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Scottish Legal Awards Winners

  • CLYDE & CO WINS FIRM OF THE YEAR

 

  • SCOTT MILNE & CRAIG NICOL OF THORNTONS WIN MANAGING PARTNER OF THE YEAR

 

  • LORD JOHN MCCLUSKEY RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

 

The Scottish legal industry gathered in good spirits on Thursday 30th March 2017 to celebrate the winners in the 14th Annual Scott + Co Scottish Legal Awards.

 

At a sell-out event at the Edinburgh Assembly Rooms, 14 firms collected awards with Clyde & Co picking up the top award as Firm of the Year.

 

Community Contribution Award sponsored by Frasia Wright Associates

Nominees:

 

Nominees:

Digby Brown

DWF

Lindsays

Raeburn Christie Clark and Wallace

RBS Legal

Winner:

Winner: Lindsays

Highly Commended: Digby Brown

Excellence in Client Care

Nominees:

CMS

Digby Brown

McQueen Legal

Murray Beith Murray

New Law

Scullion LAW

Winner:

Winner: Scullion LAW

Highly Commended: McQueen Legal

Employer of the Year sponsored by HR Consultancy

Nominees:

Anderson Strathern

MacPhee & Partners

McEwan Fraser Legal

Shoosmiths

Winner:

Winner: Anderson Strathern

Highly Commended: MacPhee & Partners

In House Legal Team of the Year

Nominees:

Aberdeenshire Council

Glasgow City Council

Skyscanner

Winner:

Winner: Skyscanner

Employment Team of the Year sponsored by Badenoch & Clark

Nominees:

Allan McDougall Solicitors

Blackadders

CMS

Thompsons

Winner:

Winner: Blackadders

Highly Commended: CMS

Residential Property Team of the Year sponsored by the National Association of Estate Agents

Nominees:

Allan McDougall Solicitors

Anderson Strathern

McEwan Fraser Legal

McQueen Legal

Winner:

Winner: McEwan Fraser Legal

Paralegal of the Year

Winner:

Winner: Mark Harris, Pagan Osborne

Family Law Team of the Year sponsored by Wolffe

Nominees:

Lindsays

Morton Fraser

Winner:

Winner: Lindsays

Rising Star of the Year

Nominees:

Frances Rooney, Harper Macleod

Laura Peachey, MBM Commercial

Amy Alexander, Pagan Osborne

Shona White, Shoosmiths

Jen Paton, Shoosmiths

Jemma Ross, Simpson & Marwick

Winner:

Winner: Jemma Ross, Simpson & Marwick

Highly Commended: Frances Rooney, Harper Macleod

Support Team of the Year

Nominees:

Ashurst  – Design Team

ESPC

Harper Macleod – HM Connect

MacRoberts – Marketing Team

Moore Legal Technology

Winner:

Winner: HM Connect, Harper Macleod

Litigation Team of the Year sponsored by Restitution

Nominees:

CMS

MBM Commercial

Shoosmiths

Thompsons

Winner:

Winner: MBM Commercial

Pro Bono Award sponsored by Barr Printers

Nominees:

DLA Piper

Glasgow Caledonian University Law Clinic

RBS Legal

University of Strathclyde Law Clinic

Winner:

Winner: University of Strathclyde Law Clinic

Highly Commended: DLA Piper Scotland

Lawyer of the Year sponsored by the Law Society of Scotland

Nominees:

Paul Pignatelli, DWF

Donald Skinner-Reid, MHD Law

John McGovern, MacRoberts

Brenda Mitchell, Road Traffic Accident Law Scotland

Winner:

Winner: John McGovern, MacRoberts

Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by The Scotsman

Winner:

Winner: Anne Dick, Family Law Matters Scotland

Chief Executive of the Year

Winner:

Winner: Stephen Gibb, Shepherd and Wedderburn

Firm of the Year sponsored by Bank of Scotland

Nominees:

CMS

DLA Piper

Harper Macleod

MacRoberts

Thompsons

Winner:

Winner: Harper Macleod