Solicitor Advocate of the Year

20 October 2017


Vicky Preece, IBB Solicitors

Solicitor advocate of the year winner Vicky Preece IBB SolicitorsVicky has experience in advocacy and cross-examination in all levels of the Family Court, and has an enviable reputation. Her compassion, and willingness to help vulnerable people, makes her one of the best in her field. Vicky shares her expertise whenever she can through voluntary groups.

Highly commended

Joy Merriam, GWBHarthills

Solicitor advocate of the year highly commended Joy Merriam GWBHarthhillsJoy has been a solicitor advocate since 2006 and has her higher rights in both civil and criminal law. She has been active in the  promotion of solicitor advocacy participating in the development of training vulnerable witnesses and has been profiled in the Law Society Gazette.


Adam Tear, Howe + Co

Adam continues to appear regularly in the Court of Appeal, High Court and Upper Tribunal, as well as appearing at the IICSA hearings.

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