GIR Awards 2022: Outstanding In-house Counsel of the Year and Investigations Professional of the Year

GIR unveils two more shortlists for its eighth annual awards ceremony, to be held in Washington, DC, on 17 November.

Read on for the nominees in the Outstanding In-house Counsel of the Year and Investigations Professional of the Year categories

The shortlists for further award categories will be released in the coming days. 

The black-tie event includes a drinks reception and dinner at the Four Seasons Hotel in DC and is held in support of the Swawou Layout Girl’s School in Kenema, Sierra Leone, which helps disadvantaged girls in the region.

On the night, GIR will celebrate the people and firms behind the investigations and court cases that have impressed the most in the past year.

We will also unveil the GIR 30, our ranking of law firms’ investigations practices, based on our annual research for the GIR 100 – our guide to the best investigations firms.

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Outstanding In-house Counsel of the Year 

Ciro Borges at Novonor (formerly Odebrecht)

Shaun Teichner at Glencore

Katherine Brennan at Marsh McLennan

Matt Barton at Petrofac


Investigations Professional of the Year

Andrew Wise at Miller & Chevalier in Washington, DC

Clare Montgomery KC at Matrix Chambers in London

Richard Swallow at Slaughter and May in London

Howard Shapiro at WilmerHale in Washington, DC

Michael Skrief at PWC in New York

Chris Morvillo at Clifford Chance in New York

Joanna Dimmock and Jonathan Pickworth at Paul Hastings in London

Erin Sloane at WilmerHale in New York

Kimberly Parker at WilmerHale in Washington, DC

Hugo Keith KC at Three Raymond Buildings in London

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