The Scottish Legal Awards, sponsored by Scott + Co, is an events
programme which promotes excellence in Scotland’s legal
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.
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
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
THE 2011 CATEGORIES
Advocates Clerk of the Year Hotel du Vin Private Client Team of the
Banking Team of the Year ros.gov.uk 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
Scottish Paralegal Association
DX Firm of the Year
Paralegal of the Year
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
The high profile awards programme and event
generates new business opportunities through brand
awareness, sales leads, networking and entertaining.
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 www.thelegalawards.com and www.scotsman.com 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.
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
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