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Arken.legal provides technology solutions for the estate planning industry. Creating Wills and associated documents through our core product Arken saves you time, reduces your risk and enables your focus on profitable and growth-related tasks such as connecting with customers.  As the pioneers in the industry 25 years ago, today Arken helps you deliver exceptional outcomes to private clients regardless of the complexity of need. To experience the way in which Arken’s technology transforms the way the Private client firms service their clients, sign up for a free trial, visit www.arken.legal.co.uk ‘Arken.legal, as an organization, strives to help pass the world’s wealth to future generations without conflict or challenge.  Our industry of professional advisors and solicitors are doing a fantastic job to assist the UK population distribute their wealth in the best way possible.  It is only right therefore that they are recognised for the part they play and this is why we are delighted to be headline sponsor in the inaugural British Wills and Probate Awards, which will do just that.’ Dave Newick, MD of Arken.legal UK 

Visit: www.arken.legal/uk

The Institute of Professional Willwriters (IPW), is a membership of body for Will Writers in Great Britain.  IPW are the only Will Writing membership body to be regulated by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute. We have over 900 members, working within 265 of the most professional will writing and estate planning companies in the country. 

Visit: www.ipw.org.uk

Ochresoft’s transformative Conveyancing and Private Client workflows are embedded within our Intelliworks case management software, which is created and managed by Lawyers for Lawyers.

Intelliworks software is content-rich, scalable, cost-effective and provides compliance best practice with ready-made workflows for legal professionals. It’s comprehensive and takes care of all the details in each file.

Visit: www.ochresoft.com

Countrywide Legacy, which is owned by Countrywide Tax & Trust Corporation Ltd, provides bespoke legal document drafting software packages to thousands of registered users throughout the UK. Written and built by our team of experts, Countrywide Legacy not only drafts a large range of legal documents, everything from a Will to a Trust of Land, but also assists in running a business more efficiently whilst enhancing client service.

Visit www.countrywidelegacy.co.uk

Legal Eye offers risk and compliance advice, support and training to law firms and professional advisory businesses across the UK. With extensive experience of working with a range of regulators we help businesses to formulate an effective strategy for managing risk and compliance issues and provide ongoing practical support to ensure a robust compliance framework is in place. We work hard to understand the regulatory framework under which firms operate and to deliver the very best advice and practical assistance to our clients. We’re delighted to see that technical excellence and a commitment to outstanding customer service is evident in abundance in this year’s award submissions and are delighted to sponsor the award for National Solicitor Firm of the Year.

Visit www.legal-eye.co.uk

Kin Probate are professional probate genealogists that offer a range of services that fall into three categories: (1) Kin: Search (2) Kin: Verify & (3) Probate: Resolution. Originally established by a solicitor for solicitors, we remain committed to the highest levels of professionalism: our core values are that of transparency, flexible fee choice and exceptional service. With local expertise and international coverage we have successfully provided unexpected windfalls to beneficiaries at home and abroad.

Visit: www.kinprobate.co.uk

Executor Solutions offers the complete property service to the probate sector.

Our HMRC compliant property valuation appraisals have changed the way law firms and probate practitioners across the UK are valuing property for probate purpose, using our services over estate agent and RICs reports due to the cost effectiveness and express delivery of our service.

Our driven marketing approach also ensures our clients receive the highest possible price for their property within the soonest possible timescale, whilst ensuring all parties are updated throughout the whole process.

We decided to sponsor The British Wills & Probate Awards as we recognise the importance of acknowledging those in the industry that are making a difference by doing such amazing wor

Visit www.executorsolutions.co.uk

The Institute of Paralegals is a professional membership body that connects individuals with the shared purpose of providing professional legal services. We were incorporated in 2003 and in 2005 we were granted institute status by the Secretary of State for the Department of Trade & Industry, after proving that we met the government’s requirement that we were a “professional body of the highest standing”. The Institute is the standard setting body for Paralegals as recognised by the unregulated legal services sector regulator, the PPR. We are the only Paralegal Body that is recognised by the voluntary regulator as having robust professional standards.

Visit: www.theiop.org

Guardcover is a leading brand of specialist insurance, focussed on fulfilling the needs of a range of niche markets spanning property, cyclists, musicians, photographers, golfers and pet owners since 1998. Guardcover is bought to you by Thistle Insurance Services (part of the PIB Group plc).

Our in-depth knowledge across the property market spans over 20 years serving the insurance requirements of our partners along with thousands of professionals and direct customers, delivering great service and value for money. This ranges from probate, tenants, property portfolios, commercial property, unoccupancy due to extended holidays and more.

Visit: www.thistleinsurance.co.uk

The Law Superstore is the UK’s leading comparison site for legal services. With a panel of solicitors and legal service providers from across the UK, The Law Superstore makes it simple and straightforward for consumers to find and compare over 130 legal services online, including wills and probates, divorces and pre-nuptial agreements.

Consumers can compare by price, location and service ratings left by previous users, bringing transparency to the online legal services sector. Every provider is quality checked, reputable and fully regulated.

The Law Superstore was acquired in 2017 by reallymoving.com, the UK’s leading price comparison site for home-moving services.

Visit: www.thelawsuperstore.co.uk