Mayer Brown, a leading global law firm, announced that its practices are ranked in 49 categories in the 2010 edition of Legal 500:UK including top tier rankings in Insurance & Reinsurance, Litigation and Mining & Minerals. The publication also lists 18 Mayer Brown lawyers as Leading Individuals in their practice areas.
Following are comments by Legal 500 about Mayer Brown’s highest ranked practice areas:
Insurance, Insurance & Reinsurance Litigation Mayer Brown International LLP’s strong global footprint is fully supported by the team in London, which is experienced across direct insurance and reinsurance disputes, be they political risk cases, fraud-related instructions, or D&O cases. Overall the team is ‘great value for money, thanks to competent junior associates and excellent division of work’.
Projects, Energy & Natural Resources – Mining & Minerals Mayer Brown International LLP scores points for its ‘market-leading project finance capability’. In a landmark transaction, the firm advised Nevsun Resources on a $235m project financing for the operation and construction of the Bisha gold, silver, zinc and copper mine in Eritrea – the first mine to be project financed in the country.
Partners listed by Legal 500 UK as “Leading Individuals” in their practice categories are:
Sean Connelly, Professional Negligence
Jeremy Clay, Commercial Property
Peter Steiner, Corporate Tax
Mark Prinsley, Outsourcing and Procurement and TMT (IT)
Andrew Legg, Banking Litigation
David Allen, Commercial Litigation
Clare Canning, Commercial Litigation and Professional Negligence
Edmund Parker, Derivatives and Structured Products
Bruce Bloomingdale, Securitisation
Nicholas Robertson, Employment
Jim Oulton, Insurance, Insolvency and Restructuring
David Chadwick, Insurance/Reinsurance litigation
Ian Coles, Mining and Minerals
Michael Regan, Construction
Michael Hutchinson, Environment
Sarah Byrt, TMT (Media and Entertainment)
Peter Dickinson, TMT (Telcoms)
Following is a complete list of Mayer Brown’s practice category rankings in the 2010 edition of Legal 500: UK.
CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL
PROJECTS, ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES
TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA & TELECOMS
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