The Scottish Legal Awards 2019 – shortlist

We’re delighted to announce the shortlist for the Scottish Legal Awards, taking place on Thursday 21st March at the Hilton Hotel, Glasgow.

The prestigious Awards celebrate excellence in Scottish Law bring together the best and brightest in the legal profession.

Eclipse is proudly sponsoring the ‘Legal Technology’ Award.

The full shortlist can be seen below – congratulations to all the finalists!

Firm of the year
Digby Brown Solicitors
MBM Commercial
Shepherd & Wedderburn
Thompsons Solicitors

Lawyer of the Year
Aamer Anwar, Aamer Anwar & Co
Jill Sinclair, DWF
Stephen Trombala, Shepherd and Wedderburn

In-House Lawyer of the Year
Maree Allison, Scottish Social Services Council
Kenny Robertson, Royal Bank of Scotland
Jane Valentine, Wheatley Group

Commercial Property Team of the Year
Wheatley Group

Community Contribution Award
Digby Brown Solicitors
Faculty of Advocates
Families Need Fathers Scotland: Both Parents Matter
Glasgow Caledonian University Law Clinic
Scullion LAW
University of Strathclyde Mediation Clinic

Corporate and Commercial Team of the Year
Shepherd and Wedderburn

Criminal Defence Firm of the Year
Aamer Anwar & Co
Beltrami & Co
Livingstone Brown
Martin Johnston and Socha

Employment Team of the Year
Clyde & Co

Family Law Team of the Year
Elizabeth Welsh Family Law Practice
Gilson Gray
Livingstone Brown
Macleod & MacCallum

Commercial In-House Legal Team of the Year
Royal Bank of Scotland
Skyscanner Limited
The Weir Group
Wheatley Group

Public Sector In-House Legal Team of the Year
Scottish Social Services Council
The City of Edinburgh Council – Legal Services Division
University of Strathclyde Mediation Clinic

Legal Technology Award
Amiqus Resolution
Blackadders – Blackadders Employment Team
Millar & Bryce and DUAL Asset Underwriting
Property Searches Scotland
Registers of Scotland – The Digital Discharge Service
SnapDragon Monitoring

Litigation Team of the Year
Allan McDougall Solicitors
Clyde & Co
Digby Brown Solicitors
Halliday Campbell

Paralegal of the Year
Fiona Anderson, MacPhee and Partners
Donna Clark, Macleod & MacCallum
Bilaal Shabbir, MBS Solicitors

Residential Property Team of the Year
Innes & Mackay
McDougall McQueen
Neilsons Solicitors and Estate Agents

Rising Star of the Year
Jamie Apted, MBM Commercial
Kelly Fraser, Harper Macleod
Emma Guthrie, Shepherd and Wedderburn
Amy Mackenzie, Harper Macleod
Shawn Wood, Watermans Legal

Support Team of the Year
Millar & Bryce
Moore Legal Technology
Property Searches Scotland