Awards and accolades

We are proud of the external recognition we have gained through the awards we have won around the world. Below is a selection of our recent wins.

2019

The Lawyer European Awards
Most Innovative Technology Initiative, N-Accelerate

IJGlobal 
Legal Adviser of the Year – North America (private sector) and advised on 18 Deals of the Year

Project Finance International 
Advised on six Deals of the Year 

Asia Legal Awards 
Shipping Law Firm of the Year 

Bonds & Loans Turkey
Financial Institutions deal of the Year 

Islamic Finance News (IFN) 
Advised on three Deals of the Year 

India Business Law Journal 
Advised on two Deals of the Year 

Bonds, Loans and Sukuk Africa 
Advised on two Deals of the Year 

Singapore Business Review – Singapore’s most influential legal minds aged 40 and under 
Katie Chung and Sue Ann Gan

2018

British Legal Awards
Regulatory and investigations team of the year

Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Europe
Highly commended for “Legal expertise – dispute resolution”

Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Europe
Highly commended for “Legal expertise – creating a new standard” (antitrust and competition)

Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Europe
Top 10 innovative lawyer - Farmida Bi

Islamic Finance News Law Awards
Capital Markets Firm of the Year

Legal Community Labour Awards
Industrial Relations Best Practice of the Year 2018

Insider’s Cyber Ranking Awards
Cyber Law Firm of the Year

Legal Business Awards
Finance Team of the Year

Transatlantic Legal Awards
Investigations Team of the Year

Africa Investor Infrastructure Investment Awards
Legal Advisor of the Year

TXF Awards
Six Deals of the Year Awards

Legal Business Awards
Finance Team of the Year; Highly Commended for International Arbitration

IJ Global
Global Law Firm of the Year, Europe and Africa Law Firm of the Year, 15 Deals of the Year

Project Finance International magazine (PFI) awards
Law Firm of the Year and seven deals of the year

Law360
Practice Team of the Year (Projects)

Airfinance Journal Awards
Multiple Deals of the Year

Palmarès des Avocats
Banking & Finance Gold Award, Capital Markets and Project Finance Silver Awards

2017

Global Transport Finance Awards
Transport Finance Law Firm of the Year

Planning and Placemaking Awards
Planning Law Firm of the Year

IJ Global
Asia Pacific Legal Advisor of the Year, 16 Deals of the Year

Project Finance and M&A deals
Clean Energy Pipeline

Global Elite Brand Index: Top 5 global legal brands
Acritas Sharplegal

Stonewall Top 100 Employers
Stonewall Workplace Equality Index

BTI’s Client Service A-Team Report: Top 20
BTI Consulting

2016 – 2017 

Top 100 Graduate Employer
The Times

2015 – 2016 

Top 10 Global Elite competition practice
Global Competition Review

Law360’s Global 20 list
Portfolio Media, Inc.

2016

Top 3 international law firms
Financial Times Asia – Pacific Innovative Lawyers

Top 25 corporate law firm
Corporate Board Member

Transport Finance Law Firm of the Year
Global Transport Finance

Best Law Firms for Women
Working Mother and Flex-Time Lawyers 

Most Impactful Case or Initiative of the Year for work assisting a South African community displaced by unlawful eviction
ProBono.org

2015

Cross Border Deal of the Year
Islamic Finance News

UAE Deal of the Year
Islamic Finance News

Best Trade Law Firm – EMEA
Trade Finance Awards

Best Trade Law Firm – Asia-Pacific
Trade Finance Awards

Best Commodity/Trade Finance Law Firm
Trade Finance Awards

Marketing Leader of the Year
Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)

Best Collaboration Across the Management Team
Managing Partners’ Forum

Best Performing Legal Brand
Managing Partners’ Forum

International Takaful Law Firm of the Year
International Takaful Summit