Lifetime Achievement Award

Sponsored by Loeb & Loeb

This award will go to an individual who has, during the course of their career, made an outstanding contribution to the development of luxury, to the protection of the luxury brands and to the growth of successful businesses in the luxury sector.


Luxury Leader of the Year

Sponsored by BFKN

The winner of this award will be an individual who has combined creativity with business acumen. They will have demonstrated success in business with integrity and values core to this and contributed in other measurable ways including mentoring and a commitment to ESG values.


Corporate Counsel of the Year

Sponsored by: DWT

The recipient of this award will be a corporate counsel who  fulfils the dual role of business facilitator and guardian of their company’s brand. Alongside measurable evidence of success, the award seeks to recognise someone who displays leadership skills, including mentoring, and a commitment to ESG values.


Legal Department of the Year

Sponsored by Pryor Cashman

The winner of this category will be an in-house legal team which has proved its value to the business in a demonstrable way that exemplifies the team’s winning credentials.  The award looks to recognise a team which stands out from the crowd and leads on a range of areas from legal expertise to collaboration and innovation as well as clearly contributing to the business.

Fashion Entrepreneur 

Sponsored by Greenspoon Marder

Open to Fashion Counsel at luxury companies.

This category sets out to identify an IP lawyer who can demonstrate having made an outstanding contribution to the management of their company’s IP assets and protection of the brand. The submission should focus on a single matter or project that exemplifies the individual’s contribution to the business. The judges will be looking for evidence of legal expertise, team working, initiative and leadership.


Rising Star  

Sponsored by Foley & Lardner


This award is aimed at individuals who have demonstrated through their initiatives that they are the leaders of the future in the luxury sector.  This category is looking to identify a rising talent who has demonstrated the ability to add real value to the luxury business sector.