A Who’s Who of the Legal Profession


A Who’s Who of the Legal Profession

With less than a month to go from the awards ceremony, the finalists for the 2022 Herald Law Awards of Scotland have been announced. Over 40 law firms, departments and professionals are in the running for a total of 17 different awards covering all aspects of law in Scotland.

Among them are Allan McDougall Solicitors, Digby Brown, Ledingham Chalmers LLP and Livingstone Brown, all shortlisted in the Law Firm of the Year – Scottish Independents category, sponsored by IDEX Consulting; while Anderson Strathern and McNabs are up for the award for Private Management Team of the Year.

The Herald Law Awards of Scotland were launched in 2004 and continue to recognize individuals and law firms that uphold the highest standards and provide exceptional service. From Pro Bono labor and transactions to in-house counsel and criminal law, the awards recognize professionalism and efficiency wherever law is practiced. Considering this year’s entries was a panel of distinguished judges that included attorney Usman Tariq; Murray Etherington, Chairman, Law Society Scotland and Frances McMenamin QC and the latter and their fellow judges will be at the ceremony in Glasgow on Friday November 11 when the winners are announced.

The event promises to be a Who’s Who of the legal profession since its inception 18 years ago, The Herald Law Awards for Scotland has been recognized as one of the most important events on the calendar for those working in this industry, bringing together established personalities, emerging talent, new ideas and firms that together deliver the best possible legal, advisory and representation services to their clients. Also anticipating the event are those who have lent their support to the awards, including Meena Bahanda, Head of Legal – Scotland, IDEX Consulting, sponsors of Law Firm of the Year and Law Firm of the Year – Scottish Independents , who said: “IDEX Consulting is delighted to continue to support the celebration of the great work of the Scottish legal industry. that next month’s event will bring.

Meanwhile, Ronnie Murison, Director of Sheriff’s Officer Services at Stirling Park LLP, Messengers-at-Arms and Sheriff’s Officers, said: ‘We are delighted to continue our partnership with the Law Awards, supporting both the Debt Collection Firm of the Year and Litigation Firm. categories of the year. These categories are directly associated with the work of sheriff’s officers and we would like to reward firms that stand out in this area. Other sponsors include the Law Society of Scotland supporting the Innovation Award, a category that recognizes new working practices, new business flows and the impact of technology on the way legal services are delivered. . Prizes will also be awarded this year for Lawyer of the Year, Junior Lawyer of the Year, Director of the Year and High Street Firm of the Year, while a CSR award will recognize a legal team that has made a significant contribution to its local community.

Meanwhile, two further awards, one for Outstanding Contribution and the other for Lifetime Achievement, will be presented overnight to two members of the Scottish legal community who represent the best of the profession and who have demonstrated their commitment to serving the law for many years. years.

Full details of this year’s event and finalists can be found at https://newsquestscotlandevents.com/events/lawawards/


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