Legal Support Awards 2016

Legal Support Awards 2016

Huge congratulations and well done to the high-flying support professionals in the Legal sector, The 2016 presentation event at The Brewery on 25th February 2016, was the seventh organised and sponsored by Strictly Recruitment – and it was another roaring success!

Here are the winners for each category:

Legal PA of the Year

Winner:             Selina Yeland – Michelmores

Runner Up:        Jennifer Clarke – DWF


Best Client Service                     Terri-Louise Murphy – Browne Jacobson

Mentor Of The Year                    Diane Chambers – Eversheds

Best Team Leader                      Sarah Land – Linklaters

Rising Star 2016                         Lucy Hutchinson – BLP


Updates and pictures can be seen here:


The Judges 2016

Tara Layman – National PA Project Manager –  Pinsent Masons

Ruth Davison – HR Manager Business Services – Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP

Danielle Thompson – Secretarial Services Supervisor – Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Charlie Keeling – Former Global HR Leader at Clyde & Co LLP, now Consultant to the Legal Sector

Fantastic prizes for 2016 from:    


The Legal Support Awards are organised and managed by Strictly Recruitment




The full list of Finalists for 2016:

Rising Star

Alice Parmar – Watson Farley & Williams

Lucy Hutchinson – BLP

Lauren McNwss – Ropes and Gray

Mentor of the Year

Lori Boga – Watson Farley & Williams

Diane Chambers – Eversheds

Best Client Service

Nigel Marcellin – Reed Smith

Angela Carpenter – Latham & Watkins

Terri-Louise Murphy – Browne Jacobson

Business Services Learning and Development Committee – Latham & Watkins

Team Leader of the Year

Lucy Gordelier – Watson Farley & Williams

Sarah Land – Linklaters

Legal PA of the Year

Selina Yellend – Michelmores

Jennifer Clarke – DWF

Suzanne Wardle – Browne Jacobson

Zoe Andrea-Rider – Clifford Chance

Karen Barnes – Ropes & Gray

A huge will done and congratulations to all the finalists and winners.

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