The judges credited the firm for its Diversity & Inclusion initiatives and FREE (Faith, Race, Ethnicity and Equality) Network which is an employee network group aimed at making Pinsent Masons the best place for staff to work at, at all levels, where they are free to be themselves in an open and welcoming environment.
Catherine Workman, Head of Pinsent Masons Middle East said: “The objective of our FREE Network group is to focus on the importance of diversity within our firm and to develop sustainable client and community relationships.
We are proud of the impact we have made on the legal market in the Middle East and are delighted to be recognised as a market leader in this space.”
Philip Corfield-Smith, partner at Pinsent Masons said: “This award is testament to the legal expertise and innovative initiatives.
We are delighted to be recognised by our industry peers and to continue working with our clients on their high value and complex transactions across the region.”
The firm was also shortlisted for five additional categories including Infrastructure & Energy Team of the Year, Banking & Finance Team of the Year, Litigation & Dispute Resolution Team of the Year, Corporate Team of the Year, and Employment Team of the Year.