The International Legal Team of the Year applies to a legal team which focuses on cross-border or international private client workDepending on the entries received, the judges may decide to split the category into ‘midsize firm’ & ‘large firm’ sub-categories and entrants will be advised under these circumstances at shortlist stage.

Entries should focus on the past year only and include the following:

  1. Explain the firm's methods and approach to multi-jurisdictional issues on their clients’ behalf on cross-border and/or international private client work.
  2. Demonstrate how the firm co-ordinates and integrates advice relating to multiple jurisdictions.
  3. Outline how the team differentiates itself from the competition, including any examples of innovation.
  4. Demonstrate how the firm uses their international network to deliver advice and offer the best possible service to clients.
  5. Demonstrate commitment to the wider profession, highlighting any contributions to consultation-responses, thought leadership e.g. teaching posts, papers written etc.

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