Addleshaw Goddard has been named 7th Most Innovative Law Firm in Europe at the FT Most Innovative Lawyers.

The Firm has risen up the ranks for its of out the box thinking and creative approach to delivering client assignments, receiving four highly commended rankings for; 

  • Data knowledge and intelligence – our Banking Isheets platform which adapts and develops HighQ’s cloud-based collaboration platform to change the way we work on bank lending transactions 
  • New business and service delivery models – AG ID our systematic upgrade to the legal service model using the best combination of process, people and technology.
  • New products and services – our Corporate Governance online platform which was developed for in-house teams helping them to keep up to date with regulatory and compliance changes and; 
  • Enabling business growth – our creation of CVRs to allow our client GVC Holdings to structure a takeover of Ladbrokes

Alongside this the Firm was commended in a further two categories for managing and developing talent and Dispute Resolution.

Axel Koeslch, Chief Operating Officer at AG, stated: "Being ranked as the 7th Most Innovative Law Firm in Europe is a tremendous accolade. We are a Firm which has innovation built into its DNA, no matter the challenge, we deliver bespoke, platforms for our clients, providing them with smart, usable solutions that are customised, collaborative and integrated into their businesses.

When I look at the work we are delivering as a Firm, I am continually impressed – being outlined as highly commended in so many areas for our out of the box thinking is a true accolade. From developing new technology platforms for clients, to delivering internal efficiencies and rewriting new areas of law – every member of the Firm is prepared to deliver new thinking to the challenges our clients face today.  

Add to this the initiatives we have developed to train our lawyers of the future and I am truly excited to see what tomorrow holds and some of the innovative, smart solutions that we can continue to deliver for our clients."