Winners 2023

Congratulations to all of our 2023 winners and thank you to everyone involved in the Northern Law Awards 2023!

The full winners list is as follows:

  • Trainee of the Year – Amber Lockett, Cygnet Law
  • Trainee of the Year – Jack Collins BHP Law
  • Rising Star of the Year – Jessica Inman, Tilly Bailey & Irvine LLP
  • Law Teacher of the Year – Dr Ruth Houghton, Newcastle University
  • Lawyer of the Year – Helen Smith, Irwin Mitchell LLP
  • Team of the Year, Family Law – Cygnet Family Law
  • Team of the Year,  Property (Residential) – Grey-Smith Legal
  • Team of the Year, Private Client –  Irwin Mitchell LLP
  • Team of the Year, Crime / Regulatory – DAC Beachcroft
  • Law Practice Management Award – Lisa Smith, Cygnet Law
  • Team of the Year, Litigation and Dispute Resolution – Sintons
  •  Pro Bono / Community Initiative – Northumbria University Student Law Office
  • Team of the Year, Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence – Irwin Mitchell LLP
  • Law Firm of the Year,  (1-5 partners) –  Medway Law
  • Law Firm of the Year, (6+ partners) – Swinburne Maddison LLP
  • Outstanding Achievement Award – Ian Gilthorpe