Last night The British Institute of International & Comparative Law (BIICL) presented its 'Supporter of the Year' Award to magic circle firm, Allen & Overy, at the BIICL Annual Grotius Dinner.
The award was presented by Keith Ruddock, Chair of BIICL Trustees, to Naomi Briercliffe, Senior Associate in Allen & Overy's Arbitration team and their Human Rights Working Group, and to Katrina Limond, Associate in Arbitration.
Sarah Taylor, Development Director at BIICL, said: "We are extremely grateful to Allen & Overy for their considerable support over the years. They were one of the first law firms to support the Centre and we hope to continue our partnership for many years to come."
Mark Mansell, Partner and Co-Head of Corporate Responsibility at Allen & Overy, London, said: "Supporting the rule of law around the world is a vital part of our pro bono and community investment work and so we're very pleased to have been named 'Supporter of the Year' by BIICL. We look forward to continuing our work with BIICL to effect change where we can."