The scoops business website award

The has won Business Website of the Year in the Association of Online Publishers Awards – the ‘industry Oscars’ for online publishers.

The judges, who included senior representatives from all the major online publishers, said: “The is packed with highly relevant content for the target audience and presents enormous amounts of complex information in a usable way.”

The beat shortlisted candidates, uk and to the award, which was presented at the Hilton, London.

Last week The Lawyer. com scooped the world with news of the resignation of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer chief executive Hugh Crisp, the launch of Sidley Austin Brown & Wood’s German operation, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe‘s merger with Rambaud Martel, Chris Ashworth’s exit from Ashurst and Jeremy Sandelson’s accession to the helm of Clifford Chance‘s London headquarters.