Deeside company on shortlist for award

DEESIDE legal and property firm Mackinnons has been shortlisted in the annual Scottish Legal Awards.

They are in the running for Employment Team of the Year, Private Client Team of the Year and Residential Property Team of the Year awards, the only company in the North-east to make the shorlist.

Twenty firms and companies have progressed to the awards finals of the prestigious programme which recognises excellence in the Scottish legal profession and raises funds for charity.

Firms large and small have been announced as finalists across 16 categories, covering major aspects of private practice in Scotland.

The winners of the Scott + Co Scottish Legal Awards 2012, including the highly coveted DX Firm of the Year award will be revealed at the black tie ceremony and dinner on March 29 at the EICC.

Over 450 practitioners from across Scotland will join to celebrate the legal profession’s most distinguished annual event.

The 2012 judging panel, sub-chaired by Robert Pirrie, Chief Executive of the WS Society, met in December to deliberate over the entries. The judges assessed each submission and scored them against a number of criteria including content, relevance, and presentation. Experts from business, law and politics participated in the judging.