Slaughter and May wins Consultancy/Law Firm of the Year at Global Sourcing Awards
Slaughter and May has been named Consultancy/Law Firm of the Year at this year’s Global Sourcing Awards 2018. The winner of this category is recognised for its ability to deliver both initial and ongoing business value to clients, incorporating best practice and demonstrable commitment to the development and future of the sourcing industry. The firm’s winning submission outlined its recent work for a number of clients, including a significant ongoing advisory role for Ericsson, the multinational networking and telecommunications company, a global insurance broker and a FTSE 100 international retailer.
The Global Sourcing Awards is organised by The Global Sourcing Association (GSA), the industry association and professional body for the global sourcing industry, and are held as part of the annual GSA Global Sourcing Summit which took place on 1-3 October 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa.
Kerry Hallard, President of the GSA commented: “In what has been a turbulent year in the sourcing industry, these awards enable us to shine a light on the many positive examples that occur within our industry. It gives me great pleasure to showcase sourcing’s most talented and dynamic companies and projects, all aligned to sourcing best practice.”
Rob Sumroy, partner and Head of Strategic Sourcing at Slaughter and May, said: “We are really pleased to have won this prestigious global award, which is testament to the hard work and dedication of everyone in our team. We are determined to build-in best practice into our transactions to deliver value to our clients. This award recognises that commitment to quality, best-practice leadership and client value.”
Slaughter and May have an award winning strategic sourcing practice with a track record in managing and implementing some of the largest and most complex projects across a broad range of sectors. We advise on transactions that are critical to our clients and of strategic importance to their Boards, often with significant internal sensitivities, business transformation dependencies or other value implications.