Venue
The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai
The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, Dubai - UAE

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Organizer ALM Real Estate Media Group
Date Awarded 2 Apr 2020 5:00pm +04 (almost 2 years ago)
In your time zone: Apr 2 9am EDT
Region EMEA
Details

The Middle East Legal Awards is for all law firms and in-house legal departments with a presence in the region. Winners will be recognised for innovating in the legal sector and for working on precedent-setting, game-changing projects and initiatives.

2020 Categories:
In-house Awards
• Legal Department of the Year - Large Team
• Legal Department of the Year - Small Team
• General Counsel of the Year – Large Team
• General Counsel of the Year – Small Team
• Rising Star Award - In-house
• Deal Team of the Year
• Compliance Innovator of the Year
• CSR Initiative of the Year - In-House
• Best Use of Technology by an In-House Team

Private Practice Awards
• International Law Firm of the Year
• Regional Law Firm of the Year
• Rising Star Award - Private Practice
• Most Promising Newcomer Award - Private Practice
• CSR Initiative of the Year - Private Practice
• Best Use of Technology - Private Practice
• Infrastructure and Energy Projects Team of the Year
• Corporate Team of the Year
• Banking, Finance and Restructuring Team of the Year
• Litigation Team of the Year
• Arbitration Team of the Year
• Construction Team of the Year
• Real Estate Team of the Year
• TMT Team of the Year
• Regulatory and Investigations Team of the Year

Past winners

2019 Winners

In-house Awards:
Legal Department of the Year - Large Team
Accenture Middle East

Legal Department of the Year - Small Team
Flash Entertainment

General Counsel of the Year – Large Team
Kiran Scarr, Dubai Multi Commodities Centre

General Counsel of the Year – Small Team
Justin Dowding, noon.com

General Counsel of the Year - Sole Regional Counsel
Irina Kovalchuk, Zakher Marine International

Rising Star Award - In-house
Giuseppe Ostuni, First Abu Dhabi Bank

Deal Team of the Year
Unilever

Compliance Innovator of the Year
Dubai Multi Commodities Centre

In-House Community Team of the Year
Dubai Multi Commodities Centre

Joint Award
Best Use of Technology
Accenture

Private Practice Awards:
International Law Firm of the Year
Eversheds Sutherland

Regional Law Firm of the Year
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates

Alternative Service Provider/Consultancy of the Year
Support Legal

Rising Star Award
Sara Koleilat-Aranjo, Al Tamimi & Company

Most Promising Newcomer Award
Victoria Smylie, Davidson & Co

CSR Initiative of the Year - Private Practice
Dentons

Infrastructure and Energy Projects Team of the Year
Baker McKenzie

Corporate Team of the Year
Baker McKenzie

Banking, Finance and Restructuring Team of the Year
Dentons

Litigation Team of the Year
DLA Piper

Arbitration Team of the Year
Hadef & Partners

Construction Team of the Year
Pinsent Masons

Real Estate Team of the Year
Charles Russell Speechlys

TMT Team of the Year
DLA Piper

Regulatory and Investigations Team of the Year
Al Tamimi & Company