2017 Annual Review

2017 Awards and Rankings

The seven-year Global 20 veteran with offices on six continents established its presence as the dominant firm in the international legal market.

Law360 Global 20


Award-winning practices

  • Restructuring Law Firm of the Year, The M&A Advisor Turnaround Awards 
  • Antitrust Law Firm of the Year, LMG Life Sciences Awards 
  • Project Finance Practice Group of the Year, Law360 
  • Seven PFI Awards, Project Finance International 
  • Central & Eastern Europe M&A Legal Adviser of the Year, Mergermarket 
  • Best Law Firm for Green Bonds, Environmental Finance 
  • Best Law Firm in the Middle East and Saudi Arabia, EMEA Finance 
  • Five Deals of the Year, The Bonds, Loans + Sukuk Middle East Awards 
  • Three Deals of the Year, Latinfinance 
  • Best Law Firm in Africa EMEA Finance


Top rankings

  • #1 ranked International Arbitration Practice, Global Arbitration Review GAR30 Ranking
  • Top 5 Global M&A by deal value of announced global M&A transactions, Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg M&A League Tables
  • #1 Law firm for advising on equity offerings and IPO transactions in EMEA, Bloomberg 2017 Capital Markets League Tables
  • #1 International Firm in the United Kingdom (by revenue), The Lawyer
  • One of the six most innovative law firms in North America, FT North America Innovative Lawyers 2017 Report


Global citizenship

  • 2017 Honorable Jonathan Lippman New York Pro Bono Publico and Public Service Law Firm Award, Legal Aid Society of New York
  • ƒƒ2017 Impact Award (for our pro bono work to end child marriage), Trustlaw Awards


Four American Lawyer global legal awards

  • Global CSR Project of the Year 
  • ƒƒGlobal Finance Deal of the Year: Structured Finance 
  • ƒƒGlobal M&A Deal of the Year: Canada 
  • ƒƒGlobal M&A Deal of the Year: Japan


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