Asters has been nominated and shortlisted for International Legal Alliance Awards 2012 in the category of Best Central & Eastern Europe Law Firm. This assures the firm of a Silver Award in the category and puts it in competition for the highest honor, the Gold Award, with the most successful firms in the region. This distinction confirms Asters in its position as one of the best law firms in Central and Eastern Europe.
With this nomination, Asters joins a select company. Among past years' nominees in various regions are Slaughter & May, Allen & Overy, Freshfields, Hogan Lovells, and Linklaters (UK). Pillsbury (US), Noerr (Germany), Plesner (Denmark), and others.
Established in 2008, the International Legal Awards recognize distinguished law firms in their domestic market for their excellent results of the year and lasting performance in management and leadership. Winners of each category are selected by specialist jury panels with more than 120 General Counsels from such companies as Alcatel-Lucent, Bayer, Coca-Cola, Colgate-Palmolive, Danone, Dell, Nestlé, General Electric, L'Oréal, Oracle, SAP, Societé Générale, Procter & Gamble, and Total. The extremely rigorous and confidential judging process is based on their experience and market knowledge. The final choice for the Gold Award will be announced at the International Legal Alliance Summit in Paris on 14 June 2012.