London Senior Partner: Sally Davies
Other fee-earners: 160
Total staff (all fee-earners & support staff): 460
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: Martin Wright, Christopher Harvey
Restructuring, Bankruptcy & Insolvency: Devi Shah
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 legal needs. The firm serves a significant proportion of the Fortune 100, FTSE 100, CAC 40, DAX, Hang Seng and Nikkei index companies and more than half of the world’s largest banks. With extensive reach across the Americas, Europe and Asia, Mayer Brown is the only integrated law firm with 200 or more lawyers in each of the world’s three largest financial centres — New York, London and Hong Kong — the backbone of the global economy. Mayer Brown has deep experience in high-stakes litigation and complex transactions across industry sectors, including a signature strength, the global financial services industry. The firm’s diverse teams of lawyers are recognised as strategic partners with strong commercial instincts who anticipate the challenges our clients face and deliver the solutions they need. Mayer Brown’s ‘one-firm’ culture — seamless and integrated across all practices and regions — ensures that clients receive the best of lawyers’ collective 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
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.
Mayer Brown International LLP operates in combination with its associated Illinois limited liability partnerships, a SELAS established in France, a Hong Kong partnership, and its associated entities in Asia, and is associated with Tauil & Chequer Advogados, a Brazilian law partnership.
In Hong Kong, the firm operates in association with Jingtian & Gongcheng, an independent law firm in China.