Mayer Brown announced that the 2015 edition of Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) ranked Mayer Brown in 44 categories and Tauil & Chequer Advogados, in association with Mayer Brown, in one category. Of Mayer Brown’s rankings, two are top-tier:

  • EU Regulatory: Chemicals (REACH), Belgium, for the seventh consecutive year
  • Private Equity, France, for the third consecutive year

Tauil & Chequer received a top-tier ranking in Foreign Firms, Angola.

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

  • David Allen – Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation, UK/London 
  • Chris Arnold – Finance: Derivatives and Structured Products, UK/London
  • Sandy Bhogal – Corporate and Commercial: Corporate Tax, UK/London 
  • Bernd Bohr – Finance: Debt Capital Markets, 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 
  • Ed Parker – Finance: Derivatives and Structured Products, UK/London
  • Michael Regan – Real Estate: Construction, UK/London 
  • Nick Robertson – Human Resources: Employment (General), UK/London 
  • Paulette Vander Schueren – Customs, Trade, WTO and Anti-Dumping, Belgium

Following is a complete list of the 2015 Legal 500 EMEA practice category rankings for Mayer Brown and Tauil & Chequer.

Mayer Brown Rankings:


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


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


  • Banking & Finance: Debt Capital Markets 
  • Banking & Finance: Lending and Borrowing 
  • Banking & Finance: Structured Finance and Securitization 
  • Corporate and M&A - M&A: Mid-sized International Deals (under €500m) 
  • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (including International Arbitration) 
  • Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation 
  • Employment 
  • Real Estate and Construction: Real Estate 
  • Restructuring and Insolvency: Restructuring 


  • Corporate and Commercial: Corporate Tax 
  • Corporate and Commercial: Equity Capital Markets 
  • Corporate and Commercial: EU and Competition 
  • Corporate and Commercial: M&A: Upper Mid-Market and Premium Deals, £250m+ 
  • 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: Debt Capital Markets 
  • Finance: Derivatives and Structured Products 
  • Finance: Emerging Markets 
  • Human Resources: Employment: Employers 
  • 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: IT and Telecoms 

Tauil & Chequer Rankings:


  • Foreign Firms