SCG Legal, a worldwide network of 122 independent law firms, was founded in 1989 and includes firms—80% of which are Chambers ranked with Chambers-ranked attorneys in the balance—that house legal, regulatory and, in many countries, public policy practices. Members serve clients in major commercial centers and capitals in more than 62 countries, every U.S. state capital city and the District of Columbia. Firms in the network are unified by a culture of premier legal practices and industry leadership; an elevated dedication to client service and responsiveness; a commitment to diversity and inclusion; and a devotion to transparent, innovative and fair billing practices.
Wickwire Holm (Canada: Nova Scotia) announced their merger with two other well-known, respected, and long-established local firms –Blois, Nickerson & Bryson LLP and Burchells LLP – becoming Burchell Wickwire Bryson LLP as of January 1, 2023.
C. R. & F. Rojas Abogados (Bolivia) announced it has been recognized by Leaders League once again. The firm has been listed as one of the best firms for Finance, Procurement, Employment and Tax Law.
GOLAW (Ukraine) announced that Managing Partner and Vice President of the Ukrainian National Bar Association (UNBA) Dr. Valentyn Gvozdiy was presented the Special Professional Award for the UNBA while at the 2022 International Bar Association Annual Conference in Miami. This award recognizes the extraordinary leadership and dedication to the protection of human rights and the rule of law in Ukraine.
Skau Reipurth (Denmark) announced attorney Nikolaj Byriel-Øvall is among this year’s winners of the Young in Real Estate Talent List 2022. The prize is awarded once a year by Estate Media, which is one of Denmark’s strongest media houses in the real estate industry. “Young in Real Estate – This Year’s Talent List” is an award of 35 talents under the age of 35 who excel and make a difference in the real estate industry.
Turner Padget (South Carolina) announced W. Taylor Stanley was accepted as a member of the International Association of Defense Counsel (IADC). The IADC is the preeminent invitation-only global legal organization for attorneys who represent corporate and insurance interests. Founded in 1920, the IADC’s members hail from six continents, more than 45 countries and territories, and all 50 U.S. states. The core purposes of the IADC are to enhance the development of skills, promote professionalism and diversity, and facilitate camaraderie among its members, their clients, as well as the broader civil justice community.
Wynn Williams (New Zealand) announced Partners Charlene Sell and Hayley Buckley join a select group of female lawyers recognized by NZ Lawyer in its Elite Women List for 2022. Selected for their outstanding professional abilities and the high regard in which they are held by their peers, the women are also recognized for carving a new path for the younger generations.
Zunic Law (Serbia) announced attorneys have been identified as Global Leaders by Who’s Who Legal. Partner Nemanja Žuni? was recognized for Information Technology, and Attorney at Law Jelena Djukanovic was recognized for Data Privacy & Protection. Partner Tijana Zunic Maric was recognized in both practice areas. The firm is also the most awarded firm in Serbia for Who’s Who Legal’s Data category.
SCG Legal is pleased to welcome Spanish law firm AGM Abogados to its worldwide community. AGM Abogados was founded in 1986 by four entrepreneurial lawyers dedicated to customized legal solutions and excellent client service. Today, more than 35 years later, the firm has grown into an international team of more than 100 professionals operating from offices in Madrid, Barcelona, and Sabadell, and is the only Spain-based firm with an office in France (Paris).
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SCG Legal is pleased to welcome FABREGA MOLINO, a Panamanian full-service law firm with an established tradition of excellence through many decades, composed of a multidisciplinary team committed to and focused on the clients’ specific needs. The firm values diversity in the workplace and aligns services around every aspect of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG).
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November 15, 2022 (Washington, DC) – SCG Legal, a worldwide network of 122 independent law firms connected across 62 countries, recently announced the 2022 winners of its annual Above and Beyond Award, which celebrates the efforts of attorneys from member firms who go ‘above and beyond’ in their support of and commitment to the network’s success. The 2022 award ceremony was part of the closing dinner for SCG Legal’s 2022 Annual Meeting held September 22 – 23 in Toronto.
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The SCG Legal network is committed to fostering among its member firms an environment where diversity and inclusion are encouraged and to facilitating each member firm’s reputation for excellence, experience and connection not only in the jurisdictions in which they operate, but across jurisdictions as they collaborate with one another to support their respective clients.
In furtherance of those objectives, SCG Legal encourages its member firms to institute and implement policies to promote diversity and inclusion in the profession and at their respective firms.
As a modern network invested in the success of its member firms, SCG Legal’s commitment to diversity and inclusion extends to its professional development opportunities, the composition of its board of directors and committees, and its relationships with others.
2024 Midyear Meeting
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