Gillian Bishop of Family Law in Partnership shortlisted for prestigious Law Society Excellence Award
We are delighted to announce that Gillian Bishop of Family Law in Partnership has been shortlisted for a prestigious Law Society Excellence Award, the highest accolade for lawyers and law firms in England and Wales.
Gillian has been shortlisted in the Lifetime Achievement Award category of the Law Society Excellence Awards. Gillian comments:
“I am honoured to be shortlisted for the Lifetime Achievement Award. As lawyers, what we do and how we do it can have a profound and lasting impact on the lives of our clients – it is this responsibility which guides so many of us. I am thrilled that my contribution to the legal profession and that of my fellow shortlisted candidates has been recognised in these prestigious awards.”
Law Society of England and Wales president Simon Davis said: “Congratulations to all those who have been shortlisted. There are more than 9,000 firms and 190,000 solicitors in England and Wales, so to be shortlisted for a Law Society Excellence Award is to be recognised as being among the very best of the best.
“The justice system was already under immense pressure prior to Covid-19 and the situation has been exacerbated by the pandemic, making the incredible work that is being done by solicitors across the country day-in day-out to support their clients more vital than ever.”
Winners will be announced in a series of online ceremonies from 13-15 October.
A selection of testimonials covering Gillian’s work can be viewed below.
“Thank you for all the steady guidance and hand-holding through this gruelling process … your calm guidance and sense of humour have made it more bearable”
“She just looked after me – I knew she was focusing on me and my family’s best interests”
“Your support has gone well above and beyond the call of duty and was worth every penny. I feel lucky enough to consider my lawyer has become my friend which I suspect not many do”
“I valued your calm approach, your very careful and attentive listening and your ability to stay unrattled”
“Gillian was just wonderful and I could not have asked for better service”
“She is one of the most dynamic and pioneering family law solicitors of her generation….she brings great wisdom to every case she handles”
Chambers UK 2020
“Unassuming and personable….well-known and respected by peers (and appreciated by clients) for her empathy and expertise, she is experienced in the multi-jurisdictional repercussions of HNW relationship breakdown…. also a specialist in complex private law children matters”
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