Headline Sponsor

Networking Sponsor & Customer Service Champion

Death is a difficult time for everyone. Sadly, the processes that come with it don’t make it any easier. They can be lengthy, repetitive and complicated. At Exizent we don’t believe it has to be this way. 

Exizent connects the data and services used by legal services firms, institutions, and executors to sort out what’s required to make the journey for the bereaved an easier one. 

Our online platform is digitising the probate process. We’re making it easier for legal services firms and institutions to streamline the administration, so you can get back to what’s important – using your specialist knowledge and working with clients. 

For more information please visit: www.exizent.com

The Today’s Wills & Probate Industry Champion

Arken.legal is transforming the estate planning industry with forward thinking digital solutions.  

Built by Lawyers, inspired by technology. Arken’s products help to create efficiencies, speed-up output, drive consistencies across the organisation, carry out marketing, manage risk and streamline data capture processes. 

To date, our cloud-based, cyber security accredited software has helped over 5,800 users create over 7 million Wills. So, you can be confident of an excellent service for both you and your clients.

For more information please visit: www.arken.legal/uk

Charity Legacy Probate Collaboration of the Year

Institute of Legacy Management (ILM) is the membership body for all those working in legacies, representing hundreds of charities and not-for-profit organisations.

Across the charity sector, legacy professionals are responsible for over £3bn of charitable income each year – income that many charitable organisations rely on for their survival. ILM seeks to ensure that every donor’s charitable legacy achieves its greatest potential, by offering specialist training, qualifications, expert advice and support to legacy professionals working in charities big and small across the UK.

Find out more at legacymanagement.org.uk/ or get in touch by emailing [email protected]

Young Practitioner of the Year

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.

For more information please visit: www.thelawsuperstore.co.uk

Probate Provider of the Year – North & Midlands

Just Clear is a multi award-winning nationwide house clearance service, with a strong focus on customer service & using waste as a commodity. Top Rated on Trustpilot for House Clearance. Featured in Forbes & MailOnline.

For more information please visit: www.just-clear.co.uk

Will Writing Firm of the Year – North & Midlands

The Institute of Paralegals is a professional membership body that connects individuals with the shared purpose of providing professional legal services.

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.

Our mission is to set professional standards, provide recognition for paralegals and promote professionalism.  Our purpose is to uphold the highest standards in knowledge, practice and ethics across the paralegal profession and to support individual paralegals in developing the skills and knowledge required to meet these highest standards.


Best Contentious Wills and Probate Team &
Will Writing Firm of the Year – South

Tower Street Finance is an FCA regulated provider of innovative products for the probate sector. We help both customers and practitioners who need financial solutions when they’re going through the probate process.

We know that when someone dies, the journey from starting the probate process to distributing an estate can be lengthy, challenging and emotional. Our mission is to help both executors and beneficiaries navigate the financial challenges by creating a range of financial solutions.

Our customer service is rated excellent by Trustpilot and Defaqto rates our short-term probate loan solutions five stars. You’re in safe hands with us.

For more information please visit: www.towerstreetfinance.co.uk

Private Client Team of the Year

Pro-Gen Research Limited was established in 2016 by Samantha Kimber, a graduate of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, after gaining ten years’ experience in the probate research industry having worked with one of the more well-known probate research companies.

In the six years since its inception, Pro-Gen Research Limited has established relationships with solicitors in over 70 solicitors’ firms who regularly look to us for advice and assistance on various research and tracing requirements including:

  • international bankruptcy searches
  • tracing missing beneficiaries
  • identifying and locating entitled relatives in intestacy cases
  • forensic research such as identifying the ultimate beneficiaries of Estates settled decades ago where assets have been located recently.

Pro-Gen Research pride themselves on establishing approachable, friendly and professional relationships with all clients and count many as friends, not just clients. These relationships also extend to various colleagues around the world who provide an added expertise to the research methodology utilized by Pro-Gen Research in being able to provide the results requested by our clients.

In this year’s UK Probate Research Awards we were delighted to be rated as “highly commended” in the category of Best UK Probate Research Firm.


Community & Charity Champions

Movewise offers a complete property sales management service to ensure every transaction delivers maximum value with minimum hassle.

Founded in 2018 and initially focusing on individual sales, Movewise now works with corporate clients handling multiple properties, including probate solicitors, charity legacy managers and landlords. Clients benefit from 100% independent property advisors with vast experience in the estate agency industry, together with innovative technology that lets them track each sale, share feedback and arrange additional property services in one place.

Movewise is delighted to support the British Wills & Probate Awards, and looks forward to developing new partnerships with the probate sector.

For more information please visit: www.movewise.co.uk

Solicitor Firm of the Year (National)

Inheritance Data is one of the UK’s leading Financial Asset Search providers.

Using a combination of modern technology and traditional searching methods, the Inheritance Data Asset Search provides a comprehensive report of all accounts / policies that are due to an estate prior to distribution.

Contacting over 200 Financial Institutions and their 350 databases, Inheritance Data uncover any type of account whether active, closed or dormant.

Acting on behalf of Probate Professionals, Estate Planners and Will Writers, Inheritance Data have developed a streamlined and easy to use online portal to generate a full report at the click of a button for a fixed cost.

For more information please visit: www.inheritancedata.com or call 01603 673250

Sponsorship 2022

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