Arendt & Medernach was named Benelux Law Firm of the Year for 2022 at The Lawyer European Awards ceremony which took place on 29 November 2022 in London. It is the second time that the firm wins this title (also won in 2020, learn more here_).
This country award handed over by The Lawyer, the legal business information magazine, recognises a law firm's pre-eminence in key practice areas in its jurisdiction.
Opinion of the jury:
"The winning firm is strongly positioned within one of the fastest-growing markets in Europe. This year, they climbed up the Merger Market league table, and impressed the judges with their strong ESG credentials and commitment to continually evolving and innovating to create a market-leading position.
The winning firm was also praised for its unique offering of legal and related consulting services.
The winner is… Arendt & Medernach."
About the award and criteria:
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. Each year The Lawyer European Awards showcase the impressive achievements of Europe’s finest within the legal industry.
The Lawyer European Awards has a very thorough judging process that takes weeks to complete. "Winning firms will be able to demonstrate that they have had an exceptional year, managing the pressures of the economic environment while maintaining high levels of client service. We are looking for firms that can clearly articulate their strategy and vision for the future, both in terms of significant developments in the past year and planned investment. We are focusing particularly on firms able to demonstrate that they are capable of operating in the global economy and are looking for evidence of strategic initiatives aimed at growing cross-border and referral work, both inbound and outbound." (The Lawyer)