Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Multilaw has been shortlisted in the Global Network of the Year category of The Lawyer European Awards 2016. The Lawyer European Awards have been existence for some years and they are firmly established as one of the leading awards in the European legal market. This is the first year that a category for Global Legal Networks has been included in the awards. The judges this year included the GCs of HBO Europe, Linde, Unisys and senior partners from Slaughter and May and Macfarlanes among others. The current chair of World Services Group was also on the judging panel. In the Global Networks category they were looking for:
The judging process was a rigorous one and the questions put to us by the judging panel showed a real understanding of the challenges faced by and opportunities available to Global networks today.
Three Multilaw European members have also been shortlisted for awards this year. Namely, Schalast & Partner – law firm of the Year for Germany and also European banking and finance deal of the year, Moroglu Arseven – law firm of the year for Turkey and Tuca Zbarcea & Associatii – law firm of the year for Romania. They are testament to the depth and strength of Multilaw’s coverage across Europe.
The Lawyer is distributed in hardcopy form to over 40,000 lawyers across Europe including 8,000 in-house counsel and making the shortlist of these awards is a great way for Multilaw to raise its profile among The Lawyer’s readership.
Philip Lee is the sole Irish member of Multilaw, a consortium network of over 8,000 employees in 70 countries worldwide and ranked by Chambers Global 2015 as an ‘Elite’ international network of law firms.