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Celebrating diversity in law

The Women in Business Law Awards launched in 2011 to recognise the achievements of women lawyers and the diversity agenda in legal work from firms across the world.

In association with our sister publications - IFLR, ITR, Managing IP, Benchmark Litigation and Expert Guides - the Women in Business Law Awards celebrate excellence and innovation across the legal sector from today's leading women lawyers.  


Categories are designed to recognise the growing talent pool of women in law in the 'Rising stars' category, celebrate the best of best in the 'Best in practice' awards and laud firm progression in diversity and inclusion through the best D&I categories.


Through a robust submission and research process, only the best individual lawyers and firms will be recognised. For more on the regional awards, submission guidelines and important dates, read on below.

Research and submissions open - 3 January
Research and submissions close - 17 February
Shortlist announcement - 13 April
Gala awards ceremony - 8 June

Submission guidelines and research queries

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Research and submissions open - 20 March
Research and submissions close - 5 May
Shortlist announcement - 20 July
Gala awards ceremony - 14 September

Submission guidelines and research queries

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