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Judges appointment process

Barker Brooks seek to appoint the very best of the profession each year to join the judging panel for the awards.

The panel is carefully selected to ensure the selection process is fair and objective and includes experts from across the industry. The judges are bound by a strict confidentiality agreement and are required to declare any conflict of interest in entries over which they deliberate and to stand aside from deliberations concerning those entries.

Judges give their time for free to judge the awards.

The organisers are sincerely grateful to the following individuals who make up this year’s panel…

David Barraclough

Yorkshire Union of Law Societies

Paul Singh

Sheffield Law Society

Bill Barton

Leeds Law Society

Ian Gilbert

Walker Morris LLP

Ashley Iredale

Huddersfield & Dewsbury Law Society

Kristina Goodwin

Leeds Junior Lawyers Division

Jonathan Geldart

Institute of Directors

Mina Andreakos

Hull Incorporated Law Society

Gerald Jennings

Leeds Chamber of Commerce