Two council legal teams have been shortlisted for the In-House Team of the Year in the Law Society Awards 2021.
Leeds City Council and South Lakeland District Council have been joined by the legal teams at Loughborough University, NWSSP [NHS Wales Shared Service Partnership] and the Department of Health and Social Care in the nine-strong shortlist.
Also shortlisted are: Fnatic Ltd; Howden Joinery Group Plc; Liberis; National Lottery Heritage Fund; and Working Families.
Rita Bange, Principal Property & Regeneration Solicitor at Tower Hamlets Council and LLG’s National Lead for Housing & Regen, has meanwhile made the ten-strong shortlist for Solicitor of the Year – In-House.
She is joined by Jackie Gray of NHS Digital and David Burbridge of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust amongst others.
The shortlists for all categories can be found here.
The awards ceremony will be held online on 7 October.