In House Team of the Year 2012
In House Team of the Year – won by The Co-operative Group – photo attached is of Bridget Groarke collecting the award and Paul Jonson, Partner of Pannone LLP and Edward Smethurst, Chairman of the C&I Group North West. Also, highly commended in this category is Patrick Stewart and the Manchester United Legal Department
Edward Smethurst receives Outstanding Achievement Award
The outstanding achievement accolade went to Edward Smethurst tonight at the Manchester Legal Awards 2012. Mr Smethurst, who has acted on behalf of Kate and Gerry McCann, parents of missing toddler Madeleine, is chairman of the Law Society Commerce and Industry Group North West, a position he has held for over 16 years. Edward has
C & I Group North West Awards Ceremony
The Elite of the In House Legal Community gathered at The Lowry Hotel in Manchester on Friday night for the Commerce & Industry Group North West Inaugural Awards Ceremony. More than 280 guests connected with Legal Departments in North West Commerce & Industry, including Company Directors, Company Secretaries, In-House Barristers and support staff gathered to
In House Team of the Year
Andrew Carr representing Sellafield Ltd, Chairman Edward Smethurst and Judge Steve McDowell, Head of Legal Compliance BAE Systems Plc and representing Eversheds, Simon Chamberlain, Partner, Eversheds.
In House Deal of the Year
Rachel Dolby and Lisa Hulme from the winning team Balfour Beatty Capital, Chairman Edward Smethurst and Judges, Michael Clavell-Bate, Senior Office Partner Eversheds, Andrew Waugh, Director 53N & John Bleasdale, Director of TNT Express UK and Chairman of the National C&I Group
Young In House Lawyer of the Year winner
Young In House Lawyer of the Year winner, Jonathan Bamber, Liverpool FC with Chairman of the C&I Group North West Edward Smethurst and Judges Mark Levine (Director of BCL Legal) and Fran Eccles-Bech (Executive Director of Manchester Law Society).
In House Lawyer of the Year winner
In House Lawyer of the Yearwinner, Jackie Whalley of Media City UK with Edward and Judges Alvin Shuttleworth (Director of Palladium Associates Plc) and Jo McLeod (Regional Manager of The Law Society).