Nominations are now open for the UK Diversity Legal Awards 2019.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the UK Diversity Legal Awards. The awards remain the only industry awards which focus solely on recognising, promoting and celebrating outstanding achievement in equality, diversity and inclusion across the legal profession.
The awards are open to law firms, chambers, in-house legal teams (private and public sector), suppliers to the legal profession as well as individuals within the legal profession.
To nominate, click here.
New categories for this year include a Mental Health & Wellbeing category, BSN Sole Practitioner/Small Firm of the Year category, and the BSN Lawyer of the Year now spans three sub-categories of Private Practice, Chambers, and In-House.
Finalists for the awards are announced on 06 September 2019. Winners will be announced at a prestigious black-tie ceremony at the Grange St Paul’s Hotel, Lodon on Thursday 28 November 2019.
The UK Diversity Legal Awards was founded in 2009 to showcase and celebrate the excellent work being done by individuals, teams and organisations to engender greater diversity in the legal profession. It is the only industry awards which focus solely on recognising and promoting diversity, inclusion and equality across the legal profession. Having successfully celebrated its 9th year in 2018 with the support of the Solicitors Regulation Authority, LexisNexis, Thomson Reuters, Linklaters, The Law Society of England and Wales and the Bar Council, our 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner and Ball will continue to promote the successful work and commendable efforts of individuals and organisations who continue to inspire others to follow their lead.
Each year, nominations and submissions are invited and received from firms, chambers, in-house legal teams (private and public sector), suppliers to and individuals within the legal profession. Submissions may cover one, some or all aspects of diversity, including gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and social mobility.