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Firm of the Year 2018: Hogan Lovells



We are delighted to announce Hogan Lovells as Who’s Who Legal’s Global Law Firm of the Year for 2018.

The firm boasts a prominent presence in the international marketplace with offices across the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific, and showcases the great depth of expertise on offer with 258 practitioners listed in our guides this year.

The firm’s exceptional expertise in the government contracts space has earned it the practice area award for the third time, while it is also identified as the Life Sciences – Product Liability Firm of the Year.



Practice Area Awards 2018

Asset Recovery, Business Crime Defence & Investigations

Asset Recovery

Firm of the Year
Walkers
Lawyer of the Year
Steven Philippsohn
PCB Litigation

Business Crime Defence

Firm of the Year
Kingsley Napley
Lawyer of the Year
Judith Seddon
Ropes & Gray

Investigations

Firm of the Year
Herbert Smith Freehills
Lawyer of the Year
Stephen Pollard
WilmerHale
Competition

Competition

Firm of the Year
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Lawyer of the Year
Frank Montag
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Competition Plaintiffs

Firm of the Year
Hausfeld & Co
Lawyer of the Year
Michael Hausfeld
Hausfeld & Co
Construction, Government Contracts and Real Estate

Construction

Firm of the Year
Pinsent Masons
Lawyer of the Year
R Bruce Reynolds
Singleton Urquhart Reynolds Vogel

Government Contracts

Firm of the Year
Hogan Lovells
Lawyer of the Year
Jonathan Davey
Addleshaw Goddard

Real Estate

Firm of the Year
DLA Piper
Lawyer of the Year
Joseph Forte
Sullivan & Worcester
Corporate

Corporate Governance

Firm of the Year
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz
Lawyer of the Year
Faiza Saeed
Cravath Swaine & Moore

M&A

Firm of the Year
Blake Cassels & Graydon
Lawyer of the Year
David Katz
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz

Restructuring & Insolvency

Firm of the Year
Kirkland & Ellis
Lawyer of the Year
James Sprayregen
Kirkland & Ellis
Dispute Resolution

Arbitration

Firm of the Year
White & Case
Lawyer of the Year
Emmanuel Gaillard
Shearman & Sterling

Life Sciences - Product Liability

Firm of the Year
Hogan Lovells
Lawyer of the Year
Mark Cheffo
Quinn Emmanuel Urquhart & Sullivan

Litigation

Firm of the Year
Clifford Chance
Lawyer of the Year
Peter Griffin
Lenczner Slaght Royce Smith Griffin

Mediation

Firm of the Year
In Place of Strife
Lawyer of the Year
William Wood QC
Brick Court Chambers

Product Liability Defence

Firm of the Year
Shook Hardy & Bacon
Lawyer of the Year
Colin Loveday
Clayton Utz
Energy & Natural Resources

Energy

Firm of the Year
Herbert Smith Freehills
Lawyer of the Year
Giovani Loss
Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Environment

Firm of the Year
Sive Paget & Riesel
Lawyer of the Year
Jonathan Kahn
Blake Cassels & Graydon

Mining

Firm of the Year
Fasken
Lawyer of the Year
Florencia Heredia
Allende & Brea
Finance

Banking

Lawyer of the Year
John Schembri
Gilbert + Tobin

Banking - Finance

Firm of the Year
Clifford Chance

Banking - Regulatory

Firm of the Year
Sullivan & Cromwell

Capital Markets

Firm of the Year
Allen & Overy
Lawyer of the Year
René Bösch
Homburger

Private Funds - Formation

Firm of the Year
Maples and Calder
Lawyer of the Year
Stephanie Breslow
Schulte Roth & Zabel

Private Funds - Regulatory

Firm of the Year
Travers Smith
Lawyer of the Year
Tamasin Little
Reed Smith

Project Finance

Firm of the Year
Allen & Overy
Lawyer of the Year
Robert Kartheiser
Paul Hastings
Franchise, IP & Life Sciences

Franchise

Firm of the Year
DLA Piper
Lawyer of the Year
Lee Plave
Plave Koch

Life Sciences - Patent Litigation

Firm of the Year
Hoyng Rokh Monegier
Lawyer of the Year
Brian Cordery
Bristows

Life Sciences - Transactional

Firm of the Year
Covington & Burling
Lawyer of the Year
Stefano Codoni
Walder Wyss

Life Sciences - Regulatory

Firm of the Year
Covington & Burling
Lawyer of the Year
Ian Dodds-Smith
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer

Patents

Firm of the Year
Bird & Bird
Lawyer of the Year
Brian Cordery
Bristows

Trademarks

Firm of the Year
Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu
Lawyer of the Year
Tim Golder
Allens
Labour, Employment and Immigration

Corporate Immigration

Firm of the Year
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen & Loewy
Lawyer of the Year
Cyrus Mehta
Cyrus D Mehta & Partners

Labour & Employment

Lawyer of the Year
Juan Bonilla
Cuatrecasas

Pensions & Benefits

Lawyer of the Year
Bartłomiej Raczkowski
Raczkowski Paruch

Labour, Employment & Pensions

Firm of the Year
Lewis Silkin
Other

Insurance & Reinsurance

Firm of the Year
Clyde & Co
Lawyer of the Year
Peter Chaffetz
Chaffetz Lindsey

Trade & Customs

Firm of the Year
Sidley Austin
Lawyer of the Year
Edwin Vermulst

VVGB Advocaten
Tax

Corporate Tax

Firm of the Year
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Lawyer of the Year
Thierry Lesage
Arendt & Medernach

Private Client

Firm of the Year
Macfarlanes
Lawyer of the Year
Basil Zirinis
Sullivan & Cromwell
Data and Sports & Entertainment

Entertainment

Firm of the Year
Dentons
Lawyer of the Year
Robert Stocker
Dickinson Wright

Sports

Firm of the Year
Bird & Bird
Lawyer of the Year
Michele Bernasconi
Bär & Karrer

Data

Lawyer of the Year
Steven De Schrijver
Astrea

Data - IT

Firm of the Year
Kennedy Van der Laan

Data - Privacy & Protection

Firm of the Year
Kennedy Van der Laan

Data - Security

Firm of the Year
Walder Wyss

Data - Telecoms & Media

Firm of the Year
SKW Schwarz
Transport

Aviation

Firm of the Year
Holman Fenwick Willan

Aviation - Contentious

Lawyer of the Year
Andrew Harakas
Clyde & Co

Aviation - Finance

Lawyer of the Year
Carlos Sierra
Abogados Sierra

Aviation - Regulatory

Lawyer of the Year
Ricardo Bernardi
Bernardi & Schnapp

Shipping

Firm of the Year
Holman Fenwick Willan
Lawyer of the Year
Glenn Winter
Winter Scott Solicitors