Law firm of the year 2017 – The Lawyer again nominates GvW Graf von Westphalen

GvW Graf von Westphalen, just as in the previous year, and now for the third time in total, is among the commercial law firms in Germany which have been nominated for "The Lawyer European Award 2017".  The corresponding shortlist in the category "Law firm of the year: Germany" was announced today by the leading British industry publication The Lawyer.
The independent jury consisting of partners of well-known law firms and general counsels of large companies placed its focus this year on the growing importance of the international business and the cross-border capacity of law firms. Excellent performance in implementing the strategy of the law firm has also been recognized by legal advisors as well as the employers with the European Awards since eight years.

The managing partners Christof Kleinmann and Dr Robert Theissen commented: "We would like to take the occasion to thank our international partner law firms in the SCG Legal network for the many years of excellent and constructive cooperation. We also congratulate our partner law firms which have also been recognized in the awards for the development of their international profiles.

"The European Lawyer Awards 2017" includes nominations for the SCG Legal partner firms Mason Hayes & Curran (Ireland), Domanski Zakrzewski Palinka (Central Europe) and Moroglu Arseven (Turkey). SCG Legal is an international network currently consisting of 148 independent law firms in 82 countries with a total of 11,500 attorneys in 450 offices.

This year's award ceremony will take place in London on 16 March 2017. You can find more information about the event at

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