Rankings & Awards

Synch is awarded for its innovative law practice and has amongst others been recognized for having the ”Best Blended Delivery Model” at the prestigious gala The Lawyer Business Leadership Awards in London.

Several of our lawyers are further highly regarded individuals within their area of specialities and this has been recognised by the leading ranking institutes of legal services, which institutes also rank Synch as a firm within several categories

 

Chambers & Partners

The world’s best lawyers in 185 countries (including many emerging markets) are featured in Chambers & Partners. The rankings are based on their research team interviewing clients all year round. The recommended firms include all the big names but special care is taken to identify the best of the smaller and boutique firms around the world.

Chambers & Partners rank the following lawyers of Synch

The firm is also recognized as an “Other Noted Firm” in the category Life Sciences and Intellectual Property and ranked in TMT (Band 3).

Synchs team is known as: A Recently established practice, recognised for its work in the IT and telecom sectors. Notable focus on acting as consultants to companies within the industry.

Quotes from clients:

“The team is really responsive, quick and cost-effective. The lawyers know their stuff and know how to communicate with multinational organisations in straightforward English.”

Legal 500

The Legal 500 has been analysing the capabilities of law firms across the world for 27 years, with a comprehensive research programme revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market. The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in 106 jurisdictions. The rankings are based on a series of criteria, but simply put, they highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. The research is based on feedback from 250,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market. – See more here.

The latest rankings were released in April 2016 and we are pleased to have been named as a notable entrant on the Swedish market and been ranked in three categories.

  • Corporate , Commercial and M&A
  • IT and Telecoms
  • Intellectual Property and Media

Two of our lawyers, Jim Runsten and Johan Tydén has also been ranked as Leading Lawyers in the category IT and Telecoms meaning that Synch for the second year in a row has more leading individuals than any other Swedish firm within this category. Please read more here. In addition Jim Runsten has been named as a Leading Individual for Corporate and Commercial.

 

Who’s Who Legal

Since 1996 Who’s Who Legal has identified the foremost legal practitioners in 34 areas of business law. Over 16,000 of the world’s leading private practice lawyers in over 100 countries are featured. It is impossible to buy entry into the publication.

In Who’s Who Legal the following lawyers of Synch are ranked

  • Jim Runsten, Telecommunications Media & Technology – Information Technology
  • Johan Tydén, Telecommunications Media & Technology – Telecoms and Media
  • Sara Sparring, Life Sciences – Patent Litigation

 

World Trademark Review

Synch and Sara Sparring have been acknowledged by International World Trademark Review 1000 2017 – The World’s leading Trademark professionals.

The international ranking institute, which annually ranks the world’s leading trademark lawyers chooses again to personally pay tribute to Sparring as unique, being the only Swedish lawyer to feature in all three categories – enforcement and litigation, anti-counterfeiting and prosecution and strategy.

“Synch has made waves on the IP scene since its establishment in 2014, offering the full spectrum of trademark services in attractive, flexible packages and with razor-sharp attention to detail. The boutique continues to expand rapidly, with ambitions to become the ultimate one-stop shop for brand owners; it has already yielded impressive results for Swedish start-ups such as drinks company NOA Potions, which it has assisted with overall IP strategy since the company’s formative days. “Very clear in her analysis and advice”, co-founder Sara Sparring is a true all-rounder, as evidenced by her inclusion in all three tables – the only practitioner in the jurisdiction to achieve this feat.” World Trademark Review 2017

 

IAM Patent 1000 2016

Synch and Synchs co-founder Sara Sparring are ranked by IAM Patent 1000 2016 in Sweden for transactions. It is highlighted in the publication that:

“Synch’s laser focus on technology makes it unique on the market. Founded in 2014, the innovative outfit has been a breath of fresh air on the market; companies large and small have really taken to its clever service delivery tools, including WeSynch, which gives patrons easy, on-demand access to critical information and expertise. Sara Sparring has architected a new way of doing things: the former Bird & Bird lawyer has abundant commercial expertise and a deep well of knowledge on pharmaceutical matters.”

 

Synch wins award for “Best Blended Delivery Model” at prestigious The Lawyer Business Leadership Awards

Synch recently won the price for ”Best Blended Delivery Model” at the prestigious gala The Lawyer Business Leadership Awards in London. The gala was arranged by the British magazine The Lawyer in association with Thomson Reuters and sets focus on the major changes currently taking place within the legal sector. Synch was the only law firm from the Nordic countries nominated at the gala.

Synch was nominated in the categories ”Best Client-facing use of Digital Media” and ”Best Blended Delivery Model”. The firm won the award for ”Best Blended Delivery Model” in competition with several leading international law firms. The jury’s motivation reflects reviews as “Truly digital and a great new model, blending tech and practice but targeting emerging businesses that no one else is doing. This is a long-term play with an excellent chance of success. They are ‘tomorrow’s lawyers’. Seems to be truly original.”

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Most Innovative Law Firm

Synch has won the prestigious award “Most Innovative Law Firm” at the Bully Awards in Barcelona

Bully award