Press Release

Chambers & Partners Recognizes Leading Morgan Lewis Lawyers in 2016 Europe Guide

May 10, 2016

BRUSSELS, May 10, 2016: Leading legal directory publisher Chambers & Partners has released its 2016 Europe guide recognizing Morgan Lewis lawyers as leaders in their fields and identifying the firm’s practices among the region’s finest based on feedback provided by clients.

The 2016 edition of the Chambers Europe guide singled out 18 Morgan Lewis lawyers across 18 practice categories. Chambers & Partners rankings assess technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, and commitment and are mostly based on extensive feedback gathered from thousands of lawyers and their clients all over the world in addition to the conduct of extensive independent research.

Following the release of the guide, Morgan Lewis was named as Russia Law Firm of the Year by the publisher at the distinguished Chambers Europe Awards last month.

Chambers Europe 2016 Rankings

Practice Rankings


  • Competition/European Law (Recognized Practitioner)

CIS (Kazakhstan)

  • Corporate/Commercial


  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability  
  • Energy & Natural Resources  
  • Energy & Natural Resources: Mining  
  • Intellectual Property  
  • Private Equity
  • Real Estate (Recognized Practitioner) 
  • Restructuring/Insolvency
  • Telecommunications, Media & Technology

Individual Rankings

  • Ksenia Andreeva, Russia, Intellectual Property (Associate to Watch)
  • Oleg Berger, Russia, Corporate/M&A
  • Carter Brod, Russia, Capital Markets (Expert Based Abroad)
  • Jonathan Hines, Russia, Energy & Natural Resources and Energy & Natural Resources: Mining
  • Bruce Johnston, Russia, Banking & Finance (Expert Based Abroad)
  • Konstantin Kochetkov, Russia, Banking & Finance (Up and Coming)
  • Alexander Marchenko, Russia, Energy & Natural Resources
  • Grigory Marinichev, Russia, Restructuring/Insolvency and Banking & Finance
  • Frances Murphy, UK, Competition/European Law
  • Omar Shah, UK, Competition/European Law (Up and Coming)
  • Izzet Sinan, Belgium, Competition/European Law
  • Sabine Smith-Vidal, France, Employment
  • Vasilisa Strizh, Russia, Corporate/M&A
  • Ingo Winterstein, Germany, Real Estate
  • Brian Zimbler, Russia, Private Equity and Corporate/M&A