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Scottish Legal Awards sponsorship proposal

  2. 2. OVERVIEW  The Scottish Legal Awards, sponsored by Scott + Co, is an events programme which promotes excellence in Scotland’s legal profession.  Judged by a panel of independent experts from business, law and politics, the process of awarding firms and individuals promises to be rigorous and fair and is chaired by Margo MacDonald MSP.  There are 19 categories of awards which are presented to specialist teams, firms and individuals. Nominations are sought directly from firms and individuals who must be practicing in Scotland.
  3. 3. THE 2011 JUDGING PANEL  Margo MacDonald MSP, Chair of the Judging Panel  Sheenagh Adams, Keeper of the Registers of Scotland  Prof Robert Black QC, Professor Emeritus of Scots Law, The University of Edinburgh  John Campbell QC, Advocate, Oracle Chambers  Sir Andrew Cubie, Chair of the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education  Ian Fraser, Legal and Financial Journalist  Joy Glass, Partner, Scott + Co  Anne Houston, Chief Executive, Children 1st  Owen Kelly, Chief Executive, Financial Enterprise  David Lee, Legal Correspondent, The Scotsman  Calum McCallum, Director of Business Development, Scottish Renewables  Robert Pirrie, Chief Executive, The WS Society  Jenny Rowe, Chief Executive, The UK Supreme Court
  4. 4. THE 2011 CATEGORIES  Advocates Clerk of the Year  Hotel du Vin Private Client Team of the Year  Banking Team of the Year  Residential Property Team  Employment Team of the Year of the Year  Fundraising Achievement of the  Elevate Commercial Property Team of Year the Year  GP Wolffe Family Law Team of the  Public Sector Law Team of the Year Year  Rising Star of the Year  Grant Thornton UK LLP Litigation  Specialist Lawyer of the Year Team of the Year  Support Team of the Year  Energy Team of the Year  Training Provider of the Year  Innovation Award  The Scotsman Lifetime Achievement Award  Scottish Paralegal Association  DX Firm of the Year Paralegal of the Year
  5. 5. THE 2010 WINNERS
  6. 6. WHY SPONSOR THE AWARDS? As the industry’s leading awards event, it brings together the industry in a positive way to recognise, reward and celebrate outstanding work in the profession. The high profile awards programme and event generates new business opportunities through brand awareness, sales leads, networking and entertaining.
  7. 7. WHY SPONSOR THE AWARDS? The Scottish Legal Awards offers sponsors:  Visibility in our multimedia marketing campaign in print and online for the 6 month programme commencing September 2010.  Benefit from web traffic via and which receives 750,000 unique visitors from Scotland each month.  Receive advertising and branding on the Scottish Legal Awards website, in the Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday, in email newsletters sent to over 2,000 named industry figures, in the nomination pack and in the awards ceremony brochure.  Opportunity to present a Scottish Legal Award on stage at the glittering awards ceremony.  Host your guests at the awards ceremony free of charge as part of a package of benefits.
  8. 8. KEY DATES 2011  Wednesday 29 September 2010 – Launch Event  Friday 3 December 2010 – Deadline for Entries  Friday 10 December 2010– Judging Day  Monday 10 January 2011– Finalists Announced  Wednesday 2 February 2011– Finalist Reception  March 2011 – Awards Ceremony  Wednesday 27 April 2011 – Winners Dinner
  9. 9. GUEST FEEDBACK “What a “The guest great speaker Kevin “The awards are “I enjoyed day – “An Bridges was always very the everyone excellent extremely exciting and networking” was event!” entertaining” interesting” happy”
  10. 10. For further information please contact: Isla Munro or Kirsten Speirs Email: or Call: 0131 337 6232