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Do you know a lawyer who has made an outstanding contribution to our local legal community, a Junior Solicitor that deserves to be celebrated or can your firm evidence excellence in technology and innovation?

The enter them into the Cardiff & District Law Society Legal Awards 2020 – the annual regional legal awards that recognise excellence and service to the profession.

Winners automatically shortlisted in national Excellence Awards:

The CDLS annual awards offer an added benefit to the winners as they will be ‘passported’ into the national Law Society Excellence Awards 2020.

The collaboration with The Law Society of England & Wales Excellence Awards means that the winners of this year’s CDLS Legal Awards will automatically be shortlisted into the national awards programme for the related award*.

Steve Roberts, President of Cardiff & District Law Society, said:

“We know Cardiff’s legal community is fighting hard through impact of the the Covid-19 pandemic but we still wanted to offer our members the chance to come together and celebrate exceptional talent and initiative in exceptional times.

“We’ll host our awards online this year and the winners will be celebrated again, at our postponed Annual Dinner, later this year.”

The three awards are:

  • Junior Solicitor of the Year (passported into the Excellence Awards)
  • Excellence in Technology & Innovation
  • Simon Mumford Memorial Award 2020

Deadline for entries:

10am Monday 27th April 2020.

Criteria & submissions:

The full entry criteria and information on the awards are available here.

Entries should be sent to


(*The winners will be announced in May 2020 and presented with their award later in the autumn at our postponed Annual Dinner. Winner will receive a winner’s logo to use from the date of announcement).

Emma Waddingham

Emma Waddingham

Editor, Legal News

Emma Waddingham is the Editor & Founder of Legal News. She is a seasoned legal editor and journalist and experienced marketing & events consultant, working almost exclusively with the UK legal sector.