IFLR Annual Awards

Author: | Published: 1 Mar 2006

Clifford Chance, Linklaters and Shearman & Sterling headed an elite list of winners at IFLR's awards in mid-March.

IFLR named Clifford Chance as European Law Firm of the Year. Linklaters took the award for the leading international adviser in Asia. And in the Americas the top award went to Shearman & Sterling.

Close to 1,000 lawyers attended the magazine's presentation dinners in New York, London and Hong Kong. IFLR's awards celebrate excellence in legal advice offered by firms on the most challenging deals of 2005.

The magazine gave awards across six core areas of practice and in 39 countries worldwide. IFLR also presented pro-bono awards in London and Hong Kong.

Europe's Law Firm of the Year, Clifford Chance, was short-listed for every Team of the Year award in the region, winning in the securitization and restructuring categories. The firm also won Deal of the Year awards for its work...