Womble Bond Dickinson has been shortlisted for four awards at the Managing Partners' Forum (MPF) Management Excellence Awards 2018.

We have been recognised for our operational excellence; thought leadership; strategic development of  people; and responsible business initiatives. We've been nominated for:

  • Best thought leadership - for the firm's national research campaign on collaborative innovation 
  • Best programme for leadership development - following the successful Learning and Development programmes led by the firm's HR teams
  • Most inclusive firm - in recognition of the firm's commitment to encourage a diverse and inclusive culture for its staff and to attract and retain the very best people
  • Best implementation of systems or technology - for its successful roll out of the client relationship management system OnePlace.

Organised in collaboration with Harvard Business Review and the Financial Times, the MPF Management Excellence Awards celebrate the contributions and achievements in leadership and management of national and international firms. The award ceremony will take place on 7 March in London bringing together more than 400 senior attendees and over 50 finalists. 

Jonathan Blair, Managing Partner, said: "2017 was a very busy and exciting year for us with our transatlantic combination with our US alliance partners, entering the Global 100, opening new offices in Boston and Edinburgh and our strong innovation drive. Our nominations at the MPF awards are a tribute to the hard work put in by many people across the firm over the past 12 months."