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

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.

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 who 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.

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

Finalists listed in alphabetical order

Legal Supplier of the Year | Sponsored by Institute of Parelegals

Cashroom Ltd
Inheritance Data
Wilkinson & Fox

Contentious Wills & Probate Team of the Year – Large | Sponsored by Finders International

Irwin Mitchell
Shakespeare Martineau

Contentious Wills and Probate Team of the Year – Boutique | Sponsored by Aviva

Hugh James
JMW Solicitors
Kingsley Napley
Red Kite Law LLP t/a Redkite Solicitors
Thomson Snell & Passmore

Charity Legacy Probate Collaboration of the Year | Sponsored by Institute of Legacy Management

Hugh James
Shakespeare Martineau
Wilson’s Solicitors LLP

One to Watch Practitioner of the Year | Sponsored by The Law Superstore

Nicola Combe, Morecambe Bay Wills & Estates Ltd
Michael Cressey, Hadfield Bull & Bull Solicitors
Russell Kaminski, JMW Solicitors
Stuart Phelan, AMG Wills Limited
Emily Robertson, Burgess Mee

Probate Research Firm of the Year

Anglia Research
Finders International
Fraser & Fraser
Treethorpe Limited


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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