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Browne Jacobson health lawyer wins major accolade at Made in Manchester Awards

03 February 2023

Rebecca Hainsworth, a senior associate in the Manchester health team, has been named Lawyer of the Year at this year’s Made in Manchester Awards.

Rebecca, who joined the firm in 2018, specialises in advising NHS bodies and other public and private sector organisations on commercial and competition matters including integrated care systems and transformation projects. 

Rebecca is a member of one of the largest teams of healthcare lawyers in England and the firm is a trusted advisor to hundreds of healthcare providers and regulators in both the public and private sectors.

The Made in Manchester Awards, which this year is celebrating its tenth anniversary, showcases the brightest and best of Manchester's young business talent across 17 categories.

Beth Nixon, an associate in the Manchester banking team, was also shortlisted in the Lawyer of the Year category. Beth, who joined the firm in 2016,  acts for both borrowers and lenders on a wide variety of debt financing including acquisition finance, real estate finance, debt restructuring and general corporate lending.  

Peter Allen, head of Browne Jacobson’s Manchester office, said : “We are delighted for Rebecca and the award is richly deserved. 

“The Made in Manchester Awards is one of the region’s flagship events celebrating young business talent, so it was a real honour and achievement to be the only North West law firm to have two of its lawyers shortlisted this year. 

“It speaks volumes for the investment we have made in attracting, investing in and retaining some of the region’s leading young lawyers and reinforces how bright the future is for Browne Jacobson in the North West.”

Rebecca Hainsworth added : “As in previous years the quality of candidates shortlisted this year was really impressive. It's been an incredible year, working on some amazing projects with the most fantastic clients so it was an incredible feeling when my name was read out.”

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