Legal 500 UK 2015

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In the newly released Legal 500 UK 2015 directory, Squire Patton Boggs has been ranked top tier in 17 practices areas with an additional 75 highly recommended practices areas across the UK. 23 lawyers were ranked as elite Leading Individuals with another 118 lawyers recommended. In addition, the firm was newly ranked in six areas.

This year, our UK offices received Tier 1 rankings in 17 practice areas:

Birmingham:

  • Crime, fraud and licensing: Licensing
  • Human resources: Pensions
  • Real estate: Commercial property
  • Real estate: Environment

Leeds:

  • Regional heavyweight: Yorkshire and the Humber
  • Corporate and commercial
  • Corporate and commercial: Corporate tax
  • Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation
  • Human Resources: Pensions
  • Real Estate: Planning

London:

  • Corporate and commercial: M&A: mid market, £50m-£250m
  • Crime, fraud and licensing: Gaming and betting
  • Public sector: Public affairs
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications: Brand management

Manchester:

  • Corporate and commercial: Corporate tax
  • Human resources: Health and safety
  • Human resources: Pensions

In addition, 75 further practices were recommended:

Birmingham

  • Regional heavyweights: West Midlands
  • Corporate and commercial
  • Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation
  • Dispute resolution: Banking litigation
  • Finance: Banking and finance
  • Finance: Insolvency and corporate recovery
  • Human resources: Employment
  • Human resources: Health and safety
  • Public Sector: Local Government
  • Real estate: Construction
  • Real estate: Property litigation
  • Real estate: Planning
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications: Intellectual property
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications: IT and Telecoms

Leeds

  • Dispute resolution: Banking Litigation
  • Finance: Banking and finance
  • Finance: Insolvency and corporate recovery
  • Human Resources: Employment
  • Real Estate: Commercial property
  • Real Estate: Construction
  • Real Estate: Property litigation
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications: Intellectual property
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications: IT & Telecoms

London

  • Corporate and commercial: Commercial contracts
  • Corporate and commercial: Corporate tax
  • Corporate and commercial: Customs and excise
  • Corporate and commercial: EU and competition
  • Corporate and commercial: EU and competition - trade, WTO, anti dumping, customs
  • Corporate and commercial: Flotations - small and mid cap
  • Corporate and commercial: Private Equity: transactions: mid cap deal capability
  • Crime, fraud and licensing: Fraud - civil
  • Dispute resolution: Banking Litigation: investment and retail
  • Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation
  • Dispute resolution: Competition litigation
  • Dispute resolution: Defamation and Privacy
  • Dispute resolution: International Arbitration
  • Finance: Asset Based Lending
  • Finance: Corporate restructuring and insolvency
  • Human resources: Employment - employee share schemes
  • Human resources: Employment: employers and senior executives
  • Human resources: Health and safety
  • Human resources: Immigration
  • Human resources: Pensions - dispute resolution
  • Human resources: Pensions – non-contentious
  • Insurance: Product liability - defendant
  • Private client: Personal tax, trust and probate
  • Projects, energy and natural resources: Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)
  • Projects, energy and natural resources: Power - Electricity, nuclear and renewables
  • Real estate: Commercial Property
  • Real estate: Commercial Property - development
  • Real estate: Commercial Property - hotels and leisure
  • Real estate: Commercial Property  - investment
  • Real estate: Commercial Property - retail
  • Real estate: Environment
  • Real estate: Property Litigation
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications: Data protection
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications: Intellectual property
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications: IT and Telecoms
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications: Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications: Sport
  • Transport: Shipping

Manchester

  • Regional heavyweights: North West
  • Corporate and commercial
  • Corporate and commercial: EU and competition
  • Dispute resolution: Banking Litigation
  • Dispute resolution: Commercial litigation
  • Finance: Banking and finance
  • Finance: Insolvency and corporate recovery
  • Human resources: Employment
  • Projects, energy and natural resources: Energy
  • Real estate: Commercial property
  • Real estate: Construction
  • Real estate: Planning and environment
  • Real estate: Property litigation

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