This award recognises a partner (or partner equivalent) who has assisted clients facing undesirable conflicts. It includes dispute resolution and litigation partners who have assisted both individuals and companies. It is open to any partner (or partner equivalent) within a private practice firm who works primarily in dispute resolution or litigation. To be eligible for this award, the partner must display how he/she has effectively advised clients who have run into conflicts in the 12 months from 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016.
Nominees will be judged on their responses to the following:
- Detail outstanding work over 2016 that demonstrates excellence in your specific area of practice.
- What were the main challenges you encountered in completing this work? How did you successfully overcome these?
- Outline your contribution to the growth or financial performance of your practice area and/or the firm as a whole, with reference to financial or other relevant data.
- How has your leadership shaped the culture and strategy of your practice group?