The International Lawyers Network has been shortlisted as Global Network of the Year by The Lawyer.” The winners of this category will be announced at The Lawyer European Awards 2016 at the Hilton London Bankside Hotel in London, England on Wednesday, March 9, 2016.
This is the first time the category for Global Network of the Year has been included for consideration in the awards. In evaluating submissions, judges looked for evidence of strategic vision, with particular focus on cross-border initiatives, consistent excellence in the delivery of legal services and outstanding talent management.
“We are honored to have the International Lawyers Network shortlisted as Global Network of the Year,” said Lindsay Griffiths, Director of Global Relationship Management. “We pride ourselves on innovative marketing strategies and dedication to fostering relationships among our members. We believe this helps set us apart from other worldwide legal networks.”
The judging panel included eleven general counsel and twelve senior partners of international law firms.
The full shortlist for Global Network of the Year is:
- International Lawyers Network
- Ius Laboris, Labour & Employment Alliance
- L&E Global
- Lex Mundi
In addition, several ILN member firms were also shortlisted in their respective categories:
- Law firmof the year: Central Europe – Kochanski Zieba & Partners
- Law firm of the year: The Baltics – Tark Grunte Sutkiene
- Law firm of the year: Asia – Zhong Lun
“We are very proud of our three member firms who have been shortlisted in their respective categories. It is a testament to the quality of the firms we have in our Network,” said Griffiths.
About the ILN
The International Lawyers Network facilitates personal relationships among lawyers in mid-sized law firms all over the world, allowing them to confidently operate in a global marketplace while retaining their independence and local expertise. As one of the largest networks of experienced attorneys in the world, the ILN provides a platform for clients to access quality legal professionals worldwide with the cost-effectiveness and personalized service only independent, regional law firms can provide. With 91 high-quality, full-service and specialized law firms and over 5,000 lawyers in 67 countries on six continents, the excellence, demonstrated experience, worldwide presence, and relationships of the International Lawyers Network combine to make this Network one of the leading associations of independent law firms in the world. The ILN: Where lawyers become friends.