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Morgan Lewis Practices and Lawyers Recognized in The Legal 500 EMEA 2020

April 21, 2020

ABU DHABI, ALMATY, DUBAI, FRANKFURT, MOSCOW, NUR-SULTAN, and PARIS, April 21, 2020: Morgan Lewis has earned 20 practice rankings and 48 individual lawyer rankings in the newly released 2020 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa).

The firm received the highest ranking of Tier 1 in four practice areas and gained one new practice ranking. In addition, 27 Morgan Lewis lawyers were ranked in this year’s guide, including five Leading Individual designations, the directory’s most prestigious designation, as well as four Next Generation Partner rankings and two Rising Star rankings.

Tier 1 Practice Rankings

Kazakhstan      

  • Banking, Finance and Capital Markets
  • Energy and Natural Resources

Russia

  • Energy and Natural Resources

United Arab Emirates

  • Investment Fund Formation and Management

New Practice Rankings 2020

United Arab Emirates

  • Compliance and Investigations

Additional Practice Rankings

France

  • Employment

Kazakhstan

  • Commercial, Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Real Estate and Construction (Including Projects)

Russia

  • Banking and Finance: Borrower Side
  • Banking and Finance: Lender or Arranger Side
  • Commercial, Corporate and M&A
  • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and Meditation
  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation
  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • TMT

United Arab Emirates

  • Capital Markets
  • Commercial, Corporate and M&A
  • Corporate Finance (Including Islamic Lending)
  • Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and International Litigation

Leading Individuals

  • Jonathan Hines: Energy and Natural Resources, Russia
  • Sabine Konrad: Arbitration (Including International Arbitration), Germany
  • Grigory Marinichev: Banking and Finance: Lender or Arranger Side, Russia; Restructuring and Insolvency, Russia
  • Aset Shyngyssov: Energy and Natural Resources, Kazakhstan

Next Generation Partners

  • Anastasia Dergacheva: TMT, Russia
  • Mark Gilligan: Commercial, Corporate and M&A, United Arab Emirates
  • Dmitry Ivanov: Dispute Resolution, Russia        
  • Alexander Marchenko: Energy and Natural Resources, Russia     

Rising Stars

  • Alexey Chertov: Banking and Finance (Lender or Arranger Side), Russia; Banking and Finance (Borrower Side), Russia

Recommended Lawyers

  • Ksenia Andreeva: TMT, Russia  
  • Alexey Chertov: Restructuring and Insolvency, Russia    
  • Roman Dashko: Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Russia          
  • Amanjit Fagura: Corporate Finance (Including Islamic Lending), United Arab Emirates
  • Jay Gladis: Commercial, Corporate and M&A, United Arab Emirates
  • Dmitry Ivanov: Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Russia
  • Bruce Johnston: Banking and Finance: Lender or Arranger Side, Russia
  • Jennifer Josefson: Energy and Natural Resources, Russia           
  • Rebecca Kelly: Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and International Litigation, United Arab Emirates; Compliance and Investigations, United Arab Emirates             
  • Ayman Khaleq: Corporate Finance (Including Islamic Lending), United Arab Emirates; Capital Markets, United Arab Emirates; Investment Fund Formation and Management, United Arab Emirates    
  • Konstantin Kochetkov: Banking and Finance: Borrower Side, Russia; Banking and Finance: Lender or Arranger Side, Russia
  • Philip Korotin: Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Russia 
  • Grigory Marinichev: Banking and Finance: Borrower Side, Russia; Dispute Resolution: Litigation, Russia; Dispute Resolution: Arbitration and Mediation, Russia; Energy and Natural Resources, Russia        
  • Victoria Mesquita Wlazlo: Corporate Finance (Including Islamic Lending), United Arab Emirates; Capital Markets, United Arab Emirates
  • William Nash: Investment Fund Formation and Management, United Arab Emirates                      
  • Klara Nurgaziyeva: Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Kazakhstan; Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Kazakhstan; Dispute Resolution, Kazakhstan; Energy and Natural Resources, Kazakhstan
  • Chadi Salloum: Commercial, Corporate and M&A, United Arab Emirates  
  • Valentina Semenikhina: Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Russia
  • Aset Shyngyssov: Banking, Finance and Capital Markets, Kazakhstan; Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Kazakhstan; Dispute Resolution, Kazakhstan; Real Estate and Construction (Including Projects), Kazakhstan
  • Vasilisa Strizh: Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Russia; TMT, Russia
  • Alishia Sullivan: Investment Fund Formation and Management, United Arab Emirates
  • Brian Zimbler: Commercial, Corporate and M&A, Russia