Shortlist coming soon for British Wills and Probate Awards 2021

The shortlist for the British Wills and Probate Awards, sponsored by Executor Solutions, will be released from Tuesday 31st August.

Each day throughout the week the category shortlists will be released as excitement builds toward the hybrid event on 21st October 2021.

The ceremony sees the return of hotly contested categories such as Innovation of the Year and Private Client Team of the Year categories, won by Tower Street Finance and Brachers respectively at the 2020 event, alongside a host of new for 2021 categories.

Will Writing Sole Practitioner of the Year and Funeral Plan Provider of the Year takes the total number of prestigious awards up for grabs to 20.

The fabulous Jennie Bond returns to host this year’s in-person ceremony, hosted at the suitably titled Grand Hotel in Birmingham, which will be live streamed via The British Wills and Probate Awards website. The awards ceremony will be followed by the Champagne Reception, sponsored by Exizent, and a glitzy evening dinner.

The British Wills and Probate Awards 2021 sees the launch of The Today’s Wills and Probate Industry Champion Award sponsored by, a category that has been voted for entirely by the wills and probate community.

With nominations now closed, the shortlist will be revealed on Friday 27th August with a public vote open from 27th August until 27th September on the British Wills and Probate Awards website. The winner will be revealed at the awards ceremony on 21st October.

Commenting on the upcoming shortlist announcement Michael Edwards, Group Business Director at Headline Sponsor Executor Solutions says

It only seems like yesterday we were celebrating last year’s winners, so it’s hard to believe the shortlist is already being announced! We are really excited to see who is on the shortlist for this years awards, which given the calibre on entrants, is an achievement in itself.

Aleks Tomczyk, co-founder and COO at Champagne Reception Exizent adds

Good luck to everyone who has entered. The outstanding number of entries is testament to the great work across all areas of the legal space. It’s incredible to see so many companies who are focused on improving the bereavement process, like us at Exizent.

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