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Awards & Accolades

We're grateful to be recognised by many third party organisations for our work, and the kind of firm we are. Here we list some of the awards and accolades that Lewis Silkin has recently received.

2022

  • Lewis Silkin LLP has been awarded 'Best Nationwide Advertising & Marketing Law Firm 2022' in the Welsh Enterprise Awards 2022
  • Asian Legal Business for the Law Awards 2022:
  • Immigration Law Firm of the Year - shortlisted
  • Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year - shortlisted

2021

  • Ranked in The Times Best Law Firms 2022
  • Recognised as a Top 75 employer in the Social Mobility Employer Index 2021, improving our ranking from 59 to 34
  • Shortlisted for the UK Social Mobility Awards for Community Programme of the Year and for Lucy Lewis as Champion of the Year

2020

  • Ranked in The Times Best Law Firms 2021
  • Recognised as a Top 75 employer in the Social Mobility Employer Index 2020
  • Ian Jeffery won Exceptional Achievement by an Individual at the Managing Partners' Forum Awards 2020
  • Won Best Employee Engagement award at the 2020 Managing Partners’ Forum Awards
  • Won Real Estate Team of the Year 2020 at The Lawyer’s Awards
  • Won Human Resources: Firm of the Year at the Legal 500 UK Awards 2020. We were also shortlisted for Real Estate Team of the Year and Real Estate Retail Specialist Team of the Year
  • Michael Burd, James Davies and Toni Lorenzo were named as elite thought leaders for employment in the United Kingdom in the 2020 edition of WWL: Thought Leaders – Global Elite. Lewis Silkin is the only firm in the world with three ranked employment lawyers
  • Our Hong Kong team won Immigration Firm of the Year 2020 award at the Macallan ALB (Asian Legal Business) Hong Kong Law Awards for the third year running. We were also shortlisted for four other awards:
  • Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year
  • Rising Law Firm of the Year
  • Richard Miskella was shortlisted for Male Diversity Champion of the Year and Stephanie Kay was shortlisted for Rising Star – Private Practice Lawyer of the Year at the Women in Law Awards 2020
  • Colin Leckey won Client Choice 2020 award at Lexology’s Client Choice Awards. He was the only employment lawyer in the UK to be recognised with this award

2019

  • Richard Miskella, our joint managing partner, won Lawyer of the Year at the Legal Business Awards 2019
  • Michael Burd, Lewis Silkin’s Chair, won Who’s Who Legal as the Global Labour & Employment Lawyer of the Year for 2019
  • Won Global Labour, Employment and Benefits Law Firm of the Year 2019 at the Who’s Who Legal awards for the second consecutive year
  • Madeleine Jephcott won the PSL/Knowledge award at the Lexis Nexis Legal Awards 2019 for spearheading Lewis Silkin’s Future of Work initiative
  • Karen Baxter was shortlisted for ‘Most inspiring Leader of the Year’ at the This Can Happen Awards 2019, celebrating excellence in workplace mental health
  • Our Hong Kong team were shortlisted for four awards in the Macallan ALB (Asian Legal Business) Hong Kong Law Awards 2019
  • Lewis Silkin’s Worksphere service won the Training Innovation award at Legal Week’s Innovation Awards 2019 for its campaign #aLastingChange and the development of bespoke anti-sexual harassment and bullying training sessions
  • Shortlisted for Employment, Pensions and Incentives Litigation Team of the Year at the Legal Week Commercial Litigation and Arbitration Awards 2019
  • Shortlisted for the Real Estate Team of the Year 2019 at The Lawyer Awards
  • Rockhopper won Best Innovation at the 2018 Working Families Best Practice Awards

You can read more about Lewis Silkin in our announcements as they happen in the Press release section.

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