Best Probate Law Firm, Scotland: McClure Solicitors

Recognising the best support provided to probate researchers by a law firm. There are five awards for this category

 

Best Probate Law Firm, North of England: Ramsdens Solicitors

 

Best Probate Law Firm, Central England:  Wilson Browne

 

Best Probate Law Firm, South England: Irwin Mitchell 

 

Best Probate Law Firm, South East & London:  Martin Tolhurst Solicitors
Recognising the best support provided to probate researchers by a law firm. There are five awards for this category

 

Best Probate Law Firm, Wales: Hugh James Solicitors

 

Antoine Djipka from ADD Associés, France

 

Best Property Clearance Firm: Just Clear

Best Probate Research Paralegal (Presented by Amanda Hamilton from NALP) : Emma Bell of Finders International

Recognising an individual whose professional skills as a probate researcher and a licensed paralegal are distinguished as exemplary.

 

Best Probate Deputyship Firm: Owl Guardian Services

 

Best Human Interest Story:  Margaret Abbotts

Some stories uncovered by probate researchers touch people on an emotional level. It’s not about financial benefit, but about real-life stories and unexpected outcomes that are truly unique. This award recognises the most touching and heart-warming story of the year, emphasising the value for the role of probate researchers & solicitors.

 

Best International Probate Researcher:  Carmelo Guarino

Probate research often requires detailed knowledge and specialist skills in understanding research methods not just here in the UK but in other parts of the world where beneficiaries need to be located. This award went to the researcher who has a proven record of remarkable results.