The Modern Claims Awards 2017 – the winners

We’re delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Modern Claims Awards.

Taking place on Thursday 27th April, the prestigious awards ceremony saw hundreds of influential figures within the industry attend, and were hosted by comedian Fred Macaulay.

The full list of winners, as chosen by a panel of high profile judges, can be seen below – congratulations to all!

Law Firm of the Year
Winner – Bott & Co Solicitors
Highly Commended – Hudgell Solicitors

Chambers of the Year
Winner – Parklane Plowden Chambers
Highly Commended – 9 Gough Square

Insurer of the Year
Winner – Covéa Insurance
Highly Commended – AXA Insurance

​Broker of the Year
Winner – Covered Insurance Solutions
Highly Commended – Centor Insurance & Risk Management Ltd & Club Insure Ltd

Claims Management Company of the Year
Winner – Motorplus Ltd
Highly Commended – MSL

Costs Company of the Year
Winner – MRN Solicitors
Highly Commended – Costs ADR & Tri Star Costs

Client Care Award
Winner – Auto Windscreens
Highly Commended – Covéa Insurance

Innovation of the Year
Winner – inCase – Lavatech
Highly Commended – LawBid & Nephos Solutions Limited

Rising Star Award
Winner – Hudgell Solicitors – Andrew Petherbridge
Highly Commended – ALPS Legal Practice – Emma Brydges

Technology Initiative of the Year
Winner – Bott & Co Solicitors
Highly Commended – Covéa Insurance

Counter Fraud Initiative of the Year
Winner – 4th Dimension Innovation Ltd
Highly Commended – Hill Dickinson LLP

Supporting the Industry
Winner – ISO
Highly Commended – Auto Windscreens

Outstanding Commitment to Training
Winner – Minster Law
Highly Commended – Atlantic & Pacific Insurance Group & Covéa Insurance

Specialist Legal Team of the Year
Winner – Bott & Co Solicitors
Highly Commended – Hill Dickinson LLP – Health Team

​Employer of the Year
Winner – Covéa Insurance
Highly Commended – Bott & Co Solicitors

​Employee of the Year
Winner – CLS Risk Solutions Ltd – Kate Hopkinson
Highly Commended – Motorplus Ltd – Nicola Needham & Bott and Company Solicitors Ltd – Chris Neale

Bodyshop of the Year
Winner – M&M Fix Auto Stoke-on-Trent
Highly Commended – Devonshire Motors Accident Repair Centre

Outstanding Achievement of the Year
Winner – The Hillsborough Lawyers

Lifetime Achievement Award
Winner – Michael Napier CBE QC