Winners of Managing Partner Forum Awards

Winners of Managing Partner Forum Awards

On Wednesday night, Paul Richmond from theGrogroup attended the prestigious Managing Partner Forum Awards and as category sponsor, Paul was delighted to congratulate the team from law firm RPC on winning the Best Strategic Leadership award.

NPF Awards 2014


RPC is a London based law firm with particular expertise in commercial property, insurance, reinsurance and professional liability, media and technology. The firm recently won Law Firm of the Year 2015 in The British Legal Awards.


Other winners on the night included, Law firm Irwin Mitchell who won the award for Exceptional Achievement by a firm, Ian Powell, senior partner of PwC, who won the award for Exceptional achievement by an individual, Law firm Dentons who won Best performing legal brand and Law firm BLP who won the award for Exceptional Achievement by a leadership team.


Commenting Paul Richmond said, “TheGroGroup specialise in helping professional firms execute on their desired strategy by ensuring it is aligned with their people and providing appropriate development to their leaders, management teams and fee earners. We are delighted that RPC have won because they exemplify the benefits in performance that can be delivered with a well articulated and communicated strategy where everyone understands the firm’s purpose and priorities and the role they play in it.”


Awards were also presented to the following category winners: Browne Jacobson (Best Managed National Firm); CMS (Best Managed International Firm); Stephens Scown (Best Collaboration with clients); JLL (Best thought leadership); McCarthy Tétrault (Best diversity and inclusion programme, and Most innovative client service); Keystone Law (Most novel use of social media); A&L Goodbody (Best use of systems and technology, and Best community engagement); Knight Frank (Best performing property brand); Garrigues (Best provision of know-how); EY (Best performing accountancy brand); Lane 4 (Best managed workplace); Gate One (Best leadership of innovation); Hogan Lovells (Best social mobility programme, and Best programme for leadership development); LOD (Lawyers on Demand) (Mould breaking firm)


Founded in 1995, The Managing Partners’ Forum ( is an influential professional body, which connects and represents leaders and management team members.


The Management Excellence Awards ( is the only competition that showcases excellence under five priorities for management as perceived by clients: leadership; strategy, operational excellence; client experience; and responsible business.