Resolution Awards 2021

Celebrating our champions of family justice

Awards entries closed - Conference booking open!

The Resolution Awards entry window has now closed. It's time to book your ticket for the Family Practice Conference (19-22 October), with opening event: “In Conversation with Lady Hale”. We will also be hosting an awards ceremony at the conference.

The Resolution Awards 2021

Nominations are now open for the new Resolution Awards! Celebrating members who have championed our Code of Practice and played a part in creating a better family justice system for all.

These Awards build on our established John Cornwell Award, introducing three new categories to celebrate the rich and varied contributions our members make.

The Categories for 2021

The John Cornwell Award –recognising an individual or group who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of family justice  

YRes Rising Star Award – for the YRes member who has demonstrated their potential as a future leader in family justice  

Working in Collaboration Award recognising members who have made a difference to families by working together with other professionals, sharing expertise in innovative ways 

The Resilience Award – for going above and beyond to support staff and clients through the challenges of the pandemic 

How to enter

The Awards are free to enter, and must be made via the online entry form by 12 noon, Friday 10 September

You can nominate yourself or someone else, however all nominees must be a current Resolution member.

You are encouraged to read the award criteria before submitting an application as this is how the judges will assess entries. A list of FAQs is also available. 

Shortlisted entrants will be informed by Thursday 30 September, with the winners announced at the Family Practice Conference, Friday 22 October.

Meet the Judges

We have brought together highly respected family justice professionals, with a wealth of experience,  fully committed to the values our Awards represent.  

Jane Craig – Former Chair, Resolution National Committee

David Emmerson – Chair of the Dispute Resolution Committee

Pauline Fowler – 2020 John Cornwell Award winner with the Pensions Advisory Group

Juliet Harvey – Chair of Resolution’s National Committee

Andrew Watson – Chair of Resolution’s Standards Committee

Remyhs Baker – Co-Chair of Resolution’s Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Committee

Past John Cornwell Award Winners