2016 British Legal Awards

The British Legal Awards 2015: who won what - and why...

Here we run down all the 2015 winners and reveal the factors that convinced the judges to come to their decisions (read article >>)

City of London Law Society Lifetime Achievement Award

Ann Minogue

Law Firm of the Year


Editor's Award: Managing/Senior Partner of the Year

David Morley, Allen & Overy

General Counsel of the Year

Stefan Borson, Quindell

Legal Department of the Year

Gala Coral

Legal Week Intelligence Client Partner of the Year

Andrew Davies, DLA Piper

European Law Firm of the Year


UK Law Firm of the Year


Offshore Law Firm of the Year

Maples and Calder

London Office of the Year


Chambers of the Year

Brick Court

In-house Innovation Award

British Business Bank

Law Firm Innovation Award


CSR Initiative of the Year


Diversity Initiative of the Year

Hogan Lovells

Education and Training Initiative of the Year

My Home Move

Assistant Solicitor/Associate Solicitor

Charlotte Antoniou, Michelmores

Legal Counsel of the Year

Frederic Dupas, British Telecommunications

M&A Team of the Year

Jones Day

Banking, Finance and Restructuring Team of the Year

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year

Hogan Lovells

Competition and Regulatory Team of the Year 


Property Team of the Year

Bircham Dyson Bell

Commercial Team of the Year

King & Wood Mallesons

TMT Team of the Year

Herbert Smith Freehills

Private Client Team of the Year

Stephenson Harwood

European Legal Team of the Year

Arthur Cox

Best Use of Technology

Berwin Leighton Paisner

Supplier of the Year


British Legal Awards Law Firm of the Year: why we selected the firms on the shortlist

Legal Week editor Georgina Stanley outlines the thinking behind the shortlist for Law Firm of the Year at last year's British Legal Awards (read article >>)