Awards & Accreditation’s

We are privileged to have been recognised for the work that we do both as a firm as well as our solicitors in an individual capacity.

2017 was a fantastic year for us, we were shortlisted for many prestigious awards. We were recognised and Highly Commended at the Yorkshire Legal Awards and Senior Partner, Nigel Priestley won Yorkshire Lawyer of the Year! These were just some of the highlights of our achievements, find a detailed list below.  Though a local firm we strive for the very best.

2016 awards

2017 – Legal 500 Awards 2018 Private Client Category Shortlisted

2017 – Nigel Priestley won Yorkshire Lawyer of the Year 2017

2017 – Yorkshire Legal Awards Shortlisted – Partner of the Year – Nigel Priestley, Rising Star – Laura Milburn and Law Firm 1-10 Partners Awards

2017 – Re-accredited Legal 500 Leading Firm

2017 – Solicitors Journal Awards Shortlisted – Family Team of the Year

2016 – Re-accredited Legal 500 Leading Firm

2016 – Re-accredited Lexcel

2016 – Re-accredited Conveyancing Quality Scheme

2016 – The Law Society Excellence Awards: shortlisted for Excellence in Business Development, Ridley & Hall were presented with a Highly Commended award

2016 – Modern Law Awards: Nigel Priestley, Senior Partner won Lawyer of the Year

2016 – National Adoption Week Awards: Nigel Priestley, Senior Partner, shortlisted for the Lifetime Achievement Award

2016 – Yorkshire Legal Awards: shortlisted in Family Law

2016 – Yorkshire Legal Awards: Nigel Priestley, Senior partner shortlisted for Partner of the Year

2016 – Family Law Awards: shortlisted for Regional Firm of the Year (North)

2016 – Family Law Awards: Nigel Priestley, shortlisted for Partner of the Year

2016 – Modern Law Awards: for the Rising Star of the Year award, Peter Kearney, solicitor was shortlisted

2016 – Modern Law Awards: Ridley & Hall were shortlisted for the Best Marketing Campaign

2015 – Nigel Priestley – Shortlisted for Family Law Awards 2015 Family Law Partner of the Year

2015 – Re-accredited Legal 500 Leading Firm

2015 – Re-accredited Lexcel

2015 – Sarah Young – Shortlisted for Forward Ladies Women in Business Awards 2015 Inspiring Leader of the Year

2014 – Re-accredited Legal 500 Leading Firm

2014 – Re-accredited Lexcel

2014 – Re-accredited Conveyancing Quality Scheme

2013 – Ridley & Hall – Winner, Yorkshire Lawyer Awards – Law Firm of the Year (1-10 Partners)

2013 – Re-accredited Lexcel

2013 – Kinship Care Awards – Legal Champion of the Year

2013 – Re-accredited Legal 500 Leading Firm

2013 – Re-accredited Conveyancing Quality Scheme

2012 – Re-accredited Lexcel

2012 – Re-accredited Legal 500 Leading Firm

2012 – Re-accredited Investor in People

2012 – Re-accredited Conveyancing Quality Scheme

2011 – Michael George – Top 3, Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards – Family Legal Aid Lawyer

2011 – Re-accredited Lexcel

2011 – Re-accredited Investor in People

2011 – Awarded Law Society Conveyancing Quality Scheme

2011 – Accredited Legal 500 Leading Firm

2010 – Ridley & Hall – Highly Commended, Huddersfield Law Society Awards – Uganda Twinning Committee

2010 – Nigel Priestley – Winner, Law Society Excellence Awards – Solicitor of the Year, Private Practice

2010 – Re-accredited Lexcel

2009 – Sarah Young – Shortlisted, Law Society Excellence Awards – AWS Businesswoman of the Year

2009 – Sarah Young – Winner, AWS – Best Woman Solicitor Managing a Small Practice

2009 – Re-accredited Lexcel

2008 – Nigel Priestley – Highly Commended, Law Society Excellence Awards – Solicitor of the Year

2008 – Ridley & Hall – Winner, Yorkshire Lawyer Awards – Specialist Law Firm

2008 – Re-accredited Lexcel

2008 – Re-accredited Investor in People

2007 – Re-accredited Lexcel

2006 – Ridley & Hall – Winner, Yorkshire Lawyer Awards – Specialist Law Firm

2006 – Re-accredited Lexcel

2005 – Accredited Lexcel

2005 – Accredited Investor in People