Local firm nominated for Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Award
16 June 2015 by Paula Cameron
Local Solicitors Fisher Jones Greenwood have been shortlisted as finalists for an award at the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards. The firm are finalists in the category of Access to Justice through IT, a new award category for 2015.
The awards, now in their 13th year, are run on a not-for-profit basis by the Legal Aid Practitioners Group to recognise excellence among access to justice lawyers. Winners for all twelve award categories will be announced at a ceremony in central London on 1 July 2015.
Fisher Jones Greenwood are nominated alongside CourtNav (Royal Courts of Justice Advice Bureau & Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer), Rightsnet and Road Traffic Representation with a nomination centred on family team systems, the website and social media provisions and differing forms of service delivery available.
Paula Fowler, Managing Partner at FJG, commented, “We are extremely proud to have been shortlisted for this prestigious award. Being finalists for a national award such as this, with extremely tough competition is testament to the hard work and innovation of the firm.”
Ms Fowler continued, “Legal Aid is still an extremely important part of the legal profession and we are delighted to be recognised for in our work in this area. I look forward to celebrating the vital work done by lawyers and advisers working in the publicly-funded sector on July 1st”.