More Shortlists Announced For The British Wills And Probate Awards 2020

Excitement is growing for The British Wills and Probate awards, as the second 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.

Best Contentious Wills and Probate Team

The shortlist for the category is:

  • Ashfords LLP
  • Shoosmiths
  • Bolt Burdon

Community Involvement Award

The shortlist for the category is:

  • Oliver & Co
  • Stanford Wills
  • Simpson Solictors

Innovation of the Year – sponsored by Ampla Finance Legacy

The shortlist for the category is:

  • Foot Anstey
  • Tower Street Finance
  • Estate Search

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

“I want to thank all of the nominees and congratulate the three shortlisted organisations. The judges had a tough decision on their hands and I look forward to seeing the outcome.”

Dave Newick, Managing Director of, said:

“COVID-19 – understandably – has put the Wills & Probate industry under unprecedented demand. The world’s mortality has been challenged and a natural response to this, is to protect loved ones. With social distancing in place, many were – and are fulfilling this response by organising their Wills and associated documents. Delivering these services during a time of pandemic is a response from our industry that requires professionalism, innovation, courage and patience. The British Wills and Probate Awards 2020 is the platform to showcase members of our industry who have done just this. We look forward to coming together to recognise these achievements. We wish all of those shortlisted the best of luck.”

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:

“Safety is our number one priority, but we also want to celebrate all of the fantastic achievements professionals across the sector have accomplished, even when the world has been a little different than normal.”

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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