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Awards Name

Category

FT OUTstanding LGBT+ Role Models
  • Georgia Dawson named on the Top 50 Ally Executives List
Asia Legal Awards
  • Energy and Infrastructure Project of the Year
  • International Arbitration Lawyer of the Year (Nicholas Lingard)
  • M&A Deal of the Year: North Asia
  • M&A Lawyer of the Year (Robert Ashworth)
  • TMT Deal of the Year
Asialaw and Benchmark Litigation Dispute Resolution Awards
  • Best in Energy & Natural Resources
Asian Legal Business - China Law Awards
  • Dealmaker of the Year
  • Equity Market Deal of the Year
  • Private Equity Law Firm of the Year
  • TMT Deal of the Year
Asian Legal Business - Japan Law Awards
  • Japan Deal of the Year
  • M&A Deal of the Year (Premium)
  • Managing Partner of the Year (Edward Cole)
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications Deal of the Year
Azur Awards (German language awards)
  • Freshfields is ranked the #1 employer in the Azur100 list
China Law & Practice Awards
  • Energy and Resources Project of the Year
  • Finance Deal of the Year
  • M&A Firm of the Year
FT and HERoes: champions of women in business
  • Noiana Marigo and Raquel Florez named in the Top 100 Female Champions List
  • Sharon Malhi named in the Top 50 Future Leaders List
FT Innovative Lawyers Awards
  • Innovation in Managing and Developing Talent
  • Innovation in Technology
FT/EMpower's Top 100 Ethnic Minority Leaders in the UK
  • For Freshfields, Tim Wilkins was ranked #11 (the highest ranking lawyer on the list)
Global Competition Review Awards
  • Litigation of the Year: Non-Cartel Defence
  • Merger Control Matter of the Year (Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa)
Global Competition Review: The GCR Global Elite
  • Freshfields is ranked #2 globally
IFLR Asia Awards
  • M&A Deal of the Year
  • M&A Law Firm of the Year
  • Pro Bono Law Firm of the Year
IFLR Europe Awards
  • Equity Deal of the Year
  • Loans Deal of the Year
  • M&A Team of the Year
  • Private Equity Deal of the Year
IFLR Middle East Awards
  • Restructuring Deal of the Year
  • Restructuring Team of the Year
Lativex's Latin America: Top 100 Female Lawyers
  • 3 Freshfields partners named in the list (Noiana Marigo, Sylvia Noury, and Melissa Raciti-Knapp)
Manchester Legal Awards
  • Law Firm Innovation Award
The Lawyer Awards
  • Pro Bono Initiative of the Year
Who’s Who Legal Awards
  • German Law Firm of the Year
  • Global Competition Firm of the Year
  • Global Competition Lawyer of the Year (Frank Montag)
  • Global Corporate Tax Firm of the Year
Who's Who Legal: Arbitration
  • 18 lawyers listed, with 1 also recognised as a 'thought leader' (Nigel Blackaby)
Who's Who Legal: Competition
  • 47 Freshfields lawyers listed
Asia Legal Awards
  • Competition Firm of the Year
  • M&A Deal of the Year: North Asia
  • M&A Deal of the Year: Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • M&A Deal of the Year: Southeast Asia
Business in the Community (UK)
  • Freshfields is ranked as one of the Best Employers for Race in the UK
FT and HERoes: champions of women in business
  • Julian Pritchard named in the Male Champions of Women in Business List
  • Teresa Ko named in the 10 Global Champions of Women in Business List
FT Innovative Lawyers Awards Europe
  • #3 Most Innovative Law Firm in Europe
FT Innovative Lawyers Awards UK
  • Freshfields is ranked #3 for the FT50: Most Innovative Law Firms and Legal Services Providers
Global Arbitration Review: The GAR Top 30
  • Freshfields is ranked #2 globally
Global Competition Review Awards
  • Litigator of the Year
  • Matter of the Year
Global Competition Review: The GCR Top 30
  • Freshfields is ranked #1 globally
Global Investigations Review: The GIR Top 30
  • Freshfields is ranked #8 globally
Legal Business Awards
  • Private Equity Team of the Year
Legal Community Energy Awards 2017
  • Lawyer of the Year – Regulatory
Managing Intellectual Property Global Awards
  • Transactional and Advisory Firm of the Year - Europe
Managing Partners’ Forum Awards
  • Best Use of Data Analytics
Mergermarket European M&A Awards
  • European M&A Legal Adviser of the Year
Project Finance International Awards
  • Bond Deal of the Year
  • PPP Deal of the Year
  • Turkish Deal of the Year
Russian Investment Forum
  • Russian Infrastructure Award
Stonewall Workplace Equality Index Awards
  • Top 100 Employers
  • Ally of the Year (Maziar Jamnejad)
The American Lawyer Global Legal Awards
  • Global Finance Deal of the Year: Structured Finance
  • Global M&A Deal of the Year: Central and Eastern Europe
  • Global M&A Deal of the Year: United Kingdom
The Lawyer Awards
  • Finance Team of the Year
Transatlantic Legal Awards
  • Private Equity Team of the Year
Work with Pride (Japan)
  • Freshfields was awarded the gold medal in recognition of positive LGBT+ practices in Japan
African Private Equity Awards
  • Regional Law Firm of the Year
Asia Legal Awards
  • Finance Partner of the Year
  • International Law Firm Leader of the Year
  • M&A Deal of the Year for North Asia
Asian Legal Business - Japan Law Awards
  • Employment Law Firm of the Year
  • Japan Deal of The Year
  • M&A Deal of The Year
  • Real Estate Deal of The Year
  • TMT Deal of The Year
Business in the Community Race Equality Awards
  • Recruiting Diverse Talent Award - Private Sector
Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards
  • Vietnam Law Firm of the Year
Chambers Europe Awards
  • UK Law Firm of the Year
Chambers Latin America Awards
  • International Arbitration Client Service Award
China Law and Practice Awards
  • Outbound Deal of the Year
FinanceAsia Awards
  • Best Law Firm
Financial News 20th Anniversary Awards
  • Deal Advisory Law Firm of the Last 20 Years
  • Litigation Law Firm of the Last 20 Years
Financial News Awards for Excellence in Legal Services
  • Deal of the Year
  • Equity Capital Markets Team of the Year
  • Law Firm of the Year
  • M&A Team of the Year
  • Private Equity Team of the Year
Global Competition Review Awards
  • Behavioural Matter of the Year – Europe
  • Lawyer of the Year
IJ Awards
  • Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year
  • Water Deal of the Year
JUVE Awards
  • Law Firm of the Year for Dispute Resolution
Legal Aid Society's Pro Bono Awards
  • Pro Bono Publico Award
Magazine des Affaires
  • Infrastructure Team of the Year
Mergermarket European M&A Awards
  • Benelux M&A Legal Adviser of the Year
  • Germany M&A Legal Adviser of the Year
Stonewall Workplace Equality Index Awards
  • Top 100 Employers
The American Lawyer Global Legal Awards
  • Global M&A Deal of the Year: Grand Prize
  • Global M&A Deal of the Year: Korea
  • Global M&A Deal of the Year: UK
The American Lawyer Transatlantic Legal Awards
  • European Law Firm of the Year: Germany
The Lawyer Awards
  • Corporate Team of the Year
Trends Legal Awards
  • Best Practice in Competition & Antitrust
Turnaround Management Association Awards
  • Turnaround of the Year - Large Company
UK Diversity Awards
  • Diversity and Inclusion Initiative of the Year
WorldECR Awards
  • Young Practitioner of the Year