Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that the 2014 edition of Legal 500 United Kingdom ranked the firm in 47 categories. Of these rankings, four are top-tier:

  • Finance: Asset-Based Lending, a new category this year;
  • Insurance: Insolvency & Restructuring, for the second consecutive year;
  • Insurance: Professional Negligence, for the third consecutive year; and
  • Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: Mining and Minerals, for the sixth consecutive year.

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

  • David Allen – Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation
  • Chris Arnold – Finance: Derivatives and Structured Products
  • Sandy Bhogal – Corporate and Commercial: Corporate Tax
  • Bernd Bohr – Finance: Debt Capital Markets
  • Jeremy Clay – Real Estate: Commercial Property
  • Ian Coles – Projects, Energy & Natural Resources: Mining and Minerals
  • Sean Connolly – Insurance: Professional Negligence
  • Peter Dickinson – Technology, Media & Telecoms: Telecoms
  • Will Glassey – Insurance: Professional Negligence
  • Alistair Graham – Dispute Resolution: Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail
  • Michael Hutchinson – Real Estate: Environment
  • Philippa James – Human Resources: Pensions: Non-Contentious
  • Ian McDonald – Dispute Resolution: Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail
  • Ed Parker – Finance: Derivatives and Structured Products
  • Michael Regan – Real Estate: Construction
  • Nick Robertson – Human Resources: Employment
  • Anna Rogers – Human Resources: Pensions: Non-contentious
  • Devi Shah – Insurance: Insolvency & Restructuring

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

Corporate & Commercial

  • Commercial Contracts
  • Corporate Tax
  • Equity Capital Markets
  • EU & Competition 
  • Financial Services (Contentious)
  • Financial Services (Non-Contentious/Regulatory)
  • Flotations: Small and Mid-Cap
  • Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
  • Investment Funds: Listed Funds
  • M&A: Upper Mid-Market and Premium Deals, €250m+
  • VAT & Indirect Tax
  • Venture Capital

Crime, Fraud & Licensing

  • Corporate Crime (including Fraud, Bribery and Corruption)

Dispute Resolution

  • Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail
  • Commercial Litigation
  • International Arbitration
  • Professional Discipline

Finance

  • Acquisition Finance
  • Asset-Based Lending
  • Asset Finance and Leasing
  • Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans
  • Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Debt Capital Markets
  • Derivatives and Structured Products
  • Emerging Markets
  • Securitisation

Human Resources

  • Employee Share Schemes
  • Employment: Employers
  • Pensions: Non-contentious
  • Pensions: Dispute Resolution

Insurance

  • Corporate & Regulatory
  • Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Insurance & Reinsurance Litigation
  • Product Liability: Defendant
  • Professional Negligence

Projects, Energy and Natural Resources

  • Mining and Minerals

Real Estate

  • Commercial Property
  • Commercial Property: Development
  • Commercial Property: Hotels and Leisure
  • Commercial Property: Investment
  • Commercial Property: Retail
  • Construction
  • Environment
  • Property Finance
  • Property Litigation

Technology, Media & Telecoms

  • IT & Telecoms
  • Media and Entertainment