The Eclipse Proclaim Modern Law Awards 2013: The winners announced

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1 October 2013


The Eclipse Proclaim Modern Law Awards, hosted by Gyles Brandreth, took place on the 25th September at the Dorchester Hotel London with over 400 guests in attendance.

Eclipse is the proud headline sponsor of these exclusive new awards which celebrate innovative business and legal service providers.

Champions in ABSs, new legal entrants and pre-existing law firms that have successfully led engaging, relevant and new strategies for gold-plated services and business growth were praised in the first of these national awards.

The full list of winners as chosen by a cross-industry panel of high profile judges can be seen below:

ABS of the Year Up to 50 employees

Winner: Brilliant Law

Highly Commended: Pudsey Legal

ABS of the Year 50 – 100 employees

Winner: Just Costs Solicitors

Highly Commended: SGI Legal

ABS of the Year over 100 employees

Winner: myhomemove

Highly Commended: Knights Solicitors

Lawyer of the Year

Winner: Christina Blacklaws, The Co-operative Legal Services

Highly Commended: Peter Garsden, QualitySolicitors, Abney Garsden

Non-Lawyer of the Year

Winner: Amanda Illing, Hardwicke

Highly Commended: Gladys-Swaim Rutter, Roberts Jackson Solicitors

 Team of the Year

Winner: Bott & Co Solicitors

Highly Commended: Hardwicke

Rising Star of the Year

Winner: Coby Benson, Bott & Co

Highly Commended: Gladys-Swaim Rutter, Roberts Jackson Solicitors

Innovation of the Year

Winner: Knights Solicitors

Highly Commended: Fasttrac Solicitors

Entrepreneur of the Year

Winner: Tim Oliver, Parabis Group

Highly Commended: Karen Jackson, Roberts Jackson Solicitors

Client Care Initiative of the Year

Winner: Emsleys Solicitors

Highly Commended: Winn Solicitors

Deal of the Year

Winner: NewLaw Solicitors

Joint Highly Commended: Berrymans Lace Mawer & Quindell

COLP or COFA of the Year

Winner: Robert Mares, Quindell

Highly Commended: Just Costs Solicitors

New Entrant of the Year

Winner: Zebra Legal Consulting

Highly Commended: Brilliant Law

Best Marketing Campaign of the Year

Winner: InjuryLawyers4U

Highly Commended: Fox Williams

Outstanding Achievement

Douglas Silas

Lifetime Achievement

Professor Richard Susskind OBE



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