The firm is delighted to have been shortlisted for five awards, highlighting a range of innovations in Legal Expertise as well as Business of Law categories, marking the most successful year for shortlistings since the report began in 2006, when Addleshaw Goddard was named "Most Innovative law firm."

The FT Innovative Lawyer awards is a unique analysis of the legal industry, assessing lawyers on their innovation both for clients and in their own businesses. The FT researches how each initiative delivers tangible results to clients, by measuring improvements in value, time and resources.

In 2015 the firm received recognition in the following categories:

  • 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 Noerr successfully defending KWL in its dispute with UBS

The awards will be held on 5 October 2016 at the Natural History Museum in London.