Family Law Awards 2013 Winners

The Family Law Awards 2013 were held on the 9 October, at the Hilton Hotel on Park Lane in London, to read an account of the evening, please click here.

Jordan Publishing would like to congratulate all the winners and shortlisted nominees and thank everyone who submitted a nomination and voted.

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Cornwell Award for Outstanding Contribution to Family Law

Cornwell Award for Outstanding Contribution to Family Law

Sir Mathew Thorpe

(Sponsored by Coram Chambers)

 

Local Authority Family Lawyer of the Year

Local Authority Family Lawyer of the Year

Kate Loader, Acting Senior Solicitor, Childcare Litigation Department at Staffordshire County Council

From Left, Kate Loader accepting the award from Alex Verdan QC, 4 Paper Buildings (award sponsor)

 

Most Innovative Family Lawyer of the Year

Most Innovative Family Lawyer of the Year

Joanne Major, Principal at Major Family Law

From Left, Joanne Major accepting the award from Dr Thomas Haizel, Claritest (award sponsor)

 

International Family Lawyer of the Year

International Family Lawyer of the Year

William Longrigg

Partner and Collaborative Lawyer, Charles Russell LLP

 

Family Law Legal Executive of the Year

Family Law Legal Executive of the Year

Herbert Bennett

Legal Executive / Court Clerk at Charles Russell LLP

 

Family Law Young Solicitor of the Year

Family Law Young Solicitor of the Year

Olivia Piercy, Solicitor at Dawson Cornwell

(Sponsored by 14 Gray's Inn Square)


 

 

Family Law Associate Solicitor of the Year

Family Law Associate Solicitor of the Year

Claire Colbert, Associate at Blake Lapthorn

(Sponsored by 1 Garden Court)

 

Family Law Partner of the Year

Family Law Partner of the Year

Katherine Gieve, Partner and Head of Family Department, Bindmans LLP

From Right, Katherine Gieve accepting the award from Julie Okine, Goldsmith Chambers (award sponsor)

 

Family Law Firm of the Year

Family Law Firm of the Year

Turpin & Miller LLP

Representatives from Turpin & Miller LLP accepting the award from Alex Verdan QC, 4 Paper Buildings (award sponsor)

 

Family Law ADR Practitioner of the Year

Family Law ADR Practitioner of the Year

Denise Carter OBE

Head of Mediation Services, The International Family Law Group LLP

 

Family Law Commentator of the year

Family Law Commentator of the year

Vanessa Lloyd Platt, Divorce Lawyer and Director of Lloyd Platt & Co Limited

From Left, Vanessa Lloyd Platt accepting the award from Liz Walsh, Family Law (sponsor)

 

Family Law Young Barrister of the Year

Family Law Young Barrister of the Year

Mehvish Chaudhry, Barrister at Harcourt Chambers

From Right, Mehvish Chaudhry accepting the award from Philip Marshall QC, 1 King's Bench Walk (award sponsor)

 

Family Law Junior Barrister of the Year

Family Law Junior Barrister of the Year

Hassan Khan

Barrister at 4 Paper Buildings

 

Family Law QC of the Year

Family Law QC of the Year

Jo Delahunty QC

4 Paper Buildings

  

 

Family Law Chambers of the Year

Family Law Chambers of the Year

4 Paper Buildings

Accepted by Alex Verdan QC

 

Family Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year

Family Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year

Maeve O'Rourke, Thomas Bingham Chambers, 33 Bedford Row

From Left, Maeve O'Rourke accepting the award from Will Ricketts, Jordan Publishing (award sponsor)

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“I would like to thank you on behalf of all of us here at 4PB for honouring us with 3 awards. Thank you also for what was a really enjoyable evening.”
Alex Verdan QC, Head of Chambers, 4 Paper Buildings

“It was an excellent evening. I thoroughly enjoyed it and it was a really nice opportunity to say hello to fellow lawyers and professionals that I would not otherwise have had the opportunity to meet.”
Kate Loader, Childcare Solicitor, Staffordshire County Council

“Just a note to say thank you for such a lovely evening at the Awards. I was absolutely thrilled to receive the award and had a wonderful time.”
Maeve O'Rourke, Barrister, Thomas Bingham Chambers