Shoosmiths Early Careers Team scoop six wins in AllAboutLaw Awards

Shoosmiths Early Careers team are celebrating this week after scooping a total of six awards in a prestigious legal industry awards ceremony.

The team was recognised for its early career opportunities and graduate recruitment practices in a total of 13 categories at The AllAboutLaw Awards 2022, which showcases the best law firms in the UK.

They won six awards for Best Culture, Best Website & Social Media, Best Events, Best Vacation Scheme, Most Sustainable Recruitment Process and Most Inclusive Assessment Process.

And they were also ‘Recognised Excellent’ for Best Law Firm, Best Training Contract, Best Recruitment Campaign, Most Sustainable Recruitment Campaign and Best Assessment Process and came Highly Commended for Best First Year Opportunities and Best Access to Lawyers.

The team now hope to continue their winning streak at the Legal Cheek Awards, which take part on March 24.

They have been shortlisted in the awards for Best Law Firm for Quality of Work, Best Law Firm for Training, Best Law Firm for Work/life Balance, Best Law Firm for WFH, Best Law Firm for Eco-Friendliness and Legal Cheek Firm of the year.

In addition, they have also been featured in RateMyPlacement’s Best Student Employers 2022-2023 table, which is solely based on student-written reviews on They are listed at number 90 in the poll.

Samantha Hope, Shoosmiths graduate recruitment manager, said today: “To be shortlisted for any award is an honour in itself, but to win in six categories really does affirm Shoosmiths’ commitment to training aspiring solicitors in a culture that’s mindful, supportive, and ambitious.”

Shoosmiths is currently recruiting to its award-winning trainee solicitor programme, you can apply via the website until the application close date of 30th April 2022.


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