Welcome to the Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards:

Celebrating achievement, excellence and innovation in the legal profession

May 2015
Dubai, United Arab Emirates


Hosted by Legal Week (organisers of The British Legal Awards) and the Corporate Counsel Middle East Group (CCME), the Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards have firmly established themselves as a highlight of the region's legal calendar.

The awards, which are now in their third year, celebrate legal excellence in the Middle East and are open to in-house legal teams and law firms operating throughout the region.

Last year's event saw the cream of the Middle East legal community gather in Dubai for a glittering awards ceremony, which was introduced by Elias Hayek, president of the Corporate Counsel Middle East Group and vice president, legal, EAME division, Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide. Elias is also chair of this year's judging panel, which is made up of senior in-house lawyers and other legal and business figures from the region.

Categories for this year's awards include General Counsel of the Year, Legal Department of the Year (Small team and large team), Middle East Law Firm of the Year and International Law Firm of the Year. There are also a series of sector-based awards to celebrate the achievements of law firm teams working across the Middle East as well as an Innovation Award and a CSR Award.

The deadline for the online submissions process is THURSDAY 13 MARCH 2014. To view the categories and criteria click here.

The awards ceremony will take place at The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi, Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Thursday 15 May 2014. It is scheduled for the day after the annual networking forum for general counsel, Legal Week Corporate Counsel Forum Middle East.

For all entry and table booking enquiries call Dean Cousins on tel. +44 (0)20 7316 9252 or click here to send an email.

To speak to a Legal Week representative about sponsorship opportunities, call Thomas Pearson on +44 (0)20 7316 9067 or click here to send an email

John Malpas
Publisher, Legal Week
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Related event: The British Legal Awards