Iberian Lawyer Labour Awards 2025

Labour lawyers, as guardians of the rules of the game in the dynamics between work’s supply and demand, together with the human resources management operators of the companies, constitute one of the founding components of the social framework of the system.

Iberian Lawyer Labour Awards is an initiative promoted by Iberian Legal Group (iberianlawyer.com), with the purpose, among others, of stimulating competitiveness amongst law firms and lawyers of Spain and Portugal focused on the labour practice area and recognize the excellence of the private practice lawyers and the firms, experts in the labour sector.

IBERIAN LAWYER LABOUR AWARDS 

Introduction to the 2025 edition

 

ART.1 – PROMOTERS, PURPOSE AND VALIDITY PERIOD: on the initiative promoted by Iberian Legal Group, in order, among other things, to stimulate competition and the growth of the Labour world, it is organized the “Labour Awards” (by now the “Event”) with the aim of recognizing the excellence of the legal labour sector (a.k.a Labour Law Firms and/or Individual Labour Lawyers and Professionals) who have distinguished themselves for the activities carried out in the year 2024 (hereinafter the “Reference Period of Activities”). The Initiative is governed in the manner indicated below.

 

ART. 2 – METHOD OF PARTICIPATION AND SELECTION: participation in the Initiative is reserved for Labour Law Firms and for Individual Labour Lawyers and Professionals who have given their assistance with particular focus to domestic and international companies on the national territory in the Activity Reference Period (separately and jointly, hereinafter the “Participants”).

a. FIRST PHASE: IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE PARTICIPANTS
Participants will be preliminarily identified and nominated through questionnaires; based on the results of the research carried out during the Activity Reference Period, Iberian Legal Group, will draw up the lists of Participants by inserting them into one or more of the following pre-determined categories:

Law firm of the Year

Lawyer of the Year

Law firm of the Year Industrial & Trade Union Relations

Lawyer of the Year Industrial & Trade Union Relations

Law firm of the Year Litigation

Lawyer of the Year Litigation

Law firm of the Year Non-Contentious & Advisory

Lawyer of the Year Non-Contentious & Advisory

Law firm of the Year Agency Relationships

Lawyer of the Year Agency Relationships

Law firm of the Year Top Management

Lawyer of the Year Top Management

Law firm of the Year Restructuring & Reorganisations

Lawyer of the Year Restructuring & Reorganisations

Law firm of the Year M&A and Employment-Related Issues

Lawyer of the Year M&A and Employment-Related Issues

Law firm of the Year Social Security

Lawyer of the Year Social Security

Law firm of the Year Public Sector Employment

Lawyer of the Year Public Sector Employment

Law firm of the Year Sports Law

Lawyer of the Year Sports Law

Law firm of the Year Criminal Employment Law

Lawyer of the Year Criminal Employment Law

Law Firm of The Year Equality Plan

Lawyer of The Year Equality Plan

Thought leadership

 

b. SECOND PHASE: LIST OF THE FINALISTS: Iberian Legal Group will draw up a list of finalists based on the qualitative and quantitative research carried out from the moment the submissions are received to the time the finalists list is published.

c.THIRD PHASE: Iberian Legal Group will present the ranking list of the Finalists during the Jury meeting and will propose to the Jury the name of one Law Firm and one individual Professional as candidates for each category, motivating his/her vote.

The Jury, having received the lists of the finalists (a.k.a. “Law firms” and “Individual Lawyers and / or Professionals”) for each of the categories identified and after having listened to the vote pitch and the motivation from Iberian Legal Group, through their own vote (one vote pro capite), will decide the winners to whom the recognition will be awarded. The Jury will be composed of:

– recognized experts from the corporate world in the sector;
– representative of Iberian Lawyer, appointed by Iberian Legal Group (even in the case of more than one representative, Iberian Legal Group will have the right to only one vote);
– any representatives of industry associations.

The Jury will be chaired by the representative of Iberian Legal Group.

The criteria taken into consideration by the Jury for the assignment of awards to the best “Law Firm” Finalists will be as follows:

  1. transactions carried out (value and number) in the Reference Period of the Activities;
  2. significant growth factors during the Activity Reference Period (eg promotions, hiring or leaving of new professionals, mergers or acquisitions with other international firms or networks, national or international expansion);
  3. positioning and image

The criteria taken into consideration by the Jury for awarding the awards to the best “Single Lawyers and Professionals” Finalists will be as follows:

  1. technical, legal and negotiating skills;
  2. knowledge of business dynamics related to the product sector (industry);
  3. commitment and ability to relate to the customer;
  4. professional reputation among colleagues.

 

Taking in considaration the above criteria, we specify that it will not be possible to overlap and/ or repeat awards for natural or legal persons belonging to the Law Firms and professionals already awarded in the same category respectively as Professional or Team of the Year.

 

ART. 3 – COMMUNICATION OF THE BEST FINALISTS AND AWARD CEREMONY: the communication of the names of the top finalists  for each of the categories identified, will be communicated during the Gala Evening. Iberian Legal Group reserves the right to promptly communicate to the Participants/Finalists further details regarding the modalities of participation and conduct of the Gala Evening.

Given the aforementioned criteria, it is specified that overlapping and/or repetitions of awards will not be possible for natural or legal persons belonging to Associated Law and Tax Firms who have already been awarded within the same category as Professional or Team of the Year respectively.

 

ART. 4 – FORMALIZATION AND RETRIEVING OF AWARDS: the awarding of recognition to the top Finalists (Law Firms or Individual Lawyers and Professionals) for each of the categories identified will be formalized by the Jury, through a representative identified by Iberian Legal Group, during the evening. The recognition will have no economic value, as it is a purely symbolic public recognition.

Iberian Legal Group authorizes the winners to utilize the image benefits resulting from obtaining the “Iberian Lawyer awards”.

In case of questions please do not hesitate to contact vincenzo.rozzo@iberianlegalgroup.com

It is possible to participate to the research process by downloading the attached file and send it back filled to elia.turco@iberianlegalgroup.com, vincenzo.rozzo@iberianlegalgroup.com, guido.santoro@iberianlegalgroup.com and elizaveta.chesnokova@iberianlegalgroup.com

Download the submission form here: 2025_01 Labour Iberia

Details

Event Start:

27/02/2025 19:15

Event end:

27/02/2025 23:30

Labour lawyers, as guardians of the rules of the game in the dynamics between work’s supply and demand, together with the human resources management operators of the companies, constitute one of the founding components of the social framework of the system.

Iberian Lawyer Labour Awards is an initiative promoted by Iberian Legal Group (iberianlawyer.com), with the purpose, among others, of stimulating competitiveness amongst law firms and lawyers of Spain and Portugal focused on the labour practice area and recognize the excellence of the private practice lawyers and the firms, experts in the labour sector.

IBERIAN LAWYER LABOUR AWARDS 

Introduction to the 2025 edition

 

ART.1 – PROMOTERS, PURPOSE AND VALIDITY PERIOD: on the initiative promoted by Iberian Legal Group, in order, among other things, to stimulate competition and the growth of the Labour world, it is organized the “Labour Awards” (by now the “Event”) with the aim of recognizing the excellence of the legal labour sector (a.k.a Labour Law Firms and/or Individual Labour Lawyers and Professionals) who have distinguished themselves for the activities carried out in the year 2024 (hereinafter the “Reference Period of Activities”). The Initiative is governed in the manner indicated below.

 

ART. 2 – METHOD OF PARTICIPATION AND SELECTION: participation in the Initiative is reserved for Labour Law Firms and for Individual Labour Lawyers and Professionals who have given their assistance with particular focus to domestic and international companies on the national territory in the Activity Reference Period (separately and jointly, hereinafter the “Participants”).

a. FIRST PHASE: IDENTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION OF THE PARTICIPANTS
Participants will be preliminarily identified and nominated through questionnaires; based on the results of the research carried out during the Activity Reference Period, Iberian Legal Group, will draw up the lists of Participants by inserting them into one or more of the following pre-determined categories:

Law firm of the Year

Lawyer of the Year

Law firm of the Year Industrial & Trade Union Relations

Lawyer of the Year Industrial & Trade Union Relations

Law firm of the Year Litigation

Lawyer of the Year Litigation

Law firm of the Year Non-Contentious & Advisory

Lawyer of the Year Non-Contentious & Advisory

Law firm of the Year Agency Relationships

Lawyer of the Year Agency Relationships

Law firm of the Year Top Management

Lawyer of the Year Top Management

Law firm of the Year Restructuring & Reorganisations

Lawyer of the Year Restructuring & Reorganisations

Law firm of the Year M&A and Employment-Related Issues

Lawyer of the Year M&A and Employment-Related Issues

Law firm of the Year Social Security

Lawyer of the Year Social Security

Law firm of the Year Public Sector Employment

Lawyer of the Year Public Sector Employment

Law firm of the Year Sports Law

Lawyer of the Year Sports Law

Law firm of the Year Criminal Employment Law

Lawyer of the Year Criminal Employment Law

Law Firm of The Year Equality Plan

Lawyer of The Year Equality Plan

Thought leadership

 

b. SECOND PHASE: LIST OF THE FINALISTS: Iberian Legal Group will draw up a list of finalists based on the qualitative and quantitative research carried out from the moment the submissions are received to the time the finalists list is published.

c.THIRD PHASE: Iberian Legal Group will present the ranking list of the Finalists during the Jury meeting and will propose to the Jury the name of one Law Firm and one individual Professional as candidates for each category, motivating his/her vote.

The Jury, having received the lists of the finalists (a.k.a. “Law firms” and “Individual Lawyers and / or Professionals”) for each of the categories identified and after having listened to the vote pitch and the motivation from Iberian Legal Group, through their own vote (one vote pro capite), will decide the winners to whom the recognition will be awarded. The Jury will be composed of:

– recognized experts from the corporate world in the sector;
– representative of Iberian Lawyer, appointed by Iberian Legal Group (even in the case of more than one representative, Iberian Legal Group will have the right to only one vote);
– any representatives of industry associations.

The Jury will be chaired by the representative of Iberian Legal Group.

The criteria taken into consideration by the Jury for the assignment of awards to the best “Law Firm” Finalists will be as follows:

  1. transactions carried out (value and number) in the Reference Period of the Activities;
  2. significant growth factors during the Activity Reference Period (eg promotions, hiring or leaving of new professionals, mergers or acquisitions with other international firms or networks, national or international expansion);
  3. positioning and image

The criteria taken into consideration by the Jury for awarding the awards to the best “Single Lawyers and Professionals” Finalists will be as follows:

  1. technical, legal and negotiating skills;
  2. knowledge of business dynamics related to the product sector (industry);
  3. commitment and ability to relate to the customer;
  4. professional reputation among colleagues.

 

Taking in considaration the above criteria, we specify that it will not be possible to overlap and/ or repeat awards for natural or legal persons belonging to the Law Firms and professionals already awarded in the same category respectively as Professional or Team of the Year.

 

ART. 3 – COMMUNICATION OF THE BEST FINALISTS AND AWARD CEREMONY: the communication of the names of the top finalists  for each of the categories identified, will be communicated during the Gala Evening. Iberian Legal Group reserves the right to promptly communicate to the Participants/Finalists further details regarding the modalities of participation and conduct of the Gala Evening.

Given the aforementioned criteria, it is specified that overlapping and/or repetitions of awards will not be possible for natural or legal persons belonging to Associated Law and Tax Firms who have already been awarded within the same category as Professional or Team of the Year respectively.

 

ART. 4 – FORMALIZATION AND RETRIEVING OF AWARDS: the awarding of recognition to the top Finalists (Law Firms or Individual Lawyers and Professionals) for each of the categories identified will be formalized by the Jury, through a representative identified by Iberian Legal Group, during the evening. The recognition will have no economic value, as it is a purely symbolic public recognition.

Iberian Legal Group authorizes the winners to utilize the image benefits resulting from obtaining the “Iberian Lawyer awards”.

In case of questions please do not hesitate to contact vincenzo.rozzo@iberianlegalgroup.com

It is possible to participate to the research process by downloading the attached file and send it back filled to elia.turco@iberianlegalgroup.com, vincenzo.rozzo@iberianlegalgroup.com, guido.santoro@iberianlegalgroup.com and elizaveta.chesnokova@iberianlegalgroup.com

Download the submission form here: 2025_01 Labour Iberia

Details

Event Start:

27/02/2025 19:15

Event End:

27/02/2025 23:30

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