PROCESS

Methodology for the Legal Era Awards 2017

Parameters:

  • The entire Indian legal services market
  • Work completed and services provided within the period 1st December 2015 to 1st December 2016
  • Firms, lawyers, in-house departments, banks and accountancy firms based in or working predominantly in India

In-House Award Categories

In-House legal departments and other relevant individuals in leading companies, banks and accountancy firms are invited to nominate the in-house teams and lawyers that have produced the most outstanding legal work in each practice area within 1 December 2015 to 1 December 2016. In addition, In-house legal departments are invited to make self-nominations. All nominations are made using the nomination form provided by the Legal Era team.  
Stage 1 – Nominations
Stage 2 – Research   In addition, the Legal Era awards team conducts interviews with leading practitioners and in-house counsel, collects third party information and draws their own stock of industry knowledge.
Upon completion of research, shortlists of the finalist in-house teams and lawyers in each of the in house awards categories are compiled by the awards team and published on the website and in the pre-event issue of Legal Era magazine. All finalists are then invited to make a detailed finalist submission on why they are deserving of the award.   Stage 3 – Finalists
Stage 4 – Judging Panel   The Legal Era Awards team then provides full details on each of the finalist in-house teams and lawyers to a panel of judges, who examine the information and make their votes for first, second and third placed in each in-house awards category.
Using a simple point system to aggregate and weigh the judge’s votes, Legal Era awards team then works out the winning firms in each category.   Stage 5 – Winners

Law Firm Award Categories

Law firms and other relevant individuals in leading companies, banks and accountancy firms are invited to nominate the law firms that have produced the most outstanding legal work in each practice area within 1 December 2015 to 1 December 2016. In addition, law firms are invited to nominate their peers and are also able to make self-nominations. All nominations are made using the nomination form provided by the Legal Era team.   Stage 1 – Nominations
Stage 2 – Research   In addition, the Legal Era Awards team conducts interviews with leading practitioners and in-house counsel, collects third party information and draws their own stock of industry knowledge.
Upon completion of research, shortlists of the finalist firms in each of the firm awards categories are compiled by the awards team and published on the website and in the pre-event issue of Legal Era magazine. All finalists are then invited to make a detailed finalist submission on why they are deserving of the award.   Stage 3 – Finalists
Stage 4 – Judging Panel   The Legal Era Awards team then provides full details on each of the finalist firms to a panel of judges, who examine the information and make their votes for first, second and third placed in each firm awards category.
Using a simple point system to aggregate and weigh the judge’s votes, Legal Era awards team then works out the winning firms in each category.   Stage 5 – Winners

International Law Firm Award Categories

Law firms and other relevant individuals in leading companies, banks and accountancy firms are invited to nominate the international law firms that have produced the most outstanding legal work in each practice area within 1 December 2015 to 1 December 2016. In addition, international law firms are invited to nominate their peers and are also able to make self-nominations. All nominations are made using the nomination form provided by the Legal Era team.   Stage 1 – Nominations
Stage 2 – Research   In addition, the Legal Era Awards team conducts interviews with leading practitioners and in-house counsel, collects third party information and draws their own stock of industry knowledge.
Upon completion of research, shortlists of the finalist firms in each of the international firm awards categories are compiled by the awards team and published on the website and in the pre-event issue of Legal Era magazine. All finalists are then invited to make a detailed finalist submission on why they are deserving of the award.   Stage 3 – Finalists
Stage 4 – Judging Panel   The Legal Era Awards team then provides full details on each of the finalist international firms to a panel of judges, who examine the information and make their votes for first, second and third placed in each international law firm awards category.
Using a simple point system to aggregate and weigh the judge’s votes, Legal Era awards team then works out the winning firms in each category.   Stage 5 – Winners

Individual

Lawyers and other relevant individuals are invited to nominate their peers and are also able to make self-nominations for the most outstanding legal work in individual practice area within 1st December 2015 to 1st December 2016. All nominations are made using the nomination form provided by the Legal Era Awards team.   Stage 1 – Nominations
Stage 2 – Research   In addition, the Legal Era Awards team conducts interviews with leading practitioners and in-house counsel, collects third party information and draws on its own stock of industry knowledge.
Upon completion of research, shortlists of the finalist lawyers in each of the individual awards categories are compiled by the Awards team and published on the website and in the pre-event issue of Legal Era magazine.   Stage 3 – Finalists
Stage 4 – Judging Panel   The Legal Era Awards team then provides full details on each of the finalist to a panel of judges, who examine the information, rate each finalist according to the legal expertise, innovation, strategic vision and employee development and make their votes for first, second and third placed in each awards category.
Using a simple point system to aggregate and weigh the judge’s votes, Legal Era awards team then works out the winning individual in each category.   Stage 5 – Winners

 

 

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Event Venue

The Legal Era Awards 2017
Taj Lands End,
Bandstand Fort, BJ Road
Vidyavihar Society, Bandra West
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050
India

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