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Enter the Manchester Legal Awards

The Manchester Legal Awards 2024 are now open!

Entries are welcome from individuals and teams at legal practices and chambers of all sizes, provided the entry is only related to an office within the Greater Manchester area. If you are unsure about your eligibility, please contact us.

All of the categories for this year’s Awards are listed below. Please click on the relevant category where you will find the criteria for that award, followed by the entry form.

Entries must relate to the period 1st January 2023 to 31st December 2023 and must not exceed the word limit or they will be automatically discounted.

Entry is free and you can nominate yourself, your firm or someone else.

Don’t forget to submit your entry before the deadline of Friday 15th March 2024.

Judging process

A panel of judges made up of professionals and business leaders will assess all entries against four criteria and award up to 10 marks for each. There is one exception to this, the Lifetime Achievement Award (see below).

Once all marks are totalled, a shortlist will be announced on Friday 19th April 2024 and finalists interviewed by a panel of judges on Friday 10th May 2024.

The winners of each category will be announced at the glittering ceremony on Thursday 6th June 2024.

Lifetime Achievement Award

General submissions of up to 1,000 words are invited for this special award and will be considered by The Council of the Manchester Law Society.