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Hickey Smith Shortlisted for The Lawyer Business Leadership Awards

Law Firm Finalist for “Most Innovative Non UK-Headquartered Firm”

LONDON – July 18, 2016 – Hickey Smith LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been shortlisted for the 2016 The Lawyer Business Leadership Awards. A finalist for “Most innovative non UK-headquartered firm”, Hickey Smith is represented in the award program’s Grand Prix category.

Based in the United Kingdom, The Lawyer Business Leadership Awards are established as the leading awards celebrating legal market business services excellence and innovation.

“We are honored to be recognized as an innovator by such a prestigious legal industry organization,” said David M. Hickey, managing partner of Hickey Smith. “As a group of pioneers who have developed a disciplined, technology-enabled, process-driven approach to the practice of law, this recognition is a strong testament to our team’s work to deconstruct the legal process, refine and streamline that process, and develop tools and technology that foster efficiency, quality and actionable intelligence for our clients.”

Hickey Smith’s successful submission for the award outlined the work undertaken by the firm to put the right combination of talent, disciplined processes, and technology to work for their clients, with a focus on efficiency, quality, transparency and insight.

“Today, both in-house counsel and CFOs expect their law firms to deliver more value than ever before – at a lower overall cost,” notes Howard Hoffmann, executive director of Hickey Smith. “By applying technology and disciplined, streamlined processes to the practice of law in smart, sophisticated ways, Hickey Smith is able to deliver consistently high quality service to its clients while simultaneously lowering cost.”

Participation in the award program supports ChildLine, the UK’s free, 24-hour helpline for children and young people, provided by the National Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC). The service has helped over 4 million children since it launched in 1986.

Award winners will be announced at the Business Leadership Award Ceremony, on September 28th in London. For more information about The Lawyer Business Leadership Awards categories and shortlist nominees, click here.

About Hickey Smith

Hickey Smith is a law firm purposely designed to deliver legal services with significantly greater efficiency, consistency, and added value. By deconstructing and refining traditional legal processes, applying workflow technology, and collecting and analyzing data, Hickey Smith is transforming the way legal services are delivered today. With an unrivaled combination of disciplined processes, technology expertise, and business leadership, Hickey Smith clients benefit from reduced total legal spend, improved quality, enhanced transparency, actionable insight, simplified management of outside counsel, and increased control. For more information, visit

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