Financial Times lists Ellex among 50 most innovative law firms for the third year in a row
On 13 September, the Financial Times announced the highly anticipated results of its annual survey, the FT Innovative Lawyers Report, recognising Ellex as one of the 50 most innovative law firms in Europe. Ellex receives this recognition for the third year in a row, alongside well-known international law firms such as Allen & Overy, Linklaters, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, White & Case and others.
Ellex was ranked based on the following successful innovation projects, among others:
- Advising Blackstone on the acquisition of a majority stake in Luminor bank for EUR 1 billion
- Working with the State Reform Foundation in Estonia, which was created with the aim to develop an active state with less bureaucracy, to be closer to citizens and with an efficient structure in all fields of Estonian Government
- Advising on the acquisition of Nelja Energia AS by Enefit Green
In addition to being recognised among the TOP innovative legal advisors, our firm also excelled in the category “Creating a new standard” for representing Sanobiotec in co-operation with Lithuania’s National Cancer Institute in advocacy for permission to use controlled substances for scientific research.
The FT Innovative Lawyers Report is widely recognised as one of the top legal rankings in the market, with fierce competition among its accompanying award categories. Over the past decade, it has researched and assessed legal innovation in more than 50 different countries, looking at over 500 unique law firms and over 500 corporate in-house legal departments.
Click here to see the full list of the 50 most innovative law firms and legal service providers of 2019.