Paul Hastings Distinguished for “Most Innovative Use of Technology” at The Lawyer Awards 2022

July 13, 2022

London – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, received the “Most Innovative Use of Technology” award and, for the second year in a row, was commended in the “City Firm of the Year” category at “The Lawyer Awards 2022,” held 12th July 2022 at JW Marriott Grosvenor House London.

Credit funds partner Diala Minott, and private funds associates Adam Saarany and Gabriella Omorphou, as well as Cathy Goodman, Jason Dirkx, Michael Whalen and Rohit Jayawardhan from the firm’s Practice Innovation department, were responsible for the awarded technology, which is an automation tool that assists in the funds launch process.

“Our new tool will reduce the staffing needed to run the MFN process for both lawyers and clients, allowing a smooth onboarding process for investors and saving hundreds of hours of lawyer time,” said Minott. “I believe it’s likely to become industry standard in the fund space and is a prime example of how Paul Hastings approaches funds work innovatively.”

The Lawyer Awards recognises the top legal teams in the industry and celebrates legal excellence. The judging panel features industry experts from The Bar, as well as private practice and in-house counsel, to include objective views and a breadth of expertise across the legal industry.

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Dedicated to providing intellectual capital and superior execution to the world’s leading Wall Street and global investment banks, asset managers and corporations, Paul Hastings is a premier global finance law firm with elite teams in finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and litigation. It is one of only a handful of law firms ranked across multiple core finance areas including: structured credit, leveraged finance, private credit, capital markets, and real estate finance.

Paul Hastings is ranked as one of the top firms in the world in The American Lawyer’s “Premier League” for momentum, profit and prestige amongst firms in the 2022 American Lawyer 100.

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