UAE-based law firm BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP (BSA) was awarded Regional Law Firm of the Year 2019 at the prestigious ACC Middle East Legal Awards.

The elite of the Middle East's legal community gathered in Dubai to celebrate the Middle East Legal Awards. Having achieved a number of key milestones over the past 12 months, BSA finalist of the CSR Initiative of the year walked away as the winner of the Regional Law Firm of the Year.

BSA's ongoing expansion has seen it add corporates practices in both Riyadh and Abu Dhabi. It has also added a Spanish and Latin American desk in associations with international law firms Lupicino; opened an IP practice in its Dubai office and plans to further expand its insurance and reinsurance practice.

"We are extremely proud to have won such a prestigious award that recognises excellence within the regional legal industry. We have really made our mark this year with an exceptional regional footprint of 9 offices across six countries and a long standing base of clients who have been part of our company journey. This award motivates us to continue striving for excellence through our innovative approach to business in supporting our clients ambitions," said Dr. Ahmad Bin Hezeem, Senior Partner of BSA.

The 25 seated judging panel was overseen by Anneliese Reinhold, senior vice-president, legal and regulatory affairs, at regional telecoms company Du, and vice-chair of the ACC.