Leading global law firm, Baker McKenzie was awarded Global Law Firm of the Year in Europe at the Lawyer European Awards 2020.

As part of the win, the Firm was commended for its crisis management strategy and focus on client needs during different crisis phases. The judging panel was particularly impressed by the Firm's commitment to diversity and its talent management programs, as well as the global gender targets and agile working initiative.

"Congratulations to our colleagues across Europe and thank you to our clients and the judging panel. This is a tremendous achievement and recognition of the hard work that goes on every day to serve our clients, look after our people and contribute to our communities. The Lawyer's European Awards are considered among the most prestigious awards in our region. We are all very proud of this win, especially when we have risen to so many unexpected challenges in 2020," commented Esteban Raventos, Baker McKenzie’s EMEA Chair.

The Lawyer European Awards was the first initiative of its kind to reward and celebrate excellence across the European legal market. The awards scheme attracts entries from over 120 independent law firms headquartered in Europe and global firms across the Continent.

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