Last night Jayesh Kunwardia, partner and head of housing won the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year award for housing.
On receiving the award Jayesh said, “I feel extremely honoured to be the recipient of this most prestigious award in the housing category. I dedicate my award to all housing lawyers who through their commitment and hard work make it possible for people to fight for their housing rights. I’m especially grateful to HJA for all their support, my dynamic housing team and colleagues including barristers from Garden Court chambers and Doughty Street chambers. Thanks must also go to Z2K who nominated me for the award”.
Patrick Allen, Senior Partner attended the awards event which was a packed occasion with 400 people celebrating the achievements of legal aid lawyers across the country. Commenting at the end of the night he said “This is a fantastic achievement. Jayesh is a tenacious, talented lawyer who goes that extra mile for his clients. We are all delighted for him.”
Hodge Jones & Allen send a special thank you to the LAPG team for hosting a wonderful evening.