Mayer Brown has been recommended by the Legal 500 UK 2017 edition in 48 categories. Of these rankings, four are top tier:

• Finance: Asset-based lending
• Insurance: insolvency and restructuring
• Insurance: Professional negligence
• Commercial Property: Investment

The publication listed 18 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 and mid-cap
• Sandy Bhogal — Corporate tax
• David Chadwick — Insurance and reinsurance litigation
• Jeremy Clay — Real estate: commercial property
• Ian Coles — Projects, energy and natural resources: mining and minerals, and Emerging markets
• Sean Connolly — Professional negligence
• William Glassey — Professional negligence
• Alistair Graham — Banking litigation: investment and retail
• Michael Hutchinson — Environment
• Ian McDonald — Banking litigation: investment and retail
• Edmund Parker — Derivatives and structured products
• Michael Regan — Construction and professional negligence
• Nicholas Robertson — Employment
• Devi Shah — Insurance: insolvency and restructuring
• Martin Wright — Commercial property

Eight Mayer Brown lawyers have also been listed as “Next Generation Lawyers” for their practice area in the publication:

• Noman Ali — Securitisation
• Doye Balogun — Emerging Markets
• Miriam Bruce — Employment
• Neal Handa — Securitisation
• James Morris — Professional Negligence, and Construction
• Danuta de Vries — Emerging Markets
• Matthew Williams — Professional Negligence
• Alexandra Wood — Insolvency and restructuring

The complete list of the practice categories in which Mayer Brown is ranked in the 2017 edition of Legal 500 UK includes:

Corporate and commercial
• Commercial contracts
• Corporate tax
• Equity capital markets: UK capability
• EU and competition
• Financial services: Financial services (non-contentious/regulatory)
• Financial services: Financial services (contentious)
• Flotations: Small and mid-cap
• M&A: Upper mid-market and premium deals, £250m+
• VAT and indirect tax

Crime, fraud and licensing
• Fraud: Civil

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

Finance
• Acquisition finance
• Asset based lending
• Bank lending: Investment grade debt and syndicated loans
• Corporate restructuring and insolvency
• Debt capital markets
• Derivatives and structured products
• Emerging markets
• High yield
• Securitisation

Human resources
• Employee share schemes
• Employment: Employers and senior executives
• Pensions: Non-contentious
• Pensions: Dispute resolution

Insurance
• Corporate and regulatory
• Insolvency and restructuring
• Insurance and reinsurance litigation
• Product liability: Defendant
• Professional negligence

Projects, energy and natural resources
• Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)
• Mining and minerals
• Oil and gas

Real estate

• Commercial property: General
• Commercial property: Development
• Commercial property: Hotels and leisure
• Commercial property: Investment
• Commercial property: Retail
• Construction: Contentious
• Construction: Non-contentious
• Environment
• Property finance

Risk advisory
• Regulatory investigations and corporate crime

TMT (technology, media and telecoms)
• Fintech
• IT and telecoms
• Media and entertainment (including media finance)