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Milbank LLP

UK 2023
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Managing Partners (London): Suhrud Mehta, Julian Stait
Worldwide fee-earners: 818
Number of UK partners: 33
Number of UK associates: 118
Total UK staff: 257

Contacts  

Leveraged Finance/Banking: Suhrud Mehta, Alexandra Grant, Sarbajeet Nag, Miko Bradford

Capital Markets/High Yield: Apostolos Gkoutzinis, Tim Peterson, Rebecca Marques, Randy Nahle, Ana Grbec

ECM: David Dixter

Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations: Julian Stait, Tom Canning, Mona Vaswani, William Charles

Corporate & M&A: Lisa O’Neill, Mark Stamp, Andrea Hamilton, Sebastian Heim

Private Equity: Andrej Wolf

Islamic Finance: John Dewar

Project Finance: John Dewar, Chris Taufatofua, Matthew Brown

Restructuring: Nick Angel, Yushan Ng, Karen McMaster, Jacqueline Ingram, Sinjini Saha, Kate Colman

Structured Finance: James Warbey, John Goldfinch

Tax: Russell Jacobs

Transportation & Space: James Cameron, Nick Swinburne

THE FIRM:
Milbank has been in London for over 40 years, assisting clients with their most complex, high-profile and ground-breaking cross-border transactional and contentious matters. Now the second largest office in Milbank’s global network, the London office has over 160 lawyers providing English and NY law advice on UK, pan-European, Asian, African and other global matters. The strength of its leading UK and US practices provides the firm with a unique ability to handle the most complex and demanding transatlantic mandates for its clients.

TYPES OF WORK UNDERTAKEN 

Acquisition Finance:
The firm’s integrated English and NY law team is a leader in the market across loans, bonds, bridges and private debt. Clients include underwriters and financial sponsors, senior and mezzanine lenders, issuers and borrowers.

Corporate:
The London team represents buyers and sellers, private equity investors, strategic partners and financial advisers in the full range of M&A and strategic corporate transactions using English law both in the UK and globally. The focus is on complex, high-end and usually cross-border transactions.

Capital Markets:
The London team focuses on servicing areas where the firm is particularly strong, including initial public offerings, high-yield bonds, leveraged acquisitions, emerging market offerings, project bonds, securitisations and other types of highly structured cross-border products. The firm is able to structure and document capital markets offerings under both English and New York law.

Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations:
The team specialises in the resolution of large, high-stakes and complex business and regulatory disputes and investigations, often with a reputational angle, and acts for the world’s leading companies and financial institutions, as well as governments and government departments across a large number of specialist sectors with a particular focus on the TMT, power and energy and finance sectors.

International Tax:
The practice has expertise across the entire range of corporate, income and related taxation, covering the corporate, investment funds and financial services sectors. It focuses on international, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, financial restructurings. Structured finance and capital market products and product development and, generally, assists clients from these sectors in developing tax optimal strategies for international consortia, joint ventures and funding structures.

Islamic Finance:
The firm’s Islamic finance practitioners have wide experience of structuring and documenting Shari’ah-compliant financings with particular expertise in acquisition financing, project financing, Sukuk/Islamic bonds and securitisation.

Project, Energy & Infrastructure Finance:
The London team acts on high-profile mandates in the power, oil and gas, metals and mining, water, telecoms and satellites, and transport infrastructure sectors, and is ranked among the leaders in the London market.

Restructuring:
Like its US counterpart, the London offering of this core practice for the firm focuses on the largest, most complex transactions in the market. The firm represents creditor committees, individual creditors, distressed investors, special situations financiers, boards, companies, shareholders and other stakeholders in restructurings (both in and out of court), insolvencies and bespoke financings, spanning all industry sectors and all jurisdictions.

Securitisation & Structured Finance:
The firm has a market leading practice acting for a range of institutional and fund manager clients. The firm’s alternative investments Practice specialises in advising clients on a broad array of complex financing transactions in the structured finance and CLO markets. Across this spectrum, the lawyers in the Alternative Investments practice combine technical excellence with innovative solutions and client-focused execution to provide our clients with unparalleled solutions.

Outsourcing, Technology, Data Privacy:
The firm is recognised as a global leader in technology, outsourcing and data privacy law. The firm advises on the largest and most complex outsourcing and technology projects and fund administration transactions. The firm advises on complex data privacy issues and is widely recognised as being the leading adviser to the satellite and communications industries.

Transportation & Space:
The firm specialises in all forms of corporate and asset financing in aviation, shipping, transportation, infrastructure and satellite and space — acting on the sector’s largest, most complicated, innovative, award-winning transactions. The team’s work has a global reach and deals combine finance, export credit, tax structuring, restructuring, asset trading, portfolio acquisitions and sales, M&A and capital markets expertise. The range of clients is broad and includes banks, investment banks, leasing companies, corporates, funds, private equity, development institutions, manufacturers, governments and regulatory bodies.

INTERNATIONAL
Frankfurt, Munich, New York, Los Angeles, Washington DC, Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Beijing, São Paulo, Seoul.

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Milbank LLP rankings

UK Guide 2023
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London (Firms)
Banking & Finance: Big-Ticket
3 Ranked Lawyers
Lawyers
Suhrud Mehta
1
Suhrud Mehta
1
Band 1
Alexandra Grant
6
Alexandra Grant
6
Band 6
Sarbajeet Nag
6
Sarbajeet Nag
6
Band 6
Banking & Finance: Lenders: Big-Ticket
1 Department
Department
Banking & Finance: Lenders: Big-Ticket
2
Banking & Finance: Lenders: Big-Ticket
2
Band 2
Capital Markets: CLOs
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Capital Markets: CLOs
1
Capital Markets: CLOs
1
Band 1
Lawyers
James Warbey
2
James Warbey
2
Band 2
John Goldfinch
U
John Goldfinch
U
Up and Coming
Claire Bridcut
Claire Bridcut
Associates to watch
Capital Markets: Equity
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
David Dixter
3
David Dixter
3
Band 3
Capital Markets: High-Yield Products
1 Department
4 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Capital Markets: High-Yield Products
2
Capital Markets: High-Yield Products
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Apostolos Gkoutzinis
1
Apostolos Gkoutzinis
1
Band 1
Rebecca Marques
4
Rebecca Marques
4
Band 4
Ana Grbec
U
Ana Grbec
U
Up and Coming
Randy Nahlé
U
Randy Nahlé
U
Up and Coming
Competition Law: Litigation
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Julian Stait
3
Julian Stait
3
Band 3
Corporate/M&A: £800 million and above
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Mark Stamp
5
Mark Stamp
5
Band 5
Information Technology & Outsourcing
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Information Technology & Outsourcing
2
Information Technology & Outsourcing
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Julian Stait
4
Julian Stait
4
Band 4
Restructuring/Insolvency
1 Department
5 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Restructuring/Insolvency
2
Restructuring/Insolvency
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Nick Angel
S
Nick Angel
S
Senior Statespeople
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