Scottish Legal Awards

Scottish Legal Awards

Legal Awards diary: Unusual gratitude for religiously-induced guilt

IRELAND was a great place to practice criminal law, Keith Farnan told the audience.Why? Because, Keith said, "Everyone is either guilty or feeling guilty. Thanks to the Catholic Church for that."

Legal Awards 2011: The winners

TEAMWORK. That was the common factor identified by the big winners at the Scott+Co Scottish Legal Awards 2011 as the defining quality that sets firms apart in these challenging times.

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Law and Legal Affairs: And the legal awards go to…

HUNDREDS of lawyers will gather at the EICC on Thursday night to find out which of their peers have come out on top in Scotland's premier legal awards.

Legal Awards: A chance to eye up the competition

WITH only five and a bit weeks to go before the Scott+Co Legal Awards 2011, the finalists had the chance to eye up the opposition - and wonder who will pick up the big prizes.

Law and Legal Affairs: Legal Awards 2011 - Entering the home straight

THE legal sector has shown great resilience in tough times - and Scotland is increasingly becoming a nation of specialist lawyers.

Scottish legal awards: Optimism is in the wind

TWO new categories in the Scott+Co Legal Awards 2010 offer a microcosm of the legal market during the year - for good and for bad.

Scottish Legal Awards 2011: It's quality that will shine through

LEGAL firms that are adaptable and innovative can still win business and make decent profits - but the size of the business cake continues to shrink in a stagnant market.

Top firms upbeat as Legal Awards deadline approaches

SCOTLAND'S top law firms have just three weeks to finalise their nominations for the nation's annual celebration of legal talent at the Scott +Co Scottish Legal Awards 2010.

Positive early action sees Pagan Osborne come out top

WHEN Pagan Osborne picked up the Firm of the Year prize at the recent Legal Awards, it marked the culmination of a transformation process that began in late 2007. One month after the nationalisation of Northern Rock signalled the start of what was to become a UK banking crisis, the firm's management board sat down to discuss its annual results and future strategy.

The wait is almost over, as four firms prepare to see if they are champions

MORE than 500 of the country’s top lawyers will gather on Friday to celebrate the best of the business at the annual Cuthbert Scottish Legal Awards.

It's all for charity: or for employees or for the community

IT'S one of those terms that keeps raising its head: corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Individual glory for motivated professionals who excel

TEAMWORK is key to all successful law firms, but those very special individuals within the team can sometimes make the difference between doing well and doing exceptionally well.

Responsibility and growth recognised at Legal Awards

FIRMS taking a responsible view of their business, and those growing fast, are in line for new prizes at the 2007 Scottish Legal Awards.

You have to be in it to win it - so enter the Scottish Legal Awards

THE reason behind our continued involvement with the Scottish Legal Awards is simple, really.

Scottish legal awards announce sponsors

THE Scottish Legal Awards - seen by many as the profession's equivalent of the Oscars - are to be sponsored by Bank of Scotland Corporate for the fifth year in succession.

Winning teams celebrate their scores

RESPONDING to feedback from more than 30 firms after the 2005 Scottish Legal Awards, the sponsors, Cuthbert's Recruitment, included a special category of award this year, the team awards, to recognise the work of specialist teams inside law firms.

Publications put innovation and adaptability to the forefront

ONE of the most coveted awards, apart from the two top honours of best firm and best partner, is the Best Legal Website of the Year, sponsored by Laveron.

Special Bond with Scottish Legal Awards

THE lucky number was 13 at the fourth annual Cuthbert Scottish Legal Awards ceremony in Glasgow this month when more than 500 members of the Scottish legal profession applauded the winners in 13 categories.

Legal awards diary

THE judges at the Legal Awards were impressed by the ringing endorsements included in many of the applications - but chairman of the panel (and big fan of floral table decorations) Margo MacDonald, sounded a note of caution. "Does this mean," she wondered, "all these lawyers come from very big families?"

Golds glitters at law awards

SCOTTISH law firm Golds has been named Law Firm of the Year at this year's Legal Technology Awards.

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