12 May 2021 | Comment | Article by Eleanor Evans TEP
Hugh James is delighted to be sponsoring a new category at this year’s National Paralegal Awards, which will recognise an individual who went the extra mile for their community during the pandemic.
The award for “Best Community Champion Paralegal” will go to someone who has dedicated their time to make their community a better place.
Now in its third year, the National Paralegal Awards 2021 focuses solely on the work and achievements of Paralegals - whether they are employed, self-employed, a volunteer or a business, as well as companies that support the profession.
This year there are 19 categories - comprising 15 awards for individuals and three new categories Best Paralegal Newcomer, Best Commercial Real Estate Paralegal and Best Community Champion Paralegal.
At Hugh James, we’re passionate about developing and recognising the outstanding legal talent we have in the UK and Paralegals play a significant role in our industry.
Speaking of our sponsorship, Partner and Head of the Trusts and Estates Administration department, Eleanor Evans said today:
“We’re proud to be sponsoring the category “Best Community Champion Paralegal” at the National Paralegal Awards 2021. Dedicating time to help our local communities has been more important than ever over the last year, and we can’t wait to show our support for the people who have gone above and beyond to make a real difference in their community. “
Entries are now open, and entrants can benefit from an early bird discount on entry fees if they register their interest before the Friday 28 May 2021 at midnight. The closing date is 28 June 2021 at 5pm. Finalists will be announced on the 11 August 2021.
Rita Leat, Managing Director of The Professional Paralegal Register, who host the awards said: “We are delighted to host these annual awards to showcase and reward the work of Paralegals across the UK. These are professional awards with strict criteria to ensure that our Finalists and Winners are the best the UK has to offer.”
For further information and to enter the awards visit www.nationalparalegalawards.com.