HOW TO ENTER
TO MAKE YOUR ENTRY:
1. Review the relevant category criteria on the category pages, as well as the Guidelines for Entry and Conditions of Entry (below).
2. Complete your 1000 word submission or entry form offline.
3. Collate the necessary details to make your entry, including the names and contact details of any referees.
4. Return to this website and click here to submit your entry.
GUIDELINES FOR ENTRY
In order for your entry to be considered, please adhere to the following general guidelines for entry:
- Each entry must take the form requested; for the majority of categories this will be a 1000 written word submission, however some categories require you to complete a category-specific entry form. Please check the category page to find out exactly what is required. In all cases, the judges are looking for concise written submissions and your entry should cover as many of the listed criteria as possible
- Please ensure your submission contains the following information clearly printed: category name, name of entering company/firm and page numbers
- If nominating a third party, please provide as much information as possible. Contact details for the nominee are mandatory
- Please provide up to 5 referees (including their contact details) for your entry. The Lawyer research team will be contacting these referees whilst gathering background information about all entries
- All submissions must be made online. Please do not send in any supporting material
- Unless stated otherwise in category criteria, entries should focus on cases, matters or transactions carried out under UK law in the courts of England and Wales.
Please note: In the event that your entry is shortlisted, all entry form details e.g. Entry title/Name of deal as completed in the online entry process will be used on Awards collateral (e.g. Website, Awards graphics, Awards Supplement, and in the event that your entry wins, on the trophy). Copy will adhere to the magazine’s house style e.g. Ltds, PLCs, LLP’s etc will be removed.
There is no fee to enter The Lawyer Awards 2013. However, each entry must be accompanied by a cheque made payable to either Alzheimer’s Society or Samaritans or one for each. (For multiple entries from firms, it is permissible to send 1 cheque for all entries.) Please write your entry number(s) on the back of each cheque (you will receive this number in your entry confirmation email once you have completed your online submission) and send to Charlotte Biss, Event Co-ordinator, The Lawyer Awards 2013, Centaur Events, Wells Point, 79 Wells Street, London W1T 3QN. Centaur Events must receive all entries by Friday 1st March 2013.
CONDITIONS OF ENTRY
- All entries are for the judges eyes only, however, the content may be used by The Lawyer when writing about the entry. Please clearly indicate in your entry if there is specific information that should not be mentioned in event material or post-event information.
- Entries cannot be returned
- Centaur Events/The Lawyer accept no responsibility for the loss or damage of material submitted
- The judging panel reserves the right to move entries from one category to another if they feel it is more appropriate. The judges' decision is final
- The awards are judging performance from 1st April 2012 to the present day
- For transactional categories, firms may enter more than one deal
- All entrants must supply contact details including email address for the judges to approach should the entry require any further clarification. Where possible and if relevant, please also supply contact details for your client for the same purpose
- By entering The Lawyer Awards, you agree to attend a roundtable related to your category if shortlisted (provisional dates: Monday 20th or Tuesday 21st May 2013)
Queries regarding entering should be addressed to Charlotte Biss: +44 (0)207 970 4060, or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.