Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has been awarded "Employment Law Team of the Year" at the inaugural LexisNexis Middle East Legal Awards 2024, hosted in Dubai on 6 June 2024. 

Commenting on the award, Joanna Matthews-Taylor, Partner and Head of the Employment Practice at Baker McKenzie in the UAE, said: “We are incredibly honoured and proud to have been awarded "Employment Law Team of the Year" by LexisNexis, which is a testament to our regional team's dedication to excellence and innovation in addressing our clients' complex HR and employment issues. We remain committed to provide exceptional legal solutions and innovative service delivery to our clients in the region and look forward to continue helping them navigate the ever-evolving labour and employment landscape in the Middle East."

Baker McKenzie was also named a finalist for "Deal of the Year" for our work on Aster DM Healthcare in the UAE and the Ras Ghareb Wind Farm in Egypt, "Tax Team of the Year" as well as the "Award for Employee Well-Being" in recognition of our new parental leave policy in the UAE.

Hosted by LexisNexis, the Middle East Legal Awards recognize the exceptional legal expertise, innovative service delivery and significant contributions made by legal professionals towards advancing the rule of law in the Middle East. 

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