The annual Insider Dealmaker Awards recognise the corporate finance firms, banks, funders, private equity houses and individuals who have excelled in dealmaking over the past year. Pinsent Masons' Corporate Team in Belfast was selected as winner of Corporate Law Firm of the year by a panel of industry experts. They were impressed by not only the volume of and headline deals that the team has worked on but also their innovative use of technology and AI in delivering legal services.
The team has completed more than 20 deals in the last 12 months, with a combined value in excess of £1bn and spanning a range of sectors.
Richard Masters, Chair of Northern Ireland and Scotland at Pinsent Masons commented:
"We're delighted to receive this award, which recognises the market leading work carried out by the team in partnership with our clients.
"The team has excelled in the past twelve months and has continued to focus on high value deals in the local market in the energy, private equity and manufacturing sectors.
"Operating as part of Pinsent Masons' international corporate team enables us draw on deep technical support from our colleagues internationally. Our expertise in tax, competition and pensions gives us a unique position in the market and enables us to full support our clients.
"We look forward to another strong year in 2019."