Allen & Overy announces sweep of awards and league table success

Allen & Overy claims it has completed a clean sweep of all overall legal adviser awards possible, in addition to topping the major league tables in 2013. 

At the Infrastructure Journal Awards, Allen & Overy was nominated in all six categories and won Legal Adviser of the Year in four of them: mergers and acquisitions; oil and gas and mining; power; and social infrastructure, water and telecoms.

The law firm was also awarded the overall Legal Adviser of the Year award.

The Infrastructure Journal described Allen & Overy’s performance as ‘blowing the competition out of the water’. It added: ‘In every region and in every sector, Allen & Overy advised on significant and successful deals in 2013. Whether through innovation in developed markets or by establishing new templates in new investment areas, the firm demonstrated its excellence and fully deserves this award.’

Allen & Overy’s success at the Infrastructure Journal follows its topping of Dealogic and Infrastructure Journal’s Global Project Finance League Tables, being named Global Law Firm of the Year by Project Finance International and voted Global Law Firm of the Year by readers of Infrastructure Journal.