Introducing The British Wills & Probate Award’s Headline Sponsors: (UK) Ltd

The British Wills & Probate Awards has announced the important decision to return for its third year, despite the uncertainty of Coronavirus.

Although plans for the Gala Dinner, scheduled for 22nd October 2020, have been put on hold until there is greater clarity from the Government on the nature of social distancing requirements post-lockdown, The British Wills & Probate Awards are committed to completing the judging and awards process.

And we’re delighted to welcome back (UK) Ltd as the headline sponsor for the third year.

Who are Arken.Legal? have been pioneers in providing estate planning technology solutions for over 25 years and today offer a range of digital products that speed up the drafting process and assist in risk management.  Providing these solutions globally, products are based on the extensive knowledge of its founding private client solicitors and from creating more than 6 million Wills and associated documents across its range of services.


Serving the private client sector,’s innovative products and tools increase productivity, drive profitable growth, increase customer connectivity and lower risk.

“Legal tech has now become a part of everyday life for the busy legal professional to aid efficiency, manage risk and improve the client journey.  In our experience, the demand is increasing for best in class solutions with APIs linking them together for a seamless transfer of data and one version of the client.”  says Dave Newick, Managing Director.

 Arken has seen unprecedented growth over the last couple of years, as the legal professional starts on the digitisation process – not only to speed up productivity, aid consistency and improve the client experience, but to provide greater flexibility in the workplace – whether that be remote working, 4 day weeks or just greater agility and growth.

The impact of COVID-19

 With the unprecedented times of the Coronovirus pandemic, there is an increased appetite for digitisation with more and more legal advisors searching for cloud-based, flexible but integrated solutions to help them continue providing services as a key worker.  Throughout the pandemic, has been offering free advice and learning through a series of webinars ranging from business continuity, financial management, marketing, the use of online Wills and demonstrations of how different solutions can answer any client preferred purchase method.

Dave Newick continues:  “Covid-19 has really tested those organisations slower to adopt a digital solution, however, it has been so refreshing to see and experience how all of our industry have reacted to the pandemic and embraced digital products to help them assist the concerned wider public put their affairs in order.  It has been a really busy time for us over the last few months – thankfully as a technology company it has been easy to adapt to home working.”

 The legacy of COVID-19

 “The market will continue to change over the next few years with Millennials gaining assets and also helping manage the affairs of their baby boomer or Generation X parents.   COVID-19 has also heightened the need for these kinds of documents, so our legacy as an industry is the increased awareness of the need of estate planning documents and the improved digitisation of the industry to help meet this demand.”’s product suite has grown due to client demand for wider solutions – from digital fact finds to flexibility on-the-move, from online Wills to in-depth tax advice on trusts, from straightforward Wills to the most complex.  The current Coronavirus pandemic has put even greater emphasis on online and digitisation with social distancing and remote working a feature of our daily lives for the foreseeable future. has expanded its product suite to improve business productivity, aid consistency and provide greater flexibility in their own business and for their clients.

  • Arken Professional – the intelligent, intuitive document automation for the professional advisor
  • Arken Acquire – A digital fact find and lead generation tool
  • Arken Anywhere – The power of Arken on-the-move
  • Arken API – A seamless transfer of data and reduction of re-keying
  • Trust Referencer – Get the latest on tax treatments and specific Trusts
  • Online Wills – A secure, online Will service. This interactive online Will drafting service utilises the intelligent engine of our professional advisors tool to collect client information and automatically draft a client’s will online or it can also be used to offer a checked Will service.

Superpower your productivity, reduce risk, digitise your business, and delight your clients by booking a remote demo with that is tailored to your firm’s needs here.

Be Part of The British Wills & Probate Awards 2020

Entries to The British Wills & Probate Awards have been extended to 5th June 2020, with this year showcasing 4 new categories

  • Charity Legacy Team of the Year
  • Probate Research Firm of the Year
  • Chambers of the Year
  • Private Client Team of the Year

Be part of the British Wills & Probate Awards 2020… CLICK HERE to enter

Interested in being a sponsor? We have some category sponsorship opportunities still available. Please contact David Opie to find out more [email protected] / 0800 133 7127


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