MJ Hudson shortlisted by PEI as Law Firm of the Year in two separate categories

MJ Hudson | Law announces today that it has been shortlisted in two categories for the 2018 PEI Awards: Law firm of the year in EMEA (fund formation) and Law firm of the year in EMEA (transactions).

2018 has been a strong year  for MJ Hudson | Law, advising numerous managers on fund formations and transactions and picking up wins and commendations at the Lawyer Awards and the Drawdown awards.

Law Firm of the Year – Fund Formation

The firm has provided legal counsel to 23 fund formations over the course of 2018, often providing integrated investor services, in support.

Ted Craig, Partner and Head of Private Funds, said:

“This has been a tremendously successful year for our clients and we are grateful for the opportunity to work with such talented managers. I am delighted at this continued recognition for our excellent team.”

Law Firm of the Year – Transactions

MJ Hudson’s  M&A team has acted and advised on a wide variety of deals this year, including recently advising a minority investor on the sale of its interests, as part of the £559 million sale of the Wagamama restaurant chain.

Partner and Head of M&A, Andrew Mills, said:

“This accolade is a testament to the skill and breadth of knowledge of our lawyers. In difficult circumstances and against challenging timeframes, we have continued to deliver for our clients.”

The PEI Awards remain the only honours in the industry decided solely by individuals in the industry, who vote in their thousands every year.

If you feel MJ Hudson deserves to collect either of the awards it has been listed for, you can vote for the firm, here. You may only vote once, and all votes from non-corporate email addresses will be discounted.

MJ Hudson’s nominated categories are in the EMEA section of the awards.

If you are interested in learning more about the deals MJ Hudson has worked on this year, you can read our Deal Log for 2018, here.

The polls close on Friday 11 January, with the results being revealed in March 2019.