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'Client Choice Award' won for a consecutive year

Simpson Grierson wins prestigious international 'Client Choice Award' for a consecutive year.

Simpson Grierson has been named the New Zealand winner of the International Law Office's fourth annual Client Choice Awards, for the second year running. The International Law office Awards have been set up to "recognise law firms from around the world that stand apart for the excellent client care they provide and the quality of their service". This year's winners were chosen from more than 1,500 individual assessments received from corporate counsel in 48 jurisdictions worldwide.

Established in 2005, the awards are the first and only to focus on the full spectrum of client service and customer care, with criteria based on law firms' ability to add real value to their clients' businesses above and beyond the other players in the market.

Rob Fisher, Simpson Grierson Chairman, said "It's wonderful to receive international recognition for the work we do with our clients each and every day."

"The fact that these awards are unsolicited, in that we did not enter or encourage clients to vote for us, makes this recognition all the more satisfying."

The winning firms were identified based on an International Law Office subscriber survey of corporate counsel only. Firms were assessed on: quality of legal advice, value for money, commercial awareness, effective communications, billing transparency, tailored fee structures, depth of team, response time sharing of expertise and use of technology.

The awards research team also conducted interviews and additional research to establish the shortlist.
To find out more about the International Law Office Client Choice Awards, visit


About Simpson Grierson
Simpson Grierson is one of New Zealand's leading commercial and technology-focused law firms, delivering comprehensive advice in every commercial practice area. A national practice with more than 420 staff, including more than 200 lawyers and partners, Simpson Grierson combines leadership, innovation, technical expertise and good business sense to ensure our clients receive the best legal service available.

Latest independent market research results confirm Simpson Grierson is recognised as "the most modern and innovative law firm in New Zealand" and is well established as one of the top New Zealand law firms.

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