The Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards have announced the shortlist – with 2 nominations for Howells Solicitors.
Sue Colven, Family Solicitor and Partner has been shortlisted in the Family Mediation category of the prestigious annual awards ceremony. Sue was nominated for her commitment and innovation for providing high quality family legal advice under legal aid, including securing funding to provide separating parents with free advice, mediation and counselling.
Solicitor Carita Thomas has also been shortlisted for her outstanding work in Immigration and Asylum.
The Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards are now into their 12th year. They are run on a not-for-profit basis by the Legal Aid Practitioners Group to recognise excellence among access to justice lawyers.
The winners will be announced at a ceremony in central London on 5th June 2014.