Skip to main content


Firm News

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:

  • Regional Summary


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

Central and Eastern Europe

  • Regional Summary


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


  • 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


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


  • 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:

  • Foreign Firms

Media Contact

  • Helen Obi
    Senior Corporate Communications & PR Manager
    T +44 20 3130 8527
  • Katie Tibbitts
    Senior PR Executive
    T +44 20 3130 8120
The Build a Report feature requires the use of cookies to function properly. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently. If you do not accept cookies, this function will not work. For more information please see our Privacy Policy

You have no pages selected. Please select pages to email then resubmit.