By: 28 June 2024
The Yorkshire Legal Awards celebrates 25 years
The Yorkshire Legal Awards will celebrate their 25th anniversary on October 10, 2024, at the first direct arena in Leeds. Sponsored by LexisNexis Enterprise Solutions, this milestone event is a highlight in the legal calendar, recognising excellence and achievement across Yorkshire’s legal community.


Since its inception, the Yorkshire Legal Awards have grown to become a prestigious event, celebrating the contributions of both individuals and firms within the legal sector. Categories span across various disciplines, including large corporate firms, small boutique practices, in-house teams, and rising stars. This broad range acknowledges outstanding work at every level, from established professionals to emerging talents making their mark in the industry.


Our judges

The awards are judged by a panel of esteemed experts, ensuring a rigorous and fair evaluation process. The panel includes senior members of the Yorkshire legal community, providing a peer-reviewed approach to recognising excellence. This year we are welcoming Nick Emmerson, president of the Law Society of England and Wales, Shanika Varga, 2023 president of the Leeds Law Society and Emma Pearmaine, vice president of the Yorkshire Union of Law Societies, amongst many others.


A prestigious black-tie event

Over the years, the Yorkshire Legal Awards have become synonymous with celebrating the very best in the legal profession. Past winners have set benchmarks in various fields, inspiring peers and contributing significantly to the legal landscape in the region. The 25th anniversary is an opportunity to reflect on these successes and look forward to future achievements.

Attendees can expect a black-tie event filled with networking opportunities, entertainment, and the celebration of the region’s top legal professionals. As always, the event will draw a diverse crowd from across the sector, fostering connections and celebrating the collective achievements of Yorkshire’s legal community.

To register to enter and to stay updated on the event, visit the Yorkshire Legal Awards website. This year’s celebration is set to be a memorable evening, honouring the past, present, and future of Yorkshire’s legal excellence.


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Emma Cockings
Emma is the content editor for Yorkshire Legal News. Emma is an experienced writer with a background in client-centric personal injury law for a major firm. She has attended and reported on numerous high-profile legal events in Yorkshire.