Maples and Calder named Offshore Firm of the Year at The Lawyer Awards 2013
London, 25 June 2013 | Maples and Calder once again affirmed its position as the leading offshore law firm, securing the prestigious award, "Offshore Firm of the Year", at The Lawyer Awards held in London on 25 June 2013.
The award, collected by London Managing Partner, Shaun Denton and BVI Managing Partner, Arabella di Iorio, recognised the firm’s achievements over the past 12 months. Maples and Calder faced competition from six other firms to win the award in a year that has seen a number of significant changes within the offshore market.
Speaking on the event itself, which was attended by more than 1,400 lawyers, Shaun Denton commented "It is an honour for the firm to be recognised by such a distinguished judging panel. The Lawyer Awards are very well respected and we were delighted that the achievements of our lawyers and staff over the last year have been recognised in this way."
Global Managing Partner, Henry Smith, acknowledging the win, stated "We are very flattered to accept this award, which is a testament to the firm's approach and illustrates our commitment to providing excellent service to our clients. The recognition serves as a validation of the dedicated ongoing team work of everyone at Maples and Calder."
The Lawyer Awards are a celebration of excellence in the profession across private practice, the public sector, commerce and industry, and the Bar. The winners are decided by a combination of research by The Lawyer and an independent panel comprised of senior advisors from both City institutions and the media.