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Chambers Europe Awards 2023

About this event

We are delighted to host Chambers Europe Awards 2023. The awards recognise a law firm’s pre-eminence in key jurisdictions in the region. They also reflect achievements over the past 12 months including outstanding work, impressive strategic growth and excellence in client service. They honour the work of national and international law firms across the region based on the research for the recent edition of Chambers Europe Guide.

Event Details:
Event date
Thursday, 25 May 2023
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Event location
Hotel Principe di Savoia, Milan
Marlene Hermann, EMEA Research Director, Chambers and Partners
Katie Read - Chambers and Partners
Kate Read, Head of Europe, Chambers and Partners
Chambers Europe Awards 2023 - Shortlist and Winners

Austria Law Firm of the Year 
Wolf Theiss

Winner: BINDER GRÖSSWANG Rechtsanwälte GmbH

BINDER GRÖSSWANG has consistently been a strong, full service firm in Austria, and its lauded Competition team advances to the top rank, adding to the firms top rated Banking & Finance, Disputes and Corporate teams. The firms is consistently seen working on some of the Austrian market’s most high-profile deals and litigation. BINDER GRÖSSWANG’s dedication to shape the new generation of lawyers is showcased by two new up and coming rankings in Corporate/M&A and Restructuring & Insolvency. BINDER GRÖSSWANG’s clients attest to the firm’s ability to handle complex matters with an excellent level of service:

"BINDER GRÖSSWANG is one of the pre-eminent law firms in Austria with the size and know-how to handle complex and sophisticated matters."

"The law firm is extremely customer-friendly and service-oriented."

Baltic-wide Law Firm of the Year 
TGS Baltic

Winner: Sorainen

Sorainen is an outstanding law firm ranked in every practice area for the Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian markets, making it an attractive choice for clients looking for a full-service and pan-Baltic offering. Both its employment department in Estonia and real estate team in Latvia were promoted to Band 1 in the Europe 2023 guide, giving the law firm top-tier recognition in these practice areas across the Baltic countries. Sorainen is also recognised for its market-leading expertise in corporate and commercial mandates in the region. Overall, eight of its lawyers were promoted and the law firm also enjoyed the addition of seven new practitioners in the rankings. Sorainen also has an unrivalled number of ranked junior lawyers, with nine up-and-coming practitioners and four associates to watch. Clients enthuse: “The team has both very experienced members and also the best newcomers from the university. It is the culture of Sorainen to work as a team and share the experience which will also give the best result for the client.”

Belgium Law Firm of the Year 
Allen & Overy LLP
Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick

Winner: Allen & Overy LLP

Allen & Overy remains a leading firm in the Belgian legal market.  The breadth of the firm’s practice is highlighted by its rankings in thirteen different practice areas in the Chambers and Partners Europe 2023 guide, with a client noting that “Allen & Overy has legal specialists of all types.”  The firm’s quality is shown by the fact that seven of those rankings are in Band 1.  The firm boasts outstanding individuals in the fields of Banking & Finance, Competition, Corporate/M&A, Planning & Environment, Real Estate, Tax and White-Collar Crime.  A client enthuses: “They are all top lawyers and it is a very good team, they work very well together between the different departments.”  The 2023 research also saw Sophie Rutten and Thales Mertens improve their individual rankings in the Capital Markets and Litigation rankings respectively.  Clients note that Allen & Overy “has the capacity for big transactions, which is often an issue in Belgium.”

CEE Law Firm of the Year 
DLA Piper
Wolf Theiss

Winner: Dentons

Dentons has strengthened its prowess in the CEE region over the last few years, advancing its Corporate/M&A team to band one in 2022. With its Banking & Finance team moving to the top band this year, Dentons is now top ranked in all CEE sections. Its ability to put together cross-border teams to work seamlessly together is hailed by its clients, and the firm’s ability to serve local clients is also attested by several local top ranks throughout the region’s key jurisdictions making it a first-choice firm in the CEE.

Dentons’ clients say:

"The team works through a single point of contact and while they very often have to coordinate with members from their other Europe and CEE offices on our mandates, the process is from our perspective seamless."

"Dentons has the unique advantage of an extensive network so it can coordinate a number of jurisdictions. In CEE Dentons is top-notch."

Czech Republic Law Firm of the Year 
Allen & Overy
Baker McKenzie
HAVEL & PARTNERS s.r.o., advokátní kancelář
PRK Partners

WInner: Dentons

Dentons has kept a firm position in the top rankings of several sections in the Czech Republic, with especially strong Finance, Projects and Real Estate teams. Its Disputes team has also advanced in the rankings this year. In addition to its already strong and broad expertise on the Czech market, Dentons invests in its younger generations with new up and coming rankings in Real Estate and Restructuring & Insolvency. It also expands laterally, with a new TMT team that joined the firm in March 2022. Dentons’ strong position in the market and its investment in growth makes it a worthy winner of Czech law firm of the year, and its clients have especially noted the bench strength investments:

"They always put up a strong and dedicated team so even the associates are strong and can work independently with full focus on the transactions."

"The level of commitment of the team members from top to bottom is unprecedented."

Denmark Law Firm of the Year 
Gorrissen Federspiel
Kromann Reumert

Winner: Gorrissen Federspiel

Gorrissen Federspiel has an enviable number of rankings in the Europe 2023 guide, and is recognised in every practice area. In addition to its top-tier rankings in Banking & Finance, Competition/European Law, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Information Technology and Shipping, the law firm also enjoys a promotion to Band 1 for its expertise in restructuring and insolvency. Gorrissen Federspiel also progressed to Band 2 in the Tax section and joined the Energy rankings in Band 3. Seven of its lawyers also advanced in the rankings, and four practitioners entered the directory. Clients state: “It is the best firm in Denmark when it comes to full-service corporate legal counselling.”

Finland Law Firm of the Year 
Castrén & Snellman
Hannes Snellman Attorneys Ltd

Winner: Krogerus

Krogerus enjoys recognition in every section of the Finnish rankings in the Europe 2023 guide. The law firm was promoted to Band 1 for Banking & Finance, adding to its top-tier expertise in Competition/European Law and Restructuring/Insolvency. Krogerus has also excelled in Dispute Resolution and Tax in recent times, rising to Band 2 in both practice areas. Its lawyers also demonstrated noteworthy advances in the market, with promotions in Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and Intellectual Property. Clients say: “Krogerus is at the top of its field when it comes to handling difficult and complex cases.”

France Law Firm of the Year 
Allen & Overy LLP
Bredin Prat
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Clifford Chance Europe LLP
Gide Loyrette Nouel
Latham & Watkins LLP
White & Case LLP

Winner: Gide Loyrette Nouel

French full-service firm Gide Loyrette Nouel is a prominent presence in the market, maintaining its top ranking in key areas such as Banking & Finance, Real Estate, Capital Markets and Intellectual Property. The law firm additionally saw several of its lawyers achieving new rankings in our TMT, Tax and Environment tables. The practice boasts a stellar reputation for acting on high-value and complex instructions, including advising MSC Group on its EUR5.7 billion acquisition of Bolloré Africa Logistics. One client highlights: “Every lawyer we worked with at the firm was creative and thinking outside of the box. Gide is a top-calibre firm."

Germany Law Firm of the Year 
Allen & Overy LLP
Hengeler Mueller
Latham & Watkins
White & Case

Winner: Allen & Overy LLP

Allen & Overy’s position in the German market has strengthened in the last few years, boasting rankings across a range of sectors claiming the top spot in Insurance Transactional and Real Estate Finance. Its Competition law practice has gained particular traction advancing in the table. Allen & Overy has in the latest year managed to promote diversity with new female additions to the rankings in Corporate/M&A and Dispute Resolution. Its clients laud the firm:

"Allen & Overy are extremely qualified, very well organised, quick and have a practical approach."

"The flagship is real estate financing. They are leading experts in Europe; we are always in safe hands with them.

Greece Law Firm of the Year 
Bernitsas Law
Zepos & Yannopoulos
Koutalidis Law Firm
Karatzas & Partners
Kyriakides Georgopoulos Law Firm


POTAMITISVEKRIS continues to achieve the most Band 1 rankings in the Greek market, possessing top-tier expertise in Banking & Finance, Competition/European Law, Corporate/Commercial, Employment and Real Estate. The firm is also highly regarded for its proficiency in Dispute Resolution, Energy and Tax, and has also improved its rankings in TMT this year. One impressed client noted: “They offer an exceptional service level with real-time response, accompanied with business acumen. This has provided a new meaning to the term ‘legal services’ and I truly believe that they are moving the industry onto a new front.” Another client added: “They are the most commercially aware firm in Greece.”

Hungary Law Firm of the Year 
DLA Piper Hungary
Bird & Bird
Szecskay Attorneys at Law

Winner: Bird & Bird

Bird & Bird is building up strong positions in the Hungarian legal market with this year advancing in both M&A and Disputes in our rankings. The firm also commands strong expertise in IP and TMT. The team regularly acts on large cross-border deals in the CEE region, benefitting from its network in CEE and wider Europe. The disputes team handles a variety of conflicts from commercial litigation to competition to the protection of IP rights.

"The team provides great client service, they take care of everything and communicate everything well. They are really proactive."
"The dispute resolution team understood the complex commercial problem behind the litigation, and advised on the strategy accordingly."

Ireland Law Firm of the Year 
A&L Goodbody
Arthur Cox
Mason Hayes & Curran LLP
Matheson LLP
McCann FitzGerald LLP
William Fry

Winner: Arthur Cox

A stalwart in the Irish market, Arthur Cox continues to be a leading law firm. It possesses 16 top-tier rankings, including a promotion to Band 1 in Employment: Pensions and entering straight into the top band in the new Financial Services Regulatory section. The law firm’s Asset Finance department also features in the directory for the first time. It has the most ranked lawyers in Ireland, enjoying promotions and newly ranked practitioners in Asset Finance, Dispute Resolution, Financial Services Regulatory, Real Estate, Restructuring/Insolvency and Tax. Arthur Cox also boasts star lawyers in Employment and Energy & Natural Resources. Clients enthuse: “It is the biggest and has the best reputation in Ireland. The law firm is top class at every level.”

Italy Law Firm of the Year 
Gianni & Origoni
Gattai, Minoli, Partners
Dentons Europe Studio Legale Tributario

Winner: Chiomenti

Chiomenti has strongly established itself as a leading firm in the Italian legal market. It offers an outstanding practice in a variety of areas, achieving top tier rankings in Corporate/M&A, Banking & Finance, Financial Services Regulatory, Capital Markets: Securitisation, Private Equity and Real Estate. Additionally, the firm has achieved a top ranking in Chambers Europe 2023 for Tax, and has also enjoyed a strong year in other areas with improved rankings in Dispute Resolution and Energy & Natural Resources. Alongside its formidable domestic presence, Chiomenti enjoys a noteworthy international presence via its offices in London, New York, Brussels and Beijing. Clients appraise: "Chiomenti has the ability to tackle new and complex situations. They are able to identify potential problems and propose options to effectively mitigate risks.” One client also lauds the firm as "by far the best positioned firm to handle complex and sophisticated matters in the finance market."

Italy Boutique Law Firm of the Year
Trevisan & Cuonzo
Toffoletto De Luca Tamajo
Maisto e Associati
Portolano Cavallo
Giovanardi Studio Legale

Winner: Toffoletto De Luca Tamajo

Toffoletto De Luca Tamajo has consistently impressed as a distinguished employment law boutique at the top of its market. The firm is particularly well known for its skills in assisting companies with national trade union disputes. It excels in numerous other areas, including the labour aspects of M&A, restructurings, trade union relations and contracts with commercial agents. The law firm is also active in the implementation of flexible working projects, incentive plans and data privacy audits. One client describes Toffoletto as “always available and timely, even and especially in emergencies and critical situations.” Another client adds: “They always provide a holistic approach with clear recommendations and associated risks.”

Luxembourg Law Firm of the Year 
Arendt & Medernach
Allen & Overy Luxembourg
Elvinger Hoss Prussen
Clifford Chance
Loyens & Loeff

Winner: Arendt & Medernach

During the 2023 Chambers and Partners research, Arendt & Medernach particularly stood out for the number of individual lawyers improving their rankings.  The law firm saw Employment lawyer Philippe Schmidt and Banking & Finance lawyer Grégory Minne move up in the rankings, while Matthieu Taillandier (Capital Markets), Alexander Olliges (Corporate/M&A) and Eric Fort (Tax) all entered the rankings.  The firm boasts market-leading individuals in its Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Employment, Investment Funds, Real Estate and Tax departments.  Overall the firm is ranked in all eight of the practice areas Chambers and Partners covers in Luxembourg and it demonstrates its impressive quality in the fact that seven of those eight rankings in the 2023 guide are band 1.  An interviewee enthuses: “Arendt & Medernach is pretty top drawer in Luxembourg.”  Another client appreciates that “we get outstanding service from the firm.”

Netherlands Law Firm of the Year 
Allen & Overy LLP
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
Clifford Chance LLP

Winner: De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek

In a competitive field in the Netherlands, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroeck particularly stands out for its strength in depth, with more individual rankings than any other firm in the Netherlands and this position was strengthened with the addition of Edward van Geuns (Arbitration Counsel), Stephanie Thé (Competition Law) and Henk van Ravenhorst (Tax) to the 2023 rankings.  It has firm rankings in more than three-quarters of the sections covered by Chambers and Partners and a very impressive eleven of the firm’s departments are ranked in the top band.  A client describes it as an “outstanding and high-quality law firm.”  The firm boasts market-leading individuals in its Capital Markets, Competition, Corporate Investigations, Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property and Investment Funds teams.  In Arne Grimme (Corporate/M&A: High-End Capabilities) and Stefan Sagel (Employment), the firm also has two of the star individuals in the Dutch legal market.  Ferdinand Hengst (Restructuring/Insolvency), Bart de Rijke (Competition), Lennard Keijzer (Corporate/M&A: High-End Capabilities) and Axel Arnbak (TMT: Data Protection) all continued to rise through the rankings during the 2023 research.  One client reports: “For stuff I can’t do in-house I need someone who is top-notch and that is De Brauw.”

Norway Law Firm of the Year 
Advokatfirmaet Schjødt
Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS
Wikborg Rein Advokatfirma AS

Winner: Advokatfirmaet Thommessen AS

Thommessen boasts 13 top-tier rankings, four more than any other law firm in the Norwegian market. It has been elevated to Band 1 in both Aquaculture & Fisheries and Intellectual Property in the Europe 2023 guide, and is also ranked in Construction for the first time. The law firm similarly has more Band 1 practitioners than any other firm in Norway, with lawyers entering the top tier in Restructuring/Insolvency and Shipping: Corporate/Commercial. Its practitioners rise in the rankings for Banking & Finance, Construction, Corporate/M&A and Tax, while new entrants to the directory feature in the Public Procurement, Dispute Resolution and Intellectual Property sections. Clients say: Thommessen has a team of lawyers with a broad set of core competencies who work together seamlessly to offer best-in-class transaction advice.” 

Offshore Law Firm of the Year 
Carey Olsen
Maples Group

Winner: Carey Olsen

Poland Law Firm of the Year 
Clifford Chance
White & Case M. Studniarek i Wspólnicy - Kancelaria Prawna sp.k.
SSW Pragmatic Solutions
WKB Wierciński Kwieciński Baehr

Winner: Dentons

Large and broadly ranked across many practices, Dentons is a highly popular address for a variety of cross-practice instructions in Warsaw. The firm commands exceptional reputation for Real Estate, Tax  and Restructuring Insolvency, as well as Energy, Competition, Public procurement and Environment instructions. Dentons also holds strong positions in M&A, Banking and Finance, Equity Capital Markets, Private Equity and Disputes. The firm is regularly instructed on cross-border deals in the CEE region and wider Europe as a result of its strong network. The firm’s clients include notable Polish and international names, including in real estate, energy and private equity.

They're very commercially aware: they are good at understanding of the market and the clients' needs."
"The team uses wide market knowledge to provide perspective to the client and always gives advice based on the market experience."

Portugal Law Firm of the Year 
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
Uría Menéndez - Proença de Carvalho
Sérvulo & Associados
SRS Legal

Winner: VdA

VdA maintains a stand-out position in the Portuguese market, boasting top band rankings across multiple practice areas, including Corporate / M&A, Dispute Resolution, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets and Real Estate. The firm has a deep bench of experienced practitioners, frequently acting on high-profile mandates for a notable roster of international and domestic clients. One impressed source remarks: “All of the team members were involved in different aspects, from corporate, litigation, employment, IP to tax matters. Each time, the firm involved highly qualified partners and associates. We couldn't have made the deal without the advice of VdA.”

Romania Law Firm of the Year 
Filip & Company
Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen
Bondoc si Asociatii SCA (Bucharest)
Reff & Associates SCA – Member of Deloitte Legal

Winner: Dentons

Dentons is further enhancing its reputation in Bucharest. The firm gained a top-tier ranking in Banking and finance this year and also fields strong disputes and real estate teams. The firm is regularly instructed on cross-border mandates as a result of its strong network. The clients include notable banks as well as strong corporate names.

"I really appreciate their work, flexibility and ability to understand what is important."
''We are using Dentons, especially in more complex matters due to their problem-solving approach.''

Spain Law Firm of the Year 
Uría Menéndez
Gómez-Acebo & Pombo
Allen & Overy LLP
Clifford Chance LLP

Winner: Garrigues

Large and widely ranked across multiple areas of practice, Garrigues is a frontrunner in a very competitive Spanish market. The firm fields exceptional teams in Banking and finance, M&A and Dispute resolution as well as Competition, IP, Planning and Employment among others. The firm also offers specialist depth in many areas of practice. The firm’s teams work in Madrid and Barcelona as well as Brussels. The firm is also highly visible in major cases involving Latin American jurisdictions. Garrigues clients include top-notch Spanish corporate names across multiple industries as well as blue-chip international brands.

"They are proactive and imaginative in seeking different options."
"The team has the right balance between very good technical strength and a pragmatic approach, as well as having the confidence to handle complex deals."

Sweden Law Firm of the Year 
Advokatfirman Vinge KB
Mannheimer Swartling

Winner: Advokatfirman Vinge KB

Vinge is unsurpassed in its number of Band 1 departments, and has the most top-tier lawyers in the Swedish market. In Public Procurement, the law firm enjoys promotions to Band 2 in both the department and lawyer tables. Its practitioners also rise in the rankings for Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Employment and Insurance, alongside the new entrants to the directory in Capital Markets: Equity, Intellectual Property and Real Estate. Clients enthuse: “Vinge is the definitive go-to law firm when it comes to securing the best advice possible.”

Switzerland Law Firm of the Year 
Bär & Karrer Ltd
Lenz & Staehelin
Walder Wyss Ltd

Winner: Lenz & Staehelin

With the highest number of departments and individuals ranked in the Chambers and Partners Europe 2023 guide, Lenz & Staehelin’s breadth makes them stand out in the Swiss legal market.  One commentator describes it as a “go-to firm for advice,” stressing its “top-notch legal advice.”   The firm is ranked in fifteen of the eighteen practice areas covered by Chambers, and across its offices in Zurich and Geneva it has eight top ranked departments.  An interviewee enthuses: “Lenz is rightly considered a leading firm.”  The firm boasts market-leading individuals in its Arbitration, Banking & Finance, Competition, Corporate/M&A, Intellectual Property, Life Sciences and Tax departments.  The 2023 research also saw Daniel Tunik and Tanja Luginbühl reaching band 1 in the Litigation and Restructuring/Insolvency practice areas respectively, while the firm also has one of the stars of the Swiss legal market in François Rayroux (Investment Funds).  Other individuals at the firm to improve their rankings were Tino Gaberthüel (Corporate/M&A) and Floran Ponce (Tax), while Fabiano Menghini (Real Estate), Hikmat Maleh (White-Collar Crime) and Patrick Schärli (Capital Markets) all entered the rankings for the first time.  According to one client, the firm provides an “outstanding service level.”

Turkey Law Firm of the Year 
Balcıoğlu Selçuk Ardıyok Keki Attorney Partnership (BASEAK)
Esin Attorney Partnership, a Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein
Kolcuoğlu Demirkan Koçaklı Attorneys at Law 
GKC Partners

Winner: Paksoy

This highly esteemed firm has a prominent presence in the Turkish market, consistently providing quality services to notable clients. Paksoy demonstrates strength across a number of practice areas, including Corporate / M&A, Banking & Finance and Projects & Energy. Clients say: “The lawyers are consistently excellent and committed.” Several sources also highlight the firm for its commercial vision, with one remarking: “The lawyers have always been very creative in suggesting strategy and arguments. They show great lawyering quality, a lot of finesse and excellence in client management.”

UK Law Firm of the Year 
Addleshaw Goddard LLP
Burges Salmon LLP
Paul Hastings (Europe) LLP
Leigh Day
White & Case LLP

Winner: Leigh Day

Most well known for its public law, human rights and group litigation practices, Leigh Day has gone from strength to strength post-Covid. It has grown headcount in all of its UK offices and held or improved all of its Chambers rankings, including securing a place in the new International Human Rights table. 

The firm has appeared on many of the most high-profile workers’ rights cases in the last year, including representing workers from Sainburys, Next, Just Eat and Amazon. It has also advised Malaysian factory workers in a case against Dyson, and Burmese workers in a dispute with Tesco. 

Other group litigations Leigh Day has been involved in include representing fans affected by the Champions League final in a case against UEFA, and a litigation against Volvo regarding emissions. 

Leigh Day’s clients say:  

“They are head and shoulders above everyone else in market for civil liberties and human rights. They should be in category on own. They make an impact with a wide range of things they do: the traditional stuff, but wide-ranging international work as well.” 

“Their service level is top notch. They provide excellent value for money for clients because they are willing to limit their budgets and find creative ways to provide representation no matter the client's budget.” 

“The number one firm for equal pay and worker status group litigation claims.” 

Outstanding Contribution
Freerk Vermeulen, NautaDutilh

Described by one interviewee as being an “excellent lawyer who I would use for a Supreme Court matter with no hesitation” and by another as being “excellent in court,” Freerk Vermeulen of NautaDutilh has been one of the leading Supreme Court litigators in the Netherlands in the past few years.  He has particularly stood out recently for his work on behalf of the hospitality industry claiming damages from the Dutch State for damages suffered as a result of the Covid-19 lockdowns.  His recent experience also includes acting on the enforcement and setting aside of high-profile arbitral awards, representing individuals and companies against Venezuela, Kazakhstan and the Russian Federation.  Freerk Vermeulen also offers notable experience in the highly topical area of ESG litigation.

Europe Wide Law Firm of the Year
Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance stands out for its leading presence across Europe, with an impressive 69 Band 1 rankings across our European coverage. This includes top rankings in a range of Europe-wide areas, including Banking & Finance, Capital Markets Corporate/M&A, Corporate Investigations, Private Equity, Real Estate and Restructuring/Insolvency. The firm continually stands out for heading high-profile, complex mandates drawing on the strength and breadth of its offices across the region. Clients highlight the firm for its depth of knowledge, stating: “There is no case they can’t help us with.” The law firm is further noted for its breadth of reach: “The firm clearly distinguished itself by its diversified geographical presence and resources.”

Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards: Europe 2023 - Shortlist and Winners
Private Practice
Individual Awards

Diversity & Inclusion: Outstanding Contribution
Margarida Couto, VdA, Portugal
Petra Zijp, NautaDutilh, Netherlands
Jonathan Jones, Squire Patton Boggs, United Kingdom
Bruno Ferreira, PLMJ, Portugal
Lauris Liepa, COBALT, The Baltics (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania)
Agnieszka Wiercińska-Krużewska, WKB Wierciński Kwieciński Baehr, Poland
Cezary Żelaźnicki , PwC Legal Żelaźnicki SPK, Poland
Can Sözer, Esin Attorney Partnership, Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein, Turkey

Winner: Margarida Couto, VdA, Portugal

Margarida Couto is recognized for advancing diversity, inclusion, pro bono and ESG work over a number of years. Highlights include creating the Social Economy and Human Rights practice at the firm and advancing gender diversity through their Women on Boards programme.

Firm Awards

Diversity & Inclusion: Outstanding Firm
Arthur Cox, Ireland
Ceca Magán Abogados, S.L.P, Spain
Esin Attorney Partnership, Member Firm of Baker McKenzie International, a Swiss Verein, Turkey
Matheson, Ireland
NautaDutilh, Netherlands
PLMJ, Portugal
Popov, Arnaudov & Partners Law Office, Bulgaria
Squire Patton Boggs, France

Winner: NautaDutilh, Netherlands

Consistently a leader on D&I, NautaDutilh have continuously advanced and expanded their D&I work with a three-prong strategy of integration, embedding and awareness raising. In 2022, their safe workplace workshops exemplified further innovation and investment.

Pro Bono: Outstanding Firm
Abreu Advogados, Portugal
A&L Goodbody LLP, Ireland
Arthur Cox, Ireland
COBALT, The Baltics (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania)
Dechert LLP, United Kingdom
Dentons, Spain
Matheson, Ireland
NautaDutilh, Netherlands
Skils s.r.o. advokátní kancelář, Czech Republic
Sarantitis Law Firm, Greece

Winner: Matheson, Ireland

In an intensely competitive field, Matheson are rewarded for outstanding commitment and impact of their pro bono work. Their impressive statistics on hours dedicated had a real world impact, from supporting refugees to children from lower socio-economic backgrounds.

Diversity & Inclusion: In-House Team of the Year
Accenture Ireland, Ireland
Banco Santander, S.A. (In-House Legal Department - Santander Spain), Spain
Bank of America Europe, Ireland
BASF SE, Germany
Benefit Systems S.A., Poland
Coca-Cola İçecek (CCI), Turkey
ING, Netherlands
Pražská plynárenská

Winner: BASF SE, Germany

BASF are recognised for a broad D&I programme covering awareness raising across a range of topics, unconscious bias training and a comprehensive outside counsel programme demanding commitment to diverse staffing, retention, promotion and mentoring of diverse attorneys, with information collected in an annual survey.

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