LALY Nominees Announced

The nominees for this year’s Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards have been announced. The shortlists are:

Inquests and Actions Against the State:

  • David Greenwood, Switalskis
  • Charlotte Haworth-Hird, Bindmans
  • Anna-Louise Thwaites, Hodge Jones and Allen


  • Maud Davis, TV Edwards
  • Hilka Holman, Goodman Ray
  • Cris McCurley, Ben Hoare Bell

Family Mediation

  • Caroline Bowden, Anthony Gold
  • Sue Colven, Howells

Criminal Defence

  • Sean Curran, Guney Clark and Ryan
  • Nick Dent, Hodge Jones and Allen
  • Mike Schwarz, Bindmans


  • John Gallagher, Shelter
  • Vivien Gambling, Lambeth Law Centre
  • Jane Pritchard, TV Edwards

Immigration and Asylum

  • Mark Scott, Bhatt Murphy
  • Solange Valdez, Ealing Law Centre
  • Carita Thomas, Howells

Social Welfare

  • Jess Flanaghan, Clarke Wilmott
  • Douglas Johnson, Sheffield Law Centre CAB
  • Adrian Syms, Swain & Co


  • Camilla Graham-Wood, Birnberg Pierce
  • Clair Hilder, Hodge Jones and Allen
  • Lucy Mair, Garden Court North
  • Martha Spurier, Doughty Street


  • S Chelvan, No 5 Chambers
  • Stephen Cottle, Garden Court
  • Liz Davies, Garden Court

Firm / NfP Agency

  • Ben Hoare Bell
  • GT Stewart
  • Hodge Jones and Allen
  • Howard League for Penal Reform

Legal Aid Champion

  • Nick Armstrong, Matrix
  • Matt Foot, Birnberg Pierce
  • Bill Waddington, Williamsons / CLSA
  • Robin Murray, Robin Murray & Co / CLSA

Our congratulations to all.

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