LAWFUEL – The UK Legal Newswire – Lovells has been shortlisted for Financial Services and Insurance Team of the Year, Most Enterprising Law Firm of the Year and Asia-Pacific Firm of the Year in the Legal Business Awards 2008. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in London on 7 February 2008.
Financial Services & Insurance Team of the Year: A team led by Charles Rix is nominated for advice to Equitable Life on its £1.8 billion transfer of with-profits annuity business to Prudential.
Most Enterprising Law Firm of the Year: This award is for the firm that has embraced innovation and marked itself out as being a progressive market leader. Lovells is nominated for the launch of the Sino-Global Legal Alliance (SGLA), a ground-breaking alliance comprising Lovells and nine Chinese law firms carefully selected from the major commercial centres across China.
Asia-Pacific Firm of the Year: The nomination again focuses on the SGLA launch, which enables Lovells to jump ahead of its competitors and establish an impressive presence in China.