London - Mayer Brown has been recommended in 46 categories by the Legal 500 United Kingdom 2015 edition. Of these rankings, three are top tier:

  • Asset-based lending
  • Insurance: insolvency and restructuring, and
  • Insurance: Professional negligence.

The publication also listed 21 lawyers as "Leading Individuals" in their practice areas:

  • Raid Abu-Manneh – International Arbitration
  • David Allen – Commercial Litigation
  • Chris Arnold – Derivatives and Structured Products
  • Kate Ball-Dodd – Flotations: Small & Mid Cap
  • Bernd Bohr – Debt Capital Markets
  • Sandy Bhogal – Corporate Tax
  • Jeremy Clay – Real Estate: Corporate Tax
  • Ian Coles - Projects, Energy & Natural Resources: Mining and Minerals and Emerging Markets
  • Sean Connolly – Professional Negligence
  • Peter Dickinson – TMT (Telecoms)
  • William Glassey – Professional Negligence
  • Alistair Graham – Banking litigation: investment and retail
  • Michael Hutchinson – Environment
  • Philippa James – Pensions: non contentious
  • Ian McDonald – Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail
  • Edmund Parker – Derivatives and Structured Products
  • Michael Regan – Construction
  • Nicholas Robertson – Employment
  • Devi Shah - Insurance: Insolvency & Restructuring
  • Richard Todd – Securitisation
  • Martin Wright – Commercial Property.

The complete list of the practice categories in which Mayer Brown is ranked in the 2015 edition of Legal 500 UK includes:

Corporate and commercial

  • Commercial contracts
  • Corporate tax
  • Equity capital markets
  • EU and competition
  • Financial services – Financial services (non-contentious/regulatory)
  • Financial services – Financial services (contentious)
  • Flotations: small and mid-cap
  • Investment funds – Investment funds – Hedge funds
  • Investment funds – Listed funds
  • M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, £250m+
  • VAT and indirect tax.

Crime, fraud and licensing

  • Corporate crime (including fraud, bribery and corruption).

Dispute resolution

  • Banking litigation: investment and retail
  • Commercial litigation
  • International arbitration
  • Professional discipline.

Finance

  • Acquisition finance
  • 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

  • Insurance and reinsurance litigation
  • Insurance: corporate and regulatory
  • Product liability: defendant.

Projects, energy and natural resources

  • Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)
  • Mining and minerals.

Real estate

  • Commercial property – general
  • Commercial property – development
  • Commercial property – hotels and leisure
  • Commercial property – investment
  • Commercial property – retail
  • Construction
  • Environment
  • Property finance
  • Property litigation.

TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

  • IT and telecoms
  • Media and entertainment.