Resolution Awards 2022 – Categories and Criteria

The Awards are a celebration of what our members represent. Across all entries, judges will be looking for evidence of nominees embedding Resolution’s code of practice – which all members have signed up to.

There are five distinct categories, find out the criteria for each award below:

Two new awards for 2022:

The EDI Champion Award

For an individual or group that has shown a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Judges will look for the following criteria: 

  • A commitment to inclusion and diversity 
  • Demonstrable results of the positive impact of work in this area 
  • An in-depth understanding of EDI for clients, peers and staff  
  • Highlight successful and innovative policies/work practices that promote diversity, inclusion and social mobility 

Submit a nomination.


The Innovation Champion(s) Award

Recognising members who have introduced new ways of working that have benefited their clients, firm or the wider family justice community.

Judges will look for the following criteria:

  • How you have developed and implemented an innovative solution to a problem or pioneered new ways of working.
  • Evidence of how the use of new technologies, systems and/or processes have benefited your organisation, clients and/or the wider family justice community.
  • Ways in which you have used an innovative approach to help promote the Code of Practice or work in ways that fit with the Code.

Submit a nomination.


The John Cornwell Award

For an individual or group who has made an outstanding contribution to the field of family justice.  

Judges will look at the following criteria: 

  • a sustained contribution to upholding the Code of Practice over time, which together has made a significant difference either regionally or nationally to the field 
  • a body of work which could include: writing books, articles and/or reports, public activities such as media or fundraising activity, supporting younger members, developing innovative practices/projects 
  • evidence of how your work has made a positive impact to your peers and/or separating families. 

Submit a nomination.


YRes Rising Star Award

For the YRes member who has demonstrated their potential as a future leader in family justice.

Judges will look at the following criteria:

  • going above and beyond to champion the Code of Practice
  • passion for making the family justice landscape the best it can be
  • being a positive voice and role model for their peers

Submit a nomination.


Working in Collaboration Award

Recognising members who have made a difference to families by working together with other professionals, sharing expertise in innovative ways to help your clients achieve the best solutions. 

Judges will look at the following criteria: 

  • how the nominees worked together across disciplines (two or more) to improve outcomes for clients and their families 
  • putting the Code of Practice at the centre  
  • how their approach of sharing expertise has made a difference to clients. 

Submit a nomination.

 

I am delighted and humbled to have won the YRes Rising Star Award. The work I that I do with the law clinics, domestic abuse organisations and universities is very close to my heart.
To be recognised by Resolution, is an absolute honour.

Marjana Uddin, YRes Rising Star Award winner 2021