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International Recognition from Chambers Global 2021

Chambers Global 2021, a legal directory of the best lawyers and law firms worldwide, has ranked our lawyers as amongst the most outstanding in the world.

George Kennedy was rated as Up and Coming for his Corporate/M&A work.

George Kennedy regularly handles sales and acquisitions on behalf of clients hailing from a range of sectors including pharmaceutical, technology and aviation.

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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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Médgine Gourdet Hosts an Online Discussion With a High-ranking Officer of the Canadian Armed Forces Stationed in Mali

February 10, 2021 — As part of its support to the UN’s operations, Canada launched the Elsie Initiative for Women in Peace Operations in 2017. This initiative addresses the complexities of gender inequality and helps to promote women’s involvement in UN peace operations.

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LLP Status

With effect from 9th February 2021, Holmes O’Malley Sexton LLP is authorised by the Legal Services Regulatory Authority, operating as a limited liability partnership under the Legal Services Regulation Act 2015. The Partnership Act 1890 continues to apply to the firm, to the extent that it is not inconsistent with the provisions of the 2015 Act.

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Congratulations to ILN member, LexCounsel Law Offices!

We are happy to share that LexCounsel, Law Offices has won the BW Legal World Global Legal Leaders Award 2020 in the categories of:

  1. Private Equity Law Firm of the Year; and
  2. Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year
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