In this section we analyse the findings of our research in greater depth to identify the firms and practitioners who stand out worldwide. Allen & Overy LLP features heavily for its international expertise in this field, as do Clifford Chance LLP. Linklaters LLP and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP also perform exceptionally well this year.
In this section we analyse the findings of our research in greater depth to identify the firms and practitioners who stand out worldwide. The investment and hedge funds powerhouse, Maples and Calder tops the tables with an impressive 15 listings, followed by Debevoise & Plimpton and SJ Berwin LLP with 14 inclusions each.
With the benefit of over 15 years of research and tens of thousands of voted from clients and private practitioners, Who’s Who Legal takes a closer look at shifts in the legal marketplace and developing trends and activity, worldwide.
In this section we analyse the findings of our research in greater depth to identify the firms and practitioners who stand out worldwide.
With over 16 years of experience in researching the global business law marketplace, Who’s Who Legal analyses the key trends and developments in international mining law and business over the past year. We identify trends relating to financing difficulties experienced by junior mining companies, and the negative impact of state participation in mining projects.
The financial crisis has forced many clients to pursue only those disputes which are critical to their business. These crucial hearings often involve economic, financial or accountancy issues which require the knowledge of an independent and dedicated expert witness and this testimony can be the critical decisive factor which prompts a settlement or decides the outcome of a hearing. The following outstanding individuals have proven technical expertise and credibility in their chosen fields as well as years of experience providing vital oral testimony in domestic and international arbitrations. We have included 89 outstanding specialists in this edition.
This edition identifies 573 outstanding arbitration practitioners from 74 countries around the world. Each stands out for the high number of recommendations they received from the clients, peers and expert witnesses and should be considered the pre-eminent counsels and arbitrators in the field.
This report is the result of six months of independent research into the international franchise law marketplace, and builds on our previous analyses of the marketplace, encompassing hundreds of hours of interviews with leading professionals in jurisdictions around the world. We explore the the factors affecting franchise activity, particularly relating to expansion of North American markets into China and India, and the correlative trends in the global legal marketplace.
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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.