Junior Solicitor of the Year and Trainee/Paralegal of the Year
Emery Johnson Astills are proud to announce that we have two members of staff shortlisted for two of the Leicestershire Law Society’s Legal Awards.
The Leicestershire Law Society Legal Awards evening will take place this year on the 13th May 2016 at The Platinum Suite in Leicester. The evening will host an evening of entertainment and will also see the announcement of the winners of the legal awards.
These awards are a fantastic opportunity to bring together members of the legal profession to appreciate and celebrate the hard work and achievement of some of Leicester’s leading lawyers. The awards are split into seven categories with each category being sponsored by a local company, business or university. These are as follows;
- Solicitor of the Year – Sponsored by 36 Bedford Row
- Junior Lawyer of the Year – Sponsored by University of Leicester
- Barrister of the Year – Awaiting Sponsor
- Chambers of the Year – Sponsored by Finance Lab
- Small Law Firm of the Year – Sponsored by Severn Trent Searches
- Large Law Firm of the Year – Sponsored by De Montfort University
- Trainee/ Paralegal of the Year – Awaiting Sponsor
Trisha Parmar, a solicitor within Emery Johnson Astills, currently working within our conveyancing department has been shortlisted for the Junior Lawyer of the Year award. Trisha has been with the firm for nearly seven years and qualified in October 2013. Trisha has experience in our crime, care and family teams and settled into our conveyancing department upon qualification.
Sharon Percival, a paralegal within Emery Johnson Astills, currently working in our care and family department has been shortlisted for the Trainee/Paralegal of the year. Sharon has been with the firm for nearly four years and has had experience in our family department, being particularly involved with applications for Non-Molestation and Occupation Orders. Sharon also has experience in relation to child abduction matters.
Emery Johnson Astills have recently had Emma Mitchell win Solicitor of the year in 2014 and were shortlisted in 2015 for Law Firm of the year. Emery Johnson Astills are honoured to have continued nominations in recognition of the firm.
Emery Johnson Astills wish Trisha and Sharon the best of luck and will be in attendance on the 13th May 2016 at the awards ceremony to see the winners for all categories!