The Scottish Legal Awards 2020 – the winners!

Congratulations to all who took part in the Scottish Legal Awards 2020, proudly sponsored by Eclipse. The event took place as a live digital broadcast on the 4th November from the Hilton Hotel, Glasgow.

The prestigious awards which bring the best and brightest in the Scottish legal profession together celebrate and reward outstanding contributions being made by solicitors, teams and organisations across Scotland.

The glittering ceremony which saw over 250 guests watch online was hosted by comedian and broadcaster Des Clarke (above).

The full list of winners as chosen by a panel of high profile judges can be seen below:

Firm of the Year
Anderson Strathern

Lifetime Achievement Award
Judge Ian Forrester, QC, LLD

Legal Technology Award
Registers of Scotland

Chairman of the Year
Elaine Motion, Balfour + Manson

Lawyer of the Year
Iain Smith, Keegan Smith

In-House Lawyer of the Year
John Reilly, Raytheon Systems

Paralegal of the Year
Donna Clark, Macleod & MacCallum

Rising Star of the Year
Leigh Herd, Shepherd & Wedderburn

Corporate and Commercial Team of the Year

Criminal Defence Firm of the Year
Moir and Sweeney Litigation

Family Law Team of the Year

In-House Legal Team of the Year
Aegon Asset Management

Litigation Team of the Year
Balfour + Manson

Real Estate Team of the Year

Residential Property Team of the Year
Neilsons Solicitors & Estate Agents

Support Team of the Year
Property Searches Scotland

Community Contribution Award
Digby Brown Solicitors

Community Contribution Award
University of Strathclyde Mediation Clinic

Excellence in Client Care
Ascent Legal Scotland