LONDON – October 11, 2017 – The Legal 500 law firm rankings have once again recognized Brown Rudnick’s recent successes in the UK, recommending the firm in ten practice areas and recognizing sixteen lawyers. 

The rankings reflects a successful year for the firm’s London office, which has posted strong growth and won a number of high-profile, tough briefs. Joseph F. Ryan, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, of Brown Rudnick, said: “We are very proud of our London team and I congratulate our lawyers for this well-deserved recognition from Legal 500.”

The Legal 500 recognizes the lawyers providing the most cutting edge and innovative counsel based on feedback from clients, peer-to-peer interviews and proprietary research into the UK legal market, making among the most prized annual awards in the industry.

  • The Legal 500 recommends Brown Rudnick in 10 practice areas
  • 16 lawyers recommended, from 11 in 2016

 

Practice Area

2017 Ranking

2017 Lawyers recognized

M&A smaller deals up to £50m Tier 1

Mark Dorff

Lena Hodge

Tim Matthews

Sophie McGrath

Nick Vasquez

Venture Capital

 

Tier 3

 Mark Dorff

 Sophie McGrath

 

Financial Services: Contentious

 

Tier 4

Peter Bibby - Leading individual

Neil Micklethwaite

Regulatory Investigations and Corporate Crime

 

Tier 2

Mark Beardsworth

Peter Bibby

Tom Epps

Crime: General

 

Tier 4

Mark Beardsworth

Fraud: Civil

 

Tier 2

Jane Colston - Leading Individual

Neil Micklethwaite

 

Fraud: White Collar Crime

 

Tier 2

Mark Beardsworth - Leading Individual

Tom Epps - Leading Individual

 

Banking Litigation

 

Tier 5

Neil Micklethwaite

Jane Colston

Nick Tse

Neill Shrimpton

Chris Toms

 

Commercial Litigation

 

Tier 5

Neil Micklethwaite

Jane Colston

Nick Tse

Neill Shrimpton

Chris Toms

 

Intellectual Property

 

Tier 5

Steven James

 

 

 

 

About Brown Rudnick LLP

Brown Rudnick, an international law firm with offices in the United States and Europe, represents clients from around the world in high-stakes litigation, international arbitration and complex business transactions. Clients include public and private corporations, multinational Fortune 100 businesses, funds and family offices and start-up enterprises. The Firm also represents investors, as well as official and ad hoc creditors’ committees in today’s largest corporate restructurings, both domestically and abroad. Founded more than 60 years ago, Brown Rudnick has more than 240 lawyers providing advice and services across key areas of the law. Beyond the United States, the Firm regularly serves clients in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, the Caribbean, and Latin America. With its Brown Rudnick Center for the Public Interest, the Firm has created an innovative model combining its pro bono, charitable giving, and community volunteer efforts.