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The Legal 500 Recognizes Morgan Lewis Practices, Lawyers in 2016 United Kingdom Guide

September 22, 2016

LONDON, September 22, 2016: Morgan Lewis has received 17 practice rankings and 24 individual lawyer recommendations in the 2016 edition of The Legal 500 United Kingdom annual guide.

The Legal 500 rankings are based on a series of criteria judged predominantly by corporate counsel looking to identify select firms that offer some of the most cutting-edge and innovative counsel to clients around the world. The firm earned new rankings in the 2016 guide’s Corporate and Commercial: Equity Capital Markets and Finance: Securitization categories. Partners Tracy Evlogidis and Frances Murphy received “Leading Individual” designations in 2016, which are exclusively reserved for only those lawyers singled out for distinguished recognition by corporate counsel.

Morgan Lewis garnered recognition in the following practice categories in 2016:

  • Corporate and Commercial: Corporate Tax
  • Corporate and Commercial: Equity Capital Markets
  • 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: Emerging Markets
  • Finance: Securitization
  • Human Resources: Employment: Employers
  • Human Resources: Immigration
  • Insurance: Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation
  • Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: Oil and Gas 
  • TMT: Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

The partners earning individual recommendations in this year’s guide are:

  • Carter Brod – Corporate and Commercial: Equity Capital Markets; Finance: Debt Capital Markets
  • Lisa Cargill – Finance: Securitization
  • Tom Cartwright – Corporate and Commercial: M&A: Mid-market, £50m-£250m; Corporate and Commercial: Private Equity: Transactions: Mid-cap Deal Capability; TMT: Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
  • Joanna Christoforou – Corporate and Commercial: EU and Competition; Dispute Resolution: Competition Litigation
  • Timothy Corbett – Corporate and Commercial: Equity Capital Markets; Corporate and Commercial: M&A: Mid-market, £50m-£250m; TMT: Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
  • Lewis Jones – Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: Oil and Gas 
  • Kevin Robinson – Corporate and Commercial: EU and Competition; Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation
  • Omar Shah – Corporate and Commercial: EU and Competition; Dispute Resolution: Competition Litigation
  • Olivier Chambord – Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: Oil and Gas 
  • Amy Comer – Corporate and Commercial: M&A: Mid-market, £50m-£250m
  • Matthew Duncan – Finance: Securitization
  • Tracy Evlogidis – Human Resources: Immigration: Business, Leading Individual
  • Nicholas Greenwood – Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation; Insurance: Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation
  • Matthew Howse – Human Resources: Employment: Employers
  • Bruce Johnston – Finance: Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans
  • Theresa Kradjian – Finance: Securitization
  • Paul Matthews – Finance: Securitization
  • Frances Murphy – Corporate and Commercial: EU and Competition, Leading Individual
  • Thomas O’Connor – Finance: Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans
  • Peter Sharp – Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation; Insurance: Insurance and Reinsurance Litigation
  • Izzet Sinan – Corporate and Commercial: EU and Competition
  • David Waldron – Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation; Projects, Energy and Natural Resources: Oil and Gas
  • Stephen Walters – Corporate and Commercial: M&A: Mid-market, £50m-£250m; Corporate and Commercial: Private Equity: Transactions: Mid-cap Deal Capability
  • Pulina Whitaker – Human Resources: Employment: Employers