White & Case Ranks Number 1 for US Law Firms Advising UK FTSE Companies

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In the latest report from UK rankings and intelligence service Adviser Rankings Ltd. (ARL), global law firm White & Case LLP earned Number 1 rankings in all categories for the year to 30 October 2020. The report ranks US law firms based upon their number of UK quoted clients and their client market capitalization for the main FTSE indices. White & Case was also #1 last year (the inaugural year for these rankings) but not in as many categories.

White & Case earned the following rankings from ARL:

  • Number 1: Total Stock Market
  • Number 1: FTSE 100
  • Number 1: FTSE 250
  • Number 1: SmallCap/Fledgling
  • Number 1: Energy
  • Number 1: Technology

White & Case Head of Corporate M&A in London, Patrick Sarch said, "We are delighted to be confirmed as the top US legal adviser to UK listed companies. This has been a clear strategic objective of the London practice for the last few years and these results demonstrate the importance that listed clients place on receiving the highest quality legal advice in London combined with the ability to execute deals seamlessly anywhere in the world. In particular, our combination of UK corporate legal excellence and top-tier US M&A experience is unrivalled. These results prove that thanks to our full service and global reach, we are successfully competing toe-to-toe with the UK Magic Circle law firms and leading US law firms."