London – The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2022 guide has ranked Mayer Brown in 43 categories. Of these rankings, three are in the top tier: 

  • Finance: Asset Based Lending — for the eighth consecutive year
  • Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: Mining and Minerals — for the second consecutive year 
  • Real Estate: Commercial Property – Corporate Occupiers — for the fourth consecutive year

The guide also recognized 28 Mayer Brown lawyers as "Leading Individuals" in their practice areas:

  • Raid Abu-Manneh — International Arbitration 
  • Chris Arnold — Derivatives and Structured Products 
  • Kate Ball-Dodd — Equity Capital Markets: Small and Mid-cap 
  • Bernd Bohr — High yield
  • Joe Conder – Commercial Property: Investment
  • Sally Davies — Professional Negligence 
  • Alex Dell — Asset Based Lending 
  • Jay Doraisamy — Pensions: Non-Contentious
  • Christopher Fisher — Employers 
  • Dominic Griffiths — Structured Products & Securitisation, and Asset Based Lending
  • Chris Harvey — Commercial Property: Corporate Occupiers and Commercial Property: Investment
  • Robert Hamill — TMT
  • Caroline Humble — Commercial Property: Development and Commercial Property: Investment 
  • Kirsti Massie — Power
  • Ashley McDermott: Emerging Markets
  • David O’Connor — Structured Products & Securitisation 
  • Jim Oulton — Professional Negligence 
  • Bob Palmer — Oil and Gas
  • Edmund Parker — Derivatives and Structured Products 
  • Iain Roberts — Commercial Property: Corporate Occupiers and Commercial Property: Development
  • Miles Robinson — Commercial Litigation 
  • Kwadwo Sarkodie — Construction: Contentious 
  • Devi Shah — Corporate and Regulatory 
  • Aimee Sharman — Fund Finance
  • Rachel Speight — Emerging Markets
  • Paul Tannenbaum — Fund Finance
  • Martin Wright — Commercial Property: Corporate Occupiers, Commercial Property: Development, and Commercial Property: Investment 

Ten Mayer Brown lawyers have been listed in the “Hall of Fame” category for their practice area in the guide: 

  • Trevor Borthwick — Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans
  • Jeremy Clay – Commercial Property: Investment 
  • Ian Coles — Mining and Minerals, and Emerging Markets
  • Sam Eastwood — Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime
  • Alistair Graham — Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail
  • Michael Hutchinson — Environment
  • Ian McDonald – Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail
  • Ed Parker — Derivatives and Structured Products
  • Michael Regan — Professional Negligence
  • Perry Yam — Private Equity: Transactions- mid market deals (up to £250m) 

Twelve Mayer Brown lawyers have been listed in the “Next Generation” category for their practice area: 

  • Miriam Bruce — Employers
  • Merryn Craske — Securitisation
  • Danuta de Vries — Emerging Markets
  • Nanak Keswani — Derivatives and Structured Products 
  • James Morris — Professional Negligence and Real Estate: Construction: Contentious
  • Rachael O’Grady — International Arbitration 
  • Jonathan Olson-Welsh — Construction: Non-Contentious
  • Susan Rosser — Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail
  • Jonathan Stone — Professional Negligence
  • Paul Tannenbaum — Fund Finance 
  • Charles Thain — Trade Finance
  • James West — Private equity: transactions – mid-market deals – up to £250m

Ten Mayer Brown lawyers have been listed as “Rising Stars” for their practice area: 

  • Jawad Ahmad — International Arbitration 
  • Ravi Amin — Asset Based Lending
  • Annabel Ersser — Property Finance 
  • Harriet Hainsworth — TMT
  • Ruth Malone — Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail
  • Tim Shepherd — Professional Negligence
  • Emma Sturt — Emerging Markets
  • Kitty Swanson — Corporate Tax
  • Matthew Williams — Professional Negligence
  • Jawad Ahmad — International Arbitration 

The complete list of the practice categories in which Mayer Brown is ranked in the 2021 edition of Legal 500 UK includes: 

Corporate and Commercial

  • Corporate Tax
  • EU and Competition
  • EU and Competition: Trade, WTO
  • Equity Capital Markets: mid-high cap
  • Equity Capital Markets: small-mid cap
  • Financial Services: Non-Contentious/Regulatory
  • Financial Services 
  • M&A: Upper Mid-market and Premium Deals
  • Private equity: transactions – mid-market deals – up to £250m
  • VAT and Indirect Tax

Crime, Fraud and Licensing

  •  Fraud: Civil

Dispute Resolution

  • Banking Litigation: Investment and Retail
  • Commercial Litigation: Premium
  • International Arbitration

Employment

  • Employee Share Schemes
  • Employers
  • Pensions: Non-Contentious
  • Pensions: Dispute Resolution

Finance

  • Asset Based Lending 
  • Islamic Finance
  • Securitisation
  • Trade Finance
  • Acquisitions Finance
  • Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans
  • Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Debt Capital Markets
  • Derivatives and Structured Products
  • High Yield

Industry Focus

  • Emerging Markets
  • TMT

Insurance

  • Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation
  • Insurance: Corporate and Regulatory
  • Product Liability: Defendant
  • Professional Negligence

Investment Fund Formation and Management

  • Fund Finance

Projects, Energy and Natural Resources

  • Infrastructure
  • Oil and Gas

Real Estate

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

Risk Advisory

  • Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime

TMT

  • Fintech
  • IT and Telecoms
  • Media and Entertainment

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