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MPF Awards for Management Excellence 2018

The 16th Annual MPF Awards are now closed for submissions. The shortlisted firms have now been announced.

Jo Caulfield 1AThe winners will be announced at a gala dinner and ceremony at the London Marriott on 7 March 2018.

Hosting this year's Awards is Jo Caulfield, stand-up comedian, host and comedy writer.

 

Dinner booking form  •  Judges •  Sponsorship  •  Entry guidelines

 

2018 Shortlists

Leadership & Strategy

Best managed international firm  (sponsor: Allied Irish Bank (GB))

  • CMS
  • Dentons
  • Garrigues
  • Watson Farley & Williams

Best managed national firm  (sponsor: NatWest)

  • Fladgate
  • Keystone Law
  • Smith & Williamson

Best strategic leadership  (sponsor: Lloyds Bank)

  • ARC Pensions Law
  • BDO
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • Keystone Law
  • Osborne Clarke
  • Thommessen

Best thought leadership  (sponsor: Barclays)

  • BDO
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner
  • Bird & Bird
  • Korn Ferry
  • Russell Reynolds
  • U+I
  • William Fry
  • Womble Bond Dickinson

Best leadership of a mould-breaking firm

  • Fondia
  • Insolvency Support Services
  • Xinfu

Best programme for leadership development (sponsor: Meridian West)

  • Bird & Bird
  • Dentons
  • Pérez-Llorca
  • Womble Bond Dickinson


Best strategy implementation
(sponsor: Santander)

  • ARC Pensions Law
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner
  • Charles Taylor
  • CMS
  • Dentons
  • LCP
  • Thommessen

Operational excellence

Best corporate culture (sponsor: Mytton Williams)

  • ARC Pensions Law
  • BDO
  • Bird & Bird
  • William Fry

Best implementation of systems or technology (sponsorHighQ)

  • BDO
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner
  • Bird & Bird
  • Brodies
  • DLA Piper
  • Garrigues
  • Keystone Law
  • Womble Bond Dickinson

Best collaboration with external specialists (sponsor: Aon)

  • Bird & Bird
  • DLA Piper
  • Hodge Jones & Allen
  • Northridge Law
  • The Openside Group

The client journey

Best co-ordination in winning new work (sponsor: PM magazine)

  • Dentons
  • DLA Piper
  • Smith & Williamson

Most innovative client service  (sponsor: Microsoft)

  • BDO
  • Bird & Bird
  • CMS
  • DLA Piper
  • Garrigues
  • Grant Thornton
  • Lawyers on Demand (LOD)
  • Mayer Brown

Best provision of knowledge to clients (sponsor: Vuture)

  • Berwin Leighton Paisner
  • Bird & Bird
  • Dentons
  • DLA Piper
  • Garrigues
  • Grant Thornton
  • The Openside Group

Responsible business

Best community engagement  (sponsor: Business in the Community)

  • A&L Goodbody
  • Arthur Cox
  • Dentons
  • DLA Piper
  • FTI Consulting
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Weightmans

Most inclusive firm  (sponsor: The Sutton Trust)

  • CMS
  • Dentons
  • Grant Thornton
  • Womble Bond Dickinson

Best philanthropy engagement  (sponsor: Philanthropy Impact)

  • Charities Aid Foundation (CAF)
  • National Philanthropic Trust UK
  • Prism the Gift Fund
  • specking+partners

Merit categories

 

Contact

To express interest or for more information email Richard Chaplin or Maggie O'Neill or call on 020 7786 9786.