The In-House Community is now canvassing nominations for our fifth annual Counsels of the Year Awards (#IHCawards2020).

The aim of the awards is to honour both individual in-house counsel and legal teams that have pursued excellence within their organisations during the past year, and to showcase their achievements and provide inspiration to our community of 21,000 in-house counsel across Asia, the Middle East and Africa. The winning legal teams, and counsel within, will be able to demonstrate a range of achievements, including those in the areas of:

  • Dedication
  • Innovation
  • Efficiency & Value
  • Integration
  • Encouragement & Improvement
  • CSR & Diversity

Shortlisted nominees will be invited to our In-House Community Awards Ceremony & Celebration (details to follow). You can read a summary of 2019 ceremony here.9J1A3349. Flash

Your submission will be treated in strictest confidence and evaluated by a panel of independent judges (the panel to be announced later).

“This is recognition of my team’s tremendous efforts over the course of the last year” – Andrew Cooke of Flash Entertainment, 2019 In-House Community Counsel of the Year and team leader of the Middle East In-House Team of the Year (Joint Winner).


The nomination period closes January 21, 2020.

For more information on how to nominate yourself, your team, or an in-house peer, please contact:

  • Yvette Tan, In-House Community Research & Development Manager
    at with ‘In-House Community Counsels of the Year’ in the subject line.

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Rahul Prakash at



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