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Eversheds Sutherland wins ‘Visionary Firm of the Year’ award for the second year running

Eversheds Sutherland wins ‘Visionary Firm of the Year’ award for the second year running

  • Middle East
  • Global
  • Asia

    30-05-2017

    Eversheds Sutherland has been named ‘Visionary Firm of the Year’ at the Asia MENA Counsel In-House Community ‘Counsels of the Year’ ceremony.

    This is a highly significant award that recognises the most innovative firm operating in Asia and the Middle East. The selection criteria were:

    • Client-driven technological solutions
    • Clear-headed advice regarding increasing client productivity and efficiency
    • Long-term trusted advisor status
    • Budget-orientated project management

    Key to this recognition was meeting client needs through new innovative services and how Eversheds Sutherland has changed the face of the global legal market by introducing initiatives such as:

    Eversheds Sutherland Consulting: the only management consultancy working within an international law firm. Eversheds Sutherland Consulting advises general counsel and in-house legal departments on legal and business issues ranging from global risk and compliance to the development of business plans and strategy. Specialist consultants develop legal policy, procedures and protocols, methods of business engagement and policy and process guidelines. The Eversheds Sutherland Consulting team works with some of the largest global organisations across various sectors including financial services, industrials, transport and travel.

    Eversheds Sutherland Connect: the infrastructure and expertise to manage large, multi-jurisdictional matters, accounts and projects through a single Eversheds contact.

    Connect simplifies the challenges of working across multiple jurisdictions by combining a project management team with specialist online reporting and management tools that provide access to data, reporting and information. This allows clients to:

    • Control individual matters with tracking and reporting, conflict searches and engagement documentation
    • Complete administrative transaction tasks
    • Monitor the billing process and manage their portfolios

    Eversheds Sutherland Agile: anticipating and addressing the personnel sourcing revolution that faces many of our clients. Agile provides high quality interim lawyers of any seniority who have the benefit of being part of an international law firm with access to market leading knowhow and expertise.

    Stephen Kitts, Eversheds Sutherland Managing Partner Asia, commented:

    “We are extremely proud to be recognised for the second time as the ‘Visionary Firm of the Year’. This award recognises the contribution that has been made by every member of the Eversheds Sutherland team in Asia and the Middle East.

    Eversheds Sutherland stands for quality, innovation and positive disruption in the global legal market. Peer recognition though awards such as this marks an important milestone in our evolution as a firm. We pride ourselves on understanding what clients expect from their legal advisers and how they want this service to be delivered. We continue to challenge the status quo in Asia and the Middle East and this award reflects the success of our strategy.”

    Nasser Ali Khasawneh, Managing Partner, Middle East, added:

    “Across our seven offices in the Middle East we are constantly evolving as a law firm to be more innovative and sector focused. This award demonstrates how Eversheds Sutherland is not only keeping pace but leading the way in Asia and the Middle East.”

    For more information contact

    Stephen Kitts, Managing Partner Asia

    Disclaimer

    This information is for guidance purposes only and should not be regarded as a substitute for taking legal advice. Please refer to the full terms and conditions on our website.

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