British Wills and Probate Awards 2023: Entry deadline closing in

Friday 7th July – now just six weeks away – marks the deadline for entries to the British Wills and Probate Awards 2023, with final submissions due by Friday 14th July.

The event is set to take place at a brand new venue, Manchester’s Kimpton Clocktower Hotel, on Wednesday 11th October 2023.

The awards – now in their sixth year – are recognised as an unrivalled event that identifies and celebrates the very best firms and individuals working in the private client and estate planning profession.

Alongside returning favourite categories including “Innovation and Transformation of the Year”, Solicitor Firm of the Year“, “Will Writing Firms of the Year“, and “Court of Protection Team of the Year“, a raft of new categories have been introduced. See all categories.

The Awards will also welcome a brand new headline sponsor in CTT Group as well as returning networking sponsor Exizent. Also returning will be our revered host Jennie Bond.

Why are the British Wills and Probate Awards so special?

Don’t take it from us… here is some sentiment from previous winners at the Awards.

Several-time winner Farewill said:

“It’s been an honour to be part of the British Wills and Probate Awards. When Farewill was a newcomer to the industry, being an award winner was a fantastic way to benchmark our services. And now it’s a signal to our customers that we’re consistently leading the category.”

Morecambe Bay Wills and Estates said:

“The Awards have been amazing for our small business. Our wins have led to press coverage. That’s led to new enquiries, and lots of new customers! It makes us stand out in a crowded market, and often clients say, ‘I saw you in the paper!’.

But it’s also fabulous for the team! It’s wonderful to win an award at a national event. We work hard together, and we celebrate together too! 11th October 23 is already booked in our diary.”

AL-HQ Law & More said:

“We felt very honoured to be shortlisted amongst leading providers in the Wills & Probate industry, then going on to win both our categories of Will-Writing Firm of the South and Community & Charity propelled us to secure media coverage and further continued recognition. We gained a wider audience, access to new networks and could establish ourselves as an award winning legal practice with motivation to share our vision and mission to inspire our clients and those we work with.”

“The Awards were so special to us as we really saw the event as a reward to the team for working so hard through the year,” said Laurelo – winner, 2022, “Probate Provider of the Year – South”.

“We loved the run-down of the event and the inclusive yet prestigious nature of the evening. Plus, we got to network with many industry experts and leaders, which was amazing. The event was one thing, but the win was a massive bonus for us.”

Lawson West Solicitors – highly commended in the “Outstanding Employee Experience” category last year – said:

“It was lovely to meet people from all across the industry at the event – not just fellow lawyers but those working in finance, genealogy, and innovative tech companies – all of whom help make our jobs easier! It was a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the industry’s successes.”

What makes the event even more special is the opportunity to come away as a winner. Hugh Jones Solicitors – Winner, 2022, “Solicitor Firm of the Year – North”, said it was “wonderful” to have their work recognised by the Judges:

“We are proud to be experts in our field and the award is credit to not only our team’s expertise but also their commitment to client care.”

Title Research – winner 2022 “Probate Research Firm of the Year” – added:

“The British Wills and Probate Awards 2022 was a fantastic event – both on and offline. It was great to attend in person and network with so many leading professionals within the industry. We also appreciated the live stream of the ceremony so our entire team could watch and join in with the celebrations.”


If you are interested in sponsoring The British Wills and Probate Awards 2023 please contact Allie Jones on 0330 1000 839 or email

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