The Sole Practitioner of the Year Award honours an outstanding sole practitioner (a solicitor who is the only solicitor working in the firm). The individual will have demonstrated in an exemplary manner an exceptional achievement or achievements in the law during recent times and in particular, since April 2023.

The criterion set out in the foregoing paragraph should be reflected in submissions and such submissions should also refer to the following:

● Significance of an achievement or achievements relevant to the category;

● Quality of legal services offered and legal expertise relevant to the category, and

● Delivery of excellence in client service and effective communication with clients.

Nominations for this category will be based on/in the regions and recipients of awards will be announced for each region: Dublin (incl. City and County), Leinster (excluding Dublin), Munster and Connacht/Ulster, who will then go forward for consideration for the overall national award

To nominate a firm in these categories, the principal practice office of the sole practitioner must be based within the selected region .