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The Legal 500 UK 2021 Guide Recognizes Fried Frank Practices and Lawyers

The Legal 500 | October 2, 2020

Fried Frank has been recognized in 12 practice categories in The Legal 500 UK 2021, a guide to the leading commercial law firms in the UK. In addition, 26 Fried Frank lawyers are recommended by the publication.
Corporate partners Gregg Beechey, Kate Downey, Ian Lopez, and Mark Mifsud, as well as litigation partner James Kitching were listed as “Leading Individuals” in their respective practice areas. Additionally, corporate partner Mark Mifsud was included in the prestigious “Hall of Fame," and litigation special counsel Leigh Mallon was named as a “Rising Star.”

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

Corporate and Commercial: EU and Competition
Antitrust and competition partner Tobias Caspary and antitrust and competition associate Neda Moussavi
Corporate and Commercial: Financial Services: Non-contentious/Regulatory
Corporate partner Gregg Beechey (Leading Individual) and corporate associate Zac Mellor-Clark
Corporate and Commercial: M&A: Upper Mid-Market and Premium Deals, £500M+
Corporate partner Ian Lopez (Leading Individual)
Corporate and Commercial: Private Equity: Transactions – High-Value Deals (£250M+)
Corporate partners Ian Lopez, Dan Oates, and Simon Saitowitz

Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation: Premium
Litigation partners James Kitching (Leading Individual) and James Barratt, litigation special counsel Leigh Mallon (Rising Star), and litigation associate Duncan Saunders

Dispute Resolution: International Arbitration
Litigation partners James Kitching and James Barratt, and litigation special counsel Leigh Mallon
Finance: Acquisition Finance
Corporate partners Neil Caddy, Kathryn Cecil, and Jons F. Lehmann
Finance: Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans
Corporate partners Neil Caddy, Kathryn Cecil, and Jons F. Lehmann

Finance: Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency partner Ashley Katz and restructuring and insolvency associates Imran Aslam and Amy Faraday

Investment Fund Formation and Management: Hedge Funds
Corporate partner Mark Mifsud

Investment Fund Formation and Management: Private Funds (including Infrastructure Funds)
Corporate partners David Christmas, Kate Downey (Leading Individual), Mark Mifsud (Hall of Fame), and Sam Wilson, and corporate associates Robert MacVicar and James O’Shea

Real Estate: Commercial Property: Investment
Corporate real estate partners Darren Rogers and Patrick Williams, and corporate real estate associate Devina Rana

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