The British Legal Awards 2021

The premier legal awards in the UK.

2021 entries are now closed. Keep your eyes peeled for the shortlist coming later this month...

The awards, now in their 12th year and hosted by International, are the premier legal awards in the region, representing the best of the best within the UK’s legal community.

Categories are open in a number of practice areas, for both private practice & in-house legal professionals. 

Thank you to everyone who has submitted their entries, keep your eyes peeled for the shortlist announcement towards the end of August.

Judge's Testimonials & Advice

Lesley Wan
General Counsel
FBN Bank

“Entering the British Legal Awards is a brilliant opportunity for you to showcase yourself and your talented team and the exciting and innovative projects you have delivered over the past year, which knowledge sharing can only help to benefit the wider legal profession. In addition, it will enhance your reputation and promote not just your legal team, but your organisation as standout."

Nick Eastwell
City Adviser, SRA and London Consultant

"Providing high quality legal advice on complex transactions and cases is what sets the London legal market apart from other markets. The British Legal Awards are an annual opportunity to celebrate this."

Helen Dodds
International Lawyer

"Showcasing their talent at these awards enables our great lawyers to let a global audience see how outstanding they are."

Celebrity Host for 2021!

Sir Trevor McDonald OBE

Born and educated in Trinidad, Sir Trevor began his career as a radio reporter, news presenter and sports journalist. He came to London in 1969 to work as a producer in the BBC Overseas Regional Service and went on to produce current affairs programmes for the BBC World Service. He joined ITN in 1973 as a general reporter and was given his first major assignment covering the Northern Ireland troubles.

Counting Down to the 2021 British Legal Awards

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2019 Highlights