Each year The Lawyer European Awards showcase the impressive achievements of Europe’s finest within the legal industry.
The competition was particularly fierce this year, with a record-breaking amount of submissions from in-house counsel and law firms making the shortlist. The 2020 winners are a force to be reckoned with, having been highly commended by our elite judging panel for implementing bold initiatives ranging from internal innovation to daring international strategies.
Recognised as the benchmark of excellence in the European legal sector, The Lawyer European Awards took place online for a virtual ceremony on Tuesday 1 December 2020. We are thrilled to announce that this year’s winning individuals and teams have been announced and the recording is now available to view.
Once again, thank you to everyone that contributed to the success of the virtual awards ceremony and congratulations to the winners!
On 31 December 2020, the BVI House of Assembly passed the so-called “Black Swan” Bill amending section 24 of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (Virgin Islands) Act (Cap. 80) so as to confer jurisdiction on the BVI Court to grant interim relief in support of foreign proceedings.
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