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The Lawyer and Unicef's Child Rights Lawyer Award has a new judge. Peter Harris, the former Official Solicitor will join Baroness Scotland QC, Sir John Waite, David Hershman and Andrew McFarlane QC on the panel of judges for the Child Rights Lawyer Awards held by The Lawyer and UNICEF. The closing date for nominations is Thursday 21 October. The award will be presented at an evening reception at the Law Society's Chancery Lane Headquarters on 16 November. For further information, please call Alex Charlwood on 0171 970 4665.