Mourant achieves most shortlistings at Women in Business Law Awards 2021 Asia
27 July 2021
Mourant Hong Kong has received the most finalist shortlistings of any international law firm at the latest Women in Business Law Asia Awards with ten nominations.
The awards recognise leading women for their contributions to the practice of business law along with the firms that have developed the most progressive initiatives towards diversity and inclusion from throughout the continent.
Mourant has been shortlisted for:
• Gender diversity – international firm
• Mentorship programme – international firm
• Minority women lawyer – international firm
• Talent management – international firm
• Work-life balance - international firm
• Women in business law – international firm
• Bro bono work – international firm
• Best international firm – Hong Kong SAR
• Best practice area award – offshore, Danielle Roman
• Best practice area award – banking & finance, Danielle Roman
Winners will be announced at a virtual award ceremony on 15 September 2021.
Paul Christopher Managing Partner, Hong Kong said: "We are really pleased to have been shortlisted for so many of these prestigious awards. The Hong Kong team has met and over-achieved on its objectives throughout a changing and challenging time. Our lawyers have shown great determination and tenacity to continue to provide the best possible service for our clients as we cement our reputation as the leading offshore law firm in Asia."
Inclusion Sponsoring Partner Danielle Roman added "It is fantastic news that our workplace equity, diversity and inclusion programmes are being recognised through these awards. Inclusion is a key part of our global strategy, and at Mourant we celebrate a culture of inclusion so that our people feel empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. We are on a journey, in which we are committed to driving change and innovative thinking through diversity and inclusion; to be better for our people and for our clients."
News of the latest shortlisting follows a busy year for Mourant Hong Kong, with the continued growth of its team and a series of industry award wins, including being named Offshore Law Firm of the Year 2020 by the Asian Legal Business Hong Kong Law Award.