenelle (Kingsley Napley)
  • Denise Gilling KC (1GC)
  • Nick Goodwin KC (Harcourt Chambers)
  • Eliza Hebditch (Expatriate Law)
  • Samantha Hillas KC (St John’s Buildings)
  • Taryn Lee KC (Spire Barristers)
  • Keeley Lengthorn (Taylor Rose)
  • Krina Parmar (Duncan Lewis)

The Family Law Awards launched on 17 April, and will be held in November 2023. Last year was our most popular yet, with over 800 people enjoying the evening.

Entries are now open, you can enter here.

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