UK Legal and Law Awards 2021-2022

Upcoming 2021 Legal and Law Awards

Do you have a success story to share? We’ve built a database of legal and law awards for 2021 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.

Asian Legal Awards – ENTRIES OPEN!

The 26th Asian Legal Awards will take place in October at the Royal Lancaster Hotel, Nine Kings Suite, Lancaster Terrace, London, W2 2TY. More information will be released later in the year but in the meantime, please visit the website for more details.

  • Submission deadline: 12th September 2021
  • Ceremony date: 16th October 2021 – Royal Lancaster Hotel, London
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British Claims Awards

The search is on to identify the leading professionals and firms working in and on insurance claims. The British Claims Awards champion Claims as a Service across insurance. The event celebrates the achievements and progress made by the leading professionals in the sector on behalf of their clients. The event is open to every organisation within the insurance claims space, from insurers and brokers to law firms and barristers.

  • Submission deadline: 4th June 2021 (now closed)
  • Ceremony date: 9th September 2021 – London
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British Legal Awards

The British Legal Awards, now in their 12th year and hosted by 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

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

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

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 deadline: TBD 2021
  • Ceremony date: 18th November 2021 – London
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ESTAS Conveyancing Awards

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 deadline: TBD 2021
  • Ceremony date: 22nd October 2021 – Grosvenor House Hotel, London
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Family Law Awards

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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Law Society Awards

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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The Lawyer Awards

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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Modern Law Conveyancing Awards – ENTRIES OPEN!

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
  • Ceremony date: 18th November 2021 – Rum Warehouse, Liverpool
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National Paralegal Awards

The National Paralegal Awards 2021 are an exciting opportunity for the legal sector to reward and recognise the outstanding Paralegals in the UK. Now in their third year, The National Paralegal Awards focus solely on the work and achievements of Paralegals, whether they are employed, self-employed, a volunteer or a business, as well as companies that support the profession.

  • Submission deadline: 28th May 2021 (now closed)
  • Ceremony date: 23rd September 2021
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Scottish Legal Awards

The Scottish Legal Awards were founded in 2003 and aim to recognise excellence in Scottish law. The independent competition is judged by a panel of experts drawn from across the sector, bringing together industry experience and market knowledge to recognise the greatest achievements in the legal industry from across Scotland. Entries are now open in 18 categories which reflect the broad work of Scotland’s 12,000 practising lawyers. Categories include a new Business Resilience Award which seeks to identify innovative and creative measures adopted by legal firms to respond to the health crisis.

  • Submission deadline: 19th May 2021 (now closed)
  • Award ceremony: 23rd September 2021
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Surrey Law Society Legal Awards

Returning for their 3rd year, the SLS Legal Awards showcase the very best of Surrey’s legal talent. Do you have what it takes to be Lawyer or Law Firm of the Year? Will your firm, one of your colleagues or even you be one of award winners for 2021? Categories include:

  • Commercial / Corporate Lawyer of the Year
  • Family Lawyer of the Year
  • Litigation Lawyer of the Year
  • Private Client Lawyer of the Year
  • Property Lawyer of the Year
  • Paralegal of the Year
  • Rising Star of the Year
  • Support Team Member of the Year
  • Lawyer of the Year
  • Law Firm of the Year

Submission deadline: 21st May 2021 (now closed)

Ceremony date: 16th September 2021 – The Mandolay Hotel, Guildford, Surrey

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UK Diversity Legal Awards

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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Worcestershire Law Society Legal Awards

Worcestershire Law Society (WLS) was established in 1841 to unite, promote and support local lawyers and the Worcestershire community. The Society has approaching 400 members including Partners, Solicitors, Paralegals and Trainees. WLS extended its membership to Barristers and Legal Executives who regularly attend and support its annual events. The Society supports the legal profession within the area by providing excellent CPD training courses and representing members’ interests. WLS also offers a number of social events throughout the year giving members an opportunity to meet with other solicitors within the county.

  • Submission deadline: 25th May 2021 (now closed)
  • Ceremony date: 10th September 2021 – Grafton Manor, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
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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