26 July 2023
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We are extremely proud to announce our finalists in the National Paralegal Awards 2023 which promote the work and achievements of Paralegals in the UK.

This year our finalists are:

Community Champion  - Rachel Collier

Best Newcomer - Grace Poole & Veronica Sequeira

Best Patent Paralegal - Debbie Williams, Kim Harding, Lauren Coffey, Ed Kelly

Best Trademark Paralegal - Natascha Newbold

We are also delighted to see that Mewburn Ellis is a finalist in the National Paralegal Business of the Year and Best Law Firm Paralegal Development categories.

The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony taking place on 14 September 2023 in Birmingham.

Congratulations to all of the finalists. You can view the full list of categories and finalists here. 

About the National Paralegal Awards Finalists

The National Paralegal Awards, now in its fifth year, promotes the work and achievements of Paralegals in the UK, whether they are employed, self-employed, a volunteer or a business, or a company that support the profession. With 13 individual and 5 business categories, these awards reflect the diversity of a Paralegal's role within the legal sector, and the services they provide.

Lesley joined the firm in 2018 and is Head of IP Support Services. She is responsible for the leadership and management of all the IP business support services across Mewburn Ellis. Lesley previously worked for a FTSE100 financial services company where she had a number of leadership and change management roles.

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