International law firm Clyde & Co has been named as the winner of the "Consultants & Lawyers" category at the 7th annual Insurex Awards 2012.
The Consultants & Lawyers category, a new addition to this year's awards, recognises the best consultants and law firms who provide specialist knowledge and support to the industry.
At the event, hosted by Middle East insurance publication Policy Magazine, Clyde & Co scooped the prize in recognition of the firm's outstanding contribution to the insurance industry.
Commenting on the award, Wayne Jones, head of Clyde & Co's regional insurance practice said, "We are very pleased that Insurex has chosen to acknowledge the contribution made to the industry by consultants and lawyers. We are delighted to be the inaugural winners of the award which we believe is testimony to the efforts we have made to build a first-class dedicated team of insurance lawyers, who are committed to understanding and working with the Middle East insurance market."
Other recent regional accolades
Earlier in 2012, Clyde & Co was named overall 'International Law Firm of the Year', as well as 'Most Responsive International Firm', in the UAE for the third year running by Asian-MENA Counsel magazine and named as winner of the International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Award for the UAE.