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Global 2021 USA 2021 Europe 2021 Asia-Pacific 2021 Latin America 2022 High Net Worth 2021 FinTech 2021 Litigation Support 2021

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Managing Partners (London): Suhrud Mehta, Julian Stait
Worldwide fee-earners: 818
Number of UK partners: 30
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
Litigation, Arbitration & Investigations: Julian Stait, Tom Canning, Charles Evans, Mona Vaswani, William Charles
Technology & Outsourcing: Joel Harrison
Corporate & M&A: Lisa O’Neill, Mark Stamp, Stuart Harray
Data Protection: Joel Harrison
Islamic Finance: John Dewar
Project Finance: Matthew Hagopian, John Dewar, Clive Ransome, Manzer Ijaz
Restructuring: Nick Angel, Yushan Ng, Karen McMaster, Jacqueline Ingram, Sinjini Saha
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, highprofile 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.

UK

This firm is also ranked in:

Global 2021 USA 2021 Europe 2021 Asia-Pacific 2021 Latin America 2022 High Net Worth 2021 FinTech 2021 Litigation Support 2021

Contributions

Total 3 contributions

Introduction

Outsourcing 2021 in Introduction

Authors: Joel Harrison, Alison Beal

Trends and Developments

Banking & Finance 2021 in UK

Authors: Miko Bradford

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 1 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Press Release

Milbank Advises Creditors in Complex Recapitalization Transactions by J. Crew

Authors: Samuel Khalil, Albert Pisa, Paul Denaro, Scott Golenbock, Dennis Dunne, Russell J. Kestenbaum

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Banking & Finance: Lenders: Big-Ticket
Band 2
Capital Markets: CLOs
Band 1
Capital Markets: High-Yield Products
Band 2
Information Technology
Band 2
Restructuring/Insolvency
Band 2
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Asset Finance: Aviation Finance
Band 1

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Banking & Finance: Big-Ticket


Alexandra Grant
Band 6
Sarbajeet Nag
Band 6
Suhrud Mehta
Band 1
Timothy E Peterson
Band 6

Banking Litigation


Mona Vaswani
Band 4
Tom Canning
Band 5

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NY 10001-2163

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