Seven Legal Executive Lawyers shortlisted for excellence awards

More Legal Executives have been shortlisted for this year’s Law Society Excellence awards than ever before, showing they are being increasingly recognised for the work they do.

President of ILEX, Susan Silver was delighted to hear so many ILEX members were being recognised in this way: “Legal Executives continue to go from strength to strength. This is only the fourth year that Legal Executives have been eligible to enter the awards and having seven shortlisted for the one category, in such well recognised and respected awards is wonderful.”

The seven shortlisted Legal Executive Lawyers are:

Alexandra Boardman – Hartnell Chanot & Partners Ltd

  • Dawn Barbara Joughin – Canter Levin
  • Muhammed Abdul Muid Khan – Rest Harrow & Co Solicitors
  • Lynette Vaughan – Watkins & Gunn
  • Karina Vickerman – Kent County Council
  • Philip Warford – Renaissance Legal
  • Margaret Wingate – Mason Baggott & Garton

John Wotton, Law Society President said: “The standard of entries for this year’s Excellence Awards has been exceptionally high, and selecting the shortlist has been a challenge for the judges.

“The Excellence Awards are a fantastic opportunity to celebrate what is great about the legal profession, which in recent years has experienced a turbulent economic climate and now faces the challenges created by the introduction of ABS.”

The shortlisted lawyers will now be judged by: Sioban Calcott, head of Banbury Litigation (FILEX), Brethertons and Darren Hill, head of Claims and Debt Recovery, United Utilities Legal Department. The winner will be announced at a gala awards dinner on the 18 October 2011.

For more information about the ILEX route, visit our website www.ilexcareers.org.uk.

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