NORTH Yorkshire employment law solicitor, Emma Atkins has won LawNet Young Lawyer of The Year at the legal network’s annual conference.

Emma, who works for Denison Till in York, won after being judged on her work achievements as well as testimonials from her clients and colleagues.

She was presented the national award at a dinner attended by 150 member firm delegates where she was praised for her willingness to take on challenging cases, her excellent client care and performance in promoting the firm through online and event-based marketing initiatives.

Alistair Duncan, Denison Till managing partner, said: “Emma Atkins is a rising star in our practice and the Yorkshire legal community. She thoroughly deserves this accolade which is further recognition of Denison Till’s excellence in all we do.”