The Legal 500 UK 2016

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    In the newly released The Legal 500 UK 2016 directory, Squire Patton Boggs has been ranked top tier in 18 practices areas, with an additional 64 highly recommended practices areas across the UK. Twenty-five lawyers were ranked as elite Leading Individuals, with another 129 lawyers recommended.

    This year, our UK offices received Tier 1 rankings in 18 practice areas:

    Birmingham:

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

    Leeds:

    • Corporate and commercial – Corporate and commercial: Leeds, West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire
    • Corporate and commercial – Corporate tax
    • Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire
    • Human resources – Employment: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire
    • Human resources – Pensions
    • Real estate – Construction
    • Real estate – Planning

    London:

    • Corporate and commercial – M&A: mid-market, £50 milion-£250 million
    • Crime, fraud and licensing – Gaming and betting
    • TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Brand management

    Manchester:

    • Corporate and commercial – Corporate tax
    • Human resources – Employment
    • Human resources – Health and safety
    • Human resources – Pensions

    In addition, 64 further practices were recommended:

    Birmingham:

    • Corporate and commercial – Corporate and commercial
    • Dispute resolution – Banking litigation
    • Dispute resolution – Commercial 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 – Planning
    • Real estate – Property litigation
    • TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Intellectual property
    • TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – IT and telecoms

    Leeds:

    • Dispute resolution – Banking litigation
    • Finance – Banking and finance
    • Finance – Insolvency and corporate recovery
    • Real estate - Commercial property: Leeds and West Yorkshire; North Yorkshire
    • Real estate – Property litigation
    • TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Intellectual property
    • TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – IT and telecoms

    London:

    • Corporate and commercial – Commercial contracts
    • Corporate and commercial – Corporate tax
    • Corporate and commercial – EU and competition
    • Corporate and commercial – EU and competition: Trade, WTO, anti-dumping and customs
    • Corporate and commercial – Flotations: small and mid-cap
    • Corporate and commercial – Private equity – transactions – Private equity v transactions – Mid-cap deal capability
    • Crime, fraud and licensing – Fraud: civil
    • Crime, fraud and licensing – Licensing
    • Dispute resolution – Banking litigation: investment and retail
    • Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation
    • Dispute resolution – Competition litigation
    • Dispute resolution – International arbitration
    • Dispute resolution – Reputation management
    • Finance – Asset based lending
    • Finance – Corporate restructuring and insolvency
    • Human resources – Employment: employers
    • Human resources – Health and safety
    • Human resources – Immigration – Immigration - business
    • Human resources – Pensions – Pensions (non-contentious)
    • Human resources – Pensions – Pensions – dispute resolution
    • Insurance – Product liability: defendant
    • Projects, energy and natural resources – Infrastructure (including PFI and PPP)
    • Real estate – Commercial property – Commercial property – general
    • Real estate – Commercial property – Commercial property – development
    • Real estate – Commercial property – Commercial property – hotels and leisure
    • Real estate – Commercial property – Commercial property – investment
    • Real estate – Commercial property – Commercial property – retail
    • Real estate – Environment
    • Real estate – Property litigation
    • TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Intellectual property
    • TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – IT and telecoms
    • TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology
    • TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Sport
    • Transport – Shipping

    Manchester:

    • Corporate and commercial – 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
    • Real estate – Commercial property
    • Real estate – Construction
    • Real estate – Planning and environment
    • Real estate – Property litigation

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