British Legal Awards 2021 Shortlist

A team led by Reed Smith, led by partners Michael Skrein and Richard Gunn and senior staff member Ellie Ruiz, represented Channel Rescue in a legal challenge to the then British Home Secretary`s policy of pushing refugee and other migrant boats out of English territorial waters into French territorial waters. Channel Rescue is a voluntary organisation set up to monitor the safety of migrants crossing the Channel. “Providing high-quality legal advice on complex transactions and cases sets the London legal market apart from other markets. The British Legal Awards are an annual opportunity to celebrate this. The deal, one of the largest and most complex acquisitions in the music space in recent years, has allowed Sony to maintain its leading position in the multi-billion dollar “DIY” music space, allowing independent music artists to publish, publish, distribute and license their music in the same way as global superstars. The transaction was closed within a very short period of time between the end of December 2021 and January 31, 2022, the date on which the transaction was signed. Now in their 13th year and organised by International, the awards are the most important legal awards in the region and represent the best of the best in the UK legal community. There are a number of categories in different practice areas, both for private law firms and for in-house lawyers. This is the world`s best list of UK legal and legal awards. It includes the most credible awards in the legal industry such as the British Legal Awards, the Lawyer Awards, the Legal Week Innovation Awards, the UK Diversity Legal Awards, the Chambers UK Bar Awards, the Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year Awards and the Law Society Excellence Awards, among others. 2021 was a record year of success for Reed Smith, the company with the best financial results in its 145-year history.

With a client base that includes 66 of the world`s 100 largest companies, Reed Smith has advised on a dozen billion-dollar transactions. Reed Smith was the first international law firm to appoint an external advisory board to support the firm with constructive analysis and advice on its internal business operations and client services. He was also a founding member of the Net Zero Lawyers Alliance. Faegre Drinker has been shortlisted in the “International Law Firm of the Year” category of International`s British Legal Awards. Reed Smith is a dynamic international law firm dedicated to helping clients advance their businesses. With an inclusive culture and an innovative mindset, we offer smarter and more creative legal services that lead to better outcomes for our clients. Our deep industry knowledge, long-standing relationships and collaborative structure make us the point of contact for complex litigation, transactions and regulatory matters. Boost Awards can help you write your application, plan the prizes you want to submit, and gather evidence for your submission, which greatly increases your chances of winning a prize. We are the world`s first and largest price submission consulting firm with a unique team of pricing experts ready to help you win commercial awards.

Since their inception, these awards have increased year on year and continue to welcome the UK`s most prestigious law firms and leading companies. Finalists for the TMT and Dispute Resolution awards, as well as the Transatlantic Company of the Year award With more than 4,000 awards, it`s not easy to decide which ones are both credible and winnable. Let the Boost Award experts help you choose the right prices for your business. We have a range of services for all budgets. Contact us on +44 (0)1273 258703 or email for more information. Reed Smith places great importance on pro bono and diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives. The company recorded 88,000 pro bono hours worldwide in 2021. It also implemented a Billable Diversity Hours Credit, which allowed all lawyers to charge 50 hours for DE&I-related work. Reed Smith established a Racial Equity Task Force that set clear benchmarks for hiring, retaining, and promoting Black lawyers.

as well as for the promotion of pro bono initiatives that have an impact on black communities. It`s completely free to be included, and we can also offer additional packages to promote your rewards. Click here to add a prize. Please note that complete applications must be received by July 8, 2021. If you need a printed version of the registration form for internal preparation, please send an email to Please select a industry or region to refine the search. Given the urgency of this challenge, which may involve human lives, the timeline for advancing judicial review, as ordered by the Court, was particularly tight. Reed Smith helped bring the case to a point where it could be heard in the first week of May, just four months after its release. A week before the Supreme Court heard the lawsuit, the government completely withdrew the “pushback” policy.

Finalists Amicable AnyData DASH4LAW inc Luminance Sentry Funding Finalists Horwich Farrelly Irwin Mitchell Pinsent Masons The winners of the British Legal Awards will be announced on November 23. Wednesday, 23. November 2022 | Royal Lancaster London`s reed Smith team was led by Michael Young, Vice President EMEA of the company`s Global Mergers and Acquisitions group, and Gregor Pryor, head of the company`s entertainment and media industry group. A cross-practice Reed Smith team based in London and New York advised Sony Music Entertainment and a subsidiary on the acquisition of music recording company Kobalt Music Group Ltd. Related professionals: Michael J. Young Gregor Pryor Michael Skrein Richard M. Gunn If you are ready to submit your full application, including evidence and supporting documents, please proceed to the full online application form here. Finalists Clarilis & FromCounsel ClassLegal & Penningtons Manches Cooper Eversheds Sutherland & Fliplet Mills & Reeve & Fliplet Osborne Clarke & Cornerstone Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year – Large Sized Firm If you would like to discuss the registration process, ticket and/or table reservations or if you have a specific question about the British Legal Technology Awards, please email