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There are no submissions for this category, which celebrates the lifetime achievement of a figure who has had a profound influence in the field of dispute resolution.
Open to UK-based advocates whose body of work during the period covered by these awards puts them at the pinnacle of the profession.

Entry criteria
The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • technical expertise
  • integrity
  • advocacy skills
  • team working
  • a commitment to diversity and contributing to the wider community
  • client satisfaction

Please include the following information:
  • Name, chambers/law firm, brief details of your career to this point.
  • Your achievements. Explain why this has been an exceptional year for you, providing evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ you brought to the table for your clients. What difference did you make?

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Open to UK-based litigators whose body of work during the period covered by these awards puts them at the pinnacle of the profession. There is a strict limit of one entry per law firm.

Entry criteria
The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • technical expertise
  • integrity
  • advocacy skills
  • team working
  • a commitment to diversity and contributing to the wider community
  • client satisfaction

Please include the following information:
  • Name, chambers/law firm, brief details of your career to this point.
  • Your achievements. Explain why this has been an exceptional year for you, providing evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ you brought to the table for your clients. What difference did you make?

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Open to UK-based in-house lawyers with responsibility for disputes whose body of work during the period covered by these awards puts them at the pinnacle of the profession. There is a strict limit of one entry per in-house legal department.

Entry criteria
The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • technical expertise
  • integrity
  • advocacy skills
  • team working
  • a commitment to diversity and contributing to the wider community
  • client satisfaction

Please include the following information:
  • Name, chambers/law firm, brief details of your career to this point.
  • Your achievements. Explain why this has been an exceptional year for you, providing evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ you brought to the table for your clients. What difference did you make?

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Eligibility
This award sets out to identify the leading partners, general counsel, QCs and judges of tomorrow and is open to lawyers who will be aged under 40 as of 5 November 2019. Only one entry is permitted for each law firm or legal department.

Entry criteria
The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • technical expertise
  • leadership potential
  • integrity
  • team working
  • a commitment to diversity and contributing to the wider community
  • client satisfaction

Please include the following information:
  1. Name, title and firm/company/chambers
  2. Role - describe your role and areas of responsibility.
  3. Achievements - how have you excelled in your role?
  4. Feedback - provide one written reference from an executive from within your firm/company or from a client.

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Eligibility
Open to In-house legal departments.

Entry criteria
Entries for this award should focus on a single case heard in the UK’s higher courts. The case should set new standards in the delivery of legal services and demonstrates the team's market-leading position. The submission should summarise the case’s key features, explain its significance and outline the team’s role.

The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • Legal expertise and innovation
  • Project management skills
  • Teamwork
  • Client satisfaction and value for money

Please include the following information:
  1. Describe the case, why it was important and who worked on it (including law firms and advocates)
  2. What was your team’s role on the case? Explain why your team excelled against the following criteria: legal expertise and innovation, project management skills and team working.
  3. Provide evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ your team brought to the table. What difference did the team make?

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Eligibility
Open to law firm teams. Law firms are restricted to one entry.

Entry criteria
Entries for this award should focus on a single case heard outside the UK but with a significant UK element; this is likely to be either because it involves a UK client, a UK-based legal team, or both. The case should set new standards in the delivery of legal services and demonstrate the firm's market-leading position. The submission should summarise the case’s key features, explain its significance and outline the team’s role.

The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • Legal expertise and innovation
  • Project management skills
  • Teamwork
  • Client satisfaction and value for money

Please include the following information:
  1. Describe the case, why it was important and who worked on it (including the advocates)
  2. What was your team’s role on the case? Explain why your team excelled against the following criteria: legal expertise and innovation, project management skills and team working.
  3. Provide evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ your team brought to the table. What difference did the team make?
 
There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Eligibility
Open to law firm teams. Law firms are restricted to one entry.

Entry criteria
Entries for this award should focus on a single case where London was the seat of arbitration. The case should set new standards in the delivery of legal services and demonstrate the firm's market-leading position. The submission should summarise the case’s key features, explain its significance and outline the team’s role.

The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • Legal expertise and innovation
  • Project management skills
  • Teamwork
  • Client satisfaction and value for money

Please include the following information:
  1. Describe the case, why it was important and who worked on it (including the advocates)
  2. What was your team’s role on the case? Explain why your team excelled against the following criteria: legal expertise and innovation, project management skills and team working.
  3. Provide evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ your team brought to the table. What difference did the team make?

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Eligibility
Open to law firm teams. Law firms are restricted to one entry.

Entry criteria
Entries for this award should focus on a single case heard in the UK’s higher courts. The case should set new standards in the delivery of legal services and demonstrate the firm's market-leading position. The submission should summarise the case’s key features, explain its significance and outline the team’s role.

The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • Legal expertise and innovation
  • Project management skills
  • Teamwork
  • Client satisfaction and value for money

Please include the following information:
  1. Describe the case, why it was important and who worked on it (including the advocates)
  2. What was your team’s role on the case? Explain why your team excelled against the following criteria: legal expertise and innovation, project management skills and team working.
  3. Provide evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ your team brought to the table. What difference did the team make?

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Eligibility
Open to law firm teams. Law firms are restricted to one entry.

Entry criteria
Entries for this award should focus on a single case heard in the UK’s higher courts. The case should set new standards in the delivery of legal services and demonstrate the firm's market-leading position. The submission should summarise the case’s key features, explain its significance and outline the team’s role.

The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • Legal expertise and innovation
  • Project management skills
  • Teamwork
  • Client satisfaction and value for money

Please include the following information:
  • Describe the case, why it was important and who worked on it (including the advocates)
  • What was your team’s role on the case? Explain why your team excelled against the following criteria: legal expertise and innovation, project management skills and team working.
  • Provide evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ your team brought to the table. What difference did the team make?

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Eligibility
Open to law firm teams. Law firms are restricted to one entry.

Entry criteria
Entries for this award should focus on a single case heard in the UK’s higher courts. The case should set new standards in the delivery of legal services and demonstrate the firm's market-leading position. The submission should summarise the case’s key features, explain its significance and outline the team’s role.

The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • Legal expertise and innovation
  • Project management skills
  • Teamwork
  • Client satisfaction and value for money

Please include the following information:
  1. Describe the case, why it was important and who worked on it (including the advocates)
  2. What was your team’s role on the case? Explain why your team excelled against the following criteria: legal expertise and innovation, project management skills and team working.
  3. Provide evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ your team brought to the table. What difference did the team make?

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Eligibility
Open to law firm teams. Law firms are restricted to one entry.

Entry criteria
Entries for this award should focus on a single case heard in the UK’s higher courts. The case should set new standards in the delivery of legal services and demonstrate the firm's market-leading position. The submission should summarise the case’s key features, explain its significance and outline the team’s role.

The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • Legal expertise and innovation
  • Project management skills
  • Teamwork
  • Client satisfaction and value for money

Please include the following information:
  1. Describe the case, why it was important and who worked on it (including the advocates)
  2. What was your team’s role on the case? Explain why your team excelled against the following criteria: legal expertise and innovation, project management skills and team working.
  3. Provide evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ your team brought to the table. What difference did the team make?

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Eligibility
Open to law firm teams. Law firms are restricted to one entry.

Entry criteria
Entries for this award should focus on a single case heard in the UK’s higher courts. The case should set new standards in the delivery of legal services and demonstrate the firm's market-leading position. The submission should summarise the case’s key features, explain its significance and outline the team’s role.

The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • Legal expertise and innovation
  • Project management skills
  • Teamwork
  • Client satisfaction and value for money

Please include the following information:
  1. Describe the case, why it was important and who worked on it (including the advocates)
  2. What was your team’s role on the case? Explain why your team excelled against the following criteria: legal expertise and innovation, project management skills and team working.
  3. Provide evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ your team brought to the table. What difference did the team make?

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Eligibility
Open to law firm teams. Law firms are restricted to one entry.

Entry criteria
Entries for this award should focus on a single case heard in the UK’s higher courts. The case should set new standards in the delivery of legal services and demonstrate the firm's market-leading position. The submission should summarise the case’s key features, explain its significance and outline the team’s role.

The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • Legal expertise and innovation
  • Project management skills
  • Teamwork
  • Client satisfaction and value for money

Please include the following information:
  1. Describe the case, why it was important and who worked on it (including the advocates)
  2. What was your team’s role on the case? Explain why your team excelled against the following criteria: legal expertise and innovation, project management skills and team working.
  3. Provide evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ your team brought to the table. What difference did the team make?

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Eligibility
Open to law firm teams. Law firms are restricted to one entry.

Entry criteria
Entries for this award should focus on a single case heard in the UK’s higher courts. The case should set new standards in the delivery of legal services and demonstrate the firm's market-leading position. The submission should summarise the case’s key features, explain its significance and outline the team’s role.

The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • Legal expertise and innovation
  • Project management skills
  • Teamwork
  • Client satisfaction and value for money

Please include the following information:
  1. Describe the case, why it was important and who worked on it (including the advocates)
  2. What was your team’s role on the case?. Explain why your team excelled against the following criteria: legal expertise and innovation, project management skills and team working.
  3. Provide evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ your team brought to the table. What difference did the team make?

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Eligibility
Open to law firm teams. Law firms are restricted to one entry.

Entry criteria
Entries for this award should focus on a single case heard in the UK’s higher courts. The case should set new standards in the delivery of legal services and demonstrate the firm's market-leading position. The submission should summarise the case’s key features, explain its significance and outline the team’s role.

The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • Legal expertise and innovation
  • Project management skills
  • Teamwork
  • Client satisfaction and value for money

Please include the following information:
  • Describe the case, why it was important and who worked on it (including the advocates)
  • What was your team’s role on the case? Explain why your team excelled against the following criteria: legal expertise and innovation, project management skills and team working.
  • Provide evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ your team brought to the table. What difference did the team make?

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Eligibility
Open to law firm teams. Law firms are restricted to one entry.

Entry criteria
Entries for this award should focus on a single case heard in the UK’s higher courts. The case should set new standards in the delivery of legal services and demonstrate the firm's market-leading position. The submission should summarise the case’s key features, explain its significance and outline the team’s role.

The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • Legal expertise and innovation
  • Project management skills
  • Teamwork
  • Client satisfaction and value for money

Please include the following information:
  1. Describe the case, why it was important and who worked on it (including the advocates)
  2. What was your team’s role on the case? Explain why your team excelled against the following criteria: legal expertise and innovation, project management skills and team working.
  3. Provide evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ your team brought to the table. What difference did the team make?

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Eligibility
Open to law firm teams. Law firms are restricted to one entry.

Entry criteria
Entries for this award should focus on a single case heard in the UK’s higher courts. The case should set new standards in the delivery of legal services and demonstrate the firm's market-leading position. The submission should summarise the case’s key features, explain its significance and outline the team’s role.

The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • Legal expertise and innovation
  • Project management skills
  • Teamwork
  • Client satisfaction and value for money

Please include the following information:
  1. Describe the case, why it was important and who worked on it (including the advocates)
  2. What was your team’s role on the case? Explain why your team excelled against the following criteria: legal expertise and innovation, project management skills and team working.
  3. Provide evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ your team brought to the table. What difference did the team make?

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Eligibility
Open to law firm teams. Law firms are restricted to one entry.

Entry criteria
Entries for this award should focus on a single case heard in the UK’s higher courts. The case should set new standards in the delivery of legal services and demonstrate the firm's market-leading position. The submission should summarise the case’s key features, explain its significance and outline the team’s role.

The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • Legal expertise and innovation
  • Project management skills
  • Teamwork
  • Client satisfaction and value for money

Please include the following information:
  1. Describe the case, why it was important and who worked on it (including the advocates)
  2. What was your team’s role on the case? Explain why your team excelled against the following criteria: legal expertise and innovation, project management skills and team working.
  3. Provide evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ your team brought to the table. What difference did the team make?

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Eligibility
Open to law firm teams. Law firms are restricted to one entry.

Entry criteria
Entries for this award should focus on a single case with a significant UK element; this is likely to be either because it involves the UK courts, a UK client, or a UK-based legal team, or a combination of the three. The case should set new standards in the delivery of legal services and demonstrate the firm's market-leading position. The submission should summarise the case’s key features, explain its significance and outline the team’s role.

The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • Legal expertise and innovation
  • Project management skills
  • Teamwork
  • Client satisfaction and value for money

Please include the following information:
  1. Describe the case, why it was important and who worked on it (including the advocates)
  2. What was your team’s role on the case? Explain why your team excelled against the following criteria: legal expertise and innovation, project management skills and team working.
  3. Provide evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ your team brought to the table. What difference did the team make?

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.
Eligibility
Open to law firm teams. Law firms are restricted to one entry.

Entry criteria
Entries for this award should focus on a single UK family case. The case should set new standards in the delivery of legal services and demonstrate the firm's market-leading position. The submission should summarise the case’s key features, explain its significance and outline the team’s role.

The judges will be looking for evidence of:
  • Legal expertise and innovation
  • Project management skills
  • Teamwork
  • Client satisfaction and value for money

Please include the following information:
  1. Describe the case, why it was important and who worked on it (including the advocates)
  2. What was your team’s role on the case? Explain why your team excelled against the following criteria: legal expertise and innovation, project management skills and team working.
  3. Provide evidence of client satisfaction and the ‘value’ your team brought to the table. What difference did the team make?

There is a strict limit of 800 words. If uploading your entry as a document please provide the word count.