At the glittering Bristol Law Society Annual Awards Dinner held at the Bristol Marriott City Centre Hotel, President Nick Dell saw the presentation to awards in the following categories:-
Law Firm of the Year – Burges Salmon
Regional Law Firm of the Year – Temple Bright
Legal Aid Firm of the Year – South West Law
CILEX Award – Craig Tickner
Pro-Bono Award – Dr Michael Naughton, Ms. Gabe Tan, Mark Allum and Ryan Jendoubi (The Innocence Project, Bristol University)
Outstanding Achievement Award – Ian Kelcey, Kelcey & Hall
Junior Lawyer of the Year- Elaine Meyrick, Thrings.
Environment and Legal Sector Alliance Award – Gregg Latchams
Chambers of the Year – St John’s Chambers
Solicitor Advocate of the Year – Gillian Hall, Kelcey & Hall
In-House Lawyer of the Year – Diana Cummings, Taylor Wimpey
Congratulations to all winners. A full review and photographs will follow, but here are some early photographs to give a flavour of the evening.