Solicitors Journal – Eversheds Sutherland duo sweep up at Women in Business Law Awards

The twelfth annual ‘Best in Practice’ awards honored women at the forefront of law.

Two lawyers at leading global law practice Eversheds Sutherland have won awards at the Women in Business Law Awards 2022, EMEA.

The twelfth annual ‘Best in Practice’ awards honored women at the forefront of legal work in business law.

For the second time, Marie McGinley, partner and head of the Intellectual Property, Technology and Data Protection departments won Technology Lawyer of the Year.

Joanne Hyde, partner and head of Employment Law and head of Commercial won the Outstanding Achievement Award.

Over 135 firms provided submissions for 420 nominees across 38 jurisdictions for the 79 awards categories.

The awards are given to law firms that have produced strong initiatives and programs to support and encourage women and diversity within the industry, and encourage the growth of female talent in their countries and globally.

Alan Connell, Managing Partner of Eversheds Sutherland LLP said: “As the largest and most established full-service global law practice in the country, growing our talent, locally and globally, is key to our success as we respond to the ever-increasing globalisation of the economy and strive to stay ahead of our clients’ needs.

“These awards celebrate the best of the best of today’s leading female lawyers across Europe and I am delighted that Marie and Joanne have been honored in this respect. Their wins are a testament to their outstanding work, achievements and commitment to our clients, particularly on the international stage. I wish them both every continued success.”

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