Baker McKenzie won Global Trade & Customs Compliance Law Firm of the Year at the Women in Compliance Awards 2018. The team, co-led by Customs Partner Jennifer Revis, was recognised for its overall success in 'providing outstanding advice global trade and customs compliance for global importers and exporters.' Having been promoted to Partner in June 2017, Jennifer spearheads the Firm's Customs practice and is recognised by the prestigious Legal 500 UK Guide for her 'clear and approachable' style. She is also one of the Firm's champions for part-time working, having worked on a 4-day week basis for 6 years. Dispute Resolution Partner Francesca Richmond was also shortlisted for Corporate Lawyer of the Year. She was promoted to Partner in June 2016 and advises clients on commercial litigation, competition and regulatory issues and investigations.
Commenting on the awards, Global Co-Head of the Compliance and Investigations practice Joanna Ludlam said: "This win is all down to the brilliant Jenny Revis, who has juggled superbly the challenges of parenthood, part-time working and leading our customs practice. We could not ask for a better role model than Jenny. I'm also thrilled for Francesca whose nomination is testament to her sheer dedication and hard work."
The Annual Women in Compliance Awards are the ultimate celebration of the achievements female compliance professionals make every day in the world of compliance and business. The Awards embody the very best initiatives, individuals and teams, bringing into sharp focus the united efforts of this innovative and dynamic sector.