Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

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Partner in Charge: Sebastian Rice
Senior Partner: James Roome
Number of partners: 48
Number of other fee earners: 86

THE FIRM
Akin Gump is a global law firm with 20 offices and more than 900 lawyers and advisers supporting clients in relation to high-profile and high-value matters around the globe. Recognised for its sophisticated clients and capabilities as well as for its outstanding team of legal professionals, the firm is well known for its commercial approach and its commitment to client service. Akin Gump’s London office is the hub for the firm’s international practice.

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK
The firm’s strategy is to grow its core practices and those that complement key strengths of the firm. This has resulted in the growth of a fully integrated London office with strength in financial restructuring, corporate/M&A, private equity, leveraged finance and equity capital markets, debt finance (including debt capital markets and securitisation), energy, project finance, financial services regulatory, disputes (including international arbitration and civil fraud), investment funds (hedge, private equity, real estate and infrastructure), EU competition, international trade and tax. The integrated nature of the practice means that the firm’s London lawyers work closely with their counterparts around the globe. Clients of the London office include investment funds, insurance companies and market-leading energy and telecommunications companies.

INTERNATIONAL
With more than a third of its offices outside the United States, Akin Gump has a global reach and its lawyers are fluent in over 40 languages. The firm has offices in Abu Dhabi, Beijing, Dallas, Dubai, Fort Worth, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hartford, Hong Kong, Houston, Irvine, London, Los Angeles, Moscow, New York, Philadelphia, San Antonio, San Francisco, Singapore and Washington, DC.

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld is the practising name of Akin Gump LLP. Akin Gump LLP is a New York limited liability partnership and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 267321

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Banking Litigation
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Litigation
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Restructuring/Insolvency
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Construction: International Arbitration
Band 3
Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas
Band 2

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Mark Dawkins
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Richard Hornshaw
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Davina Garrod
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Construction: Contentious


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Barry G Russell
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Hamish LalConstruction: Contentious
Hamish LalConstruction: International Arbitration
John C LaMasterEnergy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas
Helen J MarshallFinancial Services: Contentious Regulatory
Barry G RussellRestructuring/Insolvency
James RoomeRestructuring/Insolvency
James TerryRestructuring/Insolvency
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Tim PearceInvestment Funds: Hedge Funds
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Davina GarrodCompetition Law
Justin WilliamsEnergy & Natural Resources: Disputes
Ian MeadeInvestment Funds: Hedge Funds
John DaghlianInvestment Funds: Private Equity
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Mark DawkinsBanking Litigation
Richard HornshawBanking Litigation
Gavin WeirCorporate/M&A: High-end Capability

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2001 K Street N.W.

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DC 20006

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