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Mayer Brown LLP

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Mayer Brown is a distinctively global law firm, uniquely positioned to advise the world’s leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex deals.
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Firm profile for UK 2021

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London Senior Partner: Sally Davies
UK
Number of partners:
86
Number of other fee-earners: 160
Total staff (all fee-earners & support staff): 460

Contacts:
Antitrust & Competition: David Harrison
Banking & Finance:
Alex Dell
Construction & Engineering: Michael D Regan
Corporate & Securities: Kate Ball-Dodd
Employment & Benefits: Nicholas Robertson
Environment: Michael Hutchinson
Insurance & Reinsurance:
William Glassey
Intellectual Property: Mark Prinsley
Litigation & Dispute Resolution: Ian McDonald
Pensions: Ian Wright, Jay Doraisamy
Real Estate: Christopher Harvey
Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency: Michael Fiddy, Devi Shah and Amy Jacks
Tax: James Hill

THE FIRM
Mayer Brown is a distinctively global law firm, uniquely positioned to advise the world’s leading companies and financial institutions on their most complex deals and disputes. With extensive reach across four continents, the firm is the only integrated law firm in the world with approximately 200 lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centers—New York, London and Hong Kong—the backbone of the global economy. It has deep experience in highstakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including its signature strength, the global financial services industry. Mayer Brown’s diverse teams of lawyers are recognised by clients as strategic partners with deep commercial instincts and a commitment to creatively anticipating their needs and delivering excellence in everything the firm does. Its ‘one-firm’ culture—seamless and integrated across all practices and regions—ensures that clients receive the best of the firm’s knowledge and experience.

PRINCIPAL AREAS OF WORK

Banking & Finance:
This is a founding practice of Mayer Brown and one of the firm’s signature strengths. The firm has significant experience in structured finance and has been at the forefront of the markets for securitisation and other structured products since their inception. The firm is also highly distinguished in all aspects of domestic and cross-border financing transactions, including leveraged finance, asset-based lending, fund finance, debt capital markets (including emerging markets and high yield), project finance, real estate finance, derivatives and tax-based lending. The practice also provides a complete financial restructuring service.

Corporate & Securities:
Corporate and securities law is at the core of Mayer Brown’s global practice. In the UK the firm is known for its strong public and private M&A practice and well-regarded corporate finance team with its extensive experience in the international capital markets. The domestic and international experience of the practice includes private equity, corporate governance, investment funds, financial services regulation, joint ventures and outsourcing.

Litigation & Dispute Resolution:
Litigation is the firm’s largest practice with more than 450 lawyers globally handling complex, cross-border litigation for a wide variety of clients. The firm has extensive experience in dealing with financial and banking disputes, antitrust and competition, insolvency and restructuring issues, disputes affecting the global construction industry and all aspects of insurance and reinsurance. The practice has dedicated teams advising on commercial litigation, international commercial arbitration, class actions, product liability, compliance and white collar crime.

Other Specialist Groups:
Other practices and industry groups also well respected in the UK legal market and internationally, and with several recognised leading lawyers, include: construction and engineering, employment, environment, financial services regulatory and enforcement, IP/IT, pensions, real estate and tax.

GRADUATE RECRUITMENT
Please see www.mayerbrown.com/careers or mayerbrowngraduates.com

INTERNATIONAL
Other Offices:
Americas: Charlotte, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, Mexico City, New York, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Washington DC.
Asia: Bangkok, Beijing, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo.
Europe: Brussels, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Paris.
Middle East: Dubai.
Associated law firm offices: Brasila, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Vitoria.

Mayer Brown is a global services provider comprising associated legal practices that are separate entities, including Mayer Brown LLP (Illinois, USA), Mayer Brown International LLP (England), Mayer Brown (a Hong Kong partnership) and Tauil & Chequer Advogados (a Brazilian law partnership) (collectively the ‘Mayer Brown Practices’) and non-legal service providers, which provide consultancy services (the ‘Mayer Brown Consultancies’). The Mayer Brown Practices and Mayer Brown Consultancies are established in various jurisdictions and may be a legal person or a partnership. Details of the individual Mayer Brown Practices and Mayer Brown Consultancies can be found in the Legal Notices section of the firm’s website.

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Banking & Finance: Borrowers: Mid-Market
Band 3
Banking & Finance: Lenders: Mid-Market
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Banking Litigation
Band 4
Capital Markets: Debt
Band 4
Capital Markets: Derivatives
Band 2
Capital Markets: Securitisation
Band 4

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Banking & Finance: Mid-Market


Stuart Brinkworth
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Trevor Borthwick
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Banking Litigation


Ian McDonald
Band 3
Susan Rosser
Band 5

Capital Markets: Debt


James Taylor
Band 4

Capital Markets: Derivatives


Chris Arnold
Band 3

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Joe ConderReal Estate: Big-Ticket

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