Awards 2018

The Annual Awards & Ball 2018 will take place on Saturday 27th October 2018 at The Lancaster Hotel, Lancaster Terrace, London W2 2TY.

An integral part of this prestigious event is the recognition given to individuals who have excelled in their chosen fields.

There will be 4 Awards:

  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2018,
  • Criminal Lawyer 2018,
  • Commercial/Civil Lawyer 2018,
  • Rising Star Award 2018.

The nomination process will remain open until 11.59pm on Sunday 30th September 2018. Any nominations received after this deadline will not be processed.

All nominations received in the correct format will be forwarded to the independent judging panel for their consideration. The Judges will consider the following criteria when reaching their decisions:

  • Professional achievements (i.e. notable cases)
  • Industry awards
  • Publications
  • Relevant extra-curricular activities (i.e. pro-bono work)

In order to make the application process easier, you can download a word version of the nomination form and complete the answers offline at your leisure, which you can then copy and paste into the relevant fields online when you are ready to submit the form.

Please provide as detailed a nomination form as possible. This will help the Judges and increase the nominee’s chances of success.

Please note that all nominations must be made through the online nomination form in order to be considered.

The independent judging panel will consider every valid nomination.


Simply go to the nomination form on this page below, select an award category and then answer the questions in as much detail as possible. Once a nomination has been received, the nominator will receive an e-mail confirming receipt and the nominee will be asked to review and approve their nomination before being put forward to the independent judging panel.

Please remember to tell the person you are nominating that you have nominated them.

Nomination Process

Judging Process

Nomination Form

Terms & Conditions


You can reserve tickets for the 2018 event by e-mailing us on:


You can get involved by becoming a corporate sponsor for the evening. We would like to hear from you if you are interested in sponsoring the 4 Awards that will be presented on the night. You can view the SPONSORSHIP PACKAGES here. For further information e-mail the Ball Team at