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Fried Frank Ranked in The Legal 500 UK 2023

The Legal 500 | September 30, 2022

Fried Frank was recognized in 14 practice categories in The Legal 500 UK 2023, a guide to the leading commercial law firms in the UK. In addition, 33 Fried Frank lawyers are recommended by the publication.

Corporate partners Gregg Beechey and Ian Lopez, restructuring and insolvency partner Ashley Katz, litigation partner James Kitching and tax partner Nick Thornton were all listed as “Leading Individuals” in their respective practice areas. Additionally, corporate partners Mark Mifsud and Kate Downey were included in the prestigious “Hall of Fame.” Corporate partner David Christmas and restructuring and insolvency partner Mandip Englund were listed as “Next Generation Partners” in their respective practice areas, and corporate counsel Graham Greenwood and corporate associate Karen Henderson were named as “Rising Stars.”

The firm’s practice rankings and list of recommended lawyers are as follows:

Corporate and Commercial: Corporate Tax
Tax partner Nick Thornton (Leading Individual) and tax associates Thomas Bramall and Richard Pilgrim

Corporate and Commercial: EU and Competition
Antitrust and competition partner Tobias Caspary, antitrust and competition special counsel Neda Moussavi and antitrust and competition associate Romain Girard

Corporate and Commercial: Financial Services: Non-Contentious/Regulatory 
Corporate partner Gregg Beechey (Leading Individual) 

Corporate and Commercial: M&A: Upper Mid-Market and Premium Deals (£500M+)
Corporate partner Ian Lopez (Leading Individual) and corporate associates Nick Skill and James Frecknall

Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation: Premium
Litigation partners James Kitching (Leading Individual) and James Barratt

Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
Litigation partners James Kitching and James Barratt

Finance: Acquisition Finance
Corporate partners Jons F. Lehmann, Neil Caddy and Kathryn Cecil, and corporate special counsel Graham Greenwood

Finance: Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans
Corporate partners Jons Lehmann, Neil Caddy and Kathryn Cecil, and corporate special counsel Graham Greenwood

Finance: Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency partners Ashley Katz (Leading Individual) and Mandip Englund (Next Generation Partner), and restructuring and insolvency associate Amy Faraday

Finance: Debt Capital Markets
Corporate partners Ashar Qureshi and John Satory, and corporate special counsel Aseet Dalvi

Investment Fund Formation and Management: Fund Finance
Corporate partners Kathryn Cecil and Jons F. Lehmann, and corporate special counsel Graham Greenwood (Rising Star)

Investment Fund Formation and Management: Private Funds - Tier 2
Corporate partners Mark Mifsud (Hall of Fame), Kate Downey (Hall of Fame), David Christmas (Next Generation Partner), Sam Wilson and Piers Harris; and corporate associates Karen Henderson (Rising Star), Robert MacVicar, Nathan McKinnon and Rebecca Harris

Real Estate: Commercial Property: Investment
Corporate real estate partners Darren Rogers and Patrick Williams

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