Law Award winners announced

It was a night of glitz and glamour, and over 450 attended the 10th Annual Law Awards across the ditch to celebrate excellence in the legal profession

The 10th Annual New Zealand Law Awards held at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland were a smashing success, and over 450 people attended to celebrate excellence in the legal profession.

But of course, the big question is: Which firms, teams and individuals triumphed and took home a trophy last night?

We have the exclusive results below:
 
Capital Markets Deal of the Year:                          Meridian IPO
Consumer Media Tech Deal of the Year:               Mediaworks Sale and Debt Restructuring
M&A Deal of the Year:                                           Beijing Capital Acquisition of Transpacific Waste Management
NZ Deal of the Year:                                              Solid Energy Financial Restructuring  
International Deal of the Year:                               Beijing Capital Acquisition of Transpacific Waste Management
In-House Team of the Year:                                   New Zealand Treasury
In-House Lawyer of the Year:                                Charles Bolt, Fletcher Building, Dave Whiteridge, NZ Transport Agency
Young In-House Lawyer of the Year:                      Frances Hook, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority
Insurance In-House Team of the Year:                    AIG Insurance NZ
Banking & Finance In-House Team of the Year:      Heartland Bank
Large Law Firm of the Year:                                   Chapman Tripp
Mid-Size Law Firm of the Year:                              Anderson Lloyd
Regional / Suburban Law Firm of the Year:            Downie Stewart Lawyers
Mediator of the Year:                                              Maria Dew
Employer of Choice (0- 49 Employees):                  Armstrong Murray
Employer of Choice (50 - 99 Employees):               Anthony Harper
Employer of Choice (100+ Employees):                  Chapman Tripp
Insurance Specialist Firm of the Year:                    McElroys
Property and Construction Specialist Firm 
of the Year:                                                             Thompson Blackie Biddles
Intellectual Property Specialist Firm 
of the Year:                                                              AJ Park
Litigation & Dispute Resolution Specialist 
Firm of the Year:                                                      Wilson Harle
Employment Specialist Law Firm of the Year:          LangtonHudsonButcher
Boutique Law Firm of the Year:                                Webb Henderson
Managing Partner of the Year:                                  Roger Partridge, Bell Gully
Young Private -Practice Lawyer of the Year:             Ben Thompson, Hazel Armstrong Law

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