UK: Chambers UK 2018 And The Legal 500 UK 2017 Praise London Lawyers
Last Updated: 14 November 2017

November 3, 2017 (NEW YORK) – Our London office has ranked highly in several areas in the Chambers UK 2018 and The Legal 500 UK 2017 directories.These rankings are further evidence of the office's continued growth and success. 

This year our London office has achieved new rankings in the areas of Tax, Finance and Employment, in addition to Firm rankings in Corporate & Commercial: Equity Capital, Investment Funds: Private Equity, Capital Markets: High-Yield Products, M&A, and Restructuring. Twenty individuals were recognized in The Legal 500 and 13 individuals were mentioned in the Chambers UK directory.

The Legal 500 notes the firm for "its boutique approach and dedicated partner involvement" in the finance practice. Our private funds group is described as "top quality fundraisers, the firm has done sensational jobs for clients on recent fundraising". The employment practice was recognized for its "'particular expertise in high-value disputes, strategic board-level advice and regulatory matters with international elements." Client praise in The Legal 500 included noting the M&A team for its "professionalism, technical knowledge and ability to understand clients' needs.'"

The full rankings can be viewed below.

Chambers and The Legal 500 ranked our UK practices in the following categories:

  • Capital Markets: High-Yield (recognized in Chambers and ranked in Legal 500)
  • Corporate & Commercial: Equity Capital (ranked in Legal 500)
  • Employment (ranked in Legal 500)
  • Finance (ranked in Legal 500)
  • Investment Funds: Private Equity (ranked in Chambers and Legal 500)
  • M&A (ranked in Legal 500)
  • Restructuring (ranked in Legal 500)
  • Tax (ranked in Chambers and Legal 500)

Thirteen lawyers were recognized across Chambers categories:

  • Peter Castellon (Capital Markets: Equity)
  • Steven Davis (Corporate/M&A and Private Equity)
  • Mark Fennessy (Restructuring/Insolvency)
  • Robert Gaut (Tax)
  • Alexander Griffith (Banking & Finance)
  • Maximillian Kirchner (Capital Markets: High Yield)
  • Daniel Ornstein (Employment)
  • Stephen Pevsner (Tax)
  • Matt Rees (Private Equity)
  • Andy Shore (Investment Funds)
  • Kate Simpson (Investment Funds)
  • Andrew Wingfield (Corporate/M&A)
  • Nigel Van Zyl (Investment Funds)

Twenty lawyers were mentioned across nine areas in The Legal 500:

  • Bruno Bertrand-Delfau (Investment Funds)
  • Peter Castellon (High-Yield)
  • Erika Collins (Employment)
  • Ben Davis (Finance)
  • Steven Davis (Private Equity Transactions and M&A)
  • Rob Day (M&A)
  • Mark Fennessy (Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency)
  • Robert Gaut (Corporate Tax)
  • Alexander Griffith (Finance)
  • Maximillian Kirchner (High-Yield)
  • Mary Kuusisto (Corporate Tax)
  • Daniel Ornstein (Employment)
  • Sunay Radia (Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency)
  • Faisal Ramzan (Finance)
  • Catherine Sear (Corporate Tax)
  • Eleanor Shanks (M&A)
  • Andy Shore (Investment Funds)
  • Kate Simpson (Investment Funds)
  • Andrew Wingfield (M&A)
  • Nigel van Zyl (Investment Funds)

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