The Lawyer Awards 2013: Book of the night

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Taylor Wessing wins law firm of the year

Taylor Wessing was crowned Law Firm of the Year 2013 in this year’s glittering awards ceremony, held at London’s Grosvenor House Hotel.

In a truly outstanding year for the firm, Taylor Wessing clinched the top prize for its long-term strategic vision, demonstrated through a seemingly relentless expansion programme into new economies, growth in new industries, and outstanding financial performance. Read more...


Tim Ward QC, Barrister of the year


Jane Mutimear, client partner of the year

Other stand-out winners on the night included Barrister of the Year, Tim Ward QC from Monckton Chambers, who was awarded for his outstanding work with the Icelandic Government in the wake of the financial crisis, and Jane Mutimear from Bird & Bird, the inaugural Client Partner of the Year, nominated for her absolute commitment to client service and strong commercial sense.

Chambers of the Year went to 3 Verulam Buildings, and International Firm of the Year to White & Case.

This year’s ceremony was hosted by Sandi Toksvig, and attended by around 1,300 top solicitors, barristers and in-house lawyers.