London - Mayer Brown has been named European Law Firm of the Year at GlobalCapital’s annual Global Derivatives Awards 2015. The awards, held on 24 September in London, recognise the people, companies and deals that have made an impact on the global derivatives market during the past year. The firm was also nominated for Global Law Firm of the Year.

Commenting on winning the award, Edmund Parker, global co-head of the Derivatives & Structured Products practice, said: "We are one of the leading global derivatives practices, with great strength in Europe, particularly in the UK and Germany. We advise almost all of the derivatives market-makers as well hedge funds, asset managers, insurance companies, pension funds and corporates on the most complex structured transactions, and advise them on regulation and disputes. This award is a testament to the time and effort all of our team puts in to best serve our clients. We are thrilled to have won this award and be recognised as a leading law firm in the derivatives market."

The winners of the Global Derivatives Awards 2015 were selected by GlobalCapital’s editors based on client feedback and innovation, expertise, uniqueness of approach and growth shown over the last year.

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