For nearly a decade Noel has specialised in all areas of family and child law, including care proceedings and adoption. Noel has built up the legal representation and litigation work of CCLC and is a published author on child and family law, including authoring the Law Society’s guide to the Children and Families Act 2014. Noel is also a member of many legal bodies, including the Association of Lawyers for Children’s Executive Committee and the Law Society’s Children Law Sub-Committee.
The Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year awards were founded in 2003 to recognise and celebrate the work of high calibre lawyers at the legal aid coalface. This is the first year when there will be a children’s rights award.
The final results will be announced on 1 July 2015.
Coram Children’s Legal Centre’s mission is to promote and protect children’s rights in the UK and overseas through the law, policy and practice.
You can find the full 2015 shortlist here.