Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that the 2014 edition of Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) ranked the firm in 50 categories. Of these rankings, three are top-tier:

  • EU Regulatory: Chemicals (REACH), Belgium, for the sixth consecutive year;  
  • EU Regulatory: Food, Belgium, for the seventh consecutive year; and
  • Private Equity, France, for the second consecutive year.

The publication also listed 12 Mayer Brown lawyers as “Leading Individuals” in their practice areas:

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

Following is a complete list of the practice categories in which Mayer Brown is ranked in the 2014 edition of Legal 500 EMEA:

Belgium

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

France

  • Aviation Finance
  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets: Equity
  • Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
  • Employment
  • EU Competition and Distribution
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Private Equity
  • Private Equity: Fund Formation
  • Real Estate
  • Tax

Germany

  • Banking & Finance: Bank Lending
  • Banking & Finance: Structured Finance and Securitization
  • Corporate and M&A - M&A: Mid-sized international deals (under €500m)
  • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (including International Arbitration)
  • Employment
  • Information Technology and Outsourcing: Outsourcing
  • Real Estate and Construction: Real Estate
  • Restructuring and Insolvency: Restructuring

UK

  • Corporate and Commercial: Corporate Tax
  • Corporate and Commercial: EU and Competition
  • Corporate and Commercial: M&A: Upper Mid-Market and Premium Deals, £250m+
  • Corporate and Commercial: Private Equity: Transactions
  • Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
  • Finance: Acquisition Finance
  • Finance: Asset Financing and Leasing
  • Finance: Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans
  • Finance: Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Finance: Emerging Markets
  • Human Resources: Employment: Employers and Senior Executives
  • Human Resources: Pensions (Non-Contentious)
  • Human Resources: Pensions: Dispute Resolution
  • Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: Power (including Electricity, Nuclear and Renewables)
  • Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: Oil & Gas
  • 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