SORAINEN received the "Baltic Law Firm of the Year 2009" award at the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) European Awards 2009 held in London on 18 March 2009. Having received its third prestigious international award in recent months, SORAINEN is one of only two law firms in the whole of Europe to receive all three awards in one regional/national category.
The annual IFLR European Awards acknowledge the leading law firms in Europe for advising on the most complex and innovative international transactions in the areas of debt, equity and capital markets, project financing, restructuring and mergers and acquisitions (M&A). This year, national awards were distributed to law firms in 23 European jurisdictions. Award winners were selected following extensive research by IFLR experts based on submissions by firms as well as feedback from clients, in-house counsel and financing specialists at international financial institutions.
Following its recognition at the IFLR European Awards, SORAINEN is the most awarded and internationally recognised law firm in the Baltics. SORAINEN was awarded as the "Baltic Legal Advisor of the Year" by The Financial Times & Mergermarket in December 2008 and as the "Law Firm of the Year: Baltics" at the international PLC Which lawyer? Law Firm Awards 2009 this January. Furthermore, SORAINEN is one of only two law firms in the whole of Europe to receive all three international awards in one regional/national category.
"Receiving these three prestigious international awards is an outstanding achievement for us. It is further proof that clients do appreciate integrated regional services. This international recognition also inspires us to continue pursuing our vision – building a dream team to service dream clients." – comments Aku Sorainen, managing partner of the firm.
IFLR is the world's leading magazine published for over 20 years for in-house counsel and practitioners in financial markets. IFLR is a part of Euromoney Legal Media Group, with offices in London, New York and Hong Kong, which issues a wide range of legal publications.