Birmingham Law Society unveils shortlist of 2022 awards

The shortlist for an annual celebration of the Birmingham legal community has been announced.

Anthony Collins, Irwin Mitchell, the Greens and Squire Patton Boggs are among those to receive multiple nominations at the 2022 Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards, which return as an in-person event for the first time in two years.

Twelve separate awards will be presented during the evening, including the Lifetime Achievement Award for an individual who has provided outstanding service to the city’s legal community.

This year’s awards feature two new categories, celebrating equality, diversity and inclusion initiatives and the achievements of corporate board members.

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Law Society President Stephanie Perraton said, “We wanted to recognize our members’ achievements in equality and diversity.

“Creating this award is a great milestone for society and we look forward to showcasing the fantastic initiatives in place as we seek to inspire the next generation. Overall, we have been blown away by the nominations we have received. for each price.

“Although it is extremely difficult to select the finalists, we are proud to provide a platform to showcase the incredible talent in the city. We look forward to celebrating with the industry in what lies ahead. like a fantastic evening.”

The awards ceremony will take place on March 31 at the ICC in Birmingham.

The 2022 shortlist is:

Trainee Lawyer of the Year

Amelia Bauer, lawyers for Anthony Collins

Nadirur Choudhury, Capsticks Solicitors

Ravinderjit Singh Dosanjh, Anthony Collins Lawyers

Stacey Lukika, lawyers for the Greens

Francessa Puttock, Esquire Patton Boggs

Apprentice of the year

Caira Baker, Capsticks Solicitors

Katy Love, Gowling WLG

Haider Malik, Trowers & Hamlins

Molly Parkes, Weightmans

Samantha Ross, Bevan Brittan

Paralegal of the Year

Rikesh Chauhan, Weightmans

Rebecca Chauhan, lawyers for Anthony Collins

Abigail Harcombe, Squire Patton Boggs

Edward Malkin, lawyers for the Greens

Lawyer of the year

Marissa Jacquet, attorneys for Grove Tompkins Bosworth

Sangeeta Kohli, Irwin Mitchell

Anthony Minnis, Mills & Prefect

Richard Port, George Green

Oliver Ward-Jones, Esquire Patton Boggs

Lawyer of the year

Charles Crow, No5 Barristers’ Chambers

Rebecca Elaine Keeves, Cornwall Street Solicitors

Adeo Fraser, 3PB rooms

Jonas Hankin, No5 Barristers’ Chambers

Earl Pinnock, No5 Barristers’ Chambers

Partner of the year

Michelle Adams, Patton Boggs Squire

David Alcock, lawyers for Anthony Collins

Steve Allen, Mills and Prefect

Ahmed Aydeed, lawyers Duncan Lewis

Christopher Lloyd-Smith, Anthony Collins Lawyers

Corporate Lawyer Award

Baljinder Singh Atwal, West Midlands Police

Cleo Stewart, Heart of Midland

Kuldip Kaur, HSBC

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Award

Anthony Collins Lawyers

Browne Jacobson


Trowers & Hamlins


Law Firm of the Year (National)

Bevan Brittan

Gateley Legal


Squire Patton Boggs

Trowers & Hamlins


Birmingham Law Society Pro Bono Award

Trevor Allsopp, Birmingham Peoples Center

Birmingham Legal Advice Clinic – Bevan Brittan, Eversheds Sutherland, Gowling WLG and Squire Patton Boggs

Caroline Brogan Irwin Mitchell

Cornwall Street Lawyers

William Ham, lawyers for the Greens

Law Firm of the Year – Sole Practitioner to Five Partners

Clayton Lawyers

Magma legal services

Neil Davies & Partners

Compliance with Principles and Disputes

Life Achievement Award

Announced in the night