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5 May 20232 minute read

DLA Piper wins in FT Innovative Lawyers Asia Pacific 2023 Awards

DLA Piper's Business Advisory team have won an award at the 2023 Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Awards, held in Singapore on Thursday, 4 May.

DLA Piper received the accolade for Innovation in Adjacent Services. The award is a testament to the hard work of Shane Woodhouse, Sean Faehrmann and the Business Advisory team for spearheading this unique offering.

The FT Innovative Lawyers Awards are the most prestigious awards in the Asia Pacific legal calendar and are highly competitive. They recognise lawyers, law firms and in-house legal teams in the Asia Pacific region that are at the forefront of innovation. Entries are scored by independent experts who review the submission for originality, leadership and impact.

Shane Woodhouse, Chief Client Officer, DLA Piper Business Advisory, commented:

"I am incredibly proud of this achievement and the team who work with our clients to navigate complex challenges and deliver better outcomes. Our integrated teams of lawyers and consultants have proven a winner. The award is a timely reminder of how our integrated legal and advisory proposition delivers innovation which drives much of what we do."

In addition, DLA Piper was shortlisted in the following categories:

  • Innovative New Legal Professionals: Shane Woodhouse
  • Most Innovative Law Firm in Asia-Pacific (HQed outside Asia-Pacific)
  • Most Innovative Lawyers in Transforming Industries: Digital Health Technologies (including Telehealth)