INDIVIDUAL CATEGORIES

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES IS 11:59 PM ON WEDNESDAY, 11 JANUARY 2023 GST.

General Counsel of the Year

Open to female General Counsel / Heads of Legal resident in the GCC.

Legal Counsel of the Year

Open to female legal counsel resident in the GCC.

Arbitration Lawyer of the Year

Open to female private practice lawyers resident in the GCC.

Banking, Finance & Restructuring Lawyer of the Year

Open to female private practice lawyers resident in the GCC.

Construction Lawyer of the Year

Open to female private practice lawyers resident in the GCC.

Corporate Lawyer of the Year

Open to female private practice lawyers resident in the GCC.

Employment Lawyer of the Year

Open to female private practice lawyers resident in the GCC.

Litigator of the Year

Open to female private practice lawyers resident in the GCC.

Private Practice Lawyer of the Year 

Open to female private practice lawyers resident in the GCC.

Rising Star of the Year

Open to female private practice lawyers resident in the GCC. There is no age limit, but nominees must have worked as lawyers for less than five years as of 1 January 2022.  

Law Firm Leader of the Year 

Open to female managing partners, founding partners and sole proprietors of a law firm or law firm office in the GCC.

Legal Services Innovator of the Year

Open to:

i) female legal practitioners resident in the GCC;

ii) women in a non-practising leadership role in a court of tribunal in the GCC; and

iii) women resident in the GCC and working in policy, finance, operations, human resources, IT, sales, or marketing & business development in the legal services market in the GCC.

Professional Achievement Award

Open to women resident in the GCC and who have been practising law for at least 10 years or who are in a leadership role in a court of tribunal in the GCC.

Woman of the Year 

The winner of the Woman of the Year award will be chosen by LexisNexis Middle East based on an exceptional contribution to the status of women in law in the GCC.

No entries need be submitted in this category.