We have been very grateful at the awards success our firm has achieved throughout 2015, including success at the Halsbury Legal Awards for “Diversity and Inclusion” and the award for “Excellence in Learning & Development” at the Law Society Excellence Awards.
Amid these accomplishments, Giles Wilson was shortlisted at the prestigious Modern Law Awards for “Best Marketing Campaign of the Year” and Jonathan Hodge was shortlisted for “Rising Star of the Year”.
We attended the ceremony at the beautiful Hurlingham Club in London on Thursday 19 November, and while Giles Wilson didn’t take home a trophy this time, we’re delighted one of our excellent solicitors in Essex was announced as a winner.
Jonathan was named “Rising Star of the Year” at the ceremony, which is a fantastic accomplishment – he has quickly established himself as a dependable expert of Civil Law in Essex.
This was the highlight of a wonderful evening overall. The event had a 1920s inspired theme, and everyone certainly dressed the part. Jonathan was very excited to collect his award from comedian Jimmy Carr, who was the host of the ceremony and provided plenty of entertainment throughout the night.
When Jonathan was announced the winner, it was definitely a pleasant shock. “I really didn’t expect to win,” he said after receiving the award. “In fact, I was so dumbstruck that I didn’t actually hold the award, and ‘Jim’ had to tell me that’s how it usually works!”
“Next year I will be going for another award, if not just to have another crack at improving on my ability to accept one.”
Our warmest congratulations go to Jonathan for this richly deserved award – we’re certain this will be only the first of many accolades he receives as part of Giles Wilson.
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