UK Legal and Law Awards 2021-2022

Upcoming 2021-2022 Legal and Law Awards

Do you have a success story to share? We’ve built a database of legal and law awards for 2021-2022 to help you showcase the achievements of your organisation to the rest of the industry. If you’d like help with your submission and would like to showcase the technology and services you are using, let us know! We are happy to help draft the awards and collect evidence for your submission, significantly increasing your chances of winning an award.

Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards 2022 – ENTRIES OPEN!

Firms and individuals practising in Birmingham and surrounding areas are invited to submit nominations in one of several award categories. Nominations will be judged by an experienced panel of independent judges comprising leading figures from law, business and academia, and presented in a black-tie ceremony at the ICC.

  • Submission deadline: TBD
  • Ceremony date: 31st March 2022 – The ICC, Broad Street, Birmingham
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British Legal Awards 2021

The British Legal Awards, now in their 12th year and hosted by Law.com International, are the premier legal awards in the region, representing the best of the best within the UK’s legal community. Categories are open in a number of practice areas, for both private practice and in-house legal professionals.

  • Submission deadline: 23rd July 2021 (now closed)
  • Ceremony date: 17th November 2021 – London Hilton, Park Lane
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British Legal Technology Awards 2021

The annual British Legal Technology Awards acknowledge and reward excellence in legal technology and IT security within the UK and international legal sectors. Hosted by Netlaw Media, the 2021 Awards will recognise leadership, innovation and technology as well as the individuals, teams and suppliers transforming the future of legal services.

  • Submission deadline: 9th July 2021 (now closed)
  • Ceremony date: 11th November 2021 – City Central at the HAC, London
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British Wills & Probate Awards 2021

The British Wills & Probate Awards have been introduced to highlight the achievements and successes of those operating in the wills and probate sector. Brought to you by Today’s Wills and Probate, these Awards showcase the stories and achievements of many professionals who have demonstrated the impact they have made within their own organisation and the sector as a whole.

The Awards will again recognise the work the sector is doing for clients as the unprecedented challenges of 2020 extend into 2021. The industry has responded, continuing to provide reassurance for so many and innovating quickly to ensure that client needs have been met.

  • Submission deadline: 4th June 2021 (now closed)
  • Ceremony date: 21st October 2021
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Chambers UK Bar Awards 2021

The Chambers UK Bar Awards 2021 recognise a law firm’s pre-eminence in key jurisdictions in the region. They also reflect achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service. They honour the work of national and international law firms across the region based on the research undertaken for the recent edition of the Chambers UK Bar directory.

  • Submission now closed
  • Ceremony date: 18th November 2021 – London
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ESTAS Conveyancing Awards 2021

The ESTAS Conveyancing Awards 2021 will showcase the best property professionals for customer service whether they be agents, conveyancers or mortgage brokers, all of whom play a crucial role in helping customers realise their ambition of moving home.

  • Submission now closed
  • Ceremony date: 22nd October 2021 – Grosvenor House Hotel, London
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ESTAS Conveyancing Awards 2022 – ENTRIES OPEN!

The ESTAS Conveyancing Awards 2022 will showcase the best property professionals for customer service whether they be agents, conveyancers or mortgage brokers, all of whom play a crucial role in helping customers realise their ambition of moving home.

  • Submission deadline: 31st December 2021
  • Ceremony date: TBD
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Family Law Awards 2021

The Family Law Awards 2021 bring the family law community together for its biggest night of the year, celebrating excellence, networking and recognising its vital contribution to society. The Family Law Awards were launched in 2011 to highlight the important work of family lawyers, and celebrate their many successes and outstanding achievements.

  • Submission deadline: 18th June 2021 (now closed)
  • Ceremony date: 24th November 2021 – The Bloomsbury Big Top, London
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Inspirational Women in Law Awards 2021

The Inspirational Women in Law Awards seek to identify the trailblazers of the profession as we celebrate the centenary of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919, which paved the way for women to practise law.

  • Submission deadline: 30th September 2021 (now closed)
  • Ceremony date: 3rd November 2021 – Virtual
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Law Society Awards 2021

After an extraordinary year, the Law Society Awards 2021 are open for entries. It’s never been more important to celebrate the outstanding work of our profession. There are 20 categories to choose from, including Excellence in Practice Management, Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion, Excellence in Promoting High Ethical Standards, Excellence in Technology and Innovation, Small Law Firm of the Year, Medium Law Firm of the Year, Sole Practitioner of the Year and more.

  • Submission deadline: 4th June 2021 (now closed)
  • Ceremony date: 7th October 2021
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LawWorks Pro Bono Awards 2021 – ENTRIES OPEN!

The LawWorks Pro Bono Awards celebrate the best legal pro bono activities undertaken by organisations and individuals, and the positive impact they have had on those helped. The categories for the 2021 awards are:

  • Best Contribution by a Small or Medium Firm
  • Best Contribution by a Large Firm
  • Best Contribution by an In-house Team or an In-house Solicitor
  • Best Contribution by an Individual
  • Junior Lawyers Division Pro Bono Award
  • A4ID logoLawWorks Cymru Award
  • Best Contribution by a Pro Bono Clinic
  • Best International Pro Bono Award – in partnership with A4ID
  • Best New Pro Bono Activity
  • Most Effective Pro Bono Partnership

Submission deadline: 7th October 2021
Ceremony date: 7th December 2021

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Lawyer Awards 2021

Every year The Lawyer Awards bring together private practice lawyers, senior corporate counsel, law firm leaders, legal operations professionals and leading barristers and chambers management teams, and this year the Awards content will be enhanced and expanded across The Lawyer channels to highlight their achievements.

For the first time, The Lawyer’s powerful content and audience reach will be used to spotlight not just the winners in their categories but to give meaningful airtime to shortlisted entrants through a mixture of interviews, videos, longer-form analysis and more.

  • Submission deadline: 18th June 2021 (now closed)
  • Ceremony date: 2nd November 2021 – Virtual
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Lawyer European Awards 2021

The Lawyer European Awards was the first initiative of its kind to reward and celebrate excellence across the European legal market. The awards attract entries from over 120 independent law firms headquartered in Europe and global firms across the Continent, showcasing the impressive achievements of Europe’s finest within the legal industry.

  • Submission deadline: 17th September 2021 (now closed)
  • Ceremony date: December 2021
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LexisNexis Legal Awards 2022 – ENTRIES OPEN!

The LexisNexis Legal Awards were launched in 2013 to recognise and celebrate excellence and innovation across the legal sector. They have attracted an increasing number of high calibre entrants each year. The award categories include Diversity and Inclusion, Wellbeing, Legal Services Innovation, Law Firm of the Year, Case of the Year, Deal of the Year, Sustainability, International Team of the Year, Employment Law Team of the Year and a Business Continuity Award.

  • Submission deadline: 12th November 2021
  • Ceremony date: 30th March 2022 – JW Marriott Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London
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Liverpool Law Society Legal Awards 2021

The Liverpool Law Society Legal Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of our member law firms, legal departments and individuals; bring together the region’s legal community; and culminate in a fabulous presentation evening.

The Awards are open to members of Liverpool Law Society, however anyone can nominate an individual, team or firm and you can self-nominate. In-house lawyers as well as those in private practice and the public sector can take part.

  • Submission deadline: 6th September 2021 (now closed)
  • Ceremony date: 4th November 2021 – The Rum Warehouse, Stanley Dock, Liverpool
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Modern Law Awards 2022 – ENTRIES OPEN!

The Modern Law Awards were first launched with the ambition of identifying and celebrating the very greatest talent and success stories in the UK legal sector. ​The Modern Law Awards are the perfect opportunity for you to showcase and set the benchmarks for best practice in the ever-diverse, challenging and exciting landscape of law.

  • Submission deadline: 11th February 2022
  • Ceremony date: 6th April 2022 – Madame Tussauds, London
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Modern Law Conveyancing Awards 2021

The Modern Law Conveyancing Awards were launched in 2016 in association with Modern Law Magazine. Following a year of uncertainty and doubt, the conveyancing market is proving resilient by pushing through and tackling challenges head on! Though the ambiguity continues, this year will likely be an opportunity to create a sector beaming with positive customer-centric attitudes, new drive and determination, and fantastic innovation. Those firms who embrace the opportunities and challenges are the ones who will thrive in a difficult market place.

  • Submission deadline: 17th September 2021 (now closed)
  • Ceremony date: 25th November 2021 – The Rum Warehouse, Stanley Dock, Liverpool
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People in Law Awards 2022 – ENTRIES OPEN!

The People in Law Awards recognise the very best people achievements across the legal industry, welcoming HR, L&D, Recruitment, D&I, Reward, Senior Partners, Managing Partners and other professionals with an interest in the people agenda.

  • Submission deadline: TBD
  • Ceremony date: 5th May 2022 – Tobacco Dock, London
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Personal Injury Awards 2021

The Personal Injury Awards provide a unique opportunity to highlight and celebrate the excellence of individuals and organisations across the personal injury sector. The awards encompass all professionals and key service providers working in this field. Entries are judged by an independent panel of experts chosen for their expertise, experience and positions in personal injury.

  • Submission now closed
  • Ceremony date: 23rd November 2021 – New Dock Hall, Leeds
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UK Business Tech Awards 2021

The UK Business Tech Awards celebrate the UK’s finest tech businesses, and reward innovative and exceptional application of technology to transform and grow businesses. The event is a great opportunity to network and celebrate your achievements amongst your peers, friends and colleagues in the tech and legal industries.

  • Submission deadline: 9th July 2021 (now closed)
  • Ceremony date: 13th October 2021 – Montcalm Marble Arch Hotel, London
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UK Diversity Legal Awards 2021

The UK Diversity Legal Awards are the only industry awards that focus solely on recognising, promoting and celebrating equality, diversity and inclusion across the legal profession. For supporters and winners of a UK Diversity Legal Award, this provides a platform from which to raise the profile of the excellent work being done and also demonstrate a proactive commitment to this important area of the profession’s development.

  • Submission deadline: 30th July 2021 (now closed)
  • Ceremony date: 25th November 2021
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UK Probate Research Awards 2022 – ENTRIES OPEN!

The UK Probate Research Awards are back to honour and celebrate the fascinating world of probate research. Categories include:

  • Best Probate Law Firm
  • Young Wills & Probate Professional Award
  • Best Property Clearance Firm
  • Best Probate Research Paralegal
  • Best Human-Interest Story
  • The Unsung Hero Award
  • Best Community Contribution
  • Best Probate Research Insurance Provider
  • Best Private Deputyship Firm
  • Best International Probate Researcher of the Year
  • Outstanding Achievement in International Probate Research
  • Best UK Probate Research Firm

Submission deadline: TBD

Ceremony date: 28th April 2022 – One Great George Street, London

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Women In Law Awards 2021

The Lawyer Monthly Women In Law Awards shine a spotlight on female legal experts who have influenced the wider legal profession in their jurisdiction. The winners range across all areas of the sector, from high-achieving associates to long-serving barristers.

  • Submission deadline: 28th February 2021 (now closed)
  • Ceremony date: 11th November 2021
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Women, Influence & Power in Law UK Awards 2022 – ENTRIES OPEN!

The Women, Influence & Power in Law UK Awards 2022 will once again be honouring top female lawyers who have made a remarkable difference in the legal profession this past year – whether in shaping the law, achieving outstanding results for their clients, being an outstanding jurist or assisting those in need of legal services. There are 8 diverse categories open to both law firms and in-house legal departments.

  • Submission deadline: 1st December 2021
  • Ceremony date: 9th March 2022
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Winning awards with Quill

Luqmani Thompson & Partners recently won the prestigious LALY (Legal Aid Lawyer Awards) in the ‘practice management’ category with the help of Quill.

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“We’ve used Quill for the whole lifetime of our company and its advanced cloud technology helps us to operate more efficiently, and keep our back office running smoothly. Similarly, Quill’s outsourced cashiering and payroll services keep our team on the straight and narrow. Now, we’re saving money, time and office space whilst ensuring we can channel our efforts where it has the most impact – representing clients and running our business. And those two things combined help win awards.”

Sally Thompson, Managing Partner Luqmani Thompson & Partners