Counsel of the Year awards 2018

Supporting Excellence in Legal Industry

The In-House Community
Counsels of the Year Awards & Celebration 2019

May 2019, Hong Kong

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 and the Middle East. 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 annual In-House Community Awards Ceremony & Celebration, to be held in Hong Kong in May, 2019.


Sponsor the Awards, and BE THERE!

There are a select number of opportunities available to sponsor the event and benefit from being at the awards celebration.

To enquire about sponsorship benefits, and attending opportunities for 2019, see below and email Rahul at


Award Categories for 2019

In-House Legal Team of the Year 2019

  • Banking
  • Conglomerate
  • Energy & Natural Resources
  • Financial Services – ex-banking
  • Insurance
  • Life Science & Pharma
  • Manufacturing & Engineering
  • Property, Infrastructure & Logistics
  • Retail & Healthcare
  • Technology, Media & Telecoms
  • Travel & Leisure
  • Others

Best Practice Management Category

  • Change Management
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Diversity
  • Innovation
  • Integration
  • Risk Management
  • Small Team
  • Talent Management
  • Transactional

Client Service Category

  • Commended External Counsel of the Year 2019
  • External Counsel of the Year 2018 – 2019 Winner
  • Visionary Client Service Law Firm of the Year 2019
  • Visionary Client Service Law Firm of the Year – International
  • Visionary Non – Law Firm Legal Services Provider

In-House Team & Individual Awards

  • In-House Counsel of the Year 2019
  • Middle East In-House Team of the Year 2019
  • Africa In-House Team of the Year 2019
  • Asia In-House Team of the Year 2019

Silver Sponsor

Be there!
  • Silver Sponsorship gives you the following benefits and more
  • Branding as a Silver sponsor on all marketing materials
  • 4 invites to the Awards celebrations
  • Present select awards on-stage to winners
  • and more…
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Category Award Sponsor

Sponsor select awards
  • Opportunity to sponsor select awards. Benefits include
  • Select and present 1 award on-stage to the winners
  • Branding on all marketing materials as a sponsor
  • 2 guest invites to the awards celebrations
  • and more…
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2018 winners and attendees included counsels and teams from the following organisations

Photographs from the 2018 Counsels of the Year Awards

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