Solicitor wins “Conveyancer of Year” award less than two years after joining firm
Less than two years into the job, Janine Edwards of Watkins & Gunn has been named “Conveyancer of the Year” at the Modern Law Conveyancing Awards.
Janine, who works at the firm’s Pontypŵl office received the award ahead of North West Engand based Stephensons Solicitors with Watkins & Gunn were also shortlisted for Firm of the Year Wales.
Before her current job, Janine previously worked at Newport based Convey Law, and spent nine years at Newport Council as their senior commercial property lawyer.
Search provider Infotrack picked up two awards for “Search Provider of the Year” and “Service Provider of the Year”.
Sintons also picked up two awards for North of England Firm of the Year and David Pritchard picking up Business Development Professional of the Year.
The full list of winners is below.
Conveyancing Firm of the Year – North of England
WINNER – Sintons LLP
HIGHLY COMMENDED – Birchall Blackburn Law, My Home Move
Conveyancing Firm of the Year – Midlands
WINNER – Shakespeare Martineau
HIGHLY COMMENDED – John M Lewis & Co Ltd, My Home Move
Conveyancing Firm of the Year –South of England
WINNER – Smart Legal
HIGHLY COMMENDED – AVRillo Solicitors
Conveyancing Firm of the Year – Wales
WINNER – Howells Legal Ltd t/a Howells Solicitors
HIGHLY COMMENDED – Watkins & Gunn Solicitors
Search Provider of the Year
WINNER – InfoTrack
HIGHLY COMMENDED – STL Group Ltd
Innovation of the Year
WINNER – Lawyer Checker
HIGHLY COMMENDED – Beaumont Legal
Rising Star of the Year
WINNER – Laura Matthews – Countrywide Conveyancing Services
HIGHLY COMMENDED – Zoe Martin-McGrath – Total Conveyancing Services
Business Development Professional of the Year
WINNER – David Pritchard – Sintons LLP
HIGHLY COMMENDED – Jo Milne – Pali Ltd, Property And Land Information
Service Provider of the Year
WINNER – InfoTrack
HIGHLY COMMENDED – PLS Solicitors
Client Care Award
WINNER – AVRillo Solicitors
HIGHLY COMMENDED – Mullis & Peake LLP
Best Use of Technology
WINNER – Pali Ltd – Property And Land Information
HIGHLY COMMENDED – Countrywide Conveyancing Services
Outstanding Commitment to Training
WINNER – Myhomemove
HIGHLY COMMENDED – AVRillo
Property Team of the Year
WINNER – Jefferies Essex LLP
HIGHLY COMMENDED – Coffin Mew LLP
Conveyancer of the Year
WINNER – Janine Edwards – Watkins & Gunn Solicitors
HIGHLY COMMENDED – Stephensons Solicitors LLP