Sponsors

Law Staff Legal Recruitment

LEAPSponsor, Solicitor of the Year – Private Practice

Law Staff Legal Recruitment are independent, award-winning legal recruitment experts with a network of connections spanning a wide variety of law firms, and in-house legal departments.

 

We act for legal professionals at all levels, whether they are climbing the career ladder or looking for a change, and employers who are looking to recruit the best people for their organisations. We aim to fill each vacancy with the best available talent in the marketplace.

From our Head Office in Cambridgeshire, we work with a wide variety of clients from across the U.K. We cater for their specific needs, adapting our proven technique to support all manners of recruitment.

Established in 2002, we have provided exceptional recruitment solutions for 17 years. Our clients’ needs are always at the heart of our business, and everything we do is based entirely around assisting our clients in a flexible and efficient manner.

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LEAP

LEAPSponsor, Excellence in Technology & Innovation and Practice Manager of the Year  

LEAP’s cloud-based practice management system with integrated time recording, billing and client accounting has been developed specifically for small to medium sized law firms, its powerful features allow legal practitioners to manage their matters more efficiently and profitably from anywhere, anytime and from any device.

LEAP invest more than £8,000,000 a year into R&D, continually refining the product. This investment ensures SME law firms have access to the same innovative technological advantages as their larger counterparts helping to manage their matters with ease.

LEAP allows you to run your entire law firm from one application in real-time and as the solution is cloud-based eliminates the need for a server, reducing hardware and support costs and simplifying your IT infrastructure.

Visit www.leap.co.uk for further information.

SIFA Professional

SifaSponsor, Small Law Firm of the Year

Building stronger connections between financial and legal professionals since 1992.

SIFA Professional are celebrating 10 years of partnership with the Law Society and are proud to be a sponsor at the 2019 Excellence Awards for the Small Firm of the Year.

The new SRA Standards and Regulations arriving in November will usher in a far more structured firm approach to the selection of third parties to which solicitors will refer their clients. SIFA Professional as an organisation only works with highly qualified and respected financial advisory businesses and strives to ensure all their members understand how to work professionally and compliantly with law firms in the mutual clients’ best interests.

We have chosen to sponsor the ‘Small Firm of the Year’ award as we see this as the perfect community for meaningful partnerships with our SIFA Professional financial planning firms.

To find a partner in your region, search the SIFA Directory

Tavistock Law

TavistockSponsor, Excellence in Private Client Practice

Tavistock Law are an independent financial planning and advisory business that serves private clients by delivering an ‘off-the-shelf’ Trust Investment Management Service, endorsed by the Law Society to provide advice to all its members.

Our regulated private client advisers provide trustees with independent financial advice on investment solutions for trusts of any size. All individual investments are automatically accepted into the Tavistock Law Investment process and will be fully invested into an appropriate fund.

Our fees remain both fixed and competitive for trusts of any size, so you will know from the outset that all will qualify, no matter how big or small. Fees include client guidance (to help them understand the finances) and also fund performance reporting to ensure you automatically fulfil your regulatory obligations as trustees.

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Wesleyan Bank

Wesleyan BankSponsor, Medium Law Firm of the Year

Wesleyan Bank is a leading provider of tailored personal and commercial banking solutions to the professions and SME sectors that span short, medium and long-term loans and savings.

Wesleyan understand that every legal firm is unique. We've worked with almost half of the legal firms in England and Wales and tailor our products to meet the specific requirements of the sector. We are proud to be the only endorsed finance provider to the Law Society of England and Wales and its members.

Wesleyan Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of Wesleyan Assurance Society which celebrated its 175th anniversary in 2016. As part of the Wesleyan Group and one of the UK’s strongest financial mutuals with over £7 billion under assets, Wesleyan Bank has been able to invest significantly in improving our products, people and processes to enhance our service offering within the legal market.

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