Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, is ranked in 15 categories in the 2013 edition of Legal 500 EMEA, a guide to the leading financial law firms in Europe, the Middle East & Africa. Included are three top-tier rankings:

• Belgium/EU Regulatory: Chemicals (REACH);
• Belgium/EU Regulatory: Food; and
• France/Private Equity.

The publication also listed 11 Mayer Brown lawyers as “Leading Individuals” in their practice areas:

• David Allen – Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation, UK;
• Jeremy Clay – Real Estate: Commercial Property: UK;
• Peter Dickinson – Technology, Media and Telecoms: IT and Telecoms: Telecoms, UK;
• Michael Hutchinson – Real Estate: Environment, UK;
• Philippa James – Human Resources: Pensions (Non-contentious), UK;
• Mark Prinsley – Technology, Media and Telecoms: IT and Telecoms: Information Technology, UK;
• Michael Regan – Real Estate: Construction, UK;
• Nick Robertson – Human Resources: Employment, UK; and Human Resources, Employment: Employees/Unions, UK;
• Anna Rogers – Human Resources: Pensions (Non-contentious), UK;
• Peter Steiner – Corporate and Commercial: Corporate Tax, UK; and
• Paulette Vander Schueren – Customs, Trade, WTO and Anti-Dumping, Belgium.

Legal 500 EMEA rankings are based on independent research and provide analysis of the best financial law firms operating in the EMEA countries.

Following is a complete list of the Legal 500 EMEA 2013 jurisdictions and practice categories in which Mayer Brown is ranked.


Customs, Trade, WTO and Anti-Dumping
EU Regulatory: Chemicals (REACH)
EU Regulatory: Food


Aviation Finance
Banking and Finance
Capital Markets
Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation
Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
EU Competition and Distribution Insolvency
Mergers and Acquisitions
Private Equity
Real Estate


Banking and Finance: Bank Lending
Corporate and M&A
Dispute Resolution
Information Technology and Outsourcing
Insolvency and Restructuring: Restructuring
Real Estate and Construction: Real Estate
Structured Finance and Securitisation


Corporate and Commercial: Corporate Tax
Corporate and Commercial: EU & Competition
Corporate and Commercial: M&A: premium deals, £250m+
Corporate and Commercial: Private Equity: Transactions
Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation
Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
Finance: Acquisition Finance
Finance: Asset Financing & Leasing
Finance: Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans
Finance: Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency
Finance: Emerging Markets
Human Resources: Employment: Employers
Human Resources: Pensions (Non-contentious)
Human Resources: Pensions: Dispute Resolution
Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: Oil & Gas
Projects, Energy and Natural resources: Power (including Electricity, Nuclear and Renewables)
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: Environment
Technology, Media and Telecoms: Intellectual Property
Technology, Media and Telecoms: IT and Telecoms