Global law firm Dentons was recognized with an impressive five awards at the seventh annual Europe Women in Business Law Awards, organized by the Euromoney Legal Media Group. For the second year in a row, Dentons received the “Best in the Czech Republic” award. The award recognizes the Firm as being a leading employer for women lawyers in the Czech Republic.
Ladislav Štorek, Czech Republic Managing Partner, commented, “We are committed to creating a working environment where all of our people are valued and empowered to achieve their best, so we are very proud to be recognized once again as the leading law firm in the Czech Republic for women professionals.”
Dentons received the award for “Best international mentoring program” for the second year in a row for its EMEA senior development program, which helps develop leadership skills among high potential lawyers by matching them up with mentors from the partnership.
Dentons was also awarded “Best international law firm for minority women lawyers” in recognition for its support of women lawyers from diverse groups, including the LGBT community.
Finally, the Firm was awarded also for the second year in a row “Best in Kazakhstan”.
In addition, Isabelle Leroux, a senior counsel in the Intellectual Property and Technology practice in Dentons’ Paris office won “Best in trade mark”. This award adds to Leroux’s recognition as a top intellectual property and trade mark lawyer both in France and in Europe. She is also highly ranked by major directories such as Chambers & Partners, The Legal 500 and others.
“We are very honored by these five awards, which are a testament to our commitment to diversity and inclusion, and to the fantastic talent of our women lawyers and professionals,” said Tomasz Dabrowski, CEO of Dentons Europe. “We will continue in our efforts to empower women leaders and make Dentons an even more inclusive working environment.”
Winners of the Europe Women in Business Law Awards were selected based on submissions from law firms and research by editorial staff at International Financial Law Review, Managing IP, Expert Guides and International Tax Review. The awards bring together in-house and private practice lawyers to celebrate the achievements of law firms setting the standard in terms of female-friendly work practices, and women leading the field in over 30 legal practice areas across Europe.