Full Shortlist For The British Wills And Probate Awards

Full Shortlist For The British Wills And Probate Awards

Over the last week, the shortlist for the coveted British Wills and Probate Awards 2020, were being released daily.

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

The full shortlist has been collated below.

Category Shortlist

Best Use of Marketing & Social Media

Sponsored by Solve Legal Marketing

  • WillSuite
  • Finders International
  • Parker Bullen

Best Use of Technology

Sponsored by The Law Superstore

  • My Probate Partner
  • Estate Search
  • Probate Property Solutions
Probate Research Firm of the Year
  • Fraser & Fraser
  • Finders International
  • Traceline
Best Contentious Wills and Probate Team
  • Ashfords LLP
  • Shoosmiths
  • Bolt Burdon
Community Involvement Award
  • Oliver & Co
  • Stanford Wills
  • Simpson Solicitors

Innovation of the Year

Sponsored by Ampla Finance Legacy

  • Foot Anstey
  • Tower Street Finance
  • Estate Search

Charity Legacy Team of the Year

Sponsored by Remember a Charity

  • Cancer Research
  • Save The Children
  • British Heart Foundation
Probate Provider of the Year (Small Firms under 75 staff)
  • Fishers
  • Probate Practice
  • Farewill

Probate Provider of the Year (Large Firms over 75 staff) 

Sponsored by Executor Solutions

  • Co-op Legal Services
  • Chadwick Lawrence
  • Kings Court Trust
Solicitor Firm of the Year (Regional) North

  • Hugh Jones Solicitors
  • Taylor & Emmet
  • Oliver & Co


  • Glover Priest
  • Fishers
  • Wright Hassall


  • Grant Saw Solicitors
  • Morrisons Solicitors
  • Simpson Solicitors

Young Practitioner of the Year 

Sponsored by Professional Paralegal Register

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

Court of Protection Team of the Year

Sponsored by The Property Ladder Group

  • Shoosmiths
  • Bolt Burdon
  • Morrisons Solicitors

Private Client Team of the Year

Sponsored by Anglia Research

  • Bolt Burdon
  • Glover Priest
  • Brachers

Solicitor Firm of the Year (National)

Sponsored by Countrywide Tax & Trust Corporation

  • Irwin Mitchell
  • Burnside Partnership
  • Mackrell Solicitors
  • Hugh Jones Solicitors

Will Writing Firm of the Year (National)

Sponsored by Dignity

  • Farewill
  • Co-op Legal Services
  • SLS Wills
  • Thy Will Be Done

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

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Jennifer van Deursen

Jen is the Senior Media Officer for Today’s Conveyancer, Today’s Wills & Probate  and Today’s Family Lawyer. Having gained a degree in Multimedia Computing, Jen fell into a content role after successfully applying for a job at Cheshire Police. During her 6-year service, she took on the role as personal Press Officer under the first Police and Crime Commissioner for Cheshire and worked in the busy press office for the force. Jen has experience in the marketing and communication sphere, which stems from her time in the public sector, private care sector and now here at the Practical Vision Network, where she can utilise her skills and challenge herself further.