Manchester Legal Awards 2024 OPEN!

  • 15/02/2024

It’s that time of year again! The Manchester Legal Awards are back and open for entries.

These awards, now in their 15th year, recognise and celebrate the best legal talent from across the region. Categories cover all areas of law with individuals, teams, firms and chambers of all sizes encouraged to enter. With 21 awards there really is something for everyone!

Dates to note:

  • Deadline for entries 15th March
  • Shortlist announced 19th April
  • Judging day 10th May
  • Awards ceremony 6th June

All entries, with the exception of Lifetime Achievement, will be assessed against four criteria by a panel of judges from the legal and business community. 

The awards are free to enter and there are 21 categories: 

  • CSR Champions of the Year
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Champions of the Year 
  • Health & Wellbeing Champions of the Year
  • Trainee/Paralegal/Apprentice of the Year
  • Solicitor of the Year 
  • Corporate/Commercial Team of the Year
  • Crime Team of the Year
  • Employment Team of the Year
  • Family Team of the Year
  • Litigation Team of the Year
  • Personal Injury/Clinical Negligence Team of the Year
  • Private Client Team of the Year
  • Property Team of the Year
  • Regulatory Team of the Year
  • Barristers’ Chambers of the Year
  • Barrister of the Year
  • Partner of the Year
  • Small Law Firm of the Year (1-5 partners nationally)
  • Medium Law Firm of the Year (6-20 partners nationally)
  • Large Law Firm of the Year (20+ partners nationally)
  • Lifetime Achievement

For more information visit: and follow @MLAwards.

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