MPF Awards for Management Excellence

Marcus Brigstocke

Watch a video of the 2014 ceremony

The shortlist for the 13th Annual MPF Awards has now been announced - see below. The ceremony will take place on 11 March 2015 at the London Marriott, Grosvenor Square, presided over by Master of Ceremonies comedian and writer Marcus Brigstocke, of Radio 4's The Now Show and The Brig Society, plus TV appearances in Have I Got News For You, The Jump and Never Seen Star Wars, as well as King Arthur in the Monty Python West End musical Spamalot.

In association with:

 

The Awards are an integral part of the MPF International Management Excellence Summit, in association with Harvard Business Review and Financial Times.


2015 SHORTLIST

Leadership:

Best managed international firm
  • Clyde & Co
  • Grant Thornton International
  • L&E Global
  • Magnusson

Best managed national firm
  • BDO
  • Castren & Snellman
  • Foot Anstey
  • Pérez-Llorca
  • Wood, Smith, Henning & Berman

Best programme for leadership development

Sponsored by: Harvard Business Publishing

  • DWF
  • Grant Thornton International
  • Pérez-Llorca

Best leadership of innovation

Sponsored by: Aon

  • AdventBalance
  • BLP
  • DWF
  • L&E Global
  • Obelisk
  • Triton Global

CLIENT EXPERIENCE:

Most innovative client service
  • Addleshaws
  • Allen & Overy
  • BLP
  • Grant Thornton
  • Harper Macleod
  • McCarthy Tetrault
  • Radiant Law
  • Shearman & Sterling

Best thought leadership

Sponsored by: RBS

  • Appleby
  • BLP
  • Grant Thornton
  • Keoghs
  • L&E Global
  • Matheson
  • Withers

Best provision of know-how
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Bird & Bird
  • CMS
  • L&E Global
  • Mayer Brown

Most innovative use of social media
  • Allen & Overy
  • Bird & Bird
  • Clarion
  • Foot Anstey
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Inksters

Best performing brand

Sponsored by: Passle

Accountancy

  • BDO
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • KPMG
  • PwC

Management consultancy

  • The Boston Consulting Group
  • Capgemini
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • IBM Global Business Services

Law

  • Clifford Chance
  • DLA Piper
  • King & Spalding
  • K&L Gates
  • Norton Rose Fulbright

Other Awards presented on the night:

Exceptional achievement by an individual

Exceptional achievement by a firm



Strategy:

Best strategic leadership

Sponsored by: Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

  • Allen & Overy
  • BDO
  • Clyde & Co
  • Foot Anstey
  • L&E Global
  • Magnusson

Best alignment of resources
  • AdventBalance
  • Arup
  • CBRE
  • Obelisk
  • Pérez-Llorca

Best change management programme
  • Farrer & Co
  • Lane4
  • Pérez-Llorca

Best collaboration across the management team
  • AdventBalance
  • Bennett Jones
  • Cripps
  • Grant Thornton International
  • Magnusson
  • Norton Rose Fulbright

Mould Breaking Firm
  • Aspire (Moore & Blatch)
  • Fairpoint Group
  • Keystone Law
  • PwC Legal
  • Radiant Law
  • Red bar Law
  • Roberts Jackson Solicitors
  • Triton Global

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE:

Best managed workplace
  • Campbell Dallas
  • CBRE
  • DWF
  • Garrigues
  • Magnusson
  • Pérez-Llorca

Best use of systems and technology
  • Bird & Bird
  • Farrer & Co
  • Garrigues
  • Muckle
  • Pérez-Llorca
  • Shearman & Sterling

Best financial management
  • Baker Tilly
  • BDO
  • Bird & Bird
  • Clyde & Co
  • DLA Piper
  • Eversheds
  • Farrer & Co
  • GVA

RESPONSIBLE BUSINESS:

Best community engagement

Sponsored by: Business in the Community

  • A&L Goodbody
  • Blake Morgan
  • Clyde & Co
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Watson Farley & Williams

Best social mobility programme

Sponsored by: Accessprofessions.com

  • Allen & Overy
  • CBRE
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Grant Thornton

Best diversity and inclusion programme
  • Addleshaw Goddard
  • Arthur Cox
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Clyde & Co
  • DTZ
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Olswang
  • Reed Smith



AN EVENING TO REMEMBER – 2014 AWARDS CEREMONY

2014 AWARDS CEREMONY

2015 JUDGES

Judging is the responsibility of a global panel of senior management consultants

more on the Judges…

THOUGHTS ON THE AWARDS

"A valuable opportunity to recognise the significant contribution that practice management professionals make to professional services businesses."
John Connolly, Former Global Managing Director, Deloitte


"MPF Awards recognise the best of the best across professional services firms. Winning an award from an organisation solely focused on distilling best practice is a great achievement."
Simon Beswick, Managing Partner,
Osborne Clark


"To win the MPF Awards is transformational!"
Martin Darroch, Chief Executive,
Harper Macleod


"The MPF award winners represent the best in class."
Julian Yarr, Managing Partner,
A&L Goodbody


"These Awards are special because we not only compete with our colleagues in the law sector, but we meet face to face with other companies in the professional services sector. It’s refreshing and a real challenge."
Antonio Garrigues, Chairman, Garrigues


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