Baker McKenzie named best international firm for women in business law

Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie took home seven awards at the Euromoney European Women in Business law awards last night, including the most coveted title: Best International Firm for Women in Business Law.

The awards, which took place at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London, recognize lawyers who are influential and leading professionals in their chosen field, and firms that have shown outstanding achievement in supporting the development of women in the legal profession across different continents.

Other awards won by Baker McKenzie were:

  • Most innovative international firm
  • Best UK (international firm)
  • Best in real estate - Lina Nemchenko
  • Best in tax - Véronique Millischer
  • Best in transfer pricing - Caroline Silberztein
  • Best in labour & employment - Mirjam de Blécourt.

Speaking after the ceremony, Fiona Carlin, European representative of the Firm's Global Diversity and Inclusion Committee said, "Diversity is in our DNA at Baker McKenzie. Our approach breeds creativity, encourages a greater range of views and helps us to respond better to the needs of our clients and the communities we serve, so we are thrilled to be recognized for continuing to drive diversity across our global firm.

Gary Senior, Baker McKenzie's EMEA regional Chair said, "These awards are further proof that as a global law firm we are leading the way in supporting the career progression of women, and nurturing talent. I would also like to warmly congratulate Lina, Véronique, Caroline and Mirjam on their individual awards, they further highlight the achievement of our truly excellent women lawyers."

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