Financial News was delighted to host its 4th annual Awards for Excellence, Legal Services, Europe 2016. The winners were unveiled at a gala dinner on Wednesday, 20 April 2016 at Banqueting House, London. The black-tie event brought together the stars of the European legal services community, recognising their excellence in practice and in strategic management over the past 12 months.

Financial News – with its extensive readership and contacts across the European financial services industry – is uniquely placed to chart the increasing importance of the lawyer’s role in corporate finance, as risk management and regulatory compliance rises up the agenda of an ever-more demanding institutional client base.