The Association of Women Solicitors is delighted to announce that due to the interest in the 2010 Awards celebrating women solicitors in business, the deadline has been extended by one week to Friday 23rd July 2010. The 2010 Awards include a new category “Best Woman Solicitor Managing a Probate practice.”
Christl Hughes Chairwoman of the AWS said “Our Awards represent the legal industry’s role models of today and tomorrow. They reward women solicitors for best practice and good management of business and people. The AWS Awards are open to women solicitors of all ages and seniority and at all career stages. We are especially delighted to extend our categories this year to recognise the valued contribution of women solicitors to Wills & Probate work.”
Simone Llewellyn Deputy Managing Director of Finders said “The AWS has worked tirelessly over the years to raise the profile of women in the profession, and Finders are delighted to be associated with such a strong a credible organisation.
“We are delighted to be sponsoring the 2010 awards and to our continued collaboration with woman solicitors across England and Wales.”
About the Association of Women Solicitors
The Association of Women Solicitors was established in 1923 a year after the first woman was admitted to the Solicitors’ Roll. It is a recognised group of the Law Society. It has a current membership of around 18000.
Its aim is to be an essential national network promoting the potential and success of every woman Solicitor at each stage of her career. It offers support and advice and represents the diverse interests of all women Solicitors. It provides a range of educational and pastoral care services as well as an excellent opportunity for women to network with others both within and outside the profession.
Finders is a professional international probate genealogy firm dedicated to serving Lawyers, Trustees, Executors or Administrators & Personal Representatives faced with the often formidable task of identifying and tracing heirs and locating missing or unknown beneficiaries worldwide. Other missing persons can also be found such as executors, trustees successors to shareholders, freeholders of land or pension trust beneficiaries. As a supplement to this we have developed a range of useful additional services such as our Missing Document service, Missing Beneficiary Insurance,Missing Will Service and Missing Asset Service.
About the Association of Women Solicitors Awards 2010 sponsored by Finders
Further information about the Awards including application forms can be found on the Association’s website www.womensolicitors.org.uk