CILEx National Awards

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CILEx reveals winners of inaugural National Awards - celebrating exceptional talent, innovation and achievement. #CILExNationalAwards2018

The Inaugural CILEx National Awards Ceremony, was hosted by Sally Phillips

held at the stunning

Underglobe, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, London
on Thursday 6 September 2018.

We are delighted to share with you the official video from the evening.  Enjoy!

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Celebrating exceptional talent, innovation & achievement

The CILEx National Awards Ceremony will showcase and celebrate the excellent work, and achievements, of CILEx members and stakeholder partners.

Our exclusive awards will recognise individuals and teams that are providing exemplary service, advice and support to those seeking access to justice.  Celebrating the innovative recruitment and professional development practices that are widening access to a career in the legal profession to a more diverse audience.

We are proud to celebrate what we have always known, that we support and represent a wealth of talented people and organisations. Acknowledging those who are leading the way in an ever changing, forward thinking, professional legal services sector and whose work closely aligns to our mission, our vision and our values.

2018 Winners announced

CILEx is delighted to announce the full list of winners for the CILEx National Awards 2018

Lifetime Achievement Award
Keith Barrett

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Innovation & People Development Award
Minster Law

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Visionary Leadership Award
Amanda Glover, Baker Law LLP

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Promoting Access to the Profession Award
DAC Beachcroft LLP

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Apprentice of the Year Award
Abigail Exelby, North Yorkshire County Council 

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Advancing the Legal Profession Award
Christine Bunting, Hyphen Law 

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Black Letter Communications

Legal Expert Award

Philippa Morgan, Lyons Davidson Limited

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CILEx Regulation
Legal Expert – Property Award
Sally Trevaskis, Wolferstans 

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Landmark Information

Legal Expert – Private Client Award
Ian Hunt, East Devon Law 

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Supporting Lifelong Learning Award
Sally Swift, Browne Jacobson LLP

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DAC Beachcroft

Diversity & Inclusion Award
Trowers & Hamlins 

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First 100 Years

Awarded by CILEx:

CILEx Regional Branch of the Year
Devon Branch

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CILEx Award for Academic Achievement
Karen Whyte

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CILEx Employee of the Year

Louise Tyrrell

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CILEx National Awards Sponsors

If you are interested in sponsoring any aspect of the CILEx National Awards 2019 then please contact Amanda Brewitt on 01234 845737 or email

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