Here is just some of the external recognition we have received for the way we do business at AG. 


The Lawyer Hot 100 2018

  • Head of Innovation and Legal Technology, Kerry Westland, has been listed in this year's Hot 100, published by The Lawyer magazine.

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FT Innovative Lawyers Awards European Region Nominee 2017

FT Innovative Lawyer Awards 2017

  • Shortlisted for the 2017 Innovative Lawyer Awards for Europe.

The Lawyer Business Leadership Awards 2017

  • Shortlisted in the Most Innovative Client-Facing Technology category.

FT Innovative Lawyer Awards 2016

  • Named 'Most Innovative Law Firm' in the 'Resourcing and Efficiency' category for the work we have done in delivering a unique business model for Microsoft.

Other recognition at these awards included:

  • Innovation in Resourcing & Efficiency - National Grid & AG - highly commended for its work creating a HighQ platform to deal with the transfer of 15,000 properties.
  • Innovation in Human Resource - highly commended for the Returner Programme
  • Innovation in Strategic Collaboration for Clients - highly commended for creating a unique employee stock ownership plan to provide the client with the flexibility to widen the staff ownership structure to achieve further engagement (commended: Jonathan Cheney)
  • Innovation in Navigating Regulation - highly commended for the social housing funding work where the firm drafted new legislation for the Government (commended: Daniel Redstone)
  • Innovation in Technology & Data Analytics - commended for the 'AG In-Form' programme, which delivers detailed financial data to lawyers
  • Kerry Westland highlighted as one of the 'Young Legal Innovators of the Year'

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The Lawyer Business Leadership Awards 2016

  • Awarded Best Service Quality Innovation at the Business Leadership Awards 2016 for our Africa Future Leaders Programme.

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  • Also shortlisted in the Most Innovative Client-Facing Technology category.

British Legal Awards 2016

  • Shortlisted in the Best Use of Technology category

FT Innovative Lawyer Awards 2015

  • Innovation in Client Service – 'Standout' for the CDC's work with Barclays
  • Innovation in Technology – 'Standout' for the TST's use and customisation of the High-Q platform
  • Innovation Dispute Resolution – 'Standout' for our role alongside Noeer successfully defending KWL in its dispute with UBS

Legal Week Innovation Awards 2015

  • Awarded the Knowledge Management Innovation award for our Africa App
  • 'Highly commended' in the Next Generation Innovation category for our Apprenticeship programme