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Awards

2017

FT Innovative Lawyers Awards Asia 2017

Shortlisted for:

Innovation in Business of Law

Innovation in Legal Expertise

The Lawyer Awards 2017

Shortlisted for:

Law Firm of the Year

Corporate Team of the Year

Best Client Service Innovation

Asian Legal Business South East Asia Awards 2017

Winner of:

Construction Law Firm of the Year

Who's Who Legal Awards 2017

Winner of:

Construction Law Firm of the Year

Legal Week Innovation Awards 2017

Winner of:

Diversity Innovation

Shortlisted for:

Future of Legal Services

Knowledge Management Innovation

HR Innovation

Training Innovation

Legal Island Awards 2017

Winner of:

Diversity & Inclusion: Private Sector

Legal Business Awards 2017

Shortlisted for:

Energy & Infrastructure Team of the Year

Legal Innovator of the Year

Management Partner of the Year

Asian Legal Business 2017

Listed in:

Innovation list 2017

GAR Awards 2017

Shortlisted for:

Best development of 2016: Queen Mary and Pinsent Masons

HealthInvestor Awards 2017

Shortlisted for:

PPP

Private

Transactional Private

Transactional Public

Birmingham Law Society Awards 2017

Shortlisted for:

Law Firm of the Year

Winner of:

Partner of the Year: Rebecca Warren

2016

Legal Week British Legal Awards 2016

Winner of:

Law Firm of the Year

Shortlisted for:

Energy & Infrastructure team of the year

JUVE 2016

Winner of:

Firm of the Year - south Germany

The Education Investor Awards

Advisory and finance finalist for:

Legal advisors - deal making

Legal advisors - to education institutions

FT Innovative Lawyers Awards Europe 2016

Ranked among the five most Innovative Law Firms in Europe 

Winner of:

Innovation in Business Development and Knowledge Management

Ranked 'standout' for:

Innovation in Technology and Data Analytics 

Highly Commended for:

Innovation in HR

Innovation in Culture, Brand and Strategy

Innovation in Speed and Process

Commended for:

Innovation in Restructuring and Reorganisation

Innovation in Technology and Data Analytics

The Lawyer Business Leadership Awards 2016

Winner of:

Innovation in Pricing

Innovation in Financial Management

Shortlisted for:

Best Diversity Initiative

Best Big Data Iniative

Innovation in Financial Management

Most Innovative Client-facing Technology

Innovation in Pricing

Best Marketing/Communications Campaign

Best Service Quality Innovation

Best Talent Initiative

Business Services Team of the Year

Insolvency and Rescue Awards 2016

Shortlisted for:

Corporate Restructuring Lawyer of the Year - Steven Cottee

Rising Star - Laurie Murphy

IFLR Middle East Awards 2016

Shortlisted for:

Restructuring deal of the year

Janders Dean & LexisNexis (Australia)

Ranked in:

Legal Innovation Index 2016

The Lawyer Awards 2016

Winner of:

Infrastructure Projects Team of the Year

Shortlisted for:

Law Firm of the Year

Asian Legal Business Awards, Hong Kong

Winner of:

Construction Law Firm of the Year

Shortlisted for:

Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year

Litigation Law Firm of the Year

Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year

Energy and Resources Law Firm of the Year

Arbitration Law Firm of the Year

Personnel Today Awards 2016

Winner of:

Diversity & Inclusion

2016 Top Employers for Working Families

Winner of:

Best for Modern Families

Responsible Business Awards Northern Ireland

Shortlisted for:

Employer of Choice

West Midlands Business Masters Awards

Shortlisted for:

CSR

Innovation

Cyber Security Awards 2016

Shortlisted for:

Vulnerability Management

Cyber Awareness

Birmingham Chamber of Commerce Awards

Winner of:

Excellence in Innovation

Birmingham Law Society Awards

Winner of:

Law Firm of the Year

CSR / Pro Bono Lawyer of the Year

Legal Business Awards 2016

Winner of:

Law Firm of the Year

Energy and Infrastructure Team of the Year 

Shortlisted for:

Finance Team of the Year

Legal Week Innovation Awards 2016

Winner of:

Diversity innovation

PR & Communications innovation

Shortlisted for:

Future of legal services innovation

Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards 2016

Shortlisted for:

Banking & Finance Team of the Year

Construction Team of the Year

Real Estate Team of the Year

Dispute Resolution Team of the Year

TMT Team of the Year

Employment Team of the Year

FT Innovative Lawyers Asia 2016

Shortlisted for:

Legal Expertise: Finance

Business of Law

HR in Law Awards 2016

Winner of:

Excellence in Talent Management

Highly commended for:

Excellence in Equality & Inclusion

Trophées du Droit (Paris)

Winner of:

Best International Firm

Silver Trophy for:

Best Specialised Teams: Patents

Taxation Awards 2016

Winner of:

Indirect Tax Team

Shortlisted for:

Tax Investigations Team

Business in the Community Workplace Gender Equality Awards 2016

Shortlisted for the:

Engaging Women Award

Inclusive Leader Award: Gender Champion 

2015

 Islamic Finance News (IFN) Awards 201 5

 Winner of the Commodity Murabahah/Tawarruq award 

The Oath Middle East Legal Awards

Shortlisted for: 

International Law Firm of the Year

Banking and Restructuring Team of the Year

Construction and Real Estate Firm of the Year 

FT Innovative Lawyer Europe Awards

Winner of:

European law firm innovators 2015

Innovative firm of the year

Innovation in client service

Innovation in use of technology

Ranked 'stand out' for:

Most innovative law firm in Corporate and Commercial

Most innovative law firm in Dispute Resolution

Innovation in strategic resourcing

Innovation in business development and growth

Commended for:

Social responsibility

Finance

Young legal innovator of the year - Peter Feehan 

British Legal Awards 2015

Shortlisted for:

Banking, Finance and Restructuring Team of the Year

Litigation and Dispute Resolution Team of the Year

Asia Legal Business Hong Kong Law Awards

Winner of:

Construction Law Firm of the Year

Shortlisted for:

Arbitration Law Firm of the Year
Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year
Labour and Employment Law Firm of the Year
Litigation Law Firm of the Year
Technology, Media and Telecommunications Law Firm of the Year

 Health Investor Awards 2015

Winner of the “Legal Advisor of the Year – Transactional Public” award

Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Asia Pacific 2015

 Highly commended in the ‘Innovation in the Business of Law’category

The Lawyer Awards 2015

Shortlisted for:
Litigation Team of the Year

ALB SE Asia Awards 2015

Winner of the 'Construction Law Firm of the Year' award

The Legal Innovation Awards 2015

Winner of the 'Future of Legal Services Innovation' award

Shortlisted for:
Client Management Innovation
Diversity Innovation
Mobile and Flexible Working Innovation

European Tax Awards 2015

Shortlisted for:
UK Tax Firm of the Year

Taxation Awards 2015

Winner of  the 'Tax Team in a Law Firm' award

Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards

Highly commended in the International Law Firm of the Year category.

Shortlisted for:
Property and Construction Team of the Year
Banking, Finance and Restructuring Team of the Year
CSR Award

Islamic Finance News Awards

Winner of the 'Mudarabah Deal of the Year Award'

Stonewall Workplace Equality Index

Ranked 9th in the top 100 lesbian, gay and bisexual-friendly employers in the UK

Legal Business Awards 2015

Shortlisted for:
Insurance Team of the Year
Legal Innovator of the Year

Who's Who Legal Awards

Winner of the '2015 Construction Firm of the Year' category

2014

Les Trophées du Droit 2014
Winner of the 'International Law Firm of the Year' category

British Legal Awards 2014

Shortlisted for:
TMT Team of the Year
Best Use of Technology

FT Innovative Lawyers Awards 2014

Highly Commended in Most Innovative Law Firms in Client Service
Highly Commended in Most Innovative Law Firms in Value Resourcing
Highly Commended in Most Innovative Law Firms in Dispute Resolution
Commended in the Most Innovative Law Firms in Value Resourcing

Legal 500 UK awards

Winner of the ‘Gaming and betting’ award

The Planning Awards 2014

Shortlisted for Planning Law Firm of the Year

ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2014 

Winner of  the 'Construction Law Firm of the Year' category

The Lawyer Management Awards

Winner of the 'Most innovative technology team' category

Shortlisted for:
Best knowledge management strategy
Best technology project

RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2014

Winner of the Silver Award

HealthInvestor Awards 2014

Winner of the Legal Advisors of the Year – Transactional (Private) category

ALB SE Asia Law Awards 2014

Winner of the 'Construction Law Firm of the Year' category

Partnership Awards 2014

Winner of the 'Best Legal Adviser' category

The Lawyer Awards 2014

Winner of the IP Team of the Year category

Shortlisted for:
Law Firm of the Year
Litigation Team of the Year 
Regulatory Team of the Year
Employment Team of the Year
Real Estate Team of the Year

Managing Intellectual Property Global Awards 2014

Winner of the 'UK Trade Mark Litigation Team of the Year' category

Legal Business Awards 2014

Winner of the 'Energy and Natural Resources Team of the Year' category

Shortlisted for:
Employment and Pensions Team of the Year
Private Client Team of the Year

Chambers Asia Pacific Awards 2014

Shortlisted in the 'Law Firm of the Year award: China & Hong Kong - International firms: Dispute Resolution' category

Client Choice Awards 2014

Shortlisted in the IP Patents Team of Year (UK) category

2013

British Legal Awards 2013

Shortlisted for:
TMT Team of the Year
Commercial Team of the Year
Property Team of the Year

FT Innovative Lawyer Awards 2013 

Winner of the 'Most Innovative Law Firm in Private Wealth' category
Ranked 6th overall in a table of Europe's 50 most innovative law firms
'Standout' for Value Resourcing
'Commended' for 'The Most Innovative Law Firms in Finance'
'Highly Commended' in the 'Most Innovative Law Firms in Client Service'
'Commended' in  'Most Innovative Law Firms in Dispute Resolution'

 

Insolvency & Rescue Awards 2013

Winner of the ‘Insolvency Law Firm of the Year - eight or more office locations’ category

unquote" British Private Equity Awards 2013

Shortlisted in the 'Law Firm- Deal Structuring' category

The Lawyer Management Awards 2013

Winner of the HR Team of the Year award

Highly commended in the Law Firm Management Team of the Year category

Business in the Community (BITC) Responsible Business Awards

Birmingham (with St Matthews Primary School), Leeds (with Cockburn School) and Manchester (with Manchester Academy) all received Re-accreditations in the category: Bank of America Merrill Lynch Education Award.

London (with Tomorrow's People) got a new Big Tick in the Work Inclusion category, as well as being shortlisted (for the first time!) for the 'National Example of Excellence Award'.

Chris Graham (Leeds office) also received a 'Local Impact Award' in the category ’Employee Volunteer of the Year' for his work with Cockburn School.

The Lord Mayor's Dragon Awards 2013

Shortlisted in the Economic Regeneration category

Health Investor Awards 2013

Winner of the Legal Advisors of the Year (private) Award

Professional Pensions - UK Pensions Award 2013

Shortlisted for Pensions Lawyer of the Year

Portfolio Institutional Awards 2013

Robin Ellison, Head of Strategic Development for Pensions, was awarded the Industry Achievement Award

Insider Property Awards - North West 2013

Winner of the Property Law Firm of the Year award

BusinessGreen Leader Awards 2013 
Shortlisted for the Law Firm of the Year award

The Lawyer Awards 2013
Shortlisted for:
Infrastructure Projects Team of the Year
Litigation Team of the Year
Private Wealth Team of the Year
Real Estate Team of the Year
TMT Team of the Year

Infrastructure Journal (IJ) Awards 2013
Winner of the 'Legal Advisor of the Year' award for social infrastructure

Stonewall Workplace Equality Index
Ranked 22nd in the top 100 lesbian, gay and bisexual-friendly employers in the UK

Legal Week - Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards 2013
Shortlisted for the Transportation Energy and Infrastructure Team of the Year and Property and Construction Team of the Year awards

European Tax Awards 2013
Shortlisted for the European Client Connection Award

Taxation Awards 2013
Shortlisted for Best Investigations Team and Best Tax Team in a Law Firm

Legal Business Awards 2013
Shortlisted for TMT Team of the Year

Top Islamic Finance related Project Financing Legal Advisors Rankings 
by Islamic Finance News (IFN)

2012

Insider Yorkshire Dealmakers Awards 2012
Martin Shaw, Partner and Head of Corporate Europe was awarded the “Roger Powell Lifetime Achievement Award”

Business in the Community
Kate Fergusson was awarded the “Responsible Business Game Changer” Award

Institute for Turnaround Awards 2012
Winner of the Turnaround Legal Adviser of 2012 award

Asian Transformation and Turnaround Association awards 2012
Winner of the Turnaround of the Year 2012 Award

Northwest Football Awards 2012
Winner of the Professional Services to Football award

Law Society Excellence Awards 2012
Solicitor Advocate of the Year won by Craig Connal

Asian Legal Business Hong Kong Law Awards 2012
Winner of the Construction Law Firm of the Year award

Winner - the ASDA 'Brick' Award 2012 for "Working Better Together" - in recognition of increased scope of work and ability to work effectively with other advisers

Who’s Who Legal 100 has listed Dubai office Construction team members in the Global Construction 2012 listing

Independent Trustee of the Year Award at the Engaged Investor Trustee Awards

Property and Construction Team of the Year
The Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards

Legal Business Awards
Shortlisted for Corporate Team of the Year and Employment, Pensions and Benefits Team of the Year

Stonewall Workplace Equality Index
Ranked 41st in the top 100 lesbian, gay and bisexual-friendly employers in the UK.

The Lawyer Workplace and Diversity Awards (formally The Lawyer HR Awards)

Shortlisted for:
Best corporate responsibility initiative                       
Excellence in the office environment             
HR team of the year                
Highly commended for:
Most effective diversity programme - LGB
Most effective diversity programme - social mobility

Pinsent Masons Awarded Prestigious 'Big Tick' by Business in the Community

Pinsent Masons is one of a select number of businesses to receive a Business in the Community Big Tick award. The awards are part of the National Awards for Excellence, the UK’s most influential, independent, peer-assessed corporate responsibility awards.

Chambers China Awards 2012
Winner of the International Construction Law Firm of the Year award

2011

Renewable energy deal wins Transaction of the Year
The biomass project at Rothes, Scotland sponsored by Helius Energy plc, The Combination of Rothes Distillers (CoRDe) and Rabo Project Equity has won the Renewable Energy Transaction of the Year at the Renewable Energy Infrastructure Awards 2011.

Construction Law Firm of the Year 2011
Asian Legal Business Hong Kong Awards 2011 - 1st Place Winner

Life Sciences Firm of the Year 2011
Finance Monthly - 1st place winner

Business in the Community
Awarded prestigious 'Big Ticks'

Caring Company Award 2011
Community Business Awards 2011 - 1st place winner

ISO/IEC 27001 (Information Security)
British Standards Institute (BSI) - Accreditation

Ranked as one of the top UK law firms in the annual Superbrands index of UK business brands
Superbrands is an annual report listing the UK’s leading brands as voted by B2B marketing experts and over 2,000 individual business professionals.

Firm of the Year 2011
An in-house Community Asian-Counsel - 1st place winner

Construction Law Firm of the Year 2011
Asian Legal Business South East Asia Awards 2011

Singapore Law Firm of the Year 2011
Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2011

Construction Law Firm of the Year
Who's Who Legal 2011

Most Effective Diversity Programme
The Lawyer HR Awards

Private Equity Law Firm of the Year 2011
Unquote British Private Equity Awards 2011

Taxation Awards 2011
We won both the 'Best VAT team' and 'Best Tax Investigations Team' categories in the Taxation Awards 2011

British Legal Awards 2011
Our Private Wealth was shortlisted in the Private Client Team of the Year category at the British Legal Awards 2011.

Scottish Business Insider 2011 Deals and Dealmakers Awards
Rosalie Chadwick, a Partner in the Corporate practice, was named "Legal Adviser of the Year" at the Scottish Business Insider 2011 Deals and Dealmakers awards.

Belfast Telegraph Northern Ireland Business Awards
We won the 'Outstanding Service to Business' award at the Belfast Telegraph Northern Ireland Business Awards.

2010

British Legal Award for Law Firm Innovation
British Legal Awards 2010

Hong Kong Construction Law Firm of the Year 2010
ALB Hong Kong Law Awards 2010

Top 5 Arbitration & Dispute Resolution Law Firm in China
Asian Legal Business 2010

Top 5 Arbitration & Dispute Resolution Law Firm in Singapore
Asian Legal Business 2010

UAE Construction Law Firm of the Year
ACQ Global Awards 2010 - 1st place winner

Construction Law Firm of the Year
Who's Who Legal - 1st place winner

West Midlands Community Impact Team Award
Business in The Community - 1st place winner

Year Who's
Who's Who Legal - 1st place winner  

Lawyer of the Year - Matt Heaton
Birmingham Young Professional Awards - 1st place winner

'Big Tick' award by Business in the Community (BITC)
The UK's leading awards for responsible business practice

Law Firm of the Year 2010
Birmingham Law Society Awards - 1st place winner
 
Best Work Placement Diversity Initiative - Award Winner 2009/2010
National Council of Work Experience - 1st place winner

Major Consultancy Project of the year 2009/10
British Expertise International Award - High commended

HR Team of the Year
The Lawyer HR Awards 2010 - Highly commended

Most Effective Diversity Programme
The Lawyer HR Awards 2010 - Highly commended

Legal Firm of the Year Award 2010
The FD's Excellence Awards - Short listed

CSR Award
Birmingham Post CSR Awards 2010 - Short listed