University sponsors Legal Awards

University of Wolverhampton was amongst the proud sponsors of the 14th annual Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards, which took place at the International Convention Centre, Birmingham last week. Over 500 people attended the prestigious event.

Miceal Barden, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, presented the Chartered Legal Executive of the Year award which was won by Alison Hancock from SGH Martineau.  

Miceal said: "Wolverhampton Law School was delighted to be able to sponsor the Birmingham Legal Awards and, as a CILEX course provider, it was a pleasure to be able to present the award for Chartered Legal Executive of the year."

Colmore Row firm Eversheds were crowned Law Firm of the Year in the large law firm (over 15 partners) category. Over the past 12 months, Eversheds has advised on a number of high profile projects in the Birmingham and the wider region, including HS2, Paradise Circus, Grand Central, and the sale of the NEC Group.

In the other two Law Firm of the Year categories, Sydney Mitchell Solicitors won the award for five to 15 partners for the third year running, while Averta Employment Lawyers won sole practitioner to four partners.

For a full list of winners visit the Birmingham Law Society website

An image gallery from the event is included in an article in The Birmingham Post.