Mayer Brown announced that The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) 2021 ranks Mayer Brown in 25 practice categories.

Of these categories, two are top-tier including:

  • Belgium: Customs, trade, WTO and anti-dumping
  • Belgium: EU regulatory: Chemicals

The guide listed five Mayer Brown lawyers as "Leading Individuals" in their practice areas:

  • Belgium: Nikolay Mizulin — Customs, trade, WTO and anti-dumping
  • Belgium: Jean-Philippe Montfort — EU regulatory: Chemicals
  • France: Laurent Borey — Tax
  • France: Benjamin Homo — Tax
  • France: Nicolette Kost De Sevres — Compliance

In addition, five lawyers were recognized as "Next Generation Partners"— junior/new/young partners who make a material difference to the practice:

  • France: Dany Khayat — Dispute resolution: International arbitration
  • France: Alban Dorin — Banking and finance: transactional work and Mining, oil and gas and natural resources
  • France: Maud Bischoff — Banking and finance: transactional work
  • France: Olivier Mélédo — Industry focus: Energy and Project finance
  • France: Julien Haure — Employment

The guide also recognized Pavlina Chopova-Lepretre as a "Rising Star" in the EU regulatory: Chemicals category and Paulette Vander Schueren in the "Hall of Fame" in the Customs, trade, WTO and anti-dumping category.

Below is a full list of the practice categories in which Mayer Brown is ranked:

  • Angola: Foreign firms
  • Belgium: Customs, trade, WTO and anti-dumping
  • Belgium: EU regulatory: Chemicals
  • Belgium: Tax
  • France: Transactional work
  • France: Dispute resolution: International arbitration
  • France: Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation
  • France: Employment
  • France: EU, competition and distribution
  • France: Mergers and acquisitions
  • France: LBO
  • France: Energy
  • France: Real Estate
  • France: Tax
  • France: Project Finance
  • France: Compliance
  • Germany: Financial services: regulatory
  • Germany: Derivatives and Structured Finance
  • Germany: Debt capital markets
  • Germany: Structured finance and securitisation
  • Germany: M&A: mid-sized international deals (€100m-€500m)
  • Germany: Real Estate
  • Germany: Restructuring
  • United Arab Emirates: Dispute resolution: arbitration and international litigation
  • Mozambique

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