The winners of this category will be announced at The Lawyer European Awards 2017 at a ceremony at Grange St. Paul in London, England on Thursday, March 16, 2017. This is only the second year the category for Global Network of the Year has been included for consideration in the awards.
Judges in this category examine evidence of strategic vision, with particular focus on cross-border initiatives, consistent excellence in the delivery of legal services and outstanding talent management, in evaluating the submissions.
“We are very pleased to have the honor once again to have the International Lawyers Network shortlisted as Global Network of the Year,” said Lindsay Griffiths, Director of Global Relationship Management. “Our business is relationships and we feel strongly that our innovative marketing strategies help to not only set us apart from other worldwide legal networks, but to also provide our members with the best experience possible.”
This is the eighth year of the awards and this year’s contest features 24 categories.
The full shortlist for Global Network of the Year is:
- International Lawyers Network
- Ius Laboris
- L&E Global
- World Services Group
In addition, ILN member firms were also shortlisted in their respective categories:
Law firm of the year: Central Europe – Kochanski Zieba & Partners
Law firm of the year: The Baltics – Tark Grunte Sutkiene
European banking and finance deal of the year: Tark Grunte Sutkiene
European corporate deal of the year: Tark Grunte Sutkiene
European managing partner of the year: Eugenija Sutkiene, Tark Grunte Sutkiene
“We are proud to see two of our firms shortlisted in five of the 24 categories. It is an honor for our members to be recognized in this way and it is no doubt a testament to the quality of the firms 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.