Hogan Lovells Shortlisted for the FT Innovative Lawyer Awards and Law Society Awards 2012
01 September 2012
Hogan Lovells has been shortlisted in the Dispute Resolution category for our work on the BTA Bank case for the FT Innovative Lawyer Awards 2012.
The FT Awards and subsequent report, now in its sixth year, analyses the way law firms are adding transformative value to business, either through new solutions or applications of the law, or through exceptional execution and delivery.
Winners will be announced at a ceremony in London on 4 October 2012.
We have also been shortlisted in the following five categories in The Law Society Awards 2012:
- Excellence in Marketing and BD - For our research project, carried out in conjunction with the FT, called M&A Evolution: Strategies for the New Deal Landscape project
- Equality & Diversity - For our Ladder to Law social mobility programme, which encourages access to the legal profession for people from non-traditional backgrounds by working with seven London schools.
- Equality & Diversity - For our Global Diversity Business Plan, which articulates clear, measurable global diversity activities.
- Learning & Development - For the Litigation Foundation (LF), which is a training initiative that takes a fresh approach to contentious legal training.
- Solicitor of the Year - Thomas Kendra, Senior Associate at Hogan Lovells has been shortlisted for his outstanding pro bono work helping to establish a new centre to aid efficient dispute resolution in Rwanda and throughout East Africa and Anna Mills has also been shortlisted for her work on ground-breaking and high profile pro bono cases, most notably her work the Christmas Island Case, where she is representing 11 former members of the Armed Forces.
Winners for the Law Society Awards 2012 will be announced at a ceremony in London on 18 October 2012.