In the ever-evolving world of law, recognition of excellence is a testament to a professional's unwavering commitment and dedication to their craft. It's an honour not just for the individual but also for the clients they serve, the legal community they are a part of, and the principles they uphold. We are thrilled to announce that Helen Clifford has been awarded the prestigious title of Surrey Law Society's Lawyer of the Year 2023. This accolade is a reflection of her achievements and unwavering commitment to her clients.

Helen Clifford:
Helen's journey in the legal profession has demonstrated unwavering dedication and an unyielding commitment to justice, she has garnered the respect and admiration of both her peers and clients alike. Helen's career is marked by her tireless efforts to bring about positive change and deliver justice to those who need it most. Her approach to the law is one that reflects empathy, integrity, and dedication to her clients. She has not only represented her clients effectively but also advocated for systemic changes that have a lasting impact on the legal landscape. In addition, she is a vocal opponent of bullying within the profession. Having fought against bullying that she and her colleagues experienced, she is determined that others should not be subjected to the same conditions in the workplace.

Surrey Law Society’s Lawyer of the Year 2023:
The judges commented that Helen has consistently achieved phenomenal results for her clients. She is regarded as an expert personal injury solicitor. She campaigns for improved health and safety at work and is a vocal opponent of bullying within the legal profession. They described Helen as an incredibly worthy winner.

Lawyer of the Year for 2023 is a testament to Helen’s legal acumen and dedication to her clients. Comments made in support of her nomination include:

"I have been fortunate enough to meet with a number of Helens client’s, who all have a similar shared experience, Helen positively changes their life."

"Helen is, in my experience, unique in combining an effective, efficient practice with a rare compassion for her clients - who are victims of personal injury. I do not say this lightly - I have worked with, and continue to work with many personal injury lawyers, but I would come to Helen if I or any of my family needed help."

"Helen is an exceptional lawyer and is extremely kind and caring, however she is a force to be reckoned with when it comes to fighting for justice for her clients. She knows what’s right and will fight to the bitter end to achieve the best results. She is a huge advocate for ensuring the right rehabilitation and recovery are put in place for her clients to aid in their recovery following life changing injuries and is always available to explain things in plain English for them to understand."

Celebrating Excellence:
The Surrey Law Society's Lawyer of the Year award is a highly respected honour within the legal community. It recognises exceptional individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment and expertise in their legal practice. This accolade is a true testament to Helen Clifford's dedication to her profession and the positive impact she has made in the legal world. To learn more about this prestigious award and other remarkable legal professionals recognised by the Surrey Law Society, be sure to visit

Helen Clifford's recognition as Surrey Law Society's Lawyer of the Year 2023 is a momentous achievement in her legal career. Her legacy of excellence, client-centred approach, and commitment to justice make her an inspiration to legal professionals and a beacon of hope for her clients. This award not only celebrates her remarkable career but also the positive change she continues to bring to the legal community and beyond. We extend our warmest congratulations to Helen Clifford and eagerly anticipate the further accomplishments that her bright future holds.

Helen Clifford is a solicitor who is renowned for fighting the toughest opponents.