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Legal 500 UK 2017 ranks Mayer Brown in 48 categories and recognises 18 lawyers as “Leading Individuals”

12 October 2017
Mayer Brown has been recommended by the Legal 500 UK 2017 edition in 48 categories. Of these rankings, four are top tier:

• Finance: Asset-based lending
• Insurance: insolvency and restructuring
• Insurance: Professional negligence
• Commercial Property: Investment

The publication listed 18 lawyers as “Leading Individuals” in their practice areas:

• Raid Abu-Manneh — International arbitration
• David Allen — Commercial litigation
• Chris Arnold — Derivatives and structured products
• Kate Ball-Dodd — Flotations: small and mid-cap
• Sandy Bhogal — Corporate tax
• David Chadwick — Insurance and reinsurance litigation
• Jeremy Clay — Real estate: commercial property
• Ian Coles — Projects, energy and natural resources: mining and minerals, and Emerging markets
• Sean Connolly — Professional negligence
• William Glassey — Professional negligence
• Alistair Graham — Banking litigation: investment and retail
• Michael Hutchinson — Environment
• Ian McDonald — Banking litigation: investment and retail
• Edmund Parker — Derivatives and structured products
• Michael Regan — Construction and professional negligence
• Nicholas Robertson — Employment
• Devi Shah — Insurance: insolvency and restructuring
• Martin Wright — Commercial property

Eight Mayer Brown lawyers have also been listed as “Next Generation Lawyers” for their practice area in the publication:

• Noman Ali — Securitisation
• Doye Balogun — Emerging Markets
• Miriam Bruce — Employment
• Neal Handa — Securitisation
• James Morris — Professional Negligence, and Construction
• Danuta de Vries — Emerging Markets
• Matthew Williams — Professional Negligence
• Alexandra Wood — Insolvency and restructuring

The complete list of the practice categories in which Mayer Brown is ranked in the 2017 edition of Legal 500 UK includes:

Corporate and commercial
• Commercial contracts
• Corporate tax
• Equity capital markets: UK capability
• EU and competition
• Financial services: Financial services (non-contentious/regulatory)
• Financial services: Financial services (contentious)
• Flotations: Small and mid-cap
• M&A: Upper mid-market and premium deals, £250m+
• VAT and indirect tax

Crime, fraud and licensing
• Fraud: Civil

Dispute resolution
• Banking litigation: investment and retail
• Commercial litigation
• International arbitration
• Professional discipline

Finance
• Acquisition finance
• Asset based lending
• Bank lending: Investment grade debt and syndicated loans
• Corporate restructuring and insolvency
• Debt capital markets
• Derivatives and structured products
• Emerging markets
• High yield
• Securitisation

Human resources
• Employee share schemes
• Employment: Employers and senior executives
• Pensions: Non-contentious
• Pensions: Dispute resolution

Insurance
• Corporate and regulatory
• Insolvency and restructuring
• Insurance and reinsurance litigation
• Product liability: Defendant
• Professional negligence

Projects, energy and natural resources
• Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)
• Mining and minerals
• Oil and gas

Real estate

• Commercial property: General
• Commercial property: Development
• Commercial property: Hotels and leisure
• Commercial property: Investment
• Commercial property: Retail
• Construction: Contentious
• Construction: Non-contentious
• Environment
• Property finance

Risk advisory
• Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

TMT (technology, media and telecoms)
• Fintech
• IT and telecoms
• Media and entertainment (including media finance)