They’re eyeing up the glittering prizes at a Huddersfield law firm.

Ramsdens Solicitors and its head of family law, Helen Thewlis, are both among he finalists in the national Law Society Excellence Awards 2014.

And the firm has also been shortlisted for two prizes at the LFS Conveyancing Awards.

The Law Socity said Helen had been recognised for her inspiring leadership, adding: “Through her foresight and vision Helen has been instrumental in embracing change and leading her team and the firm to tailor services to meet the needs of the local community.”

Ramsdens, which has offices in Huddersfield, Dewsbury, Elland, Holmfirth, Mirfield, Slaithwaite, Halifax, Leeds and Wakefield, is also a finalist in the CQS Award for Excellence in Conveyancing Practice – recognising its efforts in terms of client care, staff recruitment, performance and engagement.

The finalists for the Law Society Excellence Awards 2014 have been selected by a panel of senior industry experts, and represent the brightest and best talent the legal profession has to offer.

The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony hosted by BBC News presenter Mishal Husain on October 9 at the Park Plaza Hotel in London.

Meanwhile, at in the LFS Conveyancing Awards, Ramsdens is in the running for the Regional Conveyancing Team of the Year and Best Website/Marketing categories.

Karen James, head of residential property, said: “I am absolutely delighted that Ramsdens’ conveyancing team has been announced as a finalist for the prestigious LFS Regional Conveyancing Firm of the Year Award.

Karen James, Head of Residential Property at law firm Ramsdens
 

“The competition is fierce and to get this far is an honour.

“This is an acknowledgement and recognition of the hard work, commitment and dedication each individual member of the team gives to the job every single day.”

She added: “To also be announced as a finalist in Best Marketing and Website category is an absolute bonus and down to the sheer hard work of our director of marketing, Sinead Sopala.”

The awards will take presented on Sepemer 24 in Coventry.