Megan Reimers, a Partner at Spoor & Fisher South Africa, is the winner of the prestigious Lexology Client Choice Award 2021, dominating the Intellectual Property – Trademarks category for South Africa.

Megan has over two decades of experience across all aspects of IP law, including prosecution, portfolio management, litigation, trade mark and copyright infringement, passing off, unlawful competition, Advertising Regulatory Board complaints, company name objections and domain name disputes.

Having earned considerable industry recognition over the years, and authored and lectured prolifically, Megan is also professionally affiliated with the SA Institute of Intellectual Property Law (SAIIPL), the International Trademark Association (INTA), and the ADR Domain Name Committee of Institute of Intellectual Property Law.

Lexology Client Choice recognises law firm partners worldwide that stand apart for the excellent client care and quality of service they provide. It focuses on an ability to add real value to clients’ businesses, beyond the other players in the market.

Lexology’s extensive Client Choice research is designed to assist clients in finding the best lawyers worldwide and to facilitate referrals between service-focused law firms. For this reason, clients are asked to rate lawyers and law firms on the following criteria:

  • quality of legal advice,
  • commercial awareness,
  • industry knowledge,
  • strategic thinking,
  • billing transparency,
  • tailored fee structures,
  • value for money,
  • responsiveness,
  • effective communication,
  • clarity of documentation,
  • sharing of expertise,
  • appropriate staffing,
  • project management,
  • use of technology,
  • loyalty and
  • ethics.

Uniquely, lawyers can be nominated for a Lexology Client Choice Award only by fellow corporate counsel – making Megan’s achievement all the more impressive.