First finalists revealed for The British Wills and Probate Awards 2023

Today’s Wills and Probate can today reveal the full shortlist for this year’s edition of The British Wills and Probate Awards, supported by headline sponsor CTT Group and networking sponsor Exizent.

The revered black-tie ceremony – now entering its sixth year – has become one of the most significant dates in the calendar of the wills and probate profession.

The 2022 edition of the Awards, held at The Grand Hotel, Birmingham

Set to be held at the Kimpton Clocktower Hotel in Manchester, this year also marks the biggest ceremony yet, with hundreds of attendees set to descend on the iconic Oxford Street venue in October.

Amongst those there on the night will be a prestigious group of finalists. The first six categories’ shortlists are unveiled today, set to be followed by another group of finalists each day this week, all revealed exclusively via Today’s Wills and Probate.

The finalists have been meticulously selected by 26 esteemed judges from across the profession. With hundreds of submissions being made over the 26 categories, the judges’ time and attention to detail has been crucial in recent weeks. Without further ado…

The British Wills and Probate Awards 2023: Announcing the shortlist | Day one

Finalists listed in alphabetical order

Best Use of Technology | Sponsored by Best Foundation

Cashroom Ltd
Estate Research
Inheritance Data

Paralegal/Support Team Member of the Year | Sponsored by Fraser & Fraser

Janice Connolly, Grant Saw Solicitors LLP
Sharon Fletcher, Jackson Lees Group
Jaimmie Poon, Confidence Wills
Aimee Smith, Fidler and Pepper Lawyers

Court of Protection Team of the Year | Sponsored by Anglia Research

Anthony Gold Solicitors
Ashfords LLP
Morr & Co LLP

Community & Charity Champions | Sponsored by Simpler Law

AL-HQ Law & More
Clarkson Wright & Jakes
Squiggle Consult

Probate Provider of the Year – North & Midlands

Emmersons Solicitors Ltd
HTF Legal
Irwin Mitchell
Thursfields Legal Services

Probate Provider of the Year – South | Sponsored by CLS Property Insight

Kings Court Trust
The Surrey Probate Practice Ltd
Thomson Snell & Passmore
Wilsons Solicitors LLP


We look forward to welcoming the finalists in Manchester later this year. To book your ticket, click here.

The remaining categories’ shortlists will be announced each day this week via this website. In the meantime, nominate your Industry Champion for 2023 ahead of Friday’s deadline.

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