London — Mayer Brown has been recommended by the Legal 500 UK 2018 edition in 47 categories. Of these rankings, five are top tier:

  • Finance: Asset Based Lending 
  • Insurance: Insolvency and Restructuring 
  • Real Estate: Commercial Property Corporate occupiers
  • Real Estate: Commercial Property Development
  • Real Estate: Commercial Property Investment

The publication listed 20 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 
  • Bernd Bohr – High yield
  • Jeremy Clay — Real Estate: Commercial Property 
  • Ian Coles — Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: Mining and Minerals, and Emerging Markets 
  • Sean Connolly — Professional Negligence 
  • Will Glassey — Professional Negligence 
  • Alistair Graham — Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail 
  • Dominic Griffiths – Securitization 
  • Michael Hutchinson — Environment 
  • Ian McDonald — Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail 
  • David O’Connor – Securitization 
  • Edmund Parker — Derivatives and Structured Products 
  • Michael Regan — Construction and Professional Negligence 
  • Nicholas Robertson — Employment 
  • Devi Shah — Insurance: Insolvency & Restructuring 
  • Rachel Speight – Emerging Markets
  • Martin Wright — Commercial Property 

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

  • Doye Balogun – Emerging Markets
  • Miriam Bruce – Employment
  • Danuta de Vries – Emerging Markets
  • Neal Handa – Securitzation 
  • James Morris – Professional Negligence and Construction
  • Rachael O’Grady – International Arbitration 
  • Iain Roberts – Commercial Property
  • Kwadwo Sarkodie – Construction
  • Matthew Williams – Professional Negligence
  • Alexandra Wood – Insurance: Insolvency and Restructuring

The complete list of the practice categories in which Mayer Brown is ranked in the 2018 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 
  • M&A: Upper Mid-Market and Premium Deals, £250m+ 
  • Private Equity (Transactions – mid market deals)
  • 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 
  • Securitization 

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 

Investment Fund Formation and Management

  • Private Funds

Projects, energy and natural resources 

  • Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)
  • Mining and Minerals 
  • Oil and Gas 

Real estate

  • Commercial Property: Corporate Occupiers
  • Commercial Property: Development 
  • Commercial Property: Investment 
  • Construction: Contentious Construction: Non-contentious 
  • Environment 
  • Property Finance

TMT (technology, media and telecoms)

  • Fintech 
  • IT and Telecoms 
  • Media and Entertainment