March 25, 2013

Award winning law

One of the UK’s most successful law firms with offices in Leeds and Bradford. Gordons has been established for over 170 years and currently employs 240 people.

Our excellence has been recognised in a number of award schemes recently.  Our accolades include:

2016

  • Winner of the Rising Star Award (Frances Mitchell)Yorkshire Legal Awards 2016
  • Shortlisted for Partner of the Year Award (Joanne Fearnley) – Yorkshire Legal Awards 2016
  • Shortlisted for Residential Property Award – Yorkshire Legal Awards 2016
  • Shortlisted for Best Use of TechnologyClaims Innovation Awards 2016
  • Shortlisted for Woman of Year – Medium Business Award (Victoria Davey) – Barclays Women in Business Awards 2016

2015

  • Shortlisted for Woman Lawyer of the Year (Victoria Davey) – Law Society Excellence Awards 2015
  • Shortlisted for the Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion Award – Law Society Excellence Awards 2015
  • Shortlisted for Commercial Team of the Year – British Legal Awards 2015
  • Best Use of Technology – British Legal Awards 2015

2014

  • Winner of the Regional HR Legal Advisor – Legal 500 2014
  • Winner of the Higher Apprentice of the Year (Jasmine Cawkwell) Award – Leeds Apprenticeship Awards 2014
  • Winner of the Intermediate Apprentice of the Year (Holly Buxton) Award – Leeds Apprenticeship Awards 2014
  • Runner up in the Advanced Apprentice of the Year (Beth Caygill) Category – Leeds Apprenticeship Awards 2014
  • Shortlisted for Young Achiever of the Year (Safia Hussain) Award – Yorkshire Women of Achievement Awards 2014

2013

  • Winner of the Most Effective Diversity Programme Award – The Lawyer Management Awards 2013
  • Winner of the Investors in People Apprenticeship Newcomer Employer of the Year Award – Yorkshire and Humber Apprenticeship Awards 2013
  • Winner of the Best Training Award - Top Employers for School and College Leavers Awards 2013
  • Winner of the Best Job Satisfaction AwardTop Employers for School and College Leavers Awards 2013
  • Winner of the Apprenticeship Ambassador of the Year AwardLeeds Apprenticeship Awards 2013
  • Highly Commended for the Investors in People Apprenticeship Newcomer Employer of the Year AwardNational Apprenticeship Awards 2013
  • Highly Commended for the Enterprise Award – Yorkshire Lawyer Awards 2013
  • Ranked second Top Employer overall – Top Employers for School and College Leavers Awards 2013
  • Runner-up in the Yorkshire Pride Category – Yorkshire Business Masters Awards 2013
  • Runner-up in the Regional Law Firm of the Year Category – Citywealth Magic Circle Awards 2013
  • Shortlisted for Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion – Law Society Excellence Awards 2013
  • Shortlisted for Business in the Community Award – Yorkshire Post Excellence in Business Awards 2013
  • Shortlisted for Regional Law Firm of the Year – Legal Business Awards 2013
  • Shortlisted for Real Estate Team of the Year – Legal Business Awards 2013
  • Shortlisted for CSR Programme of the Year – Legal Business Awards 2013

2012

JUDGES COMMENTS

“Gordons’ use of apprenticeships within the legal profession deserves high commendation.”

“When you act for a company the size of Morrisons you have to be very, very good.”

“Their turnover for a regional practice is absolutely magnificent.”

“Gordons act for a number of high-net-worth clients that any city firm would be proud of.”