Reed Smith was named “Equality & Diversity Firm of the Year” by In-House Community during its inaugural regional Counsel of the Year Awards. The awards bring together the cream of the legal industry in Asia and recognise achievement across a range of categories, including dedication, innovation, efficiency and value, integration, encouragement and improvement and corporate social responsibility and diversity. In-House Community, founded by Pacific Business Press Ltd, is a voluntary membership of over 20,000 in-house lawyers and those with a responsibility for legal and compliance issues.