We are delighted to announce that Olliers has been shortlisted for two awards at The Legal 500 Northern Powerhouse Awards 2024 – Crime Firm of the Year and Partner Laura Baumanis has been shortlisted for Crime Lawyer of the Year.
The awards recognise legal talent across the North, North West and Yorkshire & the Humber, commemorating their achievements over the past year and celebrating amongst The Legal 500’s national and international audience. The awards will be held at the Royal Armouries Museum on Wednesday 13 March 2024 in Leeds.
At the inaugural awards last year, Olliers Managing Director Matthew Claughton was the winner of The Legal 500 Northern Powerhouse Crime Lawyer of the Year Award 2023.
Crime Firm of the Year shortlisting
Matthew Claughton, Managing Director, commented:
“We’re delighted to be nominated for Crime Firm of the Year again and many congratulations to Laura for her Lawyer of the Year nomination!
Last year’s event was a fantastic celebration of the array of legal talent on offer in the North and I’m sure this year’s will be the same.”
Crime Lawyer of the Year shortlisting – Laura Baumanis
Laura Baumanis, Partner, commented:
“I’m so grateful to be nominated for Lawyer of the Year. Good luck to all those shortlisted and I can’t wait for the awards ceremony.”
Olliers Solicitors – specialist criminal defence and regulatory lawyers
In 2023 Olliers won the award for Crime Team of the Year at the Manchester Legal Awards for the sixth time. In 2022 we were awarded Law Firm of the Year at the Manchester Legal Awards for the second year in a row.
Our senior lawyers are all leaders in their field. Olliers is ranked by both the leading guides to the profession – the Legal 500 2024 and Chambers Guide 2024. We are a Times Best Law Firm 2024.