Industry Champion Category nominations close TODAY!

Industry Champion Category nominations close TODAY!

Time is ticking to enter this year’s British Wills and Probate Awards unique category which is nominated and voted for by the industry.

The first ever Today’s Wills and Probate Industry Champion Award category nominations, which seeks to recognise an individual who has made both an exceptional and inspiring contribution to the industry throughout what has been a year like no other closes today.

The unique award, which is sponsored by expert provider of digital estate planning solutions,, will see nominations submitted by the industry, which are then whittled down into a shortlist by a judging panel before being re-opened for the industry to vote for their worthy winner.

The Award Criteria

Has your chosen individual been able to demonstrate:

How they have produced something extraordinary that supports our industry.
How they have put their client’s interest at the forefront of everything they do.
How they have excelled at dealing with the transition to a remote working environment.
How they have overcome challenges with minimal disruption to the outcome of their work.

Practitioners in the industry will have the opportunity to nominate those in the sector they feel fit the criteria above. The deadline to nominate people for this award is 11th June 2021.

You can nominate here.

Following a shortlisting process an industry vote will occur at the end of August with the crowned champion being announced by the fabulous Jennie Bond during our award ceremony on 21st October 2021, brought to you by Today’s Wills and Probate, headline sponsor Executor Solutions and champagne sponsor Exizent.

Dave Newick, CEO of says:

“We are thrilled to be sponsoring the brand-new Industry Champion Award – which shines a spotlight on those that have gone that extra mile for the sector; those that push boundaries for the better. These ambitious and innovative qualities really resonate and align with all that Arken stands for. We are honoured to sponsor such an important award, voted for by the industry. Champions come in a number of guises, with many too humble to shout about their successes. It’s up to the industry to highlight these individuals and celebrate their achievements.”

If you believe your fellow colleague deserves to be recognised for their outstanding contribution to the sector nominate them now here.

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Toni Ryder-McMullin

Toni is the Media Officer for Today’s Conveyancer, Today’s Wills & Probate and Today's Family Lawyer.

I worked for a law firm for 16 years, during my time at the firm I worked as a company commercial legal secretary for 7 years but changed careers and moved into marketing for the remaining 9 years – where I covered all aspects of marketing.

While in the marketing role, I achieved a CIM Professional Certificate in Marketing and CAM Diploma in Digital Marketing.