There were 11 New Zealand winners among the 383 lawyers who won 2016 Client Choice awards.
The awards were established in 2005 by the English company Global Business Publishing Ltd. They are chosen through a readership survey of International Law Office and Lexology In-house counsel subscribers. Lawyer ratings are followed up by interviews and research.
The 2016 awards were presented in London on 10 February 2016. There were 383 winners across 68 jurisdictions.
The 2016 New Zealand winners were:
|Banking||Simon Jensen||Buddle Findlay|
|Competition & Antitrust||Sarah Keene||Russell McVeagh|
|Construction||Sarah Sinclair||Minter Ellison Rudd Watts|
|Employment & Benefits||Richard McIlraith||Russell McVeagh|
|General Corporate||Rodney Craig||Minter Ellison Rudd Watts|
|Insurance||Geoff Turner||Duncan Cotterill|
|Intellectual Property: Patents||Kate Wilson||James & Wells|
|Intellectual Property: Trademarks||Christopher Young||Minter Ellison Rudd Watts|
|Litigation||Sarah Armstrong||Russell McVeagh|
|Real Estate||Ed Crook||Russell McVeagh|
|Telecommunications||Craig Shrive||Russell McVeagh|