The Chartered Legal Executive of the Year will be a practising Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and can have practised in any type of organisation and discipline.
They will be an exemplar for the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives and will likely have achieved particular recognition for their professional work and / or their work in their community or charitable body.
The Judging Panel will look for CILEx Fellows who have achieved particular success within their organisation, worked in a ground breaking area of law, made a specific contribution to their community and / or made contribution to promoting access to the legal profession.
The judges will be looking for entrants who have gone the extra mile and beyond, having a positive and demonstrable impact on their organisation, colleagues, community and the profession. There are many factors that the judges can consider but will be looking for evidence of great client care, involvement with CSR activities, personal development, team working, promotion of diversity and inclusion, leadership, empathy, professional respect and contribution to advancing the profession.