One day left to submit Iberian Lawyer Gold Awards 2016 entries

The deadline for submissions for Iberian Lawyer’s Gold Awards 2016, which will recognise excellence among in-house lawyers and compliance professionals in Spain and Portugal, is tomorrow.

A large number of submissions have already been received and any other candidates who wish to be considered for one of the 11 awards are reminded that they have until Thursday 8 September to submit their entry.

The event – to be held in Madrid in October – will be the third time the Gold Awards ceremony has taken place. The event is held every two years, with the previous ceremonies being staged in 2012 and 2014.

This year’s Gold Awards will, for the first time, cover Portugal as well as Spain. Past winners have included lawyers and compliance professionals from BBVA, Globalvia, Grupo SEAT, Hewlett-Packard, Pentair, Samsung, Telefónica, and Tuenti Technologies.

There will be 11 awards in total, including six team awards and five individual awards.

The team awards are:

–          Legal Team Achievement Award (Spain)

–          Legal Team Achievement Award (Portugal)

–          Compliance Team Achievement Award (Spain)

–          Compliance Team Achievement Award (Portugal)

–          Global Team Achievement Award (Africa)

–          Global Team Achievement Award (Latin America)

The individual awards are:

–          Projects & infrastructure

–          Compliance practice area

–          Corporate practice area

–          Telecommunications, Media and Technology

The Gold Awards ceremony will be preceded by Law2Biz,  a think-tank discussion with a selected group of general counsel, compliance officers and leading lawyers from law firms who will meet for a session entitled “Competitive edge:  Legal and compliance as key drivers of corporate competitive advantage”.

Details of the submission process can be found here.

For more information, contact Laura López at

Ben Cook