Excellence in Learning & Development

We're particularly keen to see initiatives that are demonstrably related to your firm’s strategy and/or growth.

£ 150.00 +VAT (20%)

Best Apprenticeship Initiative

Awarded to the firm doing the most to encourage non-graduate early talent.

£ 150.00 +VAT (20%)

Best Health & Wellbeing Initiative (for firms of up to 750 employees including partners)

Please provide evidence of impact, in terms of improved performance, engagement, productivity or reduced absence levels.

£ 150.00 +VAT (20%)

Best Health & Wellbeing Initiative (for firms of over 750 employees including partners)

Please provide evidence of impact, in terms of improved performance, engagement, productivity or reduced absence levels.

£ 150.00 +VAT (20%)

Best CSR Initiative

We’d like to see how your CSR initiative/s have benefited your community (and/or other external parties), your people and your wider business. Note that entries concerning social mobility initiatives will be better served in the ‘Best Social Mobility’ category.

£ 150.00 +VAT (20%)

Sustainable Recruitment Alliance Award

Awarded to the firm doing the most to encourage sustainable business practices.

£ 150.00 +VAT (20%)

Best Social Mobility Initiative

We’re looking for innovative ways in which your firm has advanced the social mobility agenda and the impact your approach has had on the firm.

£ 150.00 +VAT (20%)

Excellence in Equality & Inclusion

Tell us about how your firm has driven the diversity agenda — and describe the consequent benefits to the firm. Note that entries concerning social mobility initiatives will be better served in the ‘Best Social Mobility’ category.

£ 150.00 +VAT (20%)

Best HR Innovation Through Technology

Innovations are likely to concern HR software systems, payroll, recruitment, L&D, internal communications, etc.

£ 150.00 +VAT (20%)

Best Trainee Recruitment Campaign

Any campaign aimed at recruiting trainee talent. Please include the brief, the attraction materials and any data you consider will help your case: applications, appointments, diversity, and so on.

£ 150.00 +VAT (20%)

Most Innovative HR Initiative

We’re looking for any HR accomplishments that are new to your firm – and ideally, new to the sector too. We would also like to see measurements, other evidence of success and clear alignment with firm strategy: in other words, not just innovation for innovation’s sake.

£ 150.00 +VAT (20%)

Best Organisational Response to Covid-19

Tell us about how your firm has responded to Covid-19. We’re particularly interested in new approaches that have arisen as a result of the pandemic.


£ 150.00 +VAT (20%)

Best Individual Contribution

Make a case for an established individual working within legal HR who has made a major contribution to your department, firm or the wider industry within the last year.

£ 150.00 +VAT (20%)

Rising Star

Make a case for a new entrant to legal HR who has made a significant impact on your department or firm. Nominees should have been working in the sector for less than three years. In addition to completing the form, please submit the CV of the nominee.

£ 150.00 +VAT (20%)

Senior HR Ally

Make a case for someone from outside of HR who has made a positive contribution to people in your firm. Typical nominees will include Managing Partners, Senior Partners, COOs and Practice Heads who have gone out of their way to make the firm a more productive, inclusive or enjoyable place to work.

£ 150.00 +VAT (20%)

HR Team of the Year (for firms of up to 750 employees including partners)

We’d like to see how your department’s efforts have made a positive contribution to the firm over the course of the year. Please detail what you’ve achieved, how you’ve added value and what (if any) obstacles have been overcome. Results are critical, especially the commercial benefits that your department has brought to the firm. You can either enter the full team or part of the team, such as the Recruitment, Reward or HR Project Management sub-functions.

£ 150.00 +VAT (20%)

HR Team of the Year (for firms of over 750 employees including partners)

We’d like to see how your department’s efforts have made a positive contribution to the firm over the course of the year. Please detail what you’ve achieved, how you’ve added value and what (if any) obstacles have been overcome. Results are critical, especially the commercial benefits that your department has brought to the firm. You can either enter the full team or part of the team, such as the Recruitment, Reward or HR Project Management sub-functions.

£ 150.00 +VAT (20%)