We are thrilled to announce that Deirdre Fottrell QC won the “Advocate Bar Pro Bono QC” of the year award at last night’s annual awards. All at 1GC|Family Law congratulate Deirdre on the thoroughly well-deserved award!.
Joint Head of Chambers Janet Bazley QC collected the award on behalf of Deirdre. Janet said "This award recognised the sterling work Deirdre has done at the highest level in Pro Bono cases this year including in particular Williams v LB Barnet in the Supreme Court, a case of significant importance regarding the scope and use of S.20 Children act 1989."
Congratulations must also go to Louise MacLynn for her nomination of “Junior Pro Bono Barrister of the Year” and Senior Clerk Paul Harris who was nominated for “Pro Bono Chambers’ Staff Member of the Year”.