Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr has been named Best Dispute Resolution Team and Best Competition & Anti-Trust Team in the World Finance 2010 Legal Awards. Johan Latsky, Director in the Corporate and Commercial practice group, has been named Best Individual Lawyer, South Africa.
Winning three awards certainly stands out among the South African winners, say the World Finance publishers.
"We recognise the very best performers in respect to their client services and advice," said awards administrator John Day.
"The World Finance award selection panel used a wide range of criteria to inform its decision over its 2010 awards, lending the critical eye of a collective 175 years of business journalism to the exhaustive information gathered by the award body's own research team," he added
Some of the more important factors taken into consideration were as follows:
- Client solutions and relationship optimisation;
- Recommendations from fellow professionals;
- Competitive strategies;
- Innovation and flexibility
- Keeping ahead of the competition
- Market leadership and geographic spread
- Proof of development.