Mayer Brown announced that the 2016 edition of Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) ranked Mayer Brown in 46 categories and Tauil & Chequer Advogados, in association with Mayer Brown, in one category. Two of the rankings are top-tier:

  • Mayer Brown: EU Regulatory: Chemicals (REACH), Belgium, for the eighth consecutive year
  • Tauil & Chequer: Angola: Foreign firms, for the second consecutive year

The publication also listed 16 Mayer Brown lawyers as “Leading Individuals” in their practice areas:

  • Raid Abu-Manneh – Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration, UK/London
  • 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
  • Laurent Borey – Tax: Transactional/Corporate Tax, France
  • Jeremy Clay – Real Estate: Commercial Property, UK/London
  • Ian Coles – Finance: Emerging Markets; and Projects, Energy & Natural Resources: Mining and Minerals, UK/London
  • Peter Dickinson – Technology, Media & Telecoms: Telecoms, UK/London
  • David Harrison – Corporate and Commercial: EU & Competition, 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, UK/London
  • Paulette Vander Schueren – Customs, Trade, WTO and Anti-Dumping, Belgium
  • Martin Wright – Real Estate: Commercial Property, UK/London

Following is a complete list of the 2016 Legal 500 EMEA practice category rankings for Mayer Brown and Tauil & Chequer:

Mayer Brown Rankings:


  • Africa: Regional Summary


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


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


  • Banking & Finance: Lending and Borrowing
  • Capital Markets: Debt Capital Markets
  • Capital Markets: 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
  • Regulatory: Banks
  • 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: 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