Congratulations are in order for three of our clients. Cartwright King, ABR Solicitors and Woods Whur who have all been shortlisted for the Yorkshire Legal Awards. The three firms, that all have a presence in Yorkshire, were named last week as having made it onto the awards shortlist. Cartwright King and ABR Solicitors have both been nominated for the Criminal Law Award and Woods Whur for the Niche Law Award.

Organised by Barker Brooks Communications, publishers of Leeds & Yorkshire Lawyer magazine, The Yorkshire Legal Awards recognises successful  lawyers in the Yorkshire region. The annual awards include categories for law firms of different sizes and different areas of work and recognise a wide variety of legal achievements.

Yorkshire based Select Legal Systems Limited, authors of LAWFUSION, the popular suite of legal practice management software, work with law firms nationally and have hundreds of clients across the length and breadth of the country.  Select offers a wide range of software modules covering all areas of law including: crime, family, conveyancing and many others,  as well as some very specific areas for specialist niche firms.

For the first time this year Select Legal, due to its strong reputation as a supplier of first-class crime software, was invited to sponsor this year’s Criminal Law Award.

Cartwright King Solicitors Solicitor's logoCartwright King, one of the country’s largest providers of legal aid, have been users of LAWFUSION since since 2009 – you can hear them talk about how they make the most of the LAWFUSION crime and billing software in this case study video.  They are also featured in this cloud vs on-premise white paper style video.

ABR Solicitors, specialists in criminal fraud, have been LAWFUSION users since 2014. Their Senior Partner Rob Rode is quoted in this 2014 news post explaining what he likes about LAWFUSION.

Niche firm Woods Whur specialise in licensing law. They implemented LAWFUSION in 2011.


Steve Dixon, Co-owner / Development Director for Select Legal said, “We are privileged to be working with some of the best firms in the country.  It’s great to see our clients nominated for these prestigious awards. In my opinion all three firms would make very deserving winners and I would like to take this opportunity, on behalf of all their friends at Select Legal, to wish them the very best of luck. Of course the best of luck to all the other nominees too.  We are looking forward to celebrating with everyone on the night.”

The awards will be judged by a prestigious panel from the Yorkshire legal community:

Marilyn Stowe (Chair)
– David Barraclough, Yorkshire Union of Law Societies
– Natalie Cosgrove, Sheffield & District Law Society
– Simon Stell, LCF Law
– Nathalie Stewart, Hull Incorporated Law Society
– Gordon Exall, Zenith Chambers
– Sarah Cookson, Huddersfield and Dewsbury Incorporated Law Society
– Bill Barton, Leeds Law Society
– Charlotte Parkinson, Leeds Junior Lawyers Division.

The glittering awards ceremony takes place in Leeds at New Dock Hall on 12 October 2017.


For more information about the LAWFUSION Crime & Billing Modules, or its Workflow Modules for other areas and niche areas of law, or indeed any other aspect of the LAWFUSION please contact SALES on 01482 567601 during office hours or via this enquiry form at other times.