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Awards Ceremony 2015

It was an evening of celebration in Washington, DC last night as leading lawyers and firms from across the globe joined together at the W Hotel to celebrate each others’ triumphs at the second annual Who’s Who Legal awards ceremony. Highlights of the evening include the announcement of Theodore Garrett of Covington & Burling as the first recipient of our first Lifetime Achievement Award for his environmental law practice, while DLA Piper was named Pro Bono Firm of the Year. Overall winner of the night was Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, which walked away with six awards including Firm of the Year.  Click here to view our gallery of images from the night.

Youthful, Dynamic and Entrepreneurial: The Effects of Immigration


Bernard P Wolfsdorf, Matthew Beatus and Robert Blanco, Wolfsdorf Rosenthal LLP “Immigration lawyers have a key role to play in resolving the conflict between narrow-minded territorialism and a global world of ideas advancing at lightning speed.”

Netherlands 2015


Ted L Badoux, Everaert Advocaten A short overview of 2015 labour migration options in the land of tulips, cheese and Rembrandt, including registered sponsorship, new salary thresholds for highly skilled migrants, the 30 per cent Dutch income tax benefit for incoming employees, a new work permit waiver for intra-corporate trainees and a brand new policy for start-up companies.

Australia’s Migration Programme – A Guide To An Ever-Changing Landscape


Maria Jockel, Holding Redlich It is well known that Australia is a nation of immigrants. Since 1945, Australia’s Department of Immigration has managed the arrival and settlement in Australia of about 7.2 million migrants from 200 countries.

The German Regulatory Legal Framework


Alexander Ehlers of Ehlers Ehlers & Partners highlights the obstacles within the German regulatory framework, including how to approach market authorisation and reimbursement. 

How the ECJ Shapes the Rights of Marketing Authorisation Holders


Jordi Faus of Faus & Moliner highlights the importance of the ECJ to the standing of European pharmaceutical law through the Olainfarm case.

The Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court – Be Prepared


Sophie Rich and Jonathan Turnbull of Herbert Smith Freehills assess the risk and opportunities arising from the radically new patents system that will soon be adopted in all but four European member states.


Who’s Who Legal brings together Brian Cordery of Bristows and Yuval Horn of Horn & Co to discuss growth areas in the legal field, the recent challenges faced by their clients and how their firms have responded to the changes in the life sciences industry.

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