The Gazette is looking for legal professionals who are ‘influential, inspirational and in the ­public eye’ for its annual Gazette Legal Personality of the Year award.

The award aims to recognise those who have made an ‘outstanding public contribution’ to the profession. Nominations for the Gazette accolade, which is one of the Law Society’s Excellence Awards, must be received by Friday 3 May 2019.

The award is open to everyone in the legal sector.

Please submit your nomination by email to editor-in-chief Paul Rogerson:, explaining why s/he deserves to win in 2019. The Gazette’s editorial team will draw up a shortlist of potential winners from your nominations.

The winner will be selected by a panel chaired by the editor-in-chief.

The Law Society Excellence Awards 2019 - Nominations are open

The Excellence Awards celebrate the hard work and inspirational achievements of solicitors, legal teams and firms of all sizes.

This year you can choose from 22 categories, including eight awards to recognise outstanding individuals. With so many categories to enter, there’s a place for everyone to shine.

Nominations are free so you can enter as many categories as you like before entries close on Friday 3 May 2019.

Nominate now