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Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick, Lex Mundi member firm for Belgium, received the top awards for Belgian Law Firm of the Year and Banking and Finance Law Firm of the Year at the 2012 Belgian Legal Awards. The Belgian Legal Awards is an annual event that honors law firms and other legal professionals with an office in Belgium for their excellence, continuity and innovation in the legal industry. The awards ceremony was held on March 15th in Brussels.
In its list of reasons for awarding the Belgian Law Firm of the Year award to Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick, the awards ceremony jury cited the firm’s impressive track record of deals in 2011, gender diversity and participation in legal programs for women, client workshop programs, and outstanding international strategy. The firm’s Banking and Finance team was recognized for its proven track record and excellence in all major banking and finance deals last year.
Jan Vincent Lindemans, managing partner of Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick, said, "We are truly happy with these recognitions by the legal community in Belgium. It confirms the quality of our services and reflects the everyday efforts of our lawyers and support staff.”
Christel Van den Eynden, a partner with Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick, commented, Liedekerke’s membership in Lex Mundi, the world's leading association of independent law firms, also played an essential part in the firm being recognized for its outstanding international strategy.
For a complete list of this year’s winners, visit the awards page.
About the Belgian Legal Awards
The Belgian Legal Awards recognize and reward local and foreign law firms, lawyers and in-house legal departments with an office in Belgium for their achievements in the legal industry. The jury is comprised of leading professionals from the legal, business, public and academic sectors. For more information, visit the awards home page.