Solicitor of the Year award for alumna

Wednesday 22 January 2020

Tamsin AllenWe congratulate Tamsin Allen (Balliol 1982) on winning Solicitor of the Year – Private Practice in the Law Society’s 2019 Excellence Awards. One of a number of awards celebrating the work of solicitors, this award recognises an ‘outstanding contribution’ made by ‘those who have gone the extra mile’. 

Tamsin Allen is a partner at Bindmans LLP and head of the Media and Information Law team. The citation for the award reads: ‘Tamsin Allen has shown exceptional energy and focus in every area of her work, contributing to her team’s success. Her pioneering work includes successfully defending high-profile whistle-blowers, most notably in the Cambridge Analytica and “Vote Leave” scandals, having a direct impact on the UK political scene and large numbers of social media users.’

You can read a profile of Tamsin Allen in the Law Gazette.