The Scottish Legal Awards are the first and foremost national awards celebration for the legal industry in Scotland.
The 14th annual Scottish Legal Awards, the independent programme which celebrates excellence in Scottish law, has launched its 2017 programme including a refreshed list of categories and an independent judging panel of 12 experts drawn from across the legal sector in Scotland.
The deadline for entries in the Scott + Co Scottish Legal Awards 2017 was Friday the 25th November 2016. Finalists will be announced in January 2017.
Thanks to our headline sponsors Scott + Co and to premium sponsors Bank of Scotland, Wolffe and The Times for their continued support this year and a warm welcome to our new sponsor, Frasia Wright Associates. We have already received fantastic awards support with 8 other businesses also continuing to support the programme.
Joy McLaughlin, Director of Scott+Co, the headline sponsors for the Scottish Legal Awards, commented;
“Launching the 14th year of the Scottish Legal Awards in 2016 is particularly rewarding in the context of many exciting changes and challenges facing the industry.
“Having just renewed our sponsorship of this important programme for another three years, we are very much looking forward to reviewing entries in a refreshed list of categories. We wish all entrants the very best of luck.”
Now entrants have nearly 10 weeks to carefully craft their entries considering their key achievements as teams and the outstanding individual achievements of key individuals.
The Times Scotland has signed a three year media partnership with the Scottish Legal Awards.
Scotland’s fastest growing news title is in partnership with the well established awards that are the highlight of the year for the Scottish legal profession.
The Times is renowned for its legal coverage including daily news reporting, weekly law pages, online law and its world famous law reports.
The Scottish Legal Awards celebrate the best performing lawyers, teams and firms in the Scottish legal market. They attract over 500 top lawyers to a black tie dinner which switches between Edinburgh and Glasgow each year.
The Times Scotland editor Magnus Llewellin said: “The Times Scotland goes from strength to strength as it expands its coverage of current affairs, business news and analysis. I’m delighted to have been invited onto this year’s judging panel and look forward to working with the awards team.”
News Scotland General Manager Richard Bogie said: “Law is an important part of our offering. The Scottish Legal Awards is a great fit for The Times Scotland, as we continue to reach out to even more readers from the legal services sector.”
Kirsten Speirs, Director of KDMedia which operates the awards, added:
“The Scottish Legal Awards is now the largest legal event in Scotland. We are looking forward to working with The Times to highlight the exceptional work of individuals, teams and firms at the forefront of Scottish law.”