Irwin Mitchell’s Employment Head In London Picks Up Prestigious Prize
Irwin Mitchell’s Head of Employment and Professional Discipline team in its London office, Shah Qureshi, has been awarded the prestigious title of ‘Civil Lawyer of the Year’ at the Asian Legal Awards.
The ceremony, which took place on Saturday, 25 November at Lancaster Terrace in London, celebrated legal excellence and was organised by the Society of Asian Lawyers.
Now in its 28th year, the Asian Legal Awards recognise outstanding achievements and contributions within the legal industry. The awards also acknowledge other exceptional legal professionals in various categories, including Rising Star, Criminal Lawyer of the Year, Company/Commercial Lawyer of the Year, and Lifetime Achievement Award.
Expert Opinion"I am truly honoured to be recognised as the Civil Lawyer of the Year at the Asian Legal Awards. This award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our entire team especially in supporting whistleblowers and those that suffer discrimination in their working lives. I am grateful for the trust and support of our clients, as well as the opportunities to make a positive impact in the legal profession." Shah Qureshi, Employment partner at Irwin Mitchell
This recognition follows Shah's previous success in 2022, where he was honoured with the 'Achievements in Law' award at the British Muslim Awards."
The Society of Asian Lawyers aims to promote and develop the legal profession within the Asian community in the UK. It also seeks to represent its members and provide support, development, and encouragement, with the goal of assisting members in their career aspirations while fostering diversity and equality of opportunity.