Bird & Bird has received a very impressive 24 nominations for Euromoney Legal Media Group's Women in Business Law, Europe, Awards.
These highly-regarded awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of women in the legal profession, as well as those law firms which set the standard for supportive female working practices across Europe.
The individual practice area awards recognise the best lawyer in each practice area, the country awards celebrate the best in country and the firm awards recognise those that have the best initiatives for areas such as gender diversity, pro bono and work-life balance.
Our nominations are:
For individuals: Ella Mikkola, Finland, Life Sciences; Morag Macdonald, UK, Patent; Ruth Boardman, UK, Privacy & Data Protection; Marjolein Geus, Netherlands, TMT; Marta Koremba, Poland, Rising Star: IP.
For countries: Belgium; Czech Republic; Denmark; Finland; France; Hungary: Italy; Netherlands; Poland; Slovak Republic; Spain; Sweden; Middle East (region); UK (international firm).
For the firm: Best gender diversity initiative by international firm; Best international firm for work-life balance; Best international firm for talent management; Best international firm for pro bono work; Best international firm for women in business law.
The winners will be announced on 14 June.
The full shortlist can be found here.