Penultimate Shortlists Announced For The British Wills And Probate Awards

Excitement is growing for The British Wills and Probate awards, as the penultimate three category shortlists have been revealed.

The awards are brought to you by Today’s Wills and Probate, alongside headline sponsor, (UK) Ltd, a leader in software solutions for the Wills and estate planning industry.

Young Practitioner of the Year – sponsored by Professional Paralegal Register

The shortlist for the category is:

  • Andrew Bishop, Shoosmiths
  • Jade Gani, Aston Bond
  • Sarah Ahchoon, Morrisons Solicitors

Court of Protection Team of the Year – sponsored by The Property Ladder Group

The shortlist for the category is:

  • Shoosmiths
  • Bolt Burdon
  • Morrisons Solicitors

Private Client Team of the Year – sponsored by Anglia Research

The shortlist for the category is:

  • Bolt Burdon
  • Glover Priest
  • Brachers

Karen Babington, Director of the Practical Vision Network who run the Today’s Wills and Probate trade publication said:

“The Awards, now in their third year, were set up to discover and recognise outstanding achievements, highlight progressions and champion innovation amongst firms and individual private professionals across the Wills and Probate sector. Demand on professionals working in the sector during extremely challenging times, has never been greater, and so it is important that individuals and firms are recognised for their outstanding contributions.

“I would like to take the opportunity to thank all of the nominees and congratulate the three shortlisted organisations and people within each category. The judges tell me that standards were extremely high.”

Dave Newick, Managing Director of, said:

“We’re thrilled to be returning as headline sponsor of The British Wills and Probate Awards. It’s an honour to be involved in an event that celebrates success, innovation and client service across the industry. Awarding practices who are challenging process conventions through technology to deliver the highest quality service more efficiently, as well as those who go above and beyond for their clients and communities is so important. We can’t wait to come together for a third year to celebrate with all those shortlisted.” 

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the glitzy awards bash will be taking place online ensuring that all attendees remain safe during these uncertain times.

Karen Babington added:

“We look forward to hosting our biggest and best awards ceremony to date, albeit virtually. The wonderful Jennie Bond, will host the awards again on 22nd October, 2020 to announce our winners.”

More details about the online event will be made available shortly.

Everyone at Today’s Wills and Probate wishes those who have been shortlisted the best of luck.

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