Shortlist announced for Property Forum Awards 2015

The list of law firms shortlisted for the inaugural Property Forum Awards has been announced. These awards, in association with SearchFlow and Legal Futures, are designed to highlight and applaud excellence within the conveyancing industry.

“There were a great number of worthy entries to the first Property Forum Awards,” commented John Pickford, Managing Director of SearchFlow. “The conveyancing industry is in a transitional phase as we all embrace technology and find ways to run processes more efficiently. These firms are at the forefront of this change, leading the way with innovations and marketing to improve the process for their clients. I wish the best of luck to all the finalists and look forward to welcoming them, to the presentation ceremony later this month.”

The firms shortlisted are as follows:

Best for Customer Service
Downs Solicitors LLP
Stone Rowe Brewer LLP

Best for Innovation
Clutton Cox
Convey Law
Shakespeares Legal LLP

Promotional Marketing
Clutton Cox
Convey Law
Morrisons Solicitors LLP
Stone Rowe Brewer LLP

Commercial Conveyancing Firm of the Year
Judges Choice- to be announced on the night

Residential Conveyancing Firm of the Year (50 or fewer employees)
Blandy & Blandy LLP
Coffin Mew LLP
Downs Solicitors LLP
Mullis & Peake LLP
QualitySolicitors Mander Cruickshank

Residential Conveyancing Firm of the Year (51 or more employees)
Beaumont Legal
Boys & Maughan Solicitors
Foot Anstey LLP
Ramsdens Solicitors LLP
Stephensons Solicitors LLP
Switalskis Solicitors

The awards will be presented at a glittering ceremony on 23rd April 2015 at the Cumberland Hotel, London. The event will be hosted by comedian Rory Bremner and features a live band and magician.

Those shortlisted were chosen by a panel of impartial expert judges, comprising Jonathan Smithers (Vice President of the Law Society), Mark Witherspoon (Zoopla Property Group), Sheila Kumar (Chief Executive, CLC), Rhonda Hales (Legal Eye) and Rob Hailstone (Founder, Bold Legal Group).

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