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ALB Japan Law Awards 2010

by on May 26, 2010

The sixth annual ALB Japan Law Awards 2010 will be held on Friday 28 May at the Ritz Carlton Tokyo.  The winners in a variety of practice areas will be announced in at this prestigious event, attended by a who’s who of international lawyers, bankers and business leaders.

The Awards are one of the biggest events on Tokyo’s legal calendar and honor the best and brightest firms and lawyers from across Japan and recognising the best law firms and legal work in Japan.  There are a total of 24 awards, which will be presented to firms, companies and individuals this year.

Nominees include top tier international and Japanese firms including, Nagashima Ohno & Tsunematsu, Lovells, Davis Polk, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto and Skadden Arps, just to name a few.  Banks are also nominated in some categories, and include Barclays Capital, Citigroup, Daiwa Securities, Goldman Sachs & JPMorgan.

Among the top nominees are Mori Hamada & Matsumoto who are up for awards in 22 categories and Sullivan & Cromwell with 15 nods.  This is a good sign that the economy is rebounding, as some of the nominated deals are as significant as any that transpired prior to the downturn and shows that Japan’s legal market has weathered the storm and will continue to be a worldwide leader in innovative legal and business practice.

You can visit the ALB Law Awards home page for more informationa and to view the full list of nominees.

And to view job openings with some of the nominated firms, please visit us at Law Alliance.

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From → Firm News, tokyo

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