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Winners – Lawyers & Law Firms

Overall Firm of the Year 2019: Clifford Chance

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We are delighted to announce Clifford Chance as WWL’s Global Law Firm of the Year for 2019.

Clifford Chance has an unrivalled 277 lawyers listed across our practice area and country guides, including dozens of practitioners in the USA, Middle East and Asia to go with its exceptional depth in the UK and Europe.

In addition to its overall award, the firm is a deserved winner in four further categories this year: Banking – Finance, Banking – Regulatory, Litigation and Project Finance.

 

Practice Area Awards 2019

Asset Recovery, Business Crime Defence & Investigations

Asset Recovery

Business Crime Defence

Investigations

Firm of the Year
PCB Litigation

 

Firm of the Year
Corker Binning
Firm of the Year
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Lawyer of the Year
Yves Klein
Monfrini Bitton Klein
Lawyer of the Year
Stephen Pollard
WilmerHale
Lawyer of the Year
Joseph Warin
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher

Competition & Trade

Competition

Competition Plaintiffs

Trade & Customs

Firm of the Year
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

 

Firm of the Year
Hausfeld
Firm of the Year
Sidley Austin
Lawyer of the Year
Frank Montag
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
Lawyer of the Year
Eric Cramer
Berger & Montague
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
Hogan Lovells
Firm of the Year
DLA Piper
Lawyer of the Year
Edward Corbett
Corbett & Co International Construction Lawyers
Lawyer of the Year
Totis Kotsonis
Eversheds Sutherland
Lawyer of the Year
Jay Epstien
DLA Piper

Corporate

Corporate Governance

M&A

Restructuring & Insolvency

Firm of the Year
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz

 

Firm of the Year
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Firm of the Year
Walkers
Lawyer of the Year
Edward Waitzer
Stikeman Elliott
Lawyer of the Year
Adam Emmerich
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz
Lawyer of the Year
James Sprayregen
Kirkland & Ellis

Dispute Resolution

Arbitration

Life Sciences - Product Liability

Litigation

Firm of the Year
White & Case

 

Firm of the Year
Hogan Lovells
Firm of the Year
Clifford Chance
Lawyer of the Year
Emmanuel Gaillard
Shearman & Sterling
Lawyer of the Year
Donald (Fritz) Zimmer
King & Spalding
Lawyer of the Year
Martin Bernet
Bernet Arbitration/Dispute Management

 

Mediation

Product Liability Defence

Firm of the Year
Independent Mediators

 

Firm of the Year
Shook Hardy & Bacon

 

Lawyer of the Year
Bill Marsh
Independent Mediators
Lawyer of the Year
Christy Jonesa
Butler Snow

 

Energy & Natural Resources

Energy

Environment

Climate Change

Firm of the Year
Herbert Smith Freehills

 

Firm of the Year
Beveridge & Diamond
Firm of the Year
Baker McKenzie
Lawyer of the Year
David Asmus
Sidley Austin
Lawyer of the Year
Leonard Griffiths
Bennett Jones
Lawyer of the Year
Leonard Griffiths
Bennett Jones

 

Mining

Firm of the Year
Fasken

 

Lawyer of the Year
Florencia Heredia
Allende & Brea

 

Finance

Banking

Banking - Finance

Banking - Fintech

Lawyer of the Year
Stephen Lucas
Kirkland & Ellis
Firm of the Year
Clifford Chance
Firm of the Year
Osborne Clarke

 

Banking - Regulatory

Capital Markets

Private Funds - Formation

Firm of the Year
Clifford Chance

 

Firm of the Year
Allen & Overy
Firm of the Year
Maples and Calder
Lawyer of the Year
Thomas Reutter
Bär & Karrer
Lawyer of the Year
Jason Glover
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett

 

Private Funds - Regulatory

Project Finance

Firm of the Year
Travers Smith

 

Firm of the Year
Clifford Chance
Lawyer of the Year
Arnold Tan
Rajah & Tann Singapore
Lawyer of the Year
Cynthia Urda Kassis
Shearman & Sterling

 

Franchise, IP & Life Sciences

Franchise

Life Sciences - Patent Litigation

Life Sciences - Regulatory

Firm of the Year
DLA Piper

 

Firm of the Year
Hoyng Rokh Monegier
Firm of the Year
Sidley Austin
Lawyer of the Year
Lee Plave
Plave Koch
Lawyer of the Year
Brian Cordery
Bristows
Lawyer of the Year
Ian Dodds-Smith
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer

 

Life Sciences - Transactional

Patents

Trademarks

Firm of the Year
Cooley

 

Firm of the Year
Bird & Bird

 

Firm of the Year
Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu

 

Lawyer of the Year
Patrick Duxbury
Gowling WLG
Lawyer of the Year
Brian Cordery
Bristows
Lawyer of the Year
Tim Golder
Allens

 

Labour, Employment & Immigration

Labour, Employment & Benefits

Labour & Employment

Pensions & Benefits

Firm of the Year
Lewis Silkin
Lawyer of the Year
Michael Burd
Lewis Silkin
Lawyer of the Year
Jonathan Mort
Jonathan Mort Inc

 

Corporate Immigration

Firm of the Year
Fragomen

 

Lawyer of the Year
Laura Devine
Laura Devine Solicitors

 

Tax & Insurance

Corporate Tax

Insurance

Private Client

Firm of the Year
Ernst & Young

 

Firm of the Year
Clyde & Co
Firm of the Year
Withers
Lawyer of the Year
Niklas Schmidt
Wolf Theiss
Lawyer of the Year
Nigel Brook
Clyde & Co
Lawyer of the Year
Carlos de Serpa Pimentel
Appleby

Data, Sports & Entertainment

Data

Data - IT

Data - Privacy & Protection

Lawyer of the Year
Steven De Schrijver
Astrea
Firm of the Year
Kennedy Van der Laan
Firm of the Year
Fieldfisher

 

Data - Security

Data - Telecoms & Media

Entertainment

Firm of the Year
Sidley Austin

 

Firm of the Year
SKW Schwarz
Firm of the Year
CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarr Olswang
Lawyer of the Year
Michael Lipton QC
Dickinson Wright

 

Sports

Firm of the Year
Bird & Bird

 

Lawyer of the Year
Michele Bernasconi
Bär & Karrer

 

Transport

Aviation

Aviation - Contentious

Aviation - Finance

Firm of the Year
Holman Fenwick Willan

 

Lawyer of the Year
Peng Lim
Kennedys
Lawyer of the Year
John Pritchard
Holland & Knight

Aviation - Regulatory

Shipping

Lawyer of the Year
Laura Pierallini
Studio Pierallini
Firm of the Year
Holman Fenwick Willan
Lawyer of the Year
Gregory Nell SC
New Chambers
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