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2017
  • Bonds, Loans & Sukuk Middle East Awards
    • Financial Institutions Deal of the Year: Warba Bank USD 250 Million Tier 1 Sukuk;
    • Private Sector Loan Deal of the Year: Ahalia Group USD 420 Million Dual Currency Term Loan;
    • Trade & Export Finance Deal of the Year: Kuwait National Petroleum Co USD 6.245 Billion ECA backed Loan Facility; and
    • Structured Finance Deal of the Year: ACWA Power USD 814 Million Structured Bond
  • 2017 The Oath Middle East Legal Awards
    • Regional Law Firm of the Year
    • Bahrain Law Firm of the Year
    • KSA Law Firm of the Year
  • 2017 Meed Awards
    • Law Firm of the Year
  • IFLR Middle East Awards 2017
    • UAE Law Firm of the Year
    • Qatar Law Firm of the Year
    • Iraq Law Firm of the Year
    • Restructuring Deal of the Year – Adeem Investment and Wealth Management restructuring
    • M&A Deal of Year – Adeptio AD Investments / Americana
  • Managing IP Stars 2017 – Law Firm of the year
  • IP Stars 2017 – Tier 1 Firm
  • World Trademark Review (WTR) 2017 – Gold tier firm in the UAE
  • The Middle East Legal Awards 2017
    • Regional Law Firm of the Year – Large Practice
    • Christina Sochacki, Associate of the Year Award
  • Who’s Who Legal 2017 – United Arab Emirates Firm of the Year
  • Lawyers World Global Awards 2017 – Capital Markets Law Firm of the Year (United Arab Emirates)
  • 2017 LawyerIssue Awards – Litigation Firm of the Year (Qatar)
2016
  • The Oath Middle East Awards 2016:
    • Multiple awards
      • Regional Law Firm of the Year
      • Employment Team of the Year
      • Intellectual Property Team of the Year
  • IFLR Middle East Awards 2016
    • Multiple awards 
      • UAE Firm of the Year – National Winner
      • Debt and Equity Linked Deal of the Year for Boubyan Bank Sukuk

    Asian-MENA Counsel

    • Multiple wins
      • In-House Community Firm of the Year
      • Alternative Investment Funds (including private equity)
      • Anti-Trust/Competition
      • Capital Markets
      • Compliance/Regulatory
      • Corporate and M&A
      • Employment
      • Insurance
      • Intellectual Property
      • Islamic Finance
      • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
      • Maritime & Shipping
      • Restructuring & Insolvency
      • Most Responsive Domestic Law Firm

    Honourable Mentions in the UAE

    • Banking & Finance
    • Real Estate/ Construction

    Asia Best Employer Brand Awards

    • Promoting Health in the Workplace

    Corporate Counsel Middle East (CCME) Awards

    • Employment Team of the Year

    Legal Business Awards

    • International Law Firm of the Year

    Sharjah Economic Development (SEDD)

    • Strategic Partner Awards (Sharjah office)
2015
  • IFLR Middle East Awards 2015
    • Lifetime Achievement Award – Essam Al Tamimi
    • UAE Firm of the Year – National Winner
    • Qatar Firm of the Year – National Winner
    • Equity Deal of the Year (Emaar Malls IPO)
    • Domestic Deal of the Year (Warba Bank Shana-Complaint Auto Finance Securitization
  • Middle East Law Firm of the Year 2015 – Legal Week Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards 2015
  • 6th Asia Best Employer Brand Awards 2015
    • CEO with HR Orientation
    • Award for Excellence in Training
  • Oath Middle East Awards 2015:
    • Multiple wins:
      • Regional Law Firm of the Year
      • Corporate Team of the Year
  • Client Choice Awards 2015:
    • Litigation category winners
  • Asian-MENA Counsel for multiple categories:
    • In-House Community Firm of the Year
    • Most Responsive Domestic Law Firm
    • Anti-Trust/ Competition
    • Aviation
    • Banking and Finance
    • Employment
    • Intellectual Property
    • International Arbitration
    • Islamic Finance
    • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
    • Real Estate/ Construction
  • Asia Best Employer Brands Awards:
    • Excellence in Training
    • CEO with HR Orientation – Husam Hourani
  • ACQ Global Awards 2015:
    • Middle East Law Firm of the Year
  • Corporate Livewire’s M & A 2015 Winners Guide:
    • Law Firm of the Year 2015
  • Legal Week Corporate Counsel Awards:
    • Middle East Law Firm of the Year 2015
2014
  • FLR Middle East Awards 2014
    • Managing Partner of the Year award
    • UAE Firm of the Year award
    • Jordan Firm of the Year award
    • M&A Deal of the Year award
    • Project Finance Deal of the Year award
  • Euromoney Global Arbitration Awards
    • Middle East Law Firm of the Year 2014
  • Trade & Export Excellence ME Awards 2014
    • IPRS Law Firm of the Year
  • GCC Best Employer Brands Awards 2014
    • Award for Excellence in Training
2013
  • Zawya Funds
    • Voted Law Firm of the year 2013
  • IFLR Middle East Awards 2013
    • Managing Partner of the Year award
    • UAE Law Firm of the Year award
    • Iraq Law Firm of the Year award
    • Restructuring Deal of the Year award
  • Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards 2013
    • Middle East Law Firm of the Year 2013
  • Managing Intellectual Property
    • Middle East IP Firm of the Year 2013
  • The Training & Development Awards 2013
    • Best Leadership Training Program
  • Trade & Export ME Excellence Awards 2013
    • International Trade Law Firm of the Year
2012
  • Islamic Finance News (IFN)
    • Global Sukuk Deal of the Year 2012
    • Kuwait Country Deal of the Year 2012
    • Best Real Estate & Property Law Firm 2012
  • ALB The Brief Middle East Law Awards 2012
    • Managing Partner of the Year – Husam Hourani
    • Litigation Law Firm of the Year
    • Middle East Law Firm of the Year
    • Islamic Finance Deal of the Year
    • M&A Deal of the Year
  • Corporate Counsel Middle East Awards
    • Middle East Law Firm of the Year 2012
    • Commercial Team of the Year 2012
    • Corporate Team of the Year 2012
  • Lawyer Monthly Legal Awards 2012
    • Corporate and Commercial Law Firm of the Year, UAE
    • M&A Law Firm of the Year, Qatar
  • Islamic Finance News Awards
    • Islamic Finance Law Firm of the year 2012 (Real Estate)
  • ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL ‘IN-HOUSE COMMUNITY FIRM OF THE YEAR’ in the United Arab Emirates for the following categories:
    • Banking and Finance
    • Compliance/ Regulatory
    • Environmental
    • Intellectual Property
    • International Arbitration
    • Islamic Finance
    • Maritime & Shipping
    • Real Estate/ Construction
    • Telecommunications, Media & Technology
  • Acquisition International 2012 M&A Awards
    • M&A Law Firm of the Year in Qatar
    • M&A Due Diligence Firm of the Year in Qatar
  • Corporate International 2012 Global Awards
    • Arbitration Law Firm of the Year in Iraq
    • Arbitration Law Firm of the Year in the UAE
    • Arbitration Law Firm of the Year in Qatar
    • Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year in Iraq
    • Construction Law Firm of the Year in Qatar
    • Corporate Law Firm of the Year in Saudi Arabia
    • Debt Restructuring Law Firm of the Year in Kuwait
    • Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year in Saudi Arabia
    • Full Service Law Firm of the Year in Iraq
    • Islamic Finance Law Firm of the Year in Jordan
    • Islamic Finance Law Firm of the Year in Kuwait
    • Litigation Firm of the Year in Jordan
2011
  • Islamic Finance News
    • Sukuk Deal of the Year, 2011 (Jordan & Kuwait)
    • Kuwait Deal of the Year, 2011
  • IFLR Middle East Awards 2011
    • UAE Law Firm of the Year
  • British Legal Awards 2011
    • Middle East & Africa Law Firm of the Year
  • Asian Mena Counsel magazine
    • Most Responsive Law Firm of the Year 2011
  • Banker Middle East Industry Awards
    • Best Law Firm of the Year 2011
  • Corporate International Magazine
    • UAE Intellectual Property Law Firm of the Year 2011
  • World Trademark Review
    • Highly recommended for Trademark and Anti-counterfeiting 2011
2010
  • World Finance Magazine
    • Corporate & Commercial Law Firm of the Year 2010
    • Maritime Law Firm of the Year 2010
  • Corporate International Magazine
    • M&A Law Firm of the Year 2010 – Qatar
    • Trademark Law Firm of the Year 2010 – Saudi Arabia
    • Real Estate Law Firm of the Year 2010
  • Corporate International Legal Awards
    • Domestic Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year 2010 – UAE
    • Intellectual Property Advisory Firm of the Year 2010
  • Global Arbitration Review’s GAR100
    • Ranked in the top 100 global arbitration law firms 2010
  • Dubai Customs
    • Most Active Firm in Anti-Counterfeiting Actions 2010
  • Ministry of Economy
    • Supporting IP Rights 2010 – UAE
  • Managing Intellectual Property Magazine
    • Ranked Tier 1 for Trademark and Copyright Contentious work 2010
    • Ranked Tier 1 for Trademark Prosecution 2010 – UAE