News article published on: 20th May 2016
Specialist Housing and Social Care lawyer at Osbornes, William Ford, has been shortlisted as a finalist in the Children’s Rights category at the 2016 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards. The awards are organised by the Legal Aid Practitioners Group (LAPG).
The LAPG work to raise awareness about the importance of legal aid and the work of legal aid practitioners in addition to campaigning to improve access to legal aid.
Head of Housing and Social Care, Shilpa Mathuradas, comments:
“The entire firm are delighted for Will, who works tirelessly for his clients, who are very often vulnerable members of society and whose cases require urgent action at short notice”.
Will’s case load includes cases concerning duties owed to children and care leavers under the Children Act 1989. He is also a member of the executive for the Housing Law Practitioner’s Association and on the executive for HLPA’s junior committee. Will is listed as a leading lawyer in London in both the Chambers Guide and the Legal 500.
The 2016 LALY’s ceremony takes place in London on 7th July.
If you would like to speak with William on any Housing and Social Care issue you can call us on 020 7485 8811, e-mail William or fill in our online enquiry form.