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THE LSK NAIROBI BRANCH NAIROBI LEGAL AWARDS 2017-18

BACKGROUND

The Branch has set up a Legal Awards Programme to recognize law firms/ legal departments and individual lawyers who espouse outstanding standards of practice and legal service delivery in an effort towards encouraging excellence in practice. The criteria of Awards will be based on globally recognized standards of best practice in management of legal practices, law practice and service delivery.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The following are eligible to participate in the Awards:

  • All lawyers practising in Nairobi and Thika

  • All law firms with offices/registered practices in Nairobi and Thika

  • All legal departments with offices in Nairobi and Thika

SPECIAL COMMITTEES OF THE NAIROBI LEGAL AWARDS

The Awards processes are undertaken by two key Committees

  1. A Technical Committee  comprised of experts in the legal field and tasked with ascertaining credibility and objectivity in the Awards.

  2. An Awards Jury to determine/verify the winners of respective Awards.

 

OPPORTUNITIES TO SUPPORT THE AWARDS PROGRAMME

  1. Sponsorship of the Awards with benefits including increased brand visibility and

    • Access to our over 6,000 members at various Branch events

    • An honourable mention in our Weekly Newsletter for Nairobi lawyers which focuses on practice issues and reaches about 5000 members weekly.

    • Recognition as a Valued Partner of the Branch and the Nairobi Legal Awards (NLAs) in our website, Newsletter, Awards Event Program

    • Invitation, participation and publicity at our calendar Events including: the Nairobi Branch Breakfast Forum, the Branch Quarterly Luncheons, Inns of Court Forums and the quarterly Young Lawyers Mentorship Programme

  2. Participating in the Committees of the Awards: The Awards Technical Committee and Awards Jury

 

NAIROBI LEGAL AWARDS 2017-18 CATEGORIES

Law Firm of the Year.

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Civil Society Legal Department of the Year.

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Pupil Master of the Year.

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Overall Lawyer of the Year: Male/Female

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Judicial Officer of the Year (Judge/ Magistrate)

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