Success for Co-op Legal Services at The Law Society Excellence Awards

24 October 2019

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Bristol based, Co-op Legal Services came out on top at last night’s Law Society Excellence Awards 2019, taking home the award for Excellence in Technology & Innovation. The prestigious awards have been running for the past 13 years and celebrate the hard work and inspiring achievements of solicitors, legal teams and firms of all sizes across England and Wales.

The leading national legal services provider has been recognised for the way it deploys technology to meet a clearly defined and unmet client need. The award win acknowledged Co-op’s innovative online divorce service, its work with the UK Government on a digital divorce pilot scheme, its commitment to digital communications and how it uses technology to support flexible working.

This year’s annual awards ceremony took place at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel on Wednesday 24th October and celebrates the stories and achievements of professionals and organisations across the sector.

Commenting on the awards, Tracey Moloney, Head of Family Law at Co-op Legal Services said:

‘’We were delighted to have been shortlisted for this year’s prestigious Law Society Excellence Awards, so to win was fantastic and is something we’re really proud of.

‘’To be recognised for the progressions we’re making within the areas of technology and innovation is a great accolade. We’ve been working hard to ensure that we provide the best service possible to our clients and we’re looking forward to continuing to build on this as we look towards another successful year in 2020.”

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For further information please contact:

Sarah Pyatt 07850 002 312
Sarah.pyatt@coop.co.uk

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About Co-op Legal Services

Co-op Legal Services, became the first alternative business structure (ABS) in the UK in 2012, and has long been established as a market leader in Probate and estate administration and as one of the leading Will writing businesses in the UK. In April 2018, Co-op acquired Simplify Probate, the UK’s second largest provider of probate, cementing the Co-op’s position as the leading provider of probate in the UK. Simplify Probate, which is part of the Simplify Group of companies, has been a specialist provider of probate and estate administration for more than 25 years and also runs an established Bereavement Advice Centre which provides access to practical bereavement advice online and by telephone. Co-op Legal Services is regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.