Finalists 2022

Thank you to everyone who submitted a nomination for the 2022 Northern Law Awards. We were delighted with the response to the call for nominations and as always, it is great to see so many talented individuals, teams and organisations who have excelled in our region.

Click on the category headings below to discover the successful nominees who made it through to the final stage of the nomination process:

Trainee of the Year

Jess King – Cygnet Law

Jack Fraser – Eversheds Sutherland (Int) LLP

Jennifer Fish – Irwin Mitchell


Rising Star of the Year - Sponsored by Porsche Centre Newcastle

Melanie Morley – BHP Law

Hayleigh Barry – Cygnet Family Law

Rebecca Houghton – Evershed Sutherland (International) LLP

Ben Jackson – Hay & Kilner Law Firm

Ashlee Coates – Irwin Mitchell LLP

John Craggs – Jason Elliott Barristers

Rosie Roof – Weightmans LLP

Lawyer of the Year

Oluwapelumi Amanda Adeola – BHP Law

Christopher Graham – Weightmans LLP

Law Firm of the Year (1-5 partners) - Sponsored by Just
Pro Bono / Community Initiative - Sponsored by Trinity Chambers
Team of the Year - Family Law
Team of the Year – Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence
Team of the Year – Litigation and Dispute Resolution - Sponsored by SD Legal Services
Team of the Year – Crime / Regulatory
Team of the Year – Property (Commercial) - Sponsored by TM Group
Team of the Year – Property (Residential) - Sponsored by TM Group
Legal Department of the Year