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2020 Winners – Lawyers & Law Firms

Law Firm of the Year 2020:

 

Clifford Chance

 

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We are delighted to announce Clifford Chance as WWL’s Law Firm of the Year for 2020.

Clifford Chance retains its title after amassing a total of 271 lawyers listed globally, including listings in an incredible 30 of our practice area guides. While the UK and Europe remain its centres of strength, we feature numerous practitioners in the USA and across the Middle East and Asia.

As well as being the winner of our Law Firm of the Year Award, the firm has also won four practice area awards: Banking – Finance, Banking – Regulatory, Capital Markets and Project Finance.

 

Practice Area Awards 2020

Asset Recovery, Business Crime Defence & Investigations

Asset Recovery

Business Crime Defence

Investigations

Firm of the Year
Harney Westwood & Riegels

 

Firm of the Year
Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom
Firm of the Year
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Lawyer of the Year
Jane Colston
Brown Rudnick

Lawyer of the Year
Peter Binning
Corker Binning
Lawyer of the Year
Stephen Gentle
Simmons & Simmons

Competition & Trade

Competition

Competition Plaintiffs

Trade & Customs

Firm of the Year
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Firm of the Year
Hausfeld LLP
Firm of the Year
Sidley Austin
Lawyer of the Year
Frank Montag
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Lawyer of the Year
Michael Hausfeld
Hausfeld LLP
Lawyer of the Year
Edwin Vermulst
VVGB Advocaten

Construction, Government Contracts & Real Estate

Construction

Government Contracts

Real Estate

Firm of the Year
Pinsent Masons
Firm of the Year
CMS
Firm of the Year
DLA Piper
Lawyer of the Year
Phillip Capper
White & Case
Lawyer of the Year
Totis Kotsonis
Pinsent Masons
Lawyer of the Year
Frédéric Nouel
Gide Loyrette Nouel AARPI

Corporate

Corporate Governance

M&A

Restructuring & Insolvency

Firm of the Year
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz
Firm of the Year
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Firm of the Year
Walkers
Lawyer of the Year
C Stephen Bigler
Richards Layton & Finger
Lawyer of the Year
Hans-Jörg Ziegenhain
Hengeler Mueller
Lawyer of the Year
Patrick Ang
Rajah & Tann Singapore

Data, Sports & Entertainment

Data

Data - IT

Data - Privacy & Protection

Lawyer of the Year
Eduardo Ustaran
Hogan Lovells
Firm of the Year
Bird & Bird
Firm of the Year
Fieldfisher

 

Data - Security

Data - Telecoms & Media

Entertainment

Firm of the Year
Sidley Austin

 

Firm of the Year
Bird & Bird
Firm of the Year
Greenberg Traurig
Lawyer of the Year
Jörg Hofmann
Melchers

 

Sports

Firm of the Year
Mills & Reeve
Lawyer of the Year
Mark Hovell
Mills & Reeve

 

Dispute Resolution

Arbitration

Litigation

Mediation

Firm of the Year
White & Case
Firm of the Year
Hogan Lovells
Firm of the Year
Independent Mediators
Lawyer of the Year
Emmanuel Gaillard
Shearman & Sterling
Lawyer of the Year
Anders Reldén
White & Case Advokat
Lawyer of the Year
Michel Kallipetis QC
Independent Mediators

 

Product Liability Defence

Firm of the Year
Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
Lawyer of the Year
Colin Loveday
Clayton Utz

 

Energy & Natural Resources

Energy

Environment

Climate Change

Firm of the Year
Norton Rose Fulbright
Firm of the Year
Latham & Watkins
Firm of the Year
Baker McKenzie
Lawyer of the Year
Sean Korney
Burnet Duckworth & Palmer LLP
Lawyer of the Year
Michael Gerrard
Arnold & Porter

 

Mining

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

 

Finance

Banking

Banking - Finance

Banking - Fintech

Lawyer of the Year
John Torrey
Fasken
Firm of the Year
Clifford Chance LLP
Firm of the Year
Hogan Lovells

 

Banking - Regulatory

Capital Markets

Private Funds

Firm of the Year
Clifford Chance LLP
Firm of the Year
Clifford Chance LLP
Firm of the Year
Maples and Calder
Lawyer of the Year
Sandip Bhagat
S&R Associates
Lawyer of the Year
Stephanie Breslow
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP

 

Project Finance

Firm of the Year
Clifford Chance LLP
Lawyer of the Year
Mark Phillips
Herzog Fox & Neeman

 

Franchise, IP & Life Sciences

Franchise

Life Sciences - Patent Litigation

Life Sciences - Product Liability

Firm of the Year
DLA Piper
Firm of the Year
Bird & Bird
Firm of the Year
Hogan Lovells
Lawyer of the Year
Lee Plave
Plave Koch
Lawyer of the Year
Penny Gilbert
Powell Gilbert
Lawyer of the Year
Mark Cheffo
Dechert LLP

 

Life Sciences - Regulatory

Life Sciences - Transactional

Patents

Firm of the Year
Hogan Lovells
Firm of the Year
Cooley
Firm of the Year
Bird & Bird
Lawyer of the Year
Angela Fan Chi Kung
Pinheiro Neto
Lawyer of the Year
Yuval Horn
Horn & Co Law Offices
Lawyer of the Year
Andreas von Falck
Hogan Lovells International LLP

 

Trademarks

Firm of the Year
Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu
Lawyer of the Year
Roland Mallinson
Taylor Wessing LLP

Labour, Employment & Immigration

Labour, Employment & Benefits

Labour & Employment

Pensions & Benefits

Firm of the Year
Littler Mendelson PC
Lawyer of the Year
Clare Murray
CM Murray LLP
Lawyer of the Year
Paul Litner
Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

 

Corporate Immigration

Firm of the Year
Fragomen Del Rey Bernsen & Loewy LLP
Lawyer of the Year
Nicolas Rollason
Kingsley Napley LLP

 

Tax & Insurance

Corporate Tax

Insurance

Private Client

Firm of the Year
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Firm of the Year
Clyde & Co LLP
Firm of the Year
Withers LLP
Lawyer of the Year
Kimberly Blanchard
Weil Gotshal & Manges
Lawyer of the Year
Nigel Brook
Clyde & Co LLP
Lawyer of the Year
Carlos de Serpa Pimentel
Appleby

Transport

Aviation

Aviation - Contentious

Aviation - Finance

Firm of the Year
Clyde & Co LLP

 

Lawyer of the Year
Andrew Harakas
Clyde & Co US LLP
Lawyer of the Year
John Pritchard
Holland & Knight

Aviation - Regulatory

Shipping

Lawyer of the Year
Robert Lawson QC
Clyde & Co LLP
Firm of the Year
HFW
Lawyer of the Year
Vivian Ang
Allen & Gledhill LLP
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