Who can enter?
Anyone working within the legal sector in Scotland.
Any entries received for a 3rd party will be notified of those submitting the entry should they be selected as a finalist within the shortlist.
Why should I enter?
Not only does being shortlisted for (or better yet, winning) an award present a fantastic opportunity to be recognised as outstanding within the legal sector, it is also a major morale boost for you, or your workforce, and is a great PR opportunity both at the event and long after. If you win, you will also receive a trophy for your display cabinet as well as winners badges you can use online and in print collateral!
How do I enter?
You must complete our entry form on our online portal to submit a nomination. Head to the ‘How to Enter’ section above for instructions.
Can I enter more than one category?
You can submit as many nominations as you like across all the different categories. The categories and the criteria for each can be found in the ‘Categories’ section above.
What is the deadline for entries?
The entry deadline is Wednesday, September 27 2023 at 6pm.
Can I submit additional information?
Yes, you can upload supporting documents within the application form as applicable to the criteria.
How much does it cost?
It is free to enter the awards.
Tickets to attend the awards are as follows:
Table of 12 – £2,100+VAT+Fees
Table of 10 – £1,900+VAT+Fees
Individual tickets – £195+VAT+Fees
What happens next once I’ve entered?
Once you have submitted an entry, we will add your nomination to the judging pack for consideration. Once the judging has taken place, we will contact you to let you know if your entry has been shortlisted or not.
How does the judging process work?
All the entries we receive will be considered by our judging panel at the judging session in October. Please note that the shortlist and winners are decided solely by our panel and do not come down to a public vote or number of nominations received.
We reserve the right to move entrants within categories if we feel their criteria is better suited to another award, to remove categories or to update or add new categories during the awards process.
When will the shortlist be announced?
The shortlist will be announced on heraldscotland.com, in The Herald, and on this website in October.
When will the winners be announced?
The winners will be announced at our glamourous awards ceremony on Wednesday 15th November in Glasgow. For more information and to purchase tickets, head to the Event section.
What do I do if I have more questions?
We are happy to answer any additional questions you may have regarding the entry process or event. Please contact Events Manager, Sharon Franchetti on 07990 551 065 or Sharon.Franchetti@newsquest.co.uk with any enquiries.