Pump Court Chambers

Tony Atkins wins Institute of Leadership & Management National Award

News 29th September 2015

Tony Atkins our Deputy Chief Clerk and Senior Family Clerk, has received an award in this year’s Institute of Leadership & Management Learner of the Year awards in recognition of his achievements in putting his learning into practice. Tony was Highly Commended in the Awards and one of only five award winners worldwide.

Tony completed the ILM Level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management for Barrister’s Clerks last year with UMD Professional who nominated him for the award.

Receiving his award at a ceremony at the Kia Oval Cricket Ground, Tony said: “I am delighted to have received this award; the course was hard work but ultimately very rewarding, and the support I had from Chambers was second to none. The qualification has changed the way I think and approach management and allowed me to gain more confidence in management.”

Fiona Stuart-Wilson of UMD Professional, said: “Tony is a great example of what can be achieved by application and putting management theory into practice, and we congratulate him heartily on his success. Not only has he won this award but his Chambers has reaped the rewards of their investment in his development.”

Oba Nsugbe QC, SAN – Head of Chambers, said: “We at Pump Court are incredibly proud of Tony’s achievements on this course and wish to warmly congratulate for what he has done. He is a credit to both chambers and to the clerking profession. We were happy to provide what support we could to him to enable him to undertake it and he has repaid that faith many times over. He can only go from strength to strength with his newly acquired skills. Well done Tony.”

For more information about the ILM level 5 Diploma in Leadership & Management course please contact UMD Professional Ltd on 020 8255 2070 or at fiona@umdprofessional.co.uk.

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