Anthony Collins has announced that partner Rankeshwar Batta, solicitor Ann Houghton, chartered legal executive Alexandra Loxton and paralegal Rose Klemperer have all been shortlisted in recognition of their work in the legal sector.
Personal injury and clinical negligence specialist Batta has been shortlisted for ‘Partner of the Year’, which, according to the firm, demonstrates his outstanding leadership, his commitment to corporate social responsibility, his contribution to the legal profession in general and his positive contribution to the reputation of solicitors.
Houghton, also a personal injury specialist, has been shortlisted for ‘Assistant Solicitor of the Year’ after demonstrating a passion and determination to improve clients’ quality of life. She is also a joint honorary secretary of the Birmingham Law Society and consistently works to improve the reputation of the legal profession.
Loxton, working in corporate litigation, has been shortlisted for ‘Chartered Legal Executive of the Year’ after highlighting her involvement with other organisations (such as CILEx) and her contributions to legal publications and research. Her submission was backed up by some outstanding testimonials from clients.
Klemperer has been shortlisted for ‘Paralegal of the Year’, having showcased some of the high-profile cases she has been involved in and her ability to handle levels of responsibility beyond her first-year paralegal qualification.
The winners of the Birmingham Law Society Awards 2014 will be announced at an awards ceremony held at the ICC in Birmingham on the evening of the 20 March 2014.