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LIT New Frontiers Start-up Awards 2021

Limerick Institute of Technology Business Start-up Awards 2021 takes place on Tuesday 30th March 2021, 12.30 pm to 1.45 pm.

This year’s awards are a celebration of LIT’s start-up ecosystem with global potential! The awards ceremony will gather, support and celebrate the achievements of the businesses that have just completed the LIT New Frontiers Programme.

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European Recognition from Chambers Europe 2021

Chambers Europe 2021, a legal directory of the best lawyers and law firms worldwide, has ranked our Insurance Dispute Resolution services as the amongst the most outstanding in Europe.

What the team is known for: Earns praise for proven capacity to handle diverse claims across EL/PL, motor insurance and financial lines. Defends insurers and self-insured companies or associations in personal injury claims filed by employees or third parties. Noted for its expertise in professional liability cases pertaining to the construction, financial services and legal sectors. Assists with coverage disputes arising under professional indemnity policies. Also has a separate claimant-side practice.

Strengths: “I regularly get a summary of each claim and anything that might have happened in the last week or so,” says one client, further noting: “The lawyers are proactive in trying to get a claim resolved.” “They are commercially minded,” says another source, explaining: “They understand the importance of getting out of a case and getting certainty, but they also understand the importance of bringing our customer along with that decision. They tend to meet our customers face to face more often, which I like.”

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A&K Metaxopoulos Receives Top Rankings by Top Ranked Legal

ILN member firm, A&K Metaxopoulos & Partners, in Athens, Greece has been recently ranked by Top Ranked Legal as Top Ranked (1st) in IP and also ranked in Patents (Top 5), White-Collar Crime (Top 5), Dispute Resolution (Top 10), TMT (Top 10) and Competition/Antitrust (Top 20).

As an aggregate result of these rankings, the firm was among the very few niche full-service practices in Europe to be ranked overall among the 20 Top Ranked Law Firms in its own jurisdiction. Congratulations to A&K Metaxopoulos!

For the full results, please visit this page.

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Our Commercial Litigation Group Welcomes Gabriel Gibeau

March 19, 2021 — RSS’S Commercial Litigation Group is happy to welcome Gabriel Gibeau, who was just called to the Bar after articling with us. “Ever since he came on board, Gabriel has already demonstrated that he has the necessary qualities to succeed as a pleader before the courts”, explains team leader Jean-Pierre Sheppard. “The members of the group appreciate his commitment and his passion.”

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Kommersant-2021: Lidings Strengthens its Position as Leading Legal Advisor in Russia in Key Practice Areas

Lidings demonstrates new achievements and takes advanced positions in the rating of the leading legal advisors in Russia based on the analytical research held annually by the “Kommersant” newspaper. Results of the new research published in a special supplement to Kommersant as of March 17, 2021.

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Howard & Howard Names R. Saleha Mohamedulla as Leadership Council on Legal Diversity Fellow

ROYAL OAK, Mich., March 9, 2021 – Howard & Howard has selected R. Saleha Mohamedulla as a member of the 2021 class of Fellows, participating in a landmark program created by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity (LCLD) to identify, train, and advance the next generation of leaders in the legal profession. Saleha is one of 418 new Fellows, a group of talented and diverse, mid-career attorneys who have been selected by 293 LCLD member corporations and law firms to participate in this career development program.

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Hélène Maurice and Nathan Hassan Omar Join Our Insurance Law Practice Group

March 1, 2021 — We are pleased to welcome two lawyers in our Insurance Law Practice Group. Hélène Maurice, who was called to the Bar in 2020, will be able to indulge her penchant for litigation, while Nathan Hassan Omar, also called in 2020, will continue to focus on the analysis of insurance policies.

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Howard & Howard Congratulates Our Thirteen Attorneys Named to Illinois Super Lawyers and Illinois Rising Stars 2021

ROYAL OAK, Mich., February 25, 2021 – Royal Oak, Mich.-based Howard & Howard is pleased to announce that thirteen of our attorneys have been named to Illinois Super Lawyers® and Illinois Rising Stars 2021. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service of outstanding lawyers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a patented multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area. The result is a credible, comprehensive, and diverse listing of exceptional attorneys. Only five percent of the attorneys in Illinois were named to the Super Lawyers list and two and a half percent to Rising Stars.

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Chambers Global 2021 – Lidings Top-Ranked Intellectual Property Law Firm in Russia

Chambers and Partners Global has announced the results of its annual research of the leading legal advisors around the world. Lidings’ is recommended among the top legal advisors in intellectual property in Russia.

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New distinctions just announced for A.& K. Metaxopoulos and Partners Law Firm

►  Kriton Metaxopoulos, our Managing Partner has been listed in Chambers Global 2021 Edition as a leading individual for his expertise in Dispute Resolution.

Chambers states “Widely recognised in the market for his expertise in IP disputes, Kriton Metaxopoulos also handles criminal and corporate litigation.”, “He has great skills and knowledge”.

You may find full results HERE.

►  Media Law International (MLI) in its special guide to the Global Leaders in Media Law Practice for 2021 confirmed our firm’s leading position and role by ranking us as Tier 1 firm.

Specifically, MLI is stating for us: A.& K. Metaxopoulos & Partners has a high profile reputation and corresponding client base. The media team is described by clients as “extremely professional and always delivers on objectives without exception”.”

The MLI in its chapter has also endorsed our Managing Partner’s evaluation of the developments related to major IP issues in Greece. You may find full chapter HERE.

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