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Legal 500 EMEA 2017 ranks Mayer Brown and Tauil & Chequer in 74 categories and recognises 20 lawyers as “Leading Individuals”

3 October 2017

London — Mayer Brown has been recommended in 73 categories by the 2017 edition of Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) and Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown has been recommended in one category in the guide.

Of these rankings, six are top tier:

Mayer Brown:

  • EU Regulatory: Chemicals (REACH), Belgium, for the eighth consecutive year
  • Finance: Asset Based Lending, UK/London, for the first year
  • Insurance: Insolvency & Restructuring, UK/London, for the fifth consecutive year
  • Insurance: Professional Negligence, UK/London, for the fifth consecutive year
  • Real Estate: Commercial Property: Investment, UK/London, for the first year

Tauil & Chequer:

  • Angola: Foreign firms, for the third consecutive year

The publication also listed 20 lawyers as "Leading Individuals" in their areas:

  • Lorent Borey — Tax: Transactional/Corporate Tax, France
  • Paulette Vander Schueren — Customs, Trade, WTO and Anti-Dumping, Belgium
  • Raid Abu-Manneh — Dispute Resolution: International arbitration, UK/London
  • David Allen — Dispute Resolution: Commercial litigation, UK/London
  • Chris Arnold — Finance: Derivatives and structured products, UK/London
  • Kate Ball-Dodd — Flotations: Small and mid-cap, UK/London
  • Sandy Bhogal — Tax: Transactional/Corporate Tax, UK/London
  • Jeremy Clay — Real estate: Commercial property, UK/London
  • Ian Coles — Projects, energy & natural resources: Mining and minerals, and Finance: Emerging markets, UK/London
  • Sean Connolly — Insurance: Professional negligence, UK/London
  • William Glassey — Insurance: Professional negligence, UK/London
  • Alistair Graham — Dispute Resolution: Banking litigation: investment and retail, UK/London
  • Michael Hutchinson — Real Estate: Environment, UK/London
  • Philippa James — Human Resources: Pensions: non contentious, UK/London
  • Ian McDonald — Dispute Resolution: Banking litigation: investment and retail, UK/London
  • Edmund Parker — Finance: Derivatives and structured products, UK/London
  • Michael Regan — Real Estate: Construction and Insurance: Professional negligence, UK/London
  • Nicholas Robertson — Human Resources: Employment, UK/London
  • Devi Shah — Insurance: Insolvency & restructuring, UK/London
  • Martin Wright — Real Estate: Commercial property, UK/London

The complete list of the practice categories in which Mayer Brown and Tauil & Chequer are ranked in the 2017 edition of Legal 500 EMEA include:

Mayer Brown rankings:
Africa

  • Regional Summary

Belgium

  • Competition: EU & Global
  • Customs, Trade, WTO and Anti-Dumping
  • EU Regulatory: Chemicals (REACH)
  • Tax

Central and Eastern Europe

  • Regional Summary

France

  • Aviation: Aviation Finance
  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets: Equity
  • Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
  • EU Competition & Distribution
  • M&A
  • Private Equity: LBO
  • Real Estate
  • Tax

Germany

  • Banking & Finance: Lending and Borrowing
  • Banking & Finance: Financial Services: Regulatory
  • Capital Markets: Debt Capital Markets
  • Capital Markets: Structured Finance & Securitization
  • Corporate and M&A: M&A: Mid-sized international deals (under €500m)
  • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (including international arbitration)
  • Dispute Resolution: Financial Services Litigation

Employment

  • Private Equity: Transactions
  • Real Estate & Construction: Real Estate
  • Restructuring and Insolvency: Restructuring

UK/London

  • Corporate and Commercial: Commercial Contracts
  • Corporate and Commercial: Corporate Tax
  • Corporate and Commercial: Equity Capital Markets
  • Corporate and Commercial: EU & Competition
  • Corporate and Commercial: M&A: Upper Mid-Market and Premium Deals, £250m+
  • Corporate and Commercial: Financial Services Contentious
  • Corporate and Commercial: Financial Services Non-Contentious Regulatory
  • Corporate and Commercial: Flotations: Small and Mid-Cap
  • Corporate and Commercial: VAT & Indirect Tax
  • Crime, Fraud & Licensing: Corporate Crime (including Fraud, Bribery and Corruption)
  • Dispute Resolution: Banking Litigation: investment and retail
  • Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
  • Dispute Resolution: Professional Discipline
  • Finance: Acquisition Finance
  • Finance: Asset Based Lending
  • Finance: Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans
  • Finance: Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency
  • Finance: Debt Capital Markets
  • Finance: Derivatives and Structured Products
  • Finance: Emerging Markets
  • Finance: High Yield
  • Finance: Securitization
  • Human Resources: Employee Share Schemes
  • Human Resources: Employment: Employers
  • Human Resources: Pensions: non contentious
  • Human Resources: Pensions: Dispute Resolution
  • Insurance: Corporate & Regulatory
  • Insurance: Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Insurance & Reinsurance Litigation
  • Insurance: Product Liability – Defendant
  • Insurance: Professional Negligence
  • Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: Infastructure
  • Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: Mining and Minerals
  • Real Estate: Commercial Property
  • Real Estate: Commercial Property: Development
  • Real Estate: Commercial Property: Hotels and Leisure
  • Real Estate: Commercial Property: Investment
  • Real Estate: Commercial Property: Retail
  • Real Estate: Construction
  • Real Estate: Construction (Contentious)
  • Real Estate: Construction (Non-Contentious)
  • Real Estate: Property Finance
  • Real Estate: Property Litigation
  • Real Estate: Environment
  • TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms): IT and Telecoms
  • TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms): Media and Entertainment

Tauil & Chequer ranking:
Angola 

  • Foreign Firms

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