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Morgan Lewis Singled Out by Clients in Distinguished Legal 500 UK Guide

December 11, 2015

LONDON, December 11, 2015: Legal 500 has published its annual UK guide recognizing Morgan Lewis lawyers as leaders in their fields and naming a selection of the firm’s leading practices among the region’s finest based on client commentary and comprehensive independent research.

The 2015 guide recommends Morgan Lewis in 16 practice categories, including the following five for the first time: Corporate and Commercial - EU and Competition; Dispute Resolution - Competition Litigation; Finance - Derivatives and Structured Products; TMT - Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology; and Projects, Energy and Natural Resources - Oil and Gas. Morgan Lewis lawyers secured 22 recommendations, including two exclusive “Leading Lawyer” designations.

The publication, widely regarded as the standard for legal distinction around the world, bases its recommendations on merit alone, highlighting only those lawyers and firms corporate counsel identify as providers of the most cutting edge and innovative legal solutions. The rankings assess a number of qualities valued by clients, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence and commitment.

Legal 500 UK 2015 Rankings

Individual Lawyers

  • Noel Ainsworth – Private Equity
  • Carter Brod – Capital Markets; Emerging Markets
  • Tom Cartwright – Private Equity
  • Olivier Chambord – Oil & Gas
  • Amy Comer – Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology; Corporate and Commercial
  • Tim Corbett – Corporate and Commercial; Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
  • Tracy Evlogidis – Human Resources: Immigration – Leading Lawyer
  • Nicholas Greenwood – Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation; Insurance: Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation
  • Nick Hobson – Human Resources: Immigration
  • Amanda Jennings – Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans; Emerging Markets
  • Bruce Johnston – Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans; Emerging Markets
  • Lewis Jones – Oil & Gas
  • Mathew Kidwell – Oil & Gas
  • Paul Matthews – Derivatives and Structured Products
  • Frances Murphy – EU and Competition; UK and Competition Litigation – Leading Lawyer
  • Tom O’Connor – Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans
  • David Ramm – Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology; Private Equity
  • Kevin Robinson – UK and Competition Litigation
  • Peter Sharp – Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation; Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation;
  • David Waldron – Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation
  • Stephen Walters – Corporate and Commercial
  • Iain Wright – Corporate and Commercial

Practice Categories

  • Corporate and Commercial – Corporate Tax
  • Corporate and Commercial – EU and Competition
  • Corporate and Commercial – M&A: Mid-Market, £50m-£250m
  • Corporate and Commercial – Private Equity: Transactions
  • Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution – Competition Litigation
  • Dispute Resolution – International Arbitration
  • Finance – Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans
  • Finance – Debt Capital Markets
  • Finance – Derivatives and Structured Products
  • Finance –Emerging Markets
  • Human Resources – Employment: Employers and Senior Executives
  • Human Resources – Immigration
  • Insurance: Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation
  • Projects, Energy and Natural Resources – Oil and Gas
  • TMT – Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology