Manchester Legal Awards 2024 winners announced

  • 07/06/2024

The winners of the Manchester Legal Awards were announced on Thursday 6th June 2024 at a ceremony held at the beautiful Midland Hotel.

Every year we are blown away by the brilliant work being done in the legal community of Manchester and we are very proud to be able to showcase these achievements.

A huge thank you to all our sponsors, partners and supporters. We would not be able do this without you!

Special thanks to our headline sponsors Azets, Excello Law, Interlink Recruitment and Sparkle Capital, our judging day sponsor Squire Patton Boggs, our welcome drinks sponsor Docutech Office Solutions and our band sponsor Document Direct.

Not forgetting a massive thank you to our media partner, our marketing partner RMS and our charity partner We Love MCR.

Check out the brochure from the evening here.

Please see our winners and sponsors below:

CSR Champions of the Year
WINNER: Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Champions of the Year
WINNER: Brabners LLP
SPONSOR: Denovo Business Intelligence

Health & Wellbeing Champions of the Year
WINNER: Fletchers Solicitors
SPONSOR: MFL Insurance Group Ltd

Team of the Year – Corporate/Commercial
WINNER: Pannone Corporate
SPONSOR: Sparkle Capital

Team of the Year – Crime
WINNER: Olliers Solicitors
SPONSOR: Docutech Office Solutions Ltd

Team of the Year – Employment
WINNER: Myerson Solicitors
SPONSOR: The Growth Company

Team of the Year – Family
WINNER: McAlister Family Law
SPONSOR: Interlink Talent Solutions

Team of the Year – Litigation
Addleshaw Goddard LLP
SPONSOR: Quantuma

Team of the Year – PI/Clinical Negligence
WINNER: Fletchers Solicitors
SPONSOR: Kain Knight Costs Lawyers

Team of the Year – Private Client
WINNER: Weightmans LLP
SPONSOR: Fletchers Solicitors

Team of the Year – Property
WINNER: Fieldfisher LLP
SPONSOR: Landmark Information

Team of the Year – Regulatory
WINNER: Kuits Solicitors
SPONSOR: Kroll Advisory Ltd

Trainee/Paralegal/Apprentice of the Year
WINNER: Martha Odysseos, Olliers Solicitors
SPONSOR: Manchester Law School, Manchester Metropolitan University

Solicitor of the Year
WINNER: Ryan Bradshaw, Leigh Day

Partner of the Year
WINNER: Ruth Hetherington, McAlister Family Law
SPONSOR: Excello Law

Barrister/KC of the Year
WINNER: Sophie Cartwright KC
SPONSOR: Leigh Day

Barristers Chambers of the Year
WINNER: 23ES (23 Essex Street)
SPONSOR: Weightmans LLP

Law Firm of the Year – small (1-5 partners)
WINNER: Bromleys
SPONSOR: Lawshare

Law Firm of the Year – medium (5-20 partners)
WINNER: Hall Brown Family Law
SPONSOR: Groundsure

Law Firm of the Year – large (20+ partners)
WINNER: Weightmans LLP
SPONSOR: Fletchers Solicitors

Lifetime Achievement Award
WINNER: Hugh Potter
SPONSOR: Manchester Law Society

If you are interested in sponsoring the Manchester Legal Awards 2025 please email [email protected]