Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards 2016:

Celebrating achievement, excellence and innovation in the legal profession

Thursday 12 May 2016
The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Residence
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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Hosted by Legal Week and the ACC Middle East group, and supported by and The American Lawyer, the Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards have firmly established themselves as the highlight of the region's legal calendar.

The awards celebrate legal excellence in the Middle East and are open to in-house legal teams and law firms operating throughout the region.

Each year attendance at the glittering awards ceremony gets bigger and this year will be no exception, especially as we welcome and The American Lawyer as our media partners for the first time.

In a major innovation for 2016, the shortlists for General Counsel of the Year, International Law Firm of the Year and Middle East Law Firm of the Year will be drawn up following nominations from the region's in-house lawyers.

For the other awards, it is necessary to submit entries. For details on the entry process and criteria, click here.

Categories include Legal Department of the Year (small team and large team) and a series of practice area awards to celebrate the achievements of law firm teams working across the Middle East and the vital contribution they make to the region's economy.

The judging panel, which will be chaired by Elias Hayek, president of ACC Middle East and vice president, legal, EAME division, Starwood Hotels and Resorts World, will be made up of leading general counsel and other senior figures.

Last year's winners, included Emirates Group - winner of Legal Department of the Year (Large Team); Travelport, which secured the small team legal department award; Eversheds (International Law Firm of the Year); and Al Tamimi, (Middle East Law Firm of the Year).

The awards ceremony will take place at The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai, Jumeirah Beach Residence, United Arab Emirates on Thursday 12 May 2016. It is scheduled for the day after the annual networking forum for general counsel, Legal Week Corporate Counsel Forum Middle East.

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John Malpas

Publisher, Legal Week