After the Financial Times that elected Gide as Most Innovative Law Firm in Europe (non-UK), our expertise, multi-disciplinary approach and our ability to innovate have once more been rewarded in various international rankings. We are delighted to see that our clients and our peers recognise the excellence of our lawyers. Thank you.
Best Lawyers 2023 recognises Gide as "Law Firm of the Year" in Public Law.
China Business Law Awards named us one of the top law firms of 2022 in the following categories: Competition & antitrust ; Construction & infrastructure ; Consumer & retail ; Industrials & manufacturing ; M&A (Inbound and domestic) ; Taxation. This is the third year in a row that Gide China's proficiency is rewarded for M&A, Industrials & Manufacturing and Consumer & Retail, also the ninth time in a row that Gide's highly regarded China tax team has won this honor.
We are delighted to be recognised once again as « Law firm of the year » in the 2022 edition of Jeune Afrique and Africa Business Plus, after winning the accolade in 2020. This ranking is a reference in French-speaking Africa: 12 of our lawyers are in the top 100 of the most influential business lawyers, demonstrating once more the indisputable strength of our expertise in Africa and the dynamism of our multidisciplinary and cross-disciplinary teams.
Legal 500 EMEA 2022 awards us 29 Top-Tier firm nominations and ranks us in 33 categories covering Algeria, Belgium, France, Morocco, Poland, Tunisia and Turkey.
128 of our lawyers are mentioned for their outstanding contribution to their respective practices with a total of 77 individual rankings. 16 are listed in the "Hall of Fame", which highlights those lawyers who have received, year after year, the best recommendations from their clients for their excellence. 36 are listed in the "Leading individuals" category, 16 in "Next-Generation Lawyers" and 9 in "Rising Stars".
Chambers Europe 2022 ranks us once more this year in 30 categories in Belgium, France, Poland, and Turkey, as well as Europe-wide. Our lawyers are in the spotlight in this new edition, with 59 ranked individually in 22 categories.
Chambers Global 2022 ranks us in 33 categories in Algeria, Belgium, France, Morocco, Poland, Tunisia and China, as well as Europe-wide and Africa-wide. Our firm is particularly well represented in this new edition, with 52 of our lawyers ranked individually, against 38 in the previous edition.
Chambers FinTech 2022 ranks us in top position in "Fintech Legal", a first for our firm! We would like to congratulate in particular our Gide 255 team, which regularly advises international and long-standing players on their innovative digital asset projects. With leading financial and capital market offers, and strong expertise in digitisation, our firm is proud to have a comprehensive FinTech advisory team in place.
Chambers Africa Awards 2022 named us "Regional Law Firm of the Year – Francophone" during the ceremony that took place on 13 January. This accolade makes us very proud, with our firm making francophone Africa a priority for several years now.