Legal Awards 2013

Argentina

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi
Key individuals: Roberto Lizondo, Hugo Bruzone, Mariano Rovelli
Founded: 1990
Practice areas: Banking, finance, dispute resolution
Website: www.bfmyl.com
Contact: studio@bfmyl.com

Best M&A Firm
Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal
Key individuals:
Founded: 1923
Practice areas: Banking, finance, capital markets, commercial, competition
Website: www.marval.com.ar
Contact: marvel@marval.com.ar

Best Tax Firm
Grupo GNP
Key individuals: Guillermo N Perez
Founded: 1992
Practice areas: Tax
Website: www.grupognp.com.ar
Contact: Guillermo.perez@grupognp.com

Best Tax Consultant
Guillermo N Perez, Grupo GNP
Practice areas: Tax
Website: www.grupognp.com.ar
Contact: Guillermo.perez@grupognp.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
M & M Bomchil
Key individuals: Tomas Miguel Araya, Ariadna Laura Artopoulos
Founded: 1923
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial
Website: www.bomchil.com
Contact: tomas.araya@bomchil.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Estudio Beccar Varela
Key individuals: Horacio E Beccar Varela
Founded: 1897
Practice areas: M&A, banking, capital markets
Website: www.ebv.com.ar
Contact: estudio@ebv.com.ar

Best Property Firm
Zang, Bergel y Viñes
Key individuals: Pablo Crescimbeni,
Founded: 1975
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, finance
Website: www.zbv.com.ar
Contact: zbvabogados@zbv.com.ar

Best Intellectual Property Firm
G Breuer
Key individuals: Alejandro M. Breuer Moreno, Peter C. Breuer Moreno
Founded: 1869
Practice areas: Commercial, corporate, finance, energy, property
Website: http://www.gbreuer.com.ar/

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Allende & Brea
Key individuals: Pablo Germán Louge
Founded: 1957
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, dispute resolution, IP, insurance, competition, anti-trust
Website: www.allendebrea.com
Contact: INFO@ALLENDEBREA.COM.AR

Best Energy Firm
Heredia, Oneto Gaona, Lede Pizzurno & Terrel Abogados (HOLT)
Key individuals: Florencia Heredia, Regina Oneto Gaona, Maria Laura Lede Pizzurno, Maria Paula Terrel
Practice areas: Corporate, finance, energy, environment, regulatory
Website: www.holtlegal.com
Contact: holt@holtlegal.com.ar

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Julio César Rivera Abogados
Key individuals: Julio Cesar Rivera, Beltran Fernando Louge, Giatti Gustavo Javier, Gustavo Parodi
Founded: 1993
Practice areas: Insolvency, corporate, litigation
Website: www.rivera.com
Contact: +54 11 4373-0309

Best Lawyer
Funes de Rioja & Asociados
Key individuals: Daniel C. L. Funes de Rioja, Rodrigo Funes de Rioja
Founded: 1981
Practice areas: Labour, industrial, corporate
Website: www.funes.com
Contact: estudio@funes.com.ar

Best Lawyer
Enrique Bruchou, Bruchou, Fernández Madero & Lombardi
Practice areas: Banking, corporate, M&A
Website: www.bfmyl.com
Contact: +54 11 4021 2319

Best Transfer Pricing Firm
Goldemberg & Associates
Key individuals: Cecilia Goldemberg, Beatriz S. González de Rechter, Gabriel Hermida, Gabriela Clerc, Karina Ernst
Founded: 1991
Practice areas: Tax consulting
Website: http://www.goldemberg-asoc.com.ar
Contact: info@goldemberg-asoc.com.ar

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Allende & Brea
Key individuals: Pablo Germán Louge
Founded: 1957
Practice areas: Foreign investment, antitrust, finance, commercial, corporate, IP, insurance
Website: www.allendebrea.com
Contact: INFO@ALLENDEBREA.COM.AR

Best Capital Markets Firm
King & Wood Mallesons
Key individuals: Wang Junfeng, Stuart Fuller
Founded: 2012
Practice areas: Finance, IP, tax, corporate, capital markets
Website: www.kwm.com
Contact: marketing@cn.kwm.com

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Lewis Baach P
Key individuals: Cristián Francos
Founded: 1983
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, finance, insurance, white collar, corporate
Website: http://www.lewisbaach.com
Contact: +54 11 4850 1220

Best Private Equity Firm
Errecondo, Salaverri, Dellatorre, González & Burgio
Key individuals: Javier Errecondo, Baruki González
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, insolvency, real estate, litigation
Website: www.esdgyb.com
Contact: estudio@esdgyb.com

Best Litigation Firm
Herbert Smith Freehills
Key individuals: Jonathan Scott, Mark Crean
Founded: 2012
Practice areas: Corporate, competition, Dispute resolution, employment, pensions, finance, real estate
Website: http://www.herbertsmithfreehills.com
Contact: Michael.Back@hsf.com

Australia

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Arthur Allens Robinson
Key individuals: Ian Wallace, Michael Rose
Founded: 2001
Practice areas: Finance, infrastructure, real estate, energy, consumer, arbitration, insurance, litigation
Website: www.allens.com.au
Contact: +61 2 9230 4000

Best M&A Firm
King & Wood Mallesons
Key individuals: Wang Junfeng Global, Stuart Fuller, Tony O’Malley
Founded: 2012
Practice areas: Finance, dispute resolution, infrastructure, M&A
Website: http://www.mallesons.com
Contact: marketing@cn.kwm.com

Best Tax Firm
Johnson Winter & Slattery
Key individuals: Peter Slattery
Founded: 1993
Practice areas: Tax, corporate, dispute resolution, finance, construction,
Website: www.jws.com.au
Contact: peter.slattery@jws.com.au

Best Tax Consultant
Richard Gelski, Johnson Winter & Slattery
Practice areas: Corporate structuring, cross border investment, tax effective financing, capital raising, M&A, property trust structures
Website: www.jws.com.au
Contact: richard.gelski@jws.com.au

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Minter Ellison
Key individuals: Russell Miller, John Weber
Founded: 1827
Practice areas: Infrastructure, dispute resolution, finance, real estate, tax, corporate, industrial relations
Website: http://www.minterellison.com
Contact: john.weber@minterellison.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Key individuals: John WH Denton
Founded: 1841
Practice areas: Finance, capital markets, dispute resolution, construction, IP, infrastructure, real estate, tax, media, insolvency
Website: www.corrs.com.au
Contact: eddie.scuderi@corrs.com.au

Best Property Firm
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Key individuals: John WH Denton
Founded: 1841
Practice areas: Finance, capital markets, dispute resolution, construction, IP, infrastructure, real estate, tax, media, insolvency
Website: www.corrs.com.au
Contact: eddie.scuderi@corrs.com.au

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Griffith Hack
Key individuals: David Hughes, Steve parker, David Madigan, Stuart Boyer, Debbie Beadle, Kate Spargo
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: IP
Website: www.griffithhack.com.au
Contact: +61 2 9925 5900

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Gilbert & Tobin
Key individuals: Danny Gilbert
Founded: 1988
Practice areas: Finance, regulation, corporate, IP, real estate, anti-trust, dispute resolution, consumer, energy
Website: www.gtlaw.com.au
Contact: email@gtlaw.com.au

Best Energy Firm
Gilbert & Tobin
Key individuals: Danny Gilbert
Founded: 1988
Practice areas: Finance, regulation, corporate, IP, real estate, anti-trust, dispute resolution, consumer, energy
Website: www.gtlaw.com.au

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Henry Davis York
Key individuals: Sharon Cook
Founded: 1959
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, dispute resolution, insolvency, construction
Website: http://www.hdy.com.au
Contact: info@hdy.com.au

Best Lawyer
Norton Rose Australia
Key individuals: Wayne Spanner
Founded: 2010
Practice areas: Finance, energy, infrastructure, technology, pharmaceuticals
Website: http://www.nortonrosefulbright.com/
Contact: samantha.magnusson@nortonrosefulbright.com

Best Lawyer
Richard Bunting, Ashurst
Practice areas: Litigation, employment, M&A
Website: www.ashurst.com
Contact: +61 3 9679 3597

Best PPP Firm
Clayton Utz
Key individuals: Darryl D McDonough, Stuart Clark
Founded: 1833
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, energy, dispute resolution
Website: www.claytonutz.com
Contact: webmaster@claytonutz.com

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Minter Ellison
Key individuals: Russell Miller, John Weber
Founded: 1827
Practice areas: Infrastructure, dispute resolution, finance, real estate, tax, corporate, industrial relations, foreign investment
Website: http://www.minterellison.com
Contact: john.weber@minterellison.com

Best Capital Markets Firm
Sidley Austin
Key individuals: Thomas A Cole, Chares W Douglas
Founded: 2006
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, tax, consumer, energy, dispute resolution, IP, insurance
Website: www.sidley.com
Contact: kamorgan@sidley.com

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Buse Heberer Fromm
Key individuals: Christian Pothe
Practice areas: Corporate, IP, real estate, IT, tax, finance, litigation
Website: http://en.buse.de/home.html
Contact: sydney@buse.de

Best Private Equity Firm
Gilbert & Tobin
Key individuals: Danny Gilbert
Founded: 1988
Practice areas: Finance, regulation, corporate, IP, real estate, anti-trust, dispute resolution, consumer, energy
Website: www.gtlaw.com.au

Bahrain

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Haya Rashed Al Khalifa Attorneys at Law & Legal Consultants
Key individuals: Sheikha Haya Rashid Al Khalifa
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, litigation, construction, real estate
Website: www.hraklf.com
Contact: info@hraklf.com

Best M&A Firm
Qays H Zu’bi, Attorneys & Legal Consultants
Key individuals: Qays H.Zu’bi, Hatim Q Zu’bi, Mamoon Tayeb
Founded: 1981
Practice areas: Finance, commercial, corporate, IP, insurance, energy, insurance, construction
Website: http://www.qayszubilaw.com/index.php
Contact: qzubi@qayszubilaw.com

Best Tax Firm
Trowers & Hamlins
Key individuals: Dominic O’Neil
Founded: 1998
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, dispute resolution, energy, real estate, tax, infrastructure
Website: www.trowers.com
Contact: doneil@trowers.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Hassan Radhi & Associates
Key individuals: Hassan Ali Radhi, Noor Hassan Radhi, Safa Ahmed Al-Satrawi
Founded: 1974
Practice areas: Finance, IP, corporate, litigation, commercial
Website: www.hassanradhi.com
Contact: info@hassanradhi.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Hatim S Zu’bi & Partners
Key individuals: Hatim Sharif Zu’bi, Hamid Abdulrahman Al Mahmood, Ma’awia El Tahir El Nayal
Founded: 1971
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, litigation, insurance, commercial, IP
Website: www.hatimzubilaw.com
Contact: enquiries@hatimzubilaw.com

Best Property Firm
Zeenat Al Mansoori & Associates
Key individuals: Zeenat Al Mansoori
Founded: 1989
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, litigation, real estate, IP
Website: www.zeenatalmansoori.com
Contact: info@zeenatalmansoori.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Mohamed M Alkhateeb & Associates
Key individuals: Mohamed M. Alkhateeb, Nawaf Mohamed Alkhateeb
Practice areas: Commercial, energy, finance, real estate, litigation, IP, employment, construction
Website: www.khateeblaw.com
Contact: info@khateeblaw.com

Best Energy Firm
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Key individuals: William Lawes, ted Burke, Stephan Eilers
Founded: 2000
Practice areas: Corporate, finance, IP, real estate, tax, disputes, antitrust, energy
Website: www.freshfields.com
Contact: enquiries@freshfields.com

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Trowers & Hamlins
Key individuals: Jonathan Adlington
Founded: 1987
Practice areas: Corporate, construction, real estate, litigation, pensions, insolvency
Website: www.trowers.com
Contact: enquiries@trowers.com

Best Lawyer
Elham Ali Hassan & Associates
Key individuals: Elham Ali Hassan, Essa Jawahery, Sara Jawahery
Founded: 1996
Practice areas: Corporate, dispute resolution, insurance, infrastructure, commercial, IP, litigation, real estate, employment
Website: www.elhamlaw.com
Contact: info@elhamlaw.com

Best Lawyer
Haya Rashed Al Khalifa, Haya Rashed Al Khalifa Attorneys at Law & Legal Consultants
Website: www.hraklf.com
Contact: h.alkhalifa@hraklf.com

Best Litigation Firm
Taqi & Mohamed Ahmed Attorneys
Key individuals: Mohammed Ahmed, Hussain Taqi
Contact: taqimohd@batelco.com.bh

Belgium

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Allen & Overy
Key individuals: Dirk Meeus, David Morley, Wim Dejonghe
Founded: 1930
Practice areas: Antitrust, finance, corporate, employment, IP, litigation
Website: www.allenovery.com
Contact: information@allenovery.com

Best M&A Firm
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Key individuals: Mark Leddy

Founded: 1960
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, real estate, IP, energy, M&A
Website: www.clearygottlieb.com
Contact: +1 212 225 2000

Best Tax Firm
Afschrift
Key individuals: Thierry Afschrift, Inès Wouters, Martin Van Beirs, Anne Rayet, Sylvie Leyder
Founded: 1994
Practice areas: Tax, white collar crime
Website: www.afschrift.com
Contact: +32 2 646 46 36

Best Tax Consultant
Jacques Malherbe, Liedekerke Wolters Waelbroeck Kirkpatrick
Practice areas: Tax, corporate, finance, estate, litigation
Website: www.jacques-malherbe.com
Contact: +32 2 551 15 15

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Key individuals: Mark Leddy
Founded: 1960
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, IP, real estate,
Website: www.clearygottlieb.com
Contact: +1 212 225 2000

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Hanotiau & Van den Berg
Key individuals: Bernard Hanotiau, Albert Jan Van Den Berg, Paul Lefebvre, Pascal Hollander, Niuscha Bassiri
Founded: 2001
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, IP, commercial, energy, finance, antitrust
Website: www.hvdb.com
Contact: info@hvdb.com

Best Property Firm
Stibbe
Key individuals: Heleen Kersten, Jan Peeters
Founded: 1911
Practice areas: Property, finance, dispute resolution, IP, real estate, energy, insolvency
Website: www.stibbe.com
Contact: info@stibbe.be

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Altius
Key individuals: Carine Van Regenmortel
Founded: 2002
Practice areas: IP, corporate, litigation, real estate, commercial
Website: www.altius.com
Contact: carine.vanregenmortel@altius.com

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Arnold & Porter
Key individuals: Silvio Cappellari, Tim Frazer, Luc Gyselen, Annette Luise Schild, Marleen Van Kerckhove
Founded: 1946
Practice areas: Antitrust, corporate, IP, litigation, real estate, finance
Website: www.arnoldporter.com
Contact: +32 2 290 7800

Best Energy Firm
Foley & Lardner
Key individuals: Howard Fogt, Rouget Henschel, Richard Peet, Michele Simkin
Founded: 1969
Practice areas: Energy, corporate, litigation, IP, public policy
Website: www.foley.com
Contact: +32 2 78 79 700

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Morrison & Foerster
Key individuals: Rony Gerrits, Jonathan Gowdy, Tom McQuail, Christopher Norall, Karin Retzer
Founded: 1991
Practice areas: Insolvency, finance, IP, litigation, corporate, real estate
Website: www.mofo.com
Contact: info@mofo.com

Best Lawyer
Claeys & Engels
Key individuals: Chris Engels, Eric Carlier, Olivier Debray, Luc Bihain
Founded: 2001
Practice areas: Employment, commercial
Website: www.claeysengels.be
Contact: info@claeysengels.be

Best Lawyer
Thierry Afschrift, Afschrift
Practice areas: Tax, M&A, finance
Website: www.afschrift.com
Contact: thierry.afschrift@afschrift.com

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Van Bael & Bellis
Key individuals: Jean-François Bellis
Founded: 1986
Practice areas: Foreign investment, regulatory, competition, trade
Website: www.vbb.com
Contact: vbb@vbb.com

Best Capital Markets Firm
Jones Day
Key individuals: Bernard Amory
Founded: 1989
Practice areas: Capital markets, finance, corporate, antitrust, energy, real estate, IP
Website: www.jonesday.com
Contact: info@jonesday.com

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Afschrift
Key individuals: Thierry Afschrift, Inès Wouters, Martin Van Beirs, Anne Rayet, Sylvie Leyder
Founded: 1994
Practice areas: Tax, white-collar crime
Website: www.afschrift.com
Contact: +32 2 646 46 36

Best Litigation Firm
Linklaters
Key individuals: Robert Elliott, Simon davies
Founded: 1999
Practice areas: Litigation, corporate, IP, finance, insolvency, real estate, commercial, antitrust
Website: www.linklaters.com
Contact: +32 2 501 94 11

Bolivia

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Indacochea & Asociados, Abogados
Key individuals: Ricardo Indacochea, Mariana Pereira
Founded: 1991
Practice areas: Finance, energy, corporate, labour, dispute resolution, IP, anti-trust, competition
Website: www.indacochea-abogados.com
Contact: indacochea@indacochea.com.bo

Best M&A Firm
Guevara & Gutiérrez S C Servicios Legales
Key individuals: Ramiro Guevara, primitive Gutierrez
Founded: 1989
Practice areas: Litigation, energy, finance, labour, corporate, commercial, dispute resolution
Website: www.gg-lex.com
Contact: abogados@gg-lex.com

Best Tax Firm
Araujo & Forgues

Best Tax Consultant
José Luis Tufiño, Tufiño y Villegas

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Bufete Aguirre Soc Civ
Key individuals: Ignacio M Aguirre, Fernando Aguirre
Founded: 1940
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, finance, labour, litigation, regulation
Website: www.bufeteaguirre-lawfirm.com
Contact: abogados@bufeteaguirre-lawfirm.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Guevara & Gutiérrez S C Servicios Legales
Key individuals: Ramiro Guevara, primitive Gutierrez
Founded: 1989
Practice areas: Litigation, energy, finance, labour, corporate, commercial, dispute resolution, foreign investment
Website: www.gg-lex.com
Contact: abogados@gg-lex.com

Best Property Firm
Urenda Abogados Sociedad Civil
Website: www.urenda.bo
Contact: secretaria@urenda.bo

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Moreno Baldivieso Estudio de Abogados
Key individuals: Ramiro Moreno Baldivieso, Andres Moreno Gutierrez, Luis F Moreno Gutierrez
Founded: 1931
Practice areas: corporate, energy, finance, labour, dispute resolution,
Website: www.emba.com.bo
Contact: AMORENOG@emba.com.bo

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Indacochea & Asociados Abogados Sociedad Civil
Key individuals: Ricardo Indacochea, Mariana Pereira
Founded: 1991
Practice areas: Finance, energy, corporate, labour, dispute resolution, IP, anti-trust, competition
Website: www.indacochea-abogados.com
Contact: indacochea@indacochea.com.bo

Best Energy Firm
Quintanilla, Soria & Nishizawa
Key individuals: Eduardo Quintanilla Ballivián, Mauricio Torrico Galindo, Santiago Nishizawa Takano
Founded: 1975
Practice areas: Energy, commercial, corporate, regulation
Website: www.qsn.bo

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
CR & F Rojas Abogados
Key individuals: Casto Rojas, Rene Rojas, Fernando Rojas
Founded: 1900
Practice areas: Commercial, construction, finances, IP, real estate, energy, labour, insolvency, restructuring
Website: www.rojas-lawfirm.com
Contact: fernando@rojas-lawfirm.com

Best Lawyer
CR & F Rojas Abogados
Key individuals: Casto Rojas, Rene Rojas, Fernando Rojas
Founded: 1900
Practice areas: Commercial, construction, finances, IP, real estate, energy, labour, insolvency, restructuring
Website: www.rojas-lawfirm.com
Contact: fernando@rojas-lawfirm.com

Best Lawyer
Ramiro Moreno Baldivieso, Moreno Baldivieso Estudio de Abogados
Practice areas: Corporate, IP, international arbitration, oil and gas
Website: www.emba.com.bo
Contact: rmb@emba.com.bo

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Guevara & Gutierrez S C Servicios Legales
Key individuals: Ramiro Guevara, primitive Gutierrez
Founded: 1989
Practice areas: Litigation, energy, finance, labour, corporate, commercial, dispute resolution, foreign investment
Website: www.gg-lex.com
Contact: abogados@gg-lex.com

Best Litigation Firm
Urenda Abogados Sociedad Civil
Key individuals: Juan Carlos Urenda Diaz
Website: www.urenda.bo
Contact: secretaria@urenda.bo

Brazil

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Machado, Meyer, Sendacz e Opice
Key individuals: Antonio Corrêa Meyer, José Roberto Opice, Moshe Sendacz
Founded: 1972
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, infrastructure, real estate, labour, litigation, compliance
Website: www.machadomeyer.com
Contact: mmso@mmso.com.br

Best M&A Firm
Leal Cotrim Advogados
Key individuals: Márcio Leal, Aurea d’Avila Mello Cotrim
Founded: 2011
Practice areas: Corporate, M&A, energy, litigation, labour, tax, commercial
Website: www.lealcotrim.com.br
Contact: + 55 21 3550 8080

Best Tax Firm
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Website: www.sevilha.com.br

Best Tax Consultant
Leonardo Braune, Intercorp
Practice areas: International tax, real estate planning, wealth preservation
Website: www.intercorpgroup.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Leal Cotrim Advogados
Key individuals: Márcio Leal, Aurea d’Avila Mello Cotrim
Founded: 2011
Practice areas: Corporate, M&A, energy, litigation, labour, tax, commercial
Website: www.lealcotrim.com.br
Contact: + 55 21 3550 8080

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Andrade & Fichtner Advogados
Key individuals: Joel Alves De Andrade, Mauro Fichtner
Founded: 1983
Practice areas: Property, corporate, tax, energy, arbitration, IP
Website: www.afadv.com.br
Contact: +55 21 2215 1733

Best Property Firm
Campos Mello Advogados
Key individuals: Luiz Antônio Campos Mello, Fabio Perrone Campos Mello
Founded: 1978
Practice areas: Property, commercial, corporate, real estate, employment, energy, litigation, regulatory
Website: www.camposmello.adv.br
Contact: selecao@camposmello.adv.br

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Dannemann, Siemsen, Bigler & Ipanema Moreira
Key individuals: Peter Dirk Siemsen, José Antonio B L Faria Correa, Luiz Henrique O do Amaral, Gustavo de Freitas Morais, Peter Eduardo Siemsen
Founded: 1919
Practice areas: IP, property, environmental
Website: http://www.dannemann.com.br
Contact: mail@dannemann.com.br

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Advocacia José Del Chiaro
Key individuals: José Del Chiaro Ferreira da Rosa, Maria Augusta Fidalgo, Maurílio Monteiro de Abreu, Ademir Antonio Pereira Júnior, Maria Fernanda Pallerosi Suplicy
Founded: 1991
Practice areas: Competition, anti-trust, consumer, trade, regulatory
Website: www.josedelchiaro.com.br
Contact: advocacia@josedelchiaro.com.br

Best Energy Firm
Advocacia Waltenberg
Key individuals: David A M Waltenberg, Cristiana Reis, André Edelstein, Gerusa Magalhães, Ana Amélia Santos Galli
Founded: 1998
Practice areas: Energy, corporate, commercial, arbitration, tax
Website: www.waltenberg.com.br
Contact: adv@waltenberg.com.br

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Felsberg, Pedretti e Mannrich Advogados e Consultores Legais
Key individuals: Thomas Benes Felsberg, Maria da Graça Pedretti, Nelson Mannrich, Roberto Wilson, David Meiler
Founded: 1970
Practice areas: Insolvency, restructuring, labour, litigation, finance, real estate, trade
Website: www.felsberg.com.br
Contact: mail@felsberg.com.br

Best Lawyer
Demarest e Almeida
Key individuals: Naum Rotenberg, Tatiana Campello, Edimara Iansen Wieczorek
Founded: 1948
Practice areas: Employment, finance, corporate, energy, IP, labour, regulatory, litigation
Website: www.demarest.com.br
Contact: comunicacao@demarest.com.br

Best Lawyer
Estêvão Mallet, Mallet Advogados Associados
Practice areas: Employment,
Website: www.mallet.com.br
Contact: estevao@mallet.adv.br

Best PPP Firm
Mattos Filho Veiga Filho Marrey Jr e Quiroga
Key individuals: Roberto Quiroga Mosquera,
Founded: 1992
Practice areas: PPP, real estate, finance, corporate, energy, insolvency, labour, insurance, infrastructure
Website: www.mattosfilho.com.br
Contact: mattosfilho@mattosfilho.com.br

Best Transfer Pricing Firm
Deloitte
Key individuals: Carlos Nicacio
Founded: 1845
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, regulatory, transfer pricing, tax
Website: www.deloitte.com
Contact: jcarvalhojr@deloitte.com

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Tauil & Chequer Advogados in association with Mayer Brown
Key individuals: Alexandre Chequer
Founded: 2001
Practice areas: Energy, foreign investment, corporate, finance, litigation,
Website: www.tauilchequer.com.br
Contact: +55 21 2271 4210

Best Capital Markets Firm
Lefosse Advogados
Key individuals: Geraldo Lefosse
Founded: 1987
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, capital markets, litigation, insolvency, employment, anti-trust
Website: www.lefosse.com
Contact: lefosseadvogados@lefosse.com

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira
Key individuals: Andoni Hernández, maria da Paz Tierno Lopes
Founded: 1917
Practice areas: Arbitration, white-collar crime, finance, corporate, litigation, public law, IP
Website: www.cuatrecasas.com
Contact: +55 11 5184 4650

Best Litigation Firm
Ferro, Castro Neves, Daltro & Gomide Advogados
Key individuals: Marcelo Roberto Ferro
Founded: 2005
Practice areas: Litigation, dispute resolution, bankruptcy, consultancy
Website: www.fcdg.com.br
Contact: fcdg@fcdg.com.br

Canada

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Blake, Cassels & Graydon
Key individuals: Brock W Gibson, Robert M Granatstein
Founded: 1856
Practice areas: Finances, energy, corporate, IP, litigation, anti-trust, PPP
Website: www.blakes.com
Contact: toronto@blakes.com

Best M&A Firm
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Key individuals: DShawn McReynolds, Pierre-André Themens, Richard D Cherney, Peter A Glicklich
Founded: 1862
Practice areas: Tax, finance, commercial, real estate, corporate, insolvency, litigation, infrastructure, M&A
Website: www.dwpv.com
Contact: info@dwpv.com

Best Tax Firm
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt
Key individuals: Clay Horner, Dale R Ponder
Founded: 1862
Practice areas: Finance, tax, corporate, employment, energy, litigation, IP, insolvency, real estate
Website: www.osler.com
Contact: counsel@osler.com

Best Tax Consultant
John Ulmer, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
Practice areas: Tax, corporate finance, real estate transactions
Website: www.dwpv.com
Contact: julmer@dwpv.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Stikeman Elliott
Key individuals: William Braithwaite, André J Roy, Jay Kellerman, Stuart McCormack
Founded: 1952
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, litigation, insolvency, energy, infrastructure
Website: www.stikeman.com
Contact: aroy@stikeman.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Bennett Jones
Key individuals: Hugh L MacKinnon, C Perry Spitznagel, Stephen W Bowman, Enzo J Barichello, Timothy N Ross
Founded: 1922
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, corporate, finance, energy, litigation, trade, infrastructure, public policy
Website: www.bennettjones.com
Contact: spitznagelp@bennettjones.com

Best Property Firm
McCarthy Tétrault
Key individuals: Marc-André Blanchard, Herman Van Ommen, Sean Smyth, Kim Thomassin, Robert Brant
Founded: 1855
Practice areas: Property, energy, finance, litigation, real estate, infrastructure
Website: www.mccarthy.ca
Contact: info@mccarthy.ca

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Gowlings
Key individuals: R Scott Jolliffe, Stephen A Pike, Lorne W Segal
Founded: 1887
Practice areas: IP, corporate, finance, infrastructure
Website: www.gowlings.com
Contact: peter.lukasiewicz@gowlings.com

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Blake, Cassels & Graydon
Key individuals: Brock W Gibson, Robert M Granatstein
Founded: 1856
Practice areas: Finances, energy, corporate, IP, litigation, anti-trust, PPP
Website: www.blakes.com
Contact: toronto@blakes.com

Best Energy Firm
Borden Ladner Gervais
Key individuals: Sean Weir, David C Whelan, John Murphy, Marc Jolicoeur, Frank Callaghan, Donald Bird, Neil Henderson
Founded: 1936
Practice areas: Energy, commercial, employment, infrastructure, finance, corporate, litigation
Website: www.blg.com
Contact: info@blg.com

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Goodmans
Key individuals: Dale Lastman, Paul Goldman, Bruce Wright
Founded: 1899
Practice areas: Insolvency, restructuring, corporate, finance, litigation
Website: www.goodmans.ca
Contact: info@goodmans.ca

Best Lawyer
Baker & McKenzie
Key individuals: Eduardo C Leite
Founded: 1949
Practice areas: Employment, finance, dispute resolution, IP, real estate, trade, infrastructure
Website: www.bakermckenzie.com
Contact: inquire@bakermckenzie.com

Best Lawyer
John West, Norton Rose Canada
Practice areas: Employment
Website: www.nortonrosefulbright.com
Contact: john.west@nortonrosefulbright.com

Best PPP Firm
Blake, Cassels & Graydon
Key individuals: Brock W Gibson, Robert M Granatstein
Founded: 1856
Practice areas: Finances, energy, corporate, IP, litigation, anti-trust, PPP
Website: www.blakes.com
Contact: toronto@blakes.com

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Miller Thomson
Key individuals: Gerald D Courage
Founded: 1957
Practice areas: Foreign investment, finance, infrastructure, corporate, commercial, litigation, IP, labour
Website: www.millerthomson.com
Contact: toronto@millerthomson.com

Best Litigation Firm
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt
Key individuals: Dale R Ponder
Founded: 1862
Practice areas: Litigation, corporate, finance, employment, IP, litigation, cross-border
Website: www.osler.com
Contact: counsel@osler.com

China

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Fangda Partners
Key individuals: Yang Gao
Founded: 1993
Practice areas: Finance, infrastructure, IP, dispute resolution, commercial, corporate, anti-trust
Website: www.fangdalaw.com
Contact: email@fangdalaw.com

Best M&A Firm
Norton Rose
Key individuals: Kenneth L Stewart
Founded: 2001
Practice areas: M&A, corporate, finance, IP, infrastructure, employment
Website: www.fulbright.com
Contact: +86 10 6535 3100

Best Tax Firm
Hwuason Law Firm
Key individuals: Liu Tianyong, Gongliang Tang
Practice areas: Tax, corporate
Website: www.hwuason.com
Contact: Beijing@hwuason.com

Best Tax Consultant
Liu Ding Fa, Jun He Law Offices
Practice areas: Tax, corporate, M&A
Website: www.junhe.com
Contact: liudf@junhe.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Run Ming Law Office
Key individuals: Liu Yi Wang Yadong
Founded: 2007
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, litigation, foreign investment, IP, labour
Website: www.runminglaw.com
Contact: liux@runminglaw.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Dacheng Law Offices
Key individuals: Aiqun Duan, Baodong Zhao, Aloysius Wee Meng Seng
Founded: 1992
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, IP, labour, real estate, insolvency, restructuring
Website: www.dachengnet.com
Contact: beijing@dachenglaw.com

Best Property Firm
Zhong Lun Law Firm
Key individuals: Xuebing Zhang, Jason Liu
Founded: 1993
Practice areas: Property, real estate, corporate, dispute resolution,
Website: www.zhonglun.com
Contact: jasonliu@zhonglun.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office
Key individuals: Hao Ma
Founded: 1957
Practice areas: Patent, trademark, IP
Website: www.ccpit-patent.com.cn
Contact: mail@ccpit-patent.com.cn

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Jun He Law Offices
Key individuals: Xiao Wei
Founded: 1989
Practice areas: Competition, anti-trust, real estate, finance, corporate, dispute resolution
Website: www.junhe.com
Contact: junhebj@junhe.com

Best Energy Firm
Jingtian & Gongcheng
Founded: 1992
Practice areas: Energy, IP, dispute resolution, real estate, finance, foreign investment
Website: www.jingtian.com
Contact: jingtianbj@jingtian.com

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Dacheng Law Offices
Key individuals: Aiqun Duan, Baodong Zhao, Aloysius Wee Meng Seng
Founded: 1992
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, IP, labour, real estate, insolvency, restructuring
Website: www.dachengnet.com
Contact: beijing@dachenglaw.com

Best Lawyer
Norton Rose
Key individuals: Kenneth L Stewart
Founded: 2001
Practice areas: M&A, corporate, finance, IP, infrastructure, employment
Website: www.fulbright.com
Contact: +86 10 6535 3100

Best Lawyer
Ji Nuo, Fangda Partners
Practice areas: Construction, real estate, commercial litigation and arbitration, bankruptcy and restructuring, corporate governance
Website: www.fangdalaw.com
Contact: nji@fangdalaw.com

Best Capital Markets Firm
Haiwen & Partners
Key individuals: Hao Bian, Qiang Chen, Fan He, Liping Yang
Founded: 1992
Practice areas: Capital markets, corporate, dispute resolution
Website: www.haiwen-law.com
Contact: haiwenbj@haiwen-law.com

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Andrews Kurth
Key individuals: Hong Irwin, Jerry Jie Li, Timothy Unger
Founded: 2005
Practice areas: White collar crime, corporate, infrastructure, real estate
Website: www.andrewskurth.com
Contact: +86 10 8486 2699

Best Private Equity Firm
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld
Key individuals: Li Chen, Stephen Kho, William Rosoff
Founded: 2007
Practice areas: Private equity, corporate, M&A, trade, IP, employment, antitrust
Website: www.akingump.com
Contact: beijinginfo@akingump.com

Best Litigation Firm
Blank Rome Solicitors
Key individuals: Kristi Lynn Swartz
Founded: 2006
Practice areas: Litigation, infrastructure, IP, corporate, finance
Website: www.blankrome.com
Contact: KSwartz@BlankRome.com

Colombia

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Rodriguez-Azuero Asociados
Key individuals: Sergio Rodríguez Azuero
Founded: 1980
Practice areas: Finance, compliance, commercial, litigation,
Website: www.rodriguezazuero.com
Contact: abogados@rodriguezazuero.com

Best M&A Firm
Posse, Herrera & Ruiz Abogados
Key individuals: Herrera Jaime, Ruiz Juan Guillermo, Posse Mariana, Posse Daniel
Founded: 1927
Practice areas: M&A, corporate, finance, dispute resolution, infrastructure, real estate, IP
Website: www.phrlegal.com
Contact: phr@phrlegal.com

Best Tax Firm
Ernst & Young
Key individuals: Luz Maria Jaramillo
Practice areas: Infrastructure, real estate, energy, tax
Website: www.ey.com
Contact: +57 1 484 7000

Best Tax Consultant
Ricardo Ruiz, Ernst & Young
Practice areas: Tax
Website: www.ey.com
Contact: ricardo.ruiz@co.ey.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Parra, Rodriguez & Cavelier
Founded: 2000
Practice areas: Labour, litigation, finance, corporate, commercial, energy, employment
Website: www.prc-laws.com
Contact: +57 1 3764200

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Martínez Neira Abogados
Key individuals: Nestor Humberto Martinez
Founded: 1996
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, dispute resolution, litigation
Website: www.martinezneira.com
Contact: nhmartinezneira@cable.net.co

Best Property Firm
Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta
Key individuals: Alejandro Linares-Cantillo, Alejandro Linares-Cantillo, Álvaro Andrés Díaz, Andrés Hoyos- Ramírez
Founded: 2009
Practice areas: Property, finance, corporate, IP, investment, dispute resolution, infrastructure
Website: www.gpzlegal.com
Contact: gpz@gpzlegal.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Brigard & Castro
Key individuals: Juan Pablo Cadena, Martín Torres
Founded: 1934
Practice areas: IP, copyright, patents
Website: www.bc.com.co
Contact: bricas@bc.com.co

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Rubio Escobar Abogados Consultores
Key individuals: Rubio Jairo Escobar, Germán González, Gustavo Niño
Practice areas: Competition, anti-trust, administrative, IP
Website: www.rubioescobar.com

Best Energy Firm
Gómez-Pinzón Zuleta
Key individuals: Alejandro Linares-Cantillo, Alejandro Linares-Cantillo, Álvaro Andrés Díaz, Andrés Hoyos- Ramírez
Founded: 2009
Practice areas: Energy, finance, IP, corporate, dispute resolution, Labour, investment
Website: www.gpzlegal.com
Contact: gpz@gpzlegal.com

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Norton Rose Colombia S A S
Key individuals: Glenn Faass
Founded: 2010
Practice areas: Insolvency, restructuring, employment, finance, litigation, regulatory
Website: www.nortonrosefulbright.com
Contact: +57 1 746 4666

Best Lawyer
AESCA S A
Key individuals: Carlos Alvarez Pereira, Alberto Escandón Villota, Claudia Lievano
Practice areas: Employment, dispute resolution, litigation, social security
Website: www.alvarezescandonlievano.com
Contact: +57 1 236 2411

Best Lawyer
Carlos Urrutia, Brigard & Urrutia
Practice areas: Commercial, energy, finance, litigation and arbitration
Website: bu.com.co
Contact: currutia@itam.mx

Best PPP Firm
Brigard & Urrutia
Key individuals: Carlos Urrutia, Carlos Umaña, Sergio Michelsen, Carlos Fradique, Luis Alfredo Barragán
Founded: 1934
Practice areas: PPP, corporate, commercial, finance, IP, M&A, securities
Website: www.bu.com.co
Contact: servicioalcliente@bu.com.co

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Araujo Ibarra & Asociados S A
Key individuals: Martín Gustavo Ibarra Pardo, Patricia Arce Rojas, Ricardo López Sánchez
Founded: 1971
Practice areas: Foreign investment, trade, infrastructure, corporate, administrative
Website: www.araujoibarra.com

Best Capital Markets Firm
Esguerra Barrera Arriaga
Key individuals: Carlos Darío Barrera Tapias, Héctor Arriaga Diaz, Alfonso Miranda Londoño
Founded: 1977
Practice areas: Capital markets, anti-trust, finance, infrastructure, litigation, corporate
Website: www.esguerrabarrera.com
Contact: info@esguerrabarrera.com

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Fowler Rodriguez Valdes-Fauli
Key individuals: George Fowler, Antonio Rodriguez
Founded: 1988
Practice areas: White collar crime, litigation, regulatory, finance, corporate, real estate
Website: www.frfirm.com
Contact: +1 504 523 2600

Best Litigation Firm
Fowler Rodriguez Valdes-Fauli
Key individuals: George Fowler, Antonio Rodriguez
Founded: 1988
Practice areas: White collar crime, litigation, regulatory, finance, corporate, real estate
Website: www.frfirm.com
Contact: +1 504 523 2600

Cyprus

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Kinanis Multidisciplinary law Firm
Key individuals: Christos P. Kinanis, Charalambos Meivatzis,
Founded: 1983
Practice areas: Corporate, accounting, litigation, property
Website: www.kinanis.com
Contact: KinanisLLC@kinanis.com

Best M&A Firm
Andreas Neocleous & Co
Key individuals: Andreas Neocleous
Founded: 1965
Practice areas: M&A, finance, corporate, commercial, IP, litigation, competition
Website: www.neocleous.com
Contact: info@neocleous.com

Best Tax Firm
Areti Charidemou & Associates
Key individuals: Areti Charidemou
Founded: 1990
Practice areas: Tax, property, corporate, M&A, commercial
Website: http://www.aretilawyers.com
Contact: +357 25508000

Best Tax Consultant
Lambros Soteriou, Michael Kyprianou & Co
Practice areas: Corporate
Website: www.kyprianou.com.cy
Contact: lambros@kyprianou.com.cy

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Areti Charidemou & Associates
Key individuals: Areti Charidemou
Founded: 1990
Practice areas: Tax, property, corporate, M&A, commercial
Website: http://www.aretilawyers.com
Contact: +357 25508000

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Ioannides Demetriou
Key individuals: Pambos Ch. Ioannides, Andrew Demetriou, Christina Ioannidou, Christos P. Frakalas, Elena Michail
Founded: 1986
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, M&A, finance, construction, administrative
Website: www.idlaw.com.cy
Contact: info@idlaw.com.cy

Best Property Firm
George Z Georgiou & Associates
Key individuals: George Z. Georgiou
Founded: 2005
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, litigation, real estate, IP
Website: www.gzg.com.cy
Contact: admin@gzg.com.cy

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Protopapa, Demetriou & Co
Key individuals: Louiza Protopapa, Charis Demetriou
Founded: 2011
Practice areas: IP, corporate, commercial, finance, insolvency, property, employment, restructuring
Website: www.pd-legal.com
Contact: info@pd-legal.com

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Lellos P Demetriades Law Office
Key individuals: Lellos P. Demetriades, Joanna Loizides, Achilleas L. Demetriades
Founded: 1955
Practice areas: Energy, competition, anti-trust, IP, litigation, commercial, corporate
Website: www.ldlaw.com.cy
Contact: info@ldlaw.com.cy

Best Energy Firm
Lellos P Demetriades Law Office
Key individuals: Lellos P. Demetriades, Joanna Loizides, Achilleas L. Demetriades
Founded: 1955
Practice areas: Energy, competition, anti-trust, IP, litigation, commercial, corporate
Website: www.ldlaw.com.cy
Contact: info@ldlaw.com.cy

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Protopapa, Demetriou & Co
Key individuals: Louiza Protopapa, Charis Demetriou
Founded: 2011
Practice areas: IP, corporate, commercial, finance, insolvency, property, employment, restructuring
Website: www.pd-legal.com
Contact: info@pd-legal.com

Best Lawyer
Der Arakelian-Merheje
Key individuals: Nairy Der Arakelian-Merheje
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: Employment, real estate, tax
Website: www.nmerhejelaw.com
Contact: enlaw1@cytanet.com.cy

Best Lawyer
Andreas L Haviaras, Haviaras & Philippou
Practice areas: Tax planning
Website: www.hphlaw.eu
Contact: Andreas.Haviaras@hphlaw.eu

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Scordis, Papapetrou & Co Advocates & Legal Consultants
Key individuals: Andis Scordis, Michalis Papapetrou, Adamos Adamides, Kyriacos Scordis
Founded: 1973
Practice areas: Foreign investment, corporate, M&A, dispute resolution, employment, IP, finance
Website: www.scordispapapetrou.com
Contact: info@scordispapapetrou.com

Best Capital Markets Firm
LC Law Stylianou & Drakou
Key individuals: Lora Stylianou, Christina Drakou
Founded: 2000
Practice areas: Capital markets, corporate, commercial, finance, IP, property
Website: www.lclaw.com.cy
Contact: info@LCLAW.com.cy

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Anastasios Antoniou
Key individuals: Anastasios Antoniou
Practice areas: White-collar crime, dispute resolution, energy, IP, investment, competition
Website: http://www.antoniou.com.cy
Contact: info@antoniou.com.cy

Best Litigation Firm
Kinanis Multidisciplinary law Firm
Key individuals: Christos P. Kinanis, Charalambos Meivatzis,
Founded: 1983
Practice areas: Corporate, accounting, litigation, property
Website: www.kinanis.com
Contact: KinanisLLC@kinanis.com

Georgia

Best Banking & Finance Firm
VBAT (Vashakidze & Bazerashvili – Attorneys in Tbilisi G P)
Key individuals: David Kikaleishvili, David Bazerashvili, David Kvachantiradze, Sophie Chachava, Giorgi Melikishvili, Nana Amisulashvili
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, real estate, employment, litigation, criminal
Website: www.vbat.ge
Contact: office@vbat.ge

Best M&A Firm
Mgaloblishvili, Kipiani, Dzidziguri (MKD)
Key individuals: Irakli Mgaloblishvili, Victor Kipiani, David Dzidziguri, Archil Kbilashvili, Vakhtang Shevardnadze
Founded: 1996
Practice areas: M&A, corporate, cross-border, litigation
Website: www.mkd.ge
Contact: info@mkd.ge

Best Tax Firm
Getsadze & Pateishvili Law Office
Key individuals: Gia Getsadze, Levan Pateishvili, Maka Japaridze
Founded: 2004
Practice areas: Tax, IP, employment, civil, property, litigation, investment
Website: www.g-p.ge
Contact: office@g-p.ge

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Eristavi Law Group | Watch the award presentation
Key individuals: John Hall
Founded: 2009
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, finance, dispute resolution, IP, real estate, anti-trust, infrastructure
Website: www.elg.ge
Contact: info@elg.ge

Best Property Firm
BGI Legal
Key individuals: Lasha Gogiberidze, Zaza Bibilashvili
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: Property, finance, energy, trade, IP, litigation, corporate, PPP
Website: www.bgi.ge
Contact: bgilegal@bgi.ge

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Mikadze, Gegetchkori, Taktakishvili,
Key individuals: Alexander Mikadze, Gela Mikadze, Alexander Gegetchkori, Giorgi Taktakishvili
Founded: 1968
Practice areas: IP, trademarks, litigation, patents, copyright
Website: www.mikadze.ge
Contact: mikadze@mikadze.ge

Best Lawyer
Getsadze & Pateishvili Law Office
Key individuals: Gia Getsadze, Levan Pateishvili, Maka Japaridze
Founded: 2004
Practice areas: Tax, IP, employment, civil, property, litigation, investment
Website: www.g-p.ge
Contact: office@g-p.ge

Best Lawyer
Revaz Beridze, Eristavi Law Group | Watch the award presentation
Practice areas: Transport, commercial, procurement
Website: www.elg.ge
Contact: rberidze@elg.ge

Best PPP Firm
BGI Legal
Key individuals: Lasha Gogiberidze, Zaza Bibilashvili
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: Property, finance, energy, trade, IP, litigation, corporate, PPP
Website: www.bgi.ge
Contact: bgilegal@bgi.ge

Best Litigation Firm
Mgaloblishvili, Kipiani, Dzidziguri (MKD)
Key individuals: Irakli Mgaloblishvili, Victor Kipiani, David Dzidziguri, Archil Kbilashvili, Vakhtang Shevardnadze
Founded: 1996
Practice areas: M&A, corporate, cross-border, litigation
Website: www.mkd.ge
Contact: info@mkd.ge

Germany

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Key individuals: Gabriele Apfelbacher, Thomas Buhl, Werner Meier, Hanno Sperlich
Founded: 1991
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, litigation, anti-trust, capital markets, competition
Website: www.cgsh.com
Contact: +49 69 97103 0

Best M&A Firm
Hengeler Mueller
Key individuals: Daniela Favoccia, Matthias Hentzen
Founded: 1990
Practice areas: M&A, corporate, finance, employment, regulatory, real estate, litigation, infrastructure
Website: www.hengeler.com
Contact: hengeler.mueller@hengeler.com

Best Tax Firm
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
Key individuals: Thomas Ingenhoven, Rainer Magold, peter Memminger, Norbort Rieger
Founded: 2001
Practice areas: Tax, corporate, finance, competition
Website: www.milbank.com
Contact: +49 69 71914 3400

Best Tax Consultant
Prof Dr Alexander Hemmelrath, WTS Group
Practice areas: Tax
Website: www.nortonrosefulbright.com
Contact: alexander.hemmelrath@nortonrosefulbright.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
WTS Group
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, tax, real estate, M&A
Website: www.wts-alliance.com
Contact: karsten.gnuschke@wts.de

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
CMS
Key individuals: Hubertus Kolster
Founded: 2004
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, commercial, corporate, IP, real estate, energy
Website: www.cms-hs.com
Contact: berlin@cms-hs.com

Best Property Firm
Olswang
Key individuals: Stefan Lütje, Christian Schede
Founded: 2007
Practice areas: Media, property, infrastructure, technology
Website: www.olswang.com
Contact: reception.germany@olswang.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Anwaltskanzlei Schultz-Süchting
Key individuals: Rolf Schultz Süchting, Lars Kröner, Dirk Bruhn, Torsten Spiegelhalder, Ivo Millarg, Marc-Oliver Srocke
Founded: 1999
Practice areas: IP, pharmaceutical, copyright
Website: www.schusue.de
Contact: consulting@chusue.de

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Oppenländer Rechtsanwälte
Key individuals: Albrecht Bach, Christopher Frhr. Von Hutten, Heinz-Uwe Dettling, Thomas Baumann
Founded: 1989
Practice areas: Competition, anti-trust, IP, M&A, corporate, media, administrative
Website: www.oppenlaender.de
Contact: info@oppenlaender.de

Best Energy Firm
Becker Büttner Held
Key individuals: Thies Hartmann, Thomas Straßer
Founded: 1971
Practice areas: Energy, compliance, IP, tax, public, labour, auditing, corporate
Website: www.beckerbuettnerheld.de
Contact: +49 30 611 28 40-0

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Görg Rechtsanwälte
Key individuals: Thomas Bezani, Michael Dolfen, Clemens Scholz-Remes
Founded: 1989
Practice areas: Insolvency, restructuring, corporate, energy, real estate, dispute resolution, tax
Website: www.goerg.de
Contact: berlin@goerg.de

Best Lawyer
Küttner Rechtsanwälte
Key individuals: Wolfdieter Küttner, Klaus-Dietrich Küttner, Jürgen Röller
Founded: 1973
Practice areas: Employment, Litigation, restructuring
Website: www.kuettner-rechtsanwaelte.de
Contact: info@kuettner-rechtsanwaelte.de

Best Lawyer
Prof Dr Alexander Hemmelrath, WTS Group
Practice areas: Tax
Website: www.nortonrosefulbright.com
Contact: alexander.hemmelrath@nortonrosefulbright.com

Best PPP Firm
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Key individuals: William Lawes, Ted Burke, Stephan Eilers
Founded: 2000
Practice areas: PPP, corporate, employment, finance, disputes, real estate
Website: www.freshfields.com
Contact: enquiries@freshfields.com

Best Foreign Investment Practice
P+P Pöllath + Partners
Key individuals: Matthias Bruse, Stefan Lebek, Amos Veith
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: Foreign investment, corporate, tax, real estate, dispute resolution, private funds
Website: www.pplaw.com
Contact: ber@pplaw.com

Best Capital Markets Firm
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Key individuals: William Lawes, Ted Burke, Stephan Eilers
Founded: 2000
Practice areas: Capital markets, finance, real estate, corporate, antitrust, employment, IP
Website: www.freshfields.com
Contact: enquiries@freshfields.com

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Wessing & Partner
Key individuals: Jürgen Wessing, Helga Wessing, Heiko Ahlbrecht
Founded: 2007
Practice areas: White collar crime, corporate, trade, insolvency, corruption, tax
Website: www.strafrecht.de
Contact: info@strafrecht.de

Best Private Equity Firm
Gleiss Lutz
Key individuals: Rainer Loges
Founded: 1949
Practice areas: Private equity, finance, antitrust, compliance, corporate, dispute resolution, employment, energy, IP, real estate
Website: www.gleisslutz.com
Contact: melina.merz@gleisslutz.com

Best Litigation Firm
Latham & Watkins
Key individuals: Christoph Baus, Okko Hendrick Behrends
Founded: 1934
Practice areas: Litigation, real estate, employment, finance, antitrust, IP, arbitration, M&A
Website: www.lw.com
Contact: thomas.fox@lw.com

Greece

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Karatzas & Partners
Key individuals: Catherine-Marie Karatzas
Founded: 1963
Practice areas: Finance, litigation, IP, corporate, competition
Website: www.karatza-partners.gr
Contact: mail@karatza-partners.gr

Best M&A Firm
KGDI Law Firm
Key individuals: Leonidas Georgopoulos, Anthony Hadjioannou, Nikolaos Panou
Founded: 1933
Practice areas: M&A, corporate, litigation, real estate, energy, employment, antitrust
Website: www.kgdi.gr
Contact: kg.law@kglawfirm.gr

Best Tax Firm
Zepos & Yannopoulos
Key individuals: Dimitris Zepos, Yerassimos Yannopoulos
Founded: 1893
Practice areas: Tax, finance, commercial, corporate, litigation, IP, employment, PPP
Website: www.zeya.com
Contact: y.yannopoulos@zeya.com

Best Tax Consultant
John Dryllerakis, Dryllerakis & Associates
Practice areas: Tax, litigation, competition, M&A, corporate, arbitration
Website: www.dryllerakis.gr
Contact: jcd@dryllerakis.gr

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
M & P Bernitsas Law Offices
Key individuals: Panayotis Bernitsas
Founded: 1946
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, energy, employment, litigation, real estate
Website: www.bernitsaslawoffices.gr
Contact: bernitsas@bernitsaslawoffices.gr

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Apostolos Georgiades & Associates
Key individuals: Apostolos Georgiades, Angela Georgiades, George Papacharalambous
Founded: 1969
Practice areas: Property, finance, corporate, IP, commercial, trade
Website: www.georgiades.com
Contact: info@georgiades.com

Best Property Firm
Alexiou & Kosmopoulos Law Firm
Key individuals: Constantine Alexiou, Maria Alexiou, Alexandros Kosmopoulos
Founded: 1891
Practice areas: Property, finance, commercial, corporate, dispute resolution, energy, employment, insolvency, real estate
Website: www.aklawfirm.gr
Contact: info@aklawfirm.gr

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
D N Tzouganatos & Partners
Key individuals: Dimitris Tzouganatos, Nikos S. Kosmidis
Practice areas: Competition, antitrust, litigation
Website: www.tzouganatoslaw.gr
Contact: info@tzouganatoslaw.gr

Best Energy Firm
Pistiolis – Triantafyllos & Associates
Key individuals: Theodore Pistiolis, Anastasios Triantafyllos, Dimitris Antoniou, Vanita Kiriakouli,
Founded: 2000
Practice areas: Energy, competition, real estate, regulatory, corporate, commercial, technology, employment
Website: www.ptlegal.eu
Contact: info@ptlegal.eu

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Karatzas & Partners
Key individuals: Catherine-Marie Karatzas
Founded: 1963
Practice areas: Insolvency, restructuring, litigation, corporate, banking, competition
Website: www.karatza-partners.gr
Contact: mail@karatza-partners.gr

Best Lawyer
Pistiolis – Triantafyllos & Associates
Key individuals: Theodore Pistiolis, Anastasios Triantafyllos, Dimitris Antoniou, Vanita Kiriakouli,
Founded: 2000
Practice areas: Energy, competition, real estate, regulatory, corporate, commercial, technology, employment
Website: www.ptlegal.eu
Contact: info@ptlegal.eu

Best Lawyer
Theodore Pistiolis, Pistiolis – Triantafyllos & Associates
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, telecoms, media, technology
Website: www.ptlegal.eu
Contact: pistiolis@ptlegal.eu

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Nomos Law Firm
Key individuals: Constantine Hadjiyannakis, Georgios Chatzigiannakis, Maria Vastaroucha
Founded: 1995
Practice areas: Foreign investment, corporate, employment, insolvency, contract, debt
Website: www.nomos.gr
Contact: info@nomos.gr

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Ikonomopoulos & Partners
Founded: 1993
Practice areas: White collar crime, real estate, infrastructure, energy, finance, IP, labour

Best Litigation Firm
KGDI Law Firm
Key individuals: Leonidas Georgopoulos, Anthony Hadjioannou, Nikolaos Panou
Founded: 1933
Practice areas: Litigation, energy, real estate, IP, corporate, finance
Website: www.kgdi.gr
Contact: kg.law@kglawfirm.gr

India

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Trilegal
Key individuals: Anand Prasad, Karan Singh, Rahul Matthan
Founded: 2000
Practice areas: Finance, restructuring, energy, litigation, competition, employment
Website: www.trilegal.com
Contact: +91 80 43434646

Best M&A Firm
Luthra & Luthra Law Offices
Key individuals: Rajiv Luthra, Mohit Saraf
Founded: 1990
Practice areas: M&A, corporate, dispute resolution, infrastructure, IP, real estate, employment, finance, capital markets
Website: www.luthra.com
Contact: bangalore@luthra.com

Best Tax Firm
Lakshmi Kumaran & Sridharan
Key individuals: Lakshmi Kumaran, Sridharan
Founded: 1985
Practice areas: Tax, corporate, IP
Website: www.lakshmisri.com
Contact: Isdel@lakshmisri.com

Best Tax Consultant
Rohan Shah, Economic Laws Practice
Practice areas: Litigation, trade, tax, corporate
Website: www.elplaw.in
Contact: rohanshah@elp-in.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
J Sagar & Associates
Key individuals: Jyoti Sagar
Founded: 1991
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, corporate, commercial, finance, regulatory, dispute resolution, energy
Website: www.jsalaw.com
Contact: gurgaon@jsalaw.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Karanjawala & Co
Key individuals: RN Karanjawala, Manik Karanjawala
Founded: 1983
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, corporate, litigation, arbitration
Contact: karanjawala@karanjawala.in

Best Property Firm
AZB & Partners
Key individuals: Ajay Bahl, Essaji Vahanvati, Varoon Chandra
Founded: 2004
Practice areas: Property, finance, infrastructure, employment, litigation
Website: www.azbpartners.com
Contact: mumbai@azbpartners.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
K&S Partners
Key individuals: Dr A Yamuna, A. C. Marbaniang, D Calab Gabriel
Founded: 1994
Practice areas: IP, patents, copyright, trademark
Website: www.knspartners.com
Contact: gurgaon@knspartners.com

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Dhall Law Chambers
Founded: 2008
Website: www.dhall-lawchambers.com
Contact: contact@dhall-lawchambers.com

Best Energy Firm
J Sagar Associates
Key individuals: Jyoti Sagar
Founded: 1991
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, corporate, commercial, finance, regulatory, dispute resolution, energy, private equity
Website: www.jsalaw.com
Contact: gurgaon@jsalaw.com

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Dhir & Dhir Associates
Key individuals: Laxmi Paul Dhir, Alok Dhir, Maneesha Dhir
Founded: 1993
Practice areas: Insolvency, restructuring, finance, corporate, commercial, IP, real estate, infrastructure, employment
Website: www.dhirassociates.com
Contact: contact@dhirassociates.com

Best Lawyer
Arss Legal
Key individuals: Amit Saraogi
Founded: 1993
Practice areas: Employment, corporate, commercial, litigation, real estate, IP
Website: www.arsslegal.com
Contact: kolkata@arsslegal.com

Best Lawyer
Shardul Shroff, Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co
Practice areas: Finance, acquisition, corporate, mutual funds, banking
Contact: shardul.shroff@amarchand.com

Best PPP Firm
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
Website: www.milbank.com

Best Foreign Investment Practice
APJ-SLG Law Offices
Key individuals: T S Vishwanath, Prashant Kumar, Jitendra Singh
Founded: 2007
Practice areas: Foreign investment, litigation, finance, corporate, real estate, IP, infrastructure
Website: www.apjslg.com
Contact: consulting@apjslg.com

Best Capital Markets Firm
Luthra & Luthra Law Offices
Key individuals: Rajiv Luthra, Mohit Saraf
Founded: 1990
Practice areas: M&A, corporate, dispute resolution, infrastructure, IP, real estate, employment, finance, capital markets
Website: www.luthra.com
Contact: bangalore@luthra.com

Best Private Equity Firm
J Sagar & Associates
Key individuals: Jyoti Sagar
Founded: 1991
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, corporate, commercial, finance, regulatory, dispute resolution, energy, private equity
Website: www.jsalaw.com
Contact: gurgaon@jsalaw.com

Best Litigation Firm
Karanjawala & Co
Key individuals: RN Karanjawala, Manik Karanjawala
Founded: 1983
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, corporate, litigation, arbitration
Contact: karanjawala@karanjawala.in

Israel

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Herzog Fox & Neeman
Key individuals: Meir Linzen
Founded: 1972
Practice areas: Finance, banking, infrastructure, litigation, real estate, corporate, commercial, IP, employee
Website: www.hfn.co.il
Contact: hfn@hfn.co.il

Best M&A Firm
Amit, Pollak, Matalon & Co
Key individuals: Eldad Koresh, Yonatan Altman
Founded: 1956
Practice areas: M&A, corporate, commercial, finance, litigation, real estate, infrastructure
Website: ww.apm-law.com
Contact: apm@apm-law.com

Best Tax Firm
Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co
Key individuals: David Hodak, Eytan Greenberg
Founded: 1979
Practice areas: Tax, corporate, commercial, litigation, IP, labour, infrastructure, real estate, antitrust
Website: www.gkh-law.com
Contact: law@gkh-law.com

Best Tax Consultant
Meir Akunis, Meitar Liquornik Geva & Leshem Brandwein
Practice areas: Tax, M&A, corporate restructuring
Website: www.meitar.com
Contact: makunis@meitar.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Caspi & Co
Key individuals: Ram Caspi, Yair Caspi, Guy Caspi
Founded: 1927
Practice areas: corporate, commercial, finance, competition, litigation, real estate
Website: www.caspilaw.com
Contact: office@caspilaw.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
S Horowitz & Co
Key individuals: Ruth Oren
Founded: 1921
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, corporate, commercial, finance, antitrust, property
Website: www.s-horowitz.co.il
Contact: info@s-horowitz.co.il

Best Property Firm
Fischer, Behar, Chen, Well, Orion & Co
Key individuals: Amir Chen, Isachar Fischer, Reuven Behar, Avraham Well, Gil Orion, Israel Fischer
Founded: 1958
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, antitrust, IP, energy, employment, property, corporate
Website: www.fbclawyers.com
Contact: fbc@fbclawyers.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Gilat, Bareket & Co, a member of The Reinhold Cohn Group
Key individuals: David Gilat, Eran Bareket, Daphna Gilat, Roy Kornick
Practice areas: IP, copyright, trademarks, patents
Website: www.rcip.co.il
Contact: info@rcip.co.il

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Agmon, Rosenberg, Hacohen, Goddard & Ephrat
Key individuals: Zvi Agmon, Uri Rosenberg, Dan Hacohen, Amir Goddard,
Founded: 1983
Practice areas: Competition, antitrust, infrastructure, finance, commercial, real estate, litigation
Website: www.agmon-law.co.il
Contact: agmon@agmon-law.co.il

Best Energy Firm
Gornitzky & Co
Key individuals: Pinhas Rubin, Moriel Matalon, Zvi Ephrat
Founded: 1938
Practice areas: Energy, corporate, litigation, dispute resolution, finance, real estate, insolvency, resturcturing
Website: www.gornitzky.com
Contact: office@gornitzky.co.il

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Gornitzky & Co
Key individuals: Pinhas Rubin, Moriel Matalon, Zvi Ephrat
Founded: 1938
Practice areas: Energy, corporate, litigation, dispute resolution, finance, real estate, insolvency, resturcturing
Website: www.gornitzky.com
Contact: office@gornitzky.co.il

Best Lawyer
Greenberg Traurig
Key individuals: Gary Epstein, Robert Grossman
Founded: 2003
Practice areas: Employment, dispute resolution, IP, commercial
Website: www.gtlaw.com
Contact: info@gtlaw.com

Best Lawyer
Alan Sacks, Herzog Fox & Neeman
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, insolvency and restructuring, M&A, investment banking, private clients
Website: www.hfn.co.il
Contact: sacksa@hfn.co.il

Best PPP Firm
M Firon & Co
Key individuals: Zvi Firon, Itzhak Narkiss
Founded: 1950
Practice areas: PPP, dispute resolution, commercial, corporate, real estate, finance, IP, finance
Website: www.firon.co.il
Contact: firon@firon.co.il

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo
Key individuals: Yael Biran
Founded: 1933
Practice areas: Foreign investment
Website: www.mintz.com
Contact: +972 0 9 773 6346

Best Capital Markets Firm
Goldfarb Seligman & Co Law Offices
Key individuals: Eli Zohar, Yehuda Levy
Founded: 2011
Practice areas: Capital markets, corporate, commercial, real estate, infrastructure, regulatory
Website: www.goldfarb.com
Contact: info@goldfarb.com

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Gross, Kleinhendler, Hodak, Halevy, Greenberg & Co
Key individuals: David Hodak, Eytan Greenberg
Founded: 1979
Practice areas: White collar crime, corporate, commercial, litigation, labour, IP, infrastructure, real estate
Website: www.gkh-law.com
Contact: law@gkh-law.com

Best Litigation Firm
Luzzatto & Luzzatto
Key individuals: Kfir Luzzatto, Esther Luzzatto
Founded: 1869
Practice areas: Litigation, patent, trademark
Website: www.luzzatto.co.il
Contact: mail@luzzatto.co.il

Italy

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Latham & Watkins
Key individuals: Riccardo Agostinelli, Tommaso Amirante, Matteo Bay
Founded: 1934
Practice areas: Finance, antitrust, corporate, energy, property
Website: www.lw.com
Contact: +39 02 3046 2000

Best M&A Firm
Chiomenti Studio Legale
Key individuals: Carlo Croff, Francesco Tedeschini, Filippo Modulo, Paolo Giacometti, Annalisa Reale, Massimiliano Nitti
Founded: 1948
Practice areas: M&A, corporate, real estate, litigation, finance, employment, infrastructure
Website: www.chiomenti.net
Contact: roma@chiomenti.net

Best Tax Firm
Di Tanno e Associati
Key individuals: Tommaso Di Tanno, Ottavia Alfano, Renzo Amadio, Fabio Brunelli, Francesco Capitta
Founded: 1986
Practice areas: Tax, M&A, private equity
Website: www.ditanno.it
Contact: ditannoeass@ditanno.it

Best Tax Consultant
Lorenzo Piccardi, Vitali Romagnoli Piccardi e Associati
Practice areas: International taxation, corporate, M&A, finance
Website: www.virtax.it
Contact: piccardi@virtax.it

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners
Key individuals: Tomaso Cenci
Founded: 1988
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, finance, energy, IP, labourlitigation, real estate
Website: www.gop.it
Contact: fgianni@gop.it

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Lombardi Molinari e Associati
Key individuals: Giuseppe Lombardi, Ugo Molinari
Founded: 2004
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, litigation, finance, real estate, IP, competition, energy
Website: www.lmlaw.it
Contact: info@lmlaw.it

Best Property Firm
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners
Key individuals: Tomaso Cenci
Founded: 1988
Practice areas: Corporate, property, regulatory, finance, energy, labour, litigation, insolvency
Website: www.gop.it
Contact: fgianni@gop.it

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Avvocati Associati Franzosi Dal Negro Setti
Key individuals: Mario Franzosi, Ombretta Fabe Dal Negro, Francesco Setti, Piercarlo Antonelli
Founded: 1963
Practice areas: IP, pharmaceutical, corporate, M&A, restructuring
Website: www.franzosi.com
Contact: info@franzosi.com

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Bonelli Erede Pappalardo
Key individuals: Marcello Giustiniani, Stefano Simontacchi
Founded: 1999
Practice areas: Competition, antitrust, finance, litigation, employment, real estate, IP, energy
Website: www.beplex.com
Contact: name.surname@beplex.com

Best Energy Firm
Chiomenti Studio Legale
Key individuals: Carlo Croff, Francesco Tedeschini, Filippo Modulo, Paolo Giacometti, Annalisa Reale, Massimiliano Nitti
Founded: 1948
Practice areas: Energy, corporate, finance, real estate, insolvency, IP, employment
Website: www.chiomenti.net
Contact: milano@chiomenti.net

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Paul Hastings (Europe)
Key individuals: Bruno Cova, Alberto Del Din
Founded: 2005
Practice areas: Corporate, litigation, insolvency, tax
Website: www.paulhastings.com
Contact: +39 02 30414 000

Best Lawyer
LABLAW Studio Legale
Key individuals: Luca Failla, Francesco Rotondi, Olimpio Stucchi, Nicola Petracca, Piergiovanni Mandruzzato
Founded: 2006
Practice areas: Employment, litigation, corporate governance, arbitration, restructuring
Website: www.lablaw.com
Contact: info@lablaw.com

Best Lawyer
Adriano Vanzetti, Avv Prof Adriano Vanzetti e Associati
Practice areas: IP, competition, antitrust, commercial litigation
Website: www.vanzettieassociati.it
Contact: studio@vanzettieassociati.it

Best Capital Markets Firm
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Key individuals: Roberto Bonsignore, Marco D’ostuni
Founded: 1998
Practice areas: Capital markets, antitrust, corporate, energy, IP, finance, litigation, real estate
Website: www.cgsh.com
Contact: +39 06 69 52 21

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati
Key individuals: Giuseppe Pirola, Sergio Pennuto,Massimo Cremona, Maurizio Bernardi, Franco Barro
Founded: 1980
Practice areas: White collar crime, corporate, finance, litigation, employment, IP, energy
Website: www.pirolapennutozei.it
Contact: info@studiopirola.com

Best Private Equity Firm
NCTM Studio Legale Associato
Key individuals: Paolo Montironi, Alberto Toffoletto, Piermauro Carabellese, Vittorio Noseda
Founded: 2000
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, finance, private equity, energy, trade, real estate, insurance
Website: www.nctm.it
Contact: info@nctm.it

Best Litigation Firm
Lombardi Molinari e Associati
Key individuals: Giuseppe Lombardi, Ugo Molinari
Founded: 2004
Practice areas: Litigation, corporate, commercial, finance, IP, real estate, energy, antitrust
Website: www.lmlaw.it
Contact: info@lmlaw.it

Jordan

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Khalifeh & Partners
Key individuals: Ala’Khalifeh
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, infrastructure, real estate, litigation
Website: www.khalifehlaw.com
Contact: info@khalifehlaw.com

Best M&A Firm
Ali Sharif Zu’bi Advocates & Legal Consultants
Key individuals: Sharif Ali Zu’bi, Khaled Asfour
Founded: 1921
Practice areas: M&A, finance, corporate, commercial, litigation
Website: www.zubilaw.com
Contact: info@zubilaw.com

Best Tax Firm
Hadidi & Co
Key individuals: Rajaa Mughrabi, Yara A. Mar’ie, Dima A. Khlaifat
Founded: 2004
Practice areas: Tax, litigation, corporate, commercial, real estate
Website: www.hadidilaw.com
Contact: info@hadidilaw.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Dajani & Associates Attorneys and Legal Consultants
Key individuals: Rajai Dajani, Yousef Khalilieh
Founded: 1990
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, arbitration, finance, IP, labour, trade
Website: www.dajanilaw.com
Contact: info@dajanilaw.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Nabulsi & Associates Counselors & Attorneys at Law
Key individuals: Omar Nabulsi, Zaid Nabulsi, Rand Hannun
Founded: 1977
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, infrastructure, finance, real estate
Website: www.nabulsilaw.com
Contact: +962 6 4654411

Best Property Firm
IBLAW
Key individuals: Mohannad Jarar
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: Property, corporate, commercial, energy IP, litigation,
Website: www.iblaw.com.jo
Contact: contact@iblaw.com.jo

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Hammouri and Partners
Key individuals: Mohammad Hammouri, Tariz Hammouri
Founded: 1994
Practice areas: IP, corporate, commercial, employment, litigation, real estate, construction
Website: www.hammourilaw.com
Contact: info@hammourilaw.com

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
SNR Denton
Key individuals: Ala’ George
Musleh, Lara
Saraireh
Founded: 2008
Practice areas: Energy, employment, competition, antitrust, corporate, litigation, real estate
Website: www.dentons.com
Contact: +962 6 577 7400

Best Lawyer
JC Law
Key individuals: Lana Salameh
Founded: 2007
Practice areas: Employment, finance, litigation, IP, commercial, corporate
Website: www.jclaw.jo
Contact: info@jclaw.jo

Best Lawyer
Haitham Hawashin, Khalifeh & Partners
Website: www.khalifehlaw.com

Best Capital Markets Firm
Aljazy & Co
Key individuals: Ibrahim Aljazy, Omar Aljazy
Practice areas: Capital markets, antitrust, corporate governance, IP, litigation, trade, insurance
Website: www.aljazylaw.com
Contact: info@aljazylaw.com

Best Litigation Firm
Rajai KW Dajani & Associates
Key individuals: Rajai Dajani, Yousef Khalilieh
Founded: 1990
Practice areas: Litigation, finance, corporate, commercial, IP, labour
Website: www.dajanilaw.com
Contact: info@dajanilaw.com

Kazakhstan

Best Banking & Finance Firm
VSB Partners
Key individuals: Gregory Vojack, Kairat Serikpayev
Founded: 2011
Practice areas: M&A, finance, energy, dispute resolution, capital markets
Website: www.vsbpartnersllp.com
Contact: info@vsbpartnersllp.com

Best M&A Firm
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius
Key individuals: Aset Shyngyssov
Founded: 2012
Practice areas: M&A, energy, IP, employment, real estate, antitrust
Website: www.morganlewis.com
Contact: +7 727 250 7575

Best Tax Firm
GRATA Law Firm
Key individuals: Tlek Baigabulov, Aidar Sarymsakov, Akhmetzhan Abdullayev
Founded: 1992
Practice areas: Tax, corporate, employment, finance, real estate, IP, trade
Website: www.gratanet.com
Contact: info@gratanet.com

Best Property Firm
Michael Wilson & Partners
Key individuals: Michael Wilson
Founded: 1998
Practice areas: Property, IP, employment, litigation, corporate, finance
Website: www.mwp.kz
Contact: info@mwp.kz

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Egorov, Puginsky, Afanasiev & Partners
Key individuals: Nikolai Egorov, Stanislav Puginsky, Dimitry Afanasiev
Founded: 1993
Practice areas: IP, finance, employment, competition, energy, litigation,
Website: www.epam.ru
Contact: Mow_office@epam.ru

Best Energy Firm
SNR Denton
Key individuals: Aigoul Kenjebayeva, Maria Valdez
Founded: 1998
Practice areas: Energy, employment, arbitration, real estate, finance, corporate
Website: www.dentons.com
Contact: +7 727 258 2380

Best Lawyer
Marla Valdez, SNR Denton
Practice areas: Competition, antitrust, corporate governance, employment, IP, M&A, securities, corporate finance
Website: www.dentons.com
Contact: +7 727 258 1950

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Salans

Best Capital Markets Firm
VSB Partners
Key individuals: Gregory Vojack, Kairat Serikpayev
Founded: 2011
Practice areas: M&A, finance, energy, dispute resolution, capital markets
Website: www.vsbpartnersllp.com
Contact: info@vsbpartnersllp.com

Kuwait

Best Banking & Finance Firm
ASAR – Al Ruwayeh & Partners
Key individuals: Ahmed Al-Ruwayeh, Sam Habbas, Ahmed Barakat
Founded: 1975
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, real estate, trade, energy, foreign investment, capital markets
Website: www.asarlegal.com
Contact: asar@asarlegal.com

Best M&A Firm
DLA Piper in Association with (NEN) Al-Wagayan, Al Awadhi and Al-Saif
Key individuals: Abdul Aziz A. Al-Yaqout, Edoardo Betto, Tarek Yehya, Rami Zayat
Practice areas: M&A, corporate, finance, IP, real estate, regulatory
Website: www.dlapiper.com
Contact: +965 2291 5800

Best Tax Firm
Abdullah Kh Al-Ayoub & Associates
Key individuals: Abdullah Kh. Al-Ayoub
Founded: 1982
Practice areas: Tax, corporate, energy, capital markets, IP, labour, finance, litigation, insolvency, restructuring
Website: www.al-ayoub.org
Contact: alayoub@al-ayoub.org

Best Tax Consultant
Abdullah KH, Al-Ayoub & Associates
Practice areas: Tax
Website: www.al-ayoub.org
Contact: alayoub@al-ayoub.org

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Al Markaz Law Firm
Key individuals: Fawwaz Al-Saeed, Yousef Al-Harbish, Osama Helal Atteya
Founded: 1983
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, litigation, construction, finance, dispute resolution
Website: www.markazlaw.com
Contact: info@markazlaw.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Law Office of Dr Ahmad Al-Samdan in association with SNR Denton & Co
Key individuals: David Pfeifer
Founded: 2008
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, corporate, finance,
Website: www.dentons.com
Contact: www.snrdenton.com

Best Property Firm
Alsarraf, Almutawa & Partners
Key individuals: Faisal Alsarraf,
Practice areas: Property, litigation, corporate, finance, employment, IP, real estate, energy
Website: www.smplawfirm.com
Contact: alsarraf@smplawfirm.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
AlBisher Legal Group – Anwar AlBisher, Talal Albisher & Partners
Key individuals: Anwar Nasser AlBisher, Nassif Yousef Mikaeel Amasha
Founded: 1980
Practice areas: IP, corporate, dispute litigation, finance, employment, competition, antitrust
Website: www.albisherlaw.com
Contact: anwar@albisherlaw.com

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
AlBisher Legal Group Anwar AlBisher, Talal AlBisher & Partners Attorneys-at-Law
Key individuals: Anwar Nasser AlBisher, Nassif Yousef Mikaeel Amasha
Founded: 1980
Practice areas: IP, corporate, dispute litigation, finance, employment, competition, antitrust
Website: www.albisherlaw.com
Contact: anwar@albisherlaw.com

Best Energy Firm
International Counsel Bureau
Key individuals: Abdul Rahman R. Al Haroun, Ghazi M. Al Qahtani
Founded: 1994
Practice areas: Energy, corporate, commercial employment, IP, real estate, litigation, arbitration
Website: www.icbkuwait.com.kw
Contact: icb@icbkuwait.com.kw

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Abdullah Kh Al-Ayoub & Associates
Key individuals: Abdullah Kh. Al-Ayoub
Founded: 1982
Practice areas: Tax, corporate, energy, capital markets, IP, labour, finance, litigation, insolvency, restructuring
Website: www.al-ayoub.org
Contact: alayoub@al-ayoub.org

Best Lawyer
Law Offices of Jamal Ahmed Abdullah
Key individuals: Jamal Ahmed Abdullah
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: Employment, corporate, commercial, litigation, energy, real estate
Website: www.jamalandjamal.com
Contact: info@jamalandjamal.com

Best Lawyer
Yaqoub Al Munayae, Yacoub Yousuf Al Munayae & Partners, Lawyers & International Legal
Practice areas: Criminal, civil, commercial
Website: www.kuwaitilawyer.com
Contact: +965 5322131

Best PPP Firm
Taher Group Law Firm
Key individuals: AbdulAziz Taher Al-Khateeb
Founded: 1969
Practice areas: PPP, litigation, commercial, insurance, real estate
Website: www.tahergrp.org
Contact: tahergrp@gmail.com

Best Foreign Investment Practice
ASAR -Al Ruwayeh & Partners
Key individuals: Ahmed Al-Ruwayeh, Sam Habbas, Ahmed Barakat
Founded: 1975
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, real estate, trade, energy, foreign investment, capital markets
Website: www.asarlegal.com
Contact: asar@asarlegal.com

Best Capital Markets Firm
ASAR -Al Ruwayeh & Partners
Key individuals: Ahmed Al-Ruwayeh, Sam Habbas, Ahmed Barakat
Founded: 1975
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, real estate, trade, energy, foreign investment, capital markets
Website: www.asarlegal.com
Contact: asar@asarlegal.com

Best Litigation Firm
Al-Hekook Advocates & Legal Consultants
Key individuals: Mesha’al Al-Namash, Nedhal Al-Humaidan,
Founded: 1991
Practice areas: Litigation, corporate, commercial, finance, real estate, litigation, infrastructure, employment
Website: www.alhekook.com
Contact: Alhekook@Alhekook.com

Lebanon

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Badri and Salim El Meouchi Law Firm
Key individuals: Salim Meouchi, Chadia El Meouchi
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, litigation, real estate, energy
Website: www.elmeouchi.com
Contact: +961 1 995900

Best M&A Firm
Alem & Associates
Key individuals: Mohamed Y Alem
Founded: 1953
Practice areas: M&A, arbitration, finance, real estate, corporate, energy, litigation
Website: www.alemlaw.com
Contact: contact@alemlaw.com

Best Tax Firm
Ernst & Young Lebanon
Key individuals: Ramzi Ackawi
Founded: 1947
Practice areas: Tax, corporate, business advisory
Website: www.ey.com
Contact: Beirut@lb.ey.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Slim & Associates Law Firm
Key individuals: Mohamad Slim, Dalia Chalhoub, Mohamad Habhab
Founded: 1978
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, arbitration, construction
Website: www.slimlaw.com
Contact: office@slimlaw.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Moghaizel Law Offices
Key individuals: Fadi Moghaizel
Founded: 1953
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, arbitration, commercial, corporate, education, construction, foreign investment
Website: www.mlof.com
Contact: +961 1 425222

Best Property Firm
Airut Law Offices
Key individuals: Marie Antoinette Airut, Charles Airut
Founded: 1995
Practice areas: Litigation, finance, commercial, corporate, IP, property
Website: www.airutlaw.com
Contact: offices@airutlaw.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
The Levant Lawyers
Key individuals: Mohammad Mattar, Rafic M. Mouawad, Rabeh F. Matar
Founded: 2008
Practice areas: IP, litigation, finance, corporate, commercial, labour, real estate
Website: www.levantlp.com
Contact: +961 1 360136

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
El-Aref International Law Office
Key individuals: Oussama El-Aref, Aref El-Aref
Founded: 1942
Practice areas: Competition, antitrust, finance, energy, litigation, corporate,
Website: www.elareflaw.com
Contact: inquiries@elaref.com

Best Energy Firm
El-Aref International Law Office
Key individuals: Oussama El-Aref, Aref El-Aref
Founded: 1942
Practice areas: Competition, antitrust, finance, energy, litigation, corporate,
Website: www.elareflaw.com
Contact: inquiries@elaref.com

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Mena City Lawyers
Key individuals: Fady Jamaleddine, Mubarak Al Sulaiti, Hanadi El Hajj, Hussein Kazan,
Founded: 1986
Practice areas: Insolvency, restructuring, IP, corporate, commercial, litigation, real estate
Website: www.menacitylawyers.com
Contact: rita.kelijian@mcl-lb.com

Best Lawyer
Nabil Abdel-Malek’s Law Offices
Key individuals: Nabil Abdel-Malek, Hana Salaam Abdel-Malek
Founded: 1993
Practice areas: Finance, Employment, IP, labour, litigation, real estate
Website: www.abdel-malek.com
Contact: info@abdel-malek.com

Best Lawyer
Carlos Abou Jaoude, Abou Jaoude & Associates Law Firm
Practice areas: Corporate, finance, M&A, capital markets, tax, finance, restructuring, insolvency, media and tech, project development, privatisation
Website: www.ajalawfirm.com
Contact: c.aboujaoude@ajalawfirm.com

Best Tax Consultant
Walid Fakhour, Ernst & Young
Practice areas: Tax
Website: www.ey.com

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Moghaizel Law Office
Key individuals: Fadi Moghaizel
Founded: 1953
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, arbitration, commercial, corporate, education, construction, foreign investment
Website: www.mlof.com
Contact: +961 1 425222

Best Capital Markets Firm
Abouhamad, Merheb, Nohra, Chamoun, Chedid
Key individuals: Antoine Merheb, Elie Chamoun, Nassib Chedid, Nada Abouhamad, Rachid Farah
Founded: 1963
Practice areas: Capital markets,
Website: www.amncc-lawfirm.com
Contact: amncc@amncc-lawfirm.com

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Raphaël & Associés
Key individuals: Moussa Raphaël, Adel Nassar, Hala Raphaël Abillama, Nada Abdelsater Abusamra
Founded: 1978
Practice areas: White collar crime, finance, corporate, IP, litigation, real estate
Website: www.raphaelandassociates.com
Contact: info@raphaelandassociates.com

Best Litigation Firm
Obeid Law Firm
Key individuals: Nayla Comair-Obeid, Nayla Comair-Obeid
Founded: 1987
Practice areas: Litigation, IP, corporate, real estate, finance, construction
Website: www.obeidlawfirm.com
Contact: info@obeidlawfirm.com

Libya

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Zahaf Law Firm
Key individuals: Saleh Zahaf
Founded: 1990
Practice areas: Finance, dispute resolution, construction, corporate, IP
Website: www.zahaflaw.com
Contact: info@zahaflaw.com

Best M&A Firm
Ben Abderrahmane & Partners International Law Firm
Key individuals: Dahman Ben Abderrahmane, Taïeb Ben Abderrahmane, Vanina Torok
Practice areas: M&A, tax, investment
Website: www.benlawyers.com
Contact: ba@benlawyers.com

Best Tax Firm
Al-Kilani & Gheblawi Law Firm
Key individuals: Messrs Mohamed Al-Kilani, Abdalla Ghebawi
Founded: 2007
Practice areas: Tax, energy, corporate, investment, litigation, commercial, employment
Website: www.kilanigheblawi.com
Contact: info@kilanigheblawi.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Tumi Law Firm
Key individuals: Mohammed Tumi, Mazen Tumi
Founded: 1990
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, corporate, commercial, litigation, energy, employment, IP
Website: www.tumilawfirm.com
Contact: mtumi@tumilawfirm

Best Property Firm
P & A Legal
Key individuals: Paolo Greco, Mohamed Bara, Salah Zarug
Founded: 2002
Practice areas: Property, construction, investment
Website: www.palegal.it
Contact: office@palegal.it

Best Intellectual Property Firm
MTL Law Office
Key individuals: Salah Marghani, Fituri Tabet, Khaled Ellafi
Practice areas: IP, investment, corporate, finance, litigation, commercial, energy
Website: www.mtllawoffice.ly
Contact: info@mtllawoffice.com

Best Lawyer
Al-Kilani & Gheblawi Law Firm
Key individuals: Messrs Mohamed Al-Kilani, Abdalla Ghebawi
Founded: 2007
Practice areas: Employment, energy, corporate, litigation, dispute resolution, commercial, regulatory
Website: www.kilanigheblawi.com
Contact: info@kilanigheblawi.com

Best Lawyer
Mahmud Mukhtar, MKE, Attorneys at Law
Practice areas: Energy, finance, banking, foreign investment
Website: www.mkelawyers.com

Luxembourg

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Bonn & Schmitt
Key individuals: Guy Arendt, Alain Grosjean, Andreas Heinzmann
Founded: 1898
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, investment, litigation, dispute resolution,
Website: www.bonnschmitt.net
Contact: mail@bonnschmitt.net

Best M&A Firm
Arendt & Medernach
Key individuals: Guy Harles, Claude Niedner, Jean-Marc Ueberecken Paul Mousel
Founded: 1988
Practice areas: M&A, corporate, dispute resolution, employment, commercial, competition, IP, property
Website: www.arendt.com
Contact: info@arendt.com

Best Tax Firm
NautaDutilh
Key individuals: Michaëla Ulrici
Founded: 1724
Practice areas: Tax, finance, corporate, employment, IP, real estate, litigation
Website: www.nautadutilh.com
Contact: info@nautadutilh.com

Best Tax Consultant
Jean Marc Groelly, NautaDutilh
Practice areas: Tax
Website: www.nautadutilh.com
Contact: +352 26 12 29 95

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Wildgen, Partners in Law
Key individuals: Pierre Metzler
Founded: 1923
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, finance, labour, real estate, litigation
Website: www.wildgen.lu
Contact: lawyers@wildgen.lu

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Schiltz et Schiltz
Key individuals: Jean-Louis Schiltz, Franz Schiltz
Founded: 1932
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, litigation, corporate, labour, real estate, commercial
Website: ww.schiltz.lu
Contact: schiltz@schiltz.lu

Best Property Firm
Arendt & Medernach
Key individuals: Guy Harles, Claude Niedner, Jean-Marc Ueberecken Paul Mousel
Founded: 1988
Practice areas: M&A, corporate, dispute resolution, employment, commercial, competition, IP, property
Website: www.arendt.com
Contact: info@arendt.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Philippe & Partners
Key individuals: Denis Philippe, François Cautaerts, Marc Gouden
Founded: 2000
Practice areas: IP, arbitration, energy, real estate, construction, commercial, finance, arbitration
Website: www.philippelaw.eu
Contact: brussels@philippelaw.eu

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
DSM Di Stefano Moyse
Key individuals: Mario Di Stefano, Mario Di Stefano, François Moyse
Practice areas: Competition, antitrust, real estate, finance, employment, dispute resolution
Website: www.dsmlegal.com
Contact: contact@dsmlegal.com

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Kleyr Grasso Associes
Key individuals: Marc Kleyr
Founded: 1994
Practice areas: Insolvency, restructuring, finance, regulatory, litigation, employment, real estate
Website: www.kckg.com
Contact: marc.kleyr@kckg.com

Best Lawyer
Allen & Overy Luxembourg
Key individuals: Fabian Beullekens, Marc Feider, Katia Manhaeve, Andre Marc
Practice areas: Employment, antitrust, IP, real estate, regulatory, finance, foreign investment
Website: www.allenovery.com
Contact: +352 44 44 55 1

Best Lawyer
Michel Molitor, MOLITOR Avocats à la Cour
Practice areas: Finance, employment, pensions, banking, litigation, dispute resolution
Website: www.molitorlegal.lu
Contact: michel.molitor@molitorlegal.lu

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Allen & Overy Luxembourg
Key individuals: Fabian Beullekens, Marc Feider, Katia Manhaeve, Andre Marc
Practice areas: Employment, antitrust, IP, real estate, regulatory, finance, foreign investment
Website: www.allenovery.com
Contact: +352 44 44 55 1

Best Capital Markets Firm
Loyens & Loeff
Key individuals: Véronique Hoffeld, Pieter Stalman
Founded: 1991
Practice areas: Finance, capital markets, corporate, IP, litigation, real estate, commercial
Website: www.loyensloeff.com
Contact: info@loyensloeff.com

Best Private Equity Firm
OPF Partners
Key individuals: Frédéric Feyten, Christel Dumont, Martine Gerber-Lemaire
Founded: 1999
Practice areas: Private equity, corporate, finance, real estate, litigation, insolvency
Website: www.opf-partners.com
Contact: info@opf-partners.com

Best Litigation Firm
Bonn & Schmitt
Key individuals: Alex Schmitt
Founded: 1898
Practice areas: Corporate, litigation, dispute resolution, tax
Website: www.bonnschmitt.net/
Contact: mail@bonnschmitt.net

Macau

Best Banking & Finance Firm
DSL Lawyers
Key individuals: Carlos D Simões
Founded: 2007
Practice areas: Finance, property, infrastructure, corporate, IP, litigation, employment
Website: www.dsl-lawyers.com
Contact: mail@dsl-lawyers.com

Best Tax Firm
Jorge Neto Valente
Key individuals: Jorge Neto Valente, Pedro Branco
Practice areas: Civil law, tax, corporate, commercial, finance, real estate, litigation, IP, construction
Website: www.jnvlegal.com
Contact: +853 2838 2222

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Riquito Advogados
Key individuals: João Nuno Riquito
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, IP, litigation, labour, commercial, dispute resolution
Website: www.riquito.com
Contact: jnr@riquito.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Riquito Advogados
Key individuals: João Nuno Riquito
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, IP, litigation, labour, commercial, dispute resolution
Website: www.riquito.com
Contact: jnr@riquito.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
MdME
Key individuals: Gonçalo Mendes da Maia, João Encarnação, Luís Mesquita de Melo
Founded: 2006
Practice areas: Finance, IP, infrastructure, corporate, IP, litigation, real estate
Website: www.mdme.com
Contact: mdme@mdme.com.mo

Best Lawyer
Rato, Ling, Vong, Lei & Cortés – Advogados
Key individuals: Frederico Rato, Paula Ling Hsião Yun, Vong Hin Fai, Lei Wun Kong, Pedro Cortés
Founded: 1985
Practice areas: Employment,
Website: www.lektou.com

Best Lawyer
Henrique Saldanha, Henrique Saldanha, A&N – Lawyers and Notaries

Best Litigation Firm
António Ribeiro Baguinho
Key individuals: António Ribeiro Baguinho, Rita Ferreira
Founded: 1988
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, real estate, litigation, construction, finance, IP, arbitration
Website: www.arblegal.com
Contact: info@arblegal.com

Mexico

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Oscos Abogados | Watch the award presentation
Key individuals: Dario Oscos
Founded: 1977
Practice areas: Insolvency, litigation, finance, insolvency, restructuring
Website: www.oscosabogados.com.mx
Contact: doscos@oscosabogados.com.mx

Best M&A Firm
Creel, García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enríquez
Key individuals: Carlos Creel, Carlos Aiza, Jean Michel Enriquez
Founded: 1936
Practice areas: M&A, antitrust, employment, real estate, IP, corporate, commercial, finance
Website: www.creelmx.com
Contact: mail@creelmx.com

Best Tax Firm
Basham, Ringe y Correa
Key individuals: Juan Jose López de Silanes, Martín Michaus
Founded: 1921
Practice areas: Tax, IP, investment, labour, energy, litigation, arbitration, commercial
Website: www.basham.com.mx
Contact: basham@basham.com.mx

Best Tax Consultant
Gerardo Nieto, Basham, Ringe y Correa
Practice areas: International transactions, transfer pricing, tax, litigation
Website: www.basham.com.mx
Contact: +52 55 52610455

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Galicia Abogados
Key individuals: Manuel Galicia Romero
Founded: 1994
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, infrastructure, finance, antitrust, IP, energy
Website: www.galicia.com.mx
Contact: +52 55 5540 9200

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Müggenburg, Gorches, Peñalosa y Sepúlveda
Key individuals: Carlos Müggenburg, Esteban Gorches, Jean Yves Peñalosa Sol La Lande
Founded: 2008
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, energy, infrastructure, regulatory, IP, real estate, litigation, finance
Website: www.mgps.com.mx
Contact: info@mgps.com.mx

Best Property Firm
Barrera, Siqueiros y Torres Landa
Key individuals: Eduardo Siqueiros, Juan Francisco Torres-Landa
Founded: 1948
Practice areas: Property, corporate, regulatory, dispute resolution, labour
Website: www.bstl.com.mx
Contact: info@bstl.com.mx

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Uhthoff, Gomez Vega & Uhthoff
Key individuals: Manuel Soto, Mr Mario Ponce, Javier Uhthoff-Orive, Carlos Uhthoff-Orive, Consuelo Gonzalez
Founded: 1905
Practice areas: IP, litigation, copyrights, corporate, commercial
Website: www.uhthoff.com.mx
Contact: mailbox@uhthoff.com.mx

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes
Key individuals: Carlos Malpica Hernández, Horacio de Uriarte Flores, Patricio Trad Cepeda
Founded: 1994
Practice areas: Competition, antitrust, real estate, energy, litigation, energy, finance, IP
Website: www.macf.com.mx
Contact: macf@macf.com.mx

Best Energy Firm
Galicia Abogados
Key individuals: Manuel Galicia Romero
Founded: 1994
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, infrastructure, finance, antitrust, IP, energy
Website: www.galicia.com.mx
Contact: +52 55 5540 9200

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Oscos Abogados | Watch the award presentation
Key individuals: Dario Oscos
Founded: 1977
Practice areas: Insolvency, litigation, finance, insolvency, restructuring
Website: www.oscosabogados.com.mx
Contact: doscos@oscosabogados.com.mx

Best Lawyer
Natividad Abogados, S C
Founded: 1994
Practice areas: Employment, corporate, civil
Website: www.natividad-abogados.com.mx
Contact: +52 55 5089 7200

Best Lawyer
Dario Oscos, Oscos Abogados | Watch the award presentation
Practice areas: Insolvency, litigation
Website: www.oscosabogados.com.mx
Contact: doscos@oscosabogados.com.mx

Best PPP Firm
Shearman & Sterling
Key individuals: Alexandro Padrés
Founded: 1947
Practice areas: PPP, IP, trade, finance, corporate, litigation, antitrust, real estate
Website: www.shearman.com
Contact: ron.brandsdorfer@shearman.com

Best Capital Markets Firm
Gonzalez Calvillo SC
Key individuals: Enrique Gonzalez Calvillo, Gonzalo Vargas, Rodrigo Núñez
Founded: 1987
Practice areas: Capital markets, arbitration, energy, corporate, IP, labour. Litigation, finance, real estate
Website: www.gcsc.com.mx
Contact: info@gcsc.com.mx

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Greenberg Traurig
Key individuals: Richard Rosenbaum, Cesar Alvarez, Patricia Menendez-Cambo
Founded: 1967
Practice areas: Infrastructure, real estate, finance, white collar crime, regulatory
Website: www.gtlaw.com
Contact: +52 55 5029 0000

Best Litigation Firm
Azar, Ortega & Gómez Ruano
Key individuals: Sofia Gomez Ruano, Elsa Ortega
Founded: 2007
Practice areas: Litigation, arbitration, corporate,
Website: www.ogrlaw.mx
Contact: contacto@ogrlaw.mx

Montenegro

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Rokas
Key individuals: Dejan Radinovic
Founded: 1977
Practice areas: Finance, real estate, corporate, commercial, energy, dispute resolution, IP, employment
Website: www.rokas.com
Contact: Podgorica@rokas.com

Best M&A Firm
Karanovic & Nikolic
Key individuals: Dejan Nikolic
Founded: 1995
Practice areas: Real estate, infrastructure, dispute resolution, IP, finance, corporate, employment
Website: www.karanovic-nikolic.com
Contact: KNMontenegro@karanovic-nikolic.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Law office of Ana Kolarevic
Key individuals: Ana Kolarević
Founded: 2003
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, real estate, energy, IP, competition
Website: www.anakolarevic.com
Contact: info@anakolarevic.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Rokas
Key individuals: Dejan Radinovic
Founded: 1977
Practice areas: Finance, real estate, corporate, commercial, energy, dispute resolution, IP, employment
Website: www.rokas.com
Contact: Podgorica@rokas.com

Best Property Firm
BDK Advokati
Key individuals: Tijana Kojovic
Founded: 2004
Practice areas: Property, finance, dispute resolution, competition, real estate, employment
Website: www.bdklegal.com
Contact: office@bdklegal.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Karanovic & Nikolic
Key individuals: Dejan Nikolic
Founded: 1995
Practice areas: Real estate, infrastructure, dispute resolution, IP, finance, corporate, employment
Website: www.karanovic-nikolic.com
Contact: KNMontenegro@karanovic-nikolic.com

Best Lawyer
Ana Kolarevic, Law office of Ana Kolarevic
Practice areas: Civil, administrative, corporate
Website: www.anakolarevic.com
Contact: anakol@t-com.me

Morocco

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Naciri & Associes Allen & Overy
Key individuals: Francois Duquette, Hicham Naciri
Founded: 2003
Practice areas: Finance, commercial, corporate, tax
Website: www.allenovery.com
Contact: +212 520 478 000

Best M&A Firm
Gide Loyrette Novel Maroc
Key individuals: Julien David
Founded: 2003
Practice areas: M&A, finance, investment, real estate, employment, IP, capital markets
Website: www.gide.com
Contact: gln.casablanca@gide.com

Best Tax Firm
Naciri & Associés Allen & Overy
Key individuals: Francois Duquette, Hicham Naciri
Founded: 2003
Practice areas: Finance, commercial, corporate, tax
Website: www.allenovery.com
Contact: +212 520 478 000

Best Tax Consultant
Mohamed Hdid, Saaidi & Hdid Consultants
Key individuals: Abderrahman Saaidi, Mohamed Hdid, Hammou Laafou
Founded: 1985
Practice areas: Tax, corporate, finance
Website: www.saaidi-consultants.com
Contact: +212 522 27 99 16

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Naciri & Associes Allen & Overy
Key individuals: Francois Duquette, Hicham Naciri
Founded: 2003
Practice areas: Finance, commercial, corporate, tax
Website: www.allenovery.com
Contact: +212 520 478 000

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Benzakour Law Firm
Key individuals: Rachid Benzakour
Founded: 1968
Practice areas: Energy, corporate, finance, litigation, dispute resolution, IP, real estate, employment
Website: www.cbllawfirm.com
Contact: r.benzakour@cbllawfirm.com

Best Property Firm
Boulalf & Mekkaoui
Key individuals: Abdellatif Boulalf, Ahlam Mekkaoui
Founded: 2004
Practice areas: IP, competition, antitrust, arbitration, commercial, real estate
Website: www.boulalf.net
Contact: Infos@Boulalf.net

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Boulalf & Mekkaoui
Key individuals: Abdellatif Boulalf, Ahlam Mekkaoui
Founded: 2004
Practice areas: IP, competition, antitrust, arbitration, commercial, real estate
Website: www.boulalf.net
Contact: Infos@Boulalf.net

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Mohamed Mehdi Salmouni-Zerhouni
Key individuals: Mohamed Mehdi Salmouni-Zerhouni
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: Commercial, competition, antitrust, IP
Website: www.salmouni.com
Contact: salmouni@salmouni.com

Best Energy Firm
Norton Rose
Key individuals: Alain Malek, Anne Lapierre
Founded: 2011
Practice areas: Energy, finance, infrastructure, antitrust, corporate, real estate
Website: www.nortonrosefulbright.com/mo/
Contact: +212 529 09 00 60

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Hamzi Law Firm
Key individuals: Zineb Idrissia Hamzi
Founded: 1999
Practice areas: Insolvency, restructuring, energy, corporate, construction, labour

Best Lawyer
Benzakour Law Firm
Key individuals: Rachid Benzakour
Founded: 1968
Practice areas: Energy, corporate, finance, litigation, dispute resolution, IP, real estate, employment
Website: www.cbllawfirm.com
Contact: r.benzakour@cbllawfirm.com

Best Lawyer
Nadia Kettani, Kettani Law Firm
Practice areas: Civil, criminal ,commercial, corporate, labour, insurance, Islamic, civil, arbitration
Website: www.kettlaw.com
Contact: +212 522 438 900

Best PPP Firm
Mernissi Figes

Best Capital Markets Firm
Gide Loyrette Novel Maroc
Key individuals: Julien David
Founded: 2003
Practice areas: M&A, finance, investment, real estate, employment, IP, capital markets
Website: www.gide.com
Contact: gln.casablanca@gide.com

Best Litigation Firm
Kettani Law Firm
Key individuals: Azzedine Kettani
Founded: 1971
Practice areas: Energy, corporate, litigation, finance, IP, arbitration
Website: www.kettlaw.com
Contact: k@kettlaw.com

Mozambique

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Fralaw
Key individuals: Lino Vasco António, Rodrigo Ferreira Rocha
Founded: 2005
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, IP, litigation, real estate
Website: www.fralaw.com
Contact: press@fralaw.com

Best M&A Firm
SAL & Calderia
Key individuals: Samuel Levy, Josè manuel Caldeira, Ássma Nordine Jeque, Eduardo Alberto da Costa Calú, José Roque Gonçalves
Founded: 1999
Practice areas: M&A, finance, corporate, commercial, labour, litigation, energy, property
Website: www.salcaldeira.com
Contact: admin@salcaldeira.com

Best Tax Firm
Ernst & Young | Watch the award presentation
Key individuals: Ismael Faquir
Founded: 2006
Practice areas: Tax, assurance, transactions, advisory
Website: www.ey.com/MZ
Contact: +258 21 353000

Best Tax Consultant
Ismael Faquir, Ernst & Young
Practice areas: Assurance, tax, transactions
Website: www.ey.com
Contact: +258 21 353000

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Fralaw
Key individuals: Lino Vasco António, Rodrigo Ferreira Rocha
Founded: 2005
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, IP, litigation, real estate
Website: www.fralaw.com
Contact: press@fralaw.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
AVM Advogados
Key individuals: António Vicente Marques, Alberto Cabongo de Já
Founded: 1998
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, commercial, corporate, finance, real estate, employment, energy, IP
Website: www.avm-advogados.com
Contact: +258 213 170 05

Best Property Firm
SAL & Caldeira
Key individuals: Samuel Levy, Josè manuel Caldeira, Ássma Nordine Jeque, Eduardo Alberto da Costa Calú, José Roque Gonçalves
Founded: 1999
Practice areas: M&A, finance, corporate, commercial, labour, litigation, energy, property
Website: www.salcaldeira.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Vasconcelos Porto & Associados
Key individuals: António de Vasconcelos Porto, Gilles Cistac
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: IP, commercial, finance, corporate, litigation, energy, foreign investment
Contact: +258 2131 2070

Best Energy Firm
Fernanda Lopes & Associados Advogados
Key individuals: Fernanda Lopes, Teodato Hunguana, Sérgio Antunes Teixeira
Founded: 1995
Practice areas: Energy, employment, commercial, property
Website: www.fernandalopes.com
Contact: geral.maputo@fernandalopes.com

Best Lawyer
Fernanda Lopes & Associados Advogados
Key individuals: Fernanda Lopes, Teodato Hunguana, Sérgio Antunes Teixeira
Founded: 1995
Practice areas: Energy, employment, commercial, property
Website: www.fernandalopes.com
Contact: geral.maputo@fernandalopes.com

Best Lawyer
Samuel Levy, SAL & Calderia
Practice areas: energy, infrastructure, regulatory, labour, commercial arbitration
Website: www.salcaldeira.com
Contact: slevy@salcaldeira.com

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Vasconcelos Porto & Associados
Key individuals: António de Vasconcelos Porto, Gilles Cistac
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: IP, commercial, finance, corporate, litigation, energy, foreign investment
Contact: +258 2131 2070

Best Litigation Firm
Pimenta, Dionísio e Associados
Practice areas: Litigation, corporate, commercial, energy, finance, real estate, litigation, arbitration

Namibia

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Koep & Partners
Key individuals: Peter Frank Koep
Founded: 1982
Practice areas: Finance, IP, litigation, arbitration, corporate, energy, employment, IP, property
Website: www.koep.com.na
Contact: pfk@koep.com.na

Best M&A Firm
Hanno Bossau & Co

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Dr Weder Kauta & Hoveka
Key individuals: André Swanepoel, Patrick Uaurikirua Kauta, Gysbertus Johannes Ligthelm
Founded: 2006
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, litigation, labour, finance
Website: www.wkh-law.com
Contact: info@wkh-law.com

Best Property Firm
Koep & Partners
Key individuals: Peter Frank Koep
Founded: 1982
Practice areas: Finance, IP, litigation, arbitration, corporate, energy, employment, IP, property
Website: www.koep.com.na
Contact: pfk@koep.com.na

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Engling, Stritter & Partners
Key individuals: Hans-Bruno Gerdes, Mark Kutzner, Elize Yssel
Founded: 1972
Practice areas: IP, commercial, corporate, finance, litigation, energy, construction
Website: www.englinglaw.com.na
Contact: +264 61 383 300

Best Energy Firm
Koep & Partners
Key individuals: Peter Frank Koep
Founded: 1982
Practice areas: Finance, IP, litigation, arbitration, corporate, energy, employment, IP, property
Website: www.koep.com.na
Contact: pfk@koep.com.na

Best Lawyer
Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka
Key individuals: André Swanepoel, Patrick Uaurikirua Kauta, Gysbertus Johannes Ligthelm
Founded: 2006
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, litigation, labour, finance
Website: www.wkh-law.com
Contact: info@wkh-law.com

Best Lawyer
Wolf Wohlers, Lorentz Angula
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, energy, telecom, M&A
Website: www.lorentzangula.com
Contact: wolf.wohlers@lorentzangula.com

Best Litigation Firm
Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka
Key individuals: André Swanepoel, Patrick Uaurikirua Kauta, Gysbertus Johannes Ligthelm
Founded: 2006
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, litigation, labour, finance
Website: www.wkh-law.com
Contact: info@wkh-law.com

Netherlands

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Allen & Overy
Key individuals: Arnold Croiset van Uchelen
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, regulatory, disputes
Website: www.allenovery.com
Contact: +31 20 674 1000

Best M&A Firm
NautaDutilh
Key individuals: Michaëla Ulrici
Founded: 1724
Practice areas: M&A, capital markets, finance, employment, IP, litigation, real estate,
Website: www.nautadutilh.com
Contact: info@nautadutilh.com

Best Tax Firm
Clifford Chance
Key individuals: Bas Boris Visser
Founded: 1972
Practice areas: Tax, litigation, dispute resolution, corporate, employment, finance, IP
Website: www.cliffordchance.com
Contact: +31 207119000

Best Tax Consultant
Wouter Paardekooper, Baker & McKenzie
Practice areas: Tax, M&A, private equity
Website: www.bakermckenzie.com
Contact: +31 20 551 7848

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Stibbe
Key individuals: Heleen Kersten, Jan Peeters
Founded: 1911
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, dispute resolution, employment, IP, real estate, competition
Website: www.stibbe.com
Contact: info@stibbe.be

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Lemstra Van der Korst
Key individuals: Jurjen Lemstra, Pieter van der Korst
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, dispute resolution
Website: www.lvdk.com
Contact: info@lvdk.com

Best Property Firm
Lexence
Key individuals: Peter Reinders, Michiel van Schooten, Mark Keuss
Founded: 1992
Practice areas: Real estate, corporate, commercial, real estate, litigation, construction
Website: www.lexence.com
Contact: info@lexence.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
AKD
Key individuals: Vincent Wibaut, Teije van Dijk
Practice areas: Finance, real estate, corporate, IP, employment, regulatory
Website: www.akd.nl
Contact: info@akd.nl

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Houthoff Buruma
Key individuals: Walter van Overbeek, Johan Rijlaarsdam
Founded: 2002
Practice areas: Competition, antitrust, dispute resolution, corporate, IP, employment, real estate
Website: www.houthoff.com
Contact: +31 20 605 6000

Best Energy Firm
Loyens & Loeff
Key individuals: Maarten van der Weijden
Founded: 2000
Practice areas: Energy, finance, corporate, litigation, regulatory, IP, real estate
Website: www.loyensloeff.com
Contact: info@loyensloeff.com

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Boekel De Nerée
Key individuals: Frederieke Leeflang, Paul Wanders
Practice areas: Insolvency, restructuring, employment, finance, corporate, IP, litigation
Website: www.boekeldeneree.com
Contact: info@boekeldeneree.com

Best Lawyer
BarentsKrans
Key individuals: William Schonewille
Practice areas: Employment, litigation, corporate, real estate, finance, antitrust
Website: www.barentskrans.nl
Contact: info@barentskrans.nl

Best Lawyer
Bart Meesters, Allen & Overy
Practice areas: PPP, project finance, structured asset finance
Website: www.allenovery.com
Contact: +31 20 674 1339

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Greenberg Traurig,
Key individuals: Jan Kees Brandse, Peter van Langeveld
Founded: 1967
Practice areas: Antitrust, litigation, foreign investment, commercial, corporate, energy, IP, real estate, white collar crime
Website: www.gtlaw.com
Contact: +31 20 301 7300

Best Capital Markets Firm
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
Key individuals: Martijn Snoep
Founded: 1871
Practice areas: Capital markets, corporate, finance, litigation, arbitration, regulatory, energy, real estate, private equity
Website: www.debrauw.com
Contact: amsterdam@debrauw.com

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Greenberg Traurig,
Key individuals: Jan Kees Brandse, Peter van Langeveld
Founded: 1967
Practice areas: Antitrust, litigation, foreign investment, commercial, corporate, energy, IP, real estate, white collar crime
Website: www.gtlaw.com
Contact: +31 20 301 7300

Best Private Equity Firm
De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
Key individuals: Martijn Snoep
Founded: 1871
Practice areas: Capital markets, corporate, finance, litigation, arbitration, regulatory, energy, real estate, private equity
Website: www.debrauw.com
Contact: amsterdam@debrauw.com

Best Litigation Firm
Spigt Litigators
Key individuals: Frank Peters
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: Tax, litigation, finance, corporate, insolvency
Website: www.spigtlitigators.com
Contact: info@spigtlitigators.com

Nigeria

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Jackson, Etti & Edu
Key individuals: Koye Edu, Uwa Ohiku, Chinyere Okorocha, Folasade Olusanya
Founded: 1996
Practice areas: Finance, infrastructure, corporate, regulatory, commercial, IP, dispute resolution, energy, tax
Website: www.jacksonettiandedu.com
Contact: jacksonettiedu@jacksonettiandedu.com

Best M&A Firm
Aluko & Oyebode
Key individuals: Gbenga Oyebode
Founded: 1993
Practice areas: M&A, corporate, commercial, energy, finance, IP, real estate, dispute resolution
Website: www.aluko-oyebode.com
Contact: ao@aluko-oyebode.com

Best Tax Firm
Jackson, Etti and Edu
Key individuals: Koye Edu, Uwa Ohiku, Chinyere Okorocha, Folasade Olusanya
Founded: 1996
Practice areas: Finance, infrastructure, corporate, regulatory, commercial, IP, dispute resolution, energy, tax
Website: www.jacksonettiandedu.com
Contact: jacksonettiedu@jacksonettiandedu.com

Best Tax Consultant
Theophilus Emuwa, Aelex
Practice areas: Tax, IP, corporate, commercial
Website: www.aelex.com
Contact: tiemuwa@aelex.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Banwo & Ighodalo
Key individuals: Femi Olubanwo, Asue Ighodalo, Ken Etim, Abimbola Akeredolu, Ayotunde Owoigbe
Founded: 1991
Practice areas: Capital markets, M&A, corporate, commercial, energy, litigation, arbitration, IP
Website: www.banwo-ighodalo.com
Contact: banwigho@banwo-ighodalo.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Olaniwun Ajayi LP
Key individuals: Konyinsola Ajayi, Oluseye Opasanya, Tominiyi Owolabi, Yimika Phillips
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, corporate, finance, IP, litigation, infrastructure
Website: www.olaniwunajayi.net
Contact: lawyers@olaniwunajayi.net

Best Property Firm
Adepetun, Caxton-Martins Agbor & Segun
Key individuals: Afolabi Caxton-Martins, Funke Agbor, Felicia Kemi Segun, Taiwo Afonja, Ben Unaegbunam, Idowu Durosinmi-Etti, Dayo Ayoola-Johnson
Founded: 1991
Practice areas: Property, energy, commercial, corporate, IP, litigation, IP
Website: www.acas-law.com
Contact: acas@acas-law.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Jackson, Etti & Edu
Key individuals: Koye Edu, Uwa Ohiku, Chinyere Okorocha, Folasade Olusanya
Founded: 1996
Practice areas: Finance, infrastructure, corporate, regulatory, commercial, IP, dispute resolution, energy, tax
Website: www.jacksonettiandedu.com
Contact: jacksonettiedu@jacksonettiandedu.com

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Paul Usoro & Co
Key individuals: Paul Usoro, Mfon Ekong Usoro, Munirudeen Olusola Liadi
Founded: 1985
Practice areas: Litigation, competition, antitrust, regulatory, IP
Website: www.paulusoro.com
Contact: info@paulusoro.com

Best Energy Firm
Aelex
Key individuals: Soji Awogbade
Practice areas: Finance, energy, corporate, commercial, IP, litigation, employment, regulatory
Website: www.aelex.com
Contact: lagos@aelex.com

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Giwa-Osagie & Co
Key individuals: Osayaba Giwa-Osagie
Founded: 1986
Practice areas: energy, insolvency, restructuring, construction, finance, real estate, litigation
Website: www.giwa-osagie.com
Contact: giwa-osagie@giwa-osagie.com

Best Lawyer
Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
Key individuals: Dan Agbor, Myma Belo-Osagie, Yinka Edu
Founded: 1983
Practice areas: Corporate, energy, employment, finance, litigation, real estate, private equity
Website: www.uubo.org
Contact: uubo@uubo.org

Best Lawyer
Ayuli Jemide, Detail Commercial Solicitors | Ayuli Jemide accepts the award
Practice areas: Project finance, public private partnerships, real estate, oil and gas, corporate, commercial
Website: www.detailsolicitors.com
Contact: ayuli@detailsolicitors.com

Best PPP Firm
Detail Commercial Solicitors | Ayuli Jemide accepts the award for Detail Commercial Solicitors
Key individuals: Ayuli Jemide , Dolapo Kukoyi, Orode Imevbore,
Practice areas: PPP, corporate, commercial, energy, IP, finance
Website: www.detailsolicitors.com
Contact: info@detailsolicitors.com

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Kusamotu & Kusamotu
Key individuals: Kusamotu Ayodele Musibau, Sunmonu Olayiwola Kusamotu
Founded: 2001
Practice areas: Foreign investment, IP, litigation, trade
Website: www.kusamotu.com
Contact: enquiries@kusamotu.com

Best Capital Markets Firm
Aluko & Oyebode
Key individuals: Gbenga Oyebode, Adeniyi Adegbonmire
Founded:1993
Practice areas: Energy, finance, corporate, commercial, capital markets, dispute resolution, IP, real estate
Website: www.aluko-oyebode.com
Contact: ao@aluko-oyebode.com

Best Private Equity Firm
Udo Udoma & Belo-Osagie
Key individuals: Dan Agbor, Myma Belo-Osagie, Yinka Edu
Founded: 1983
Practice areas: Corporate, energy, employment, finance, litigation, real estate, private equity
Website: www.uubo.org
Contact: uubo@uubo.org

Best Litigation Firm
Abdulai, Taiwo & Co
Key individuals: Ladi Taiwo, Akin Osinbajo
Founded: 1976
Practice areas: Corporate, litigation, IP, finance, infrastructure, commercial
Website: www.abdulaitaiwo.com
Contact: law@abdulaitaiwo.com

Norway

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Advokatfirma BA-HR
Key individuals: Børre Sofus Arnet, Helge Olav Bugge, Geir Mikalsen
Founded: 1966
Practice areas: Finance, commercial, energy, real estate, corporate, dispute resolution, IP
Website: www.bahr.no
Contact: post@bahr.no

Best M&A Firm
DLA Piper
Key individuals: Petter Kleppe, Alexander Plows
Founded: 2005
Practice areas: Commercial, corporate, litigation, IP, real estate, M&A, private equity
Website: www.dlapiper.com
Contact: +47 24 13 15 00

Best Tax Firm
Wiersholm
Key individuals: Jan Fougner, Nils Thommessen
Founded: 1990
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, dispute resolution, employment, energy, IP, tax, trade
Website: www.wiersholm.no
Contact: mail@wiersholm.no

Best Tax Consultant
Jan Jansen, Advokatfirma BA-HR
Practice areas: Tax, dispute resolution
Website: www.bahr.no
Contact: jbj@bahr.no

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Advokatfirmaet Thommessen
Key individuals: Anders Arnkværn, Kai Thøgersen
Founded: 1856
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, employment, construction, finance, IP, litigation, arbitration, energy, property
Website: www.thommessen.no
Contact: firmapost@thommessen.no

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Advokatfirmaet Hjort Da
Key individuals: Jarl Borgvin Doerre, Kristin Veieroed
Founded: 1893
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, commercial, real estate, litigation, employment
Website: www.hjort.no
Contact: advokatfirmaet@hjort.no

Best Property Firm
Advokatfirmaet Grette
Key individuals: Svein Ruud Johansen, Øystein Flagstad
Founded: 2001
Practice areas: Commercial, property, construction, finance, employment, competition, energy, IP
Website: www.grette.no
Contact: firmapost@grette.no

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Bull & Co
Key individuals: Kåre Bjørlo, Amund Grimstad
Founded: 1984
Practice areas: IP, real estate, corporate, dispute resolution, employment, white collar crime
Website: www.bullco.no
Contact: bull@bullco.no

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Arntzen de Besche
Key individuals: Christian Michelet, Thomas Nordby
Founded: 2001
Practice areas: Competition, antitrust, litigation, real estate, finance, energy, construction, employment
Website: www.adeb.no
Contact: oslo@adeb.no

Best Energy Firm
Wikborg Rein
Key individuals: Susanne Munch Thore, Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer
Founded: 1923
Practice areas: Energy, trade, litigation, dispute resolution, real estate, finance, competition, corporate
Website: www.wr.no
Contact: oslo@wr.no

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Kvale Advokatfirma
Key individuals: Arne Seemann Berg, Christian Poulsson, Christian Wahl
Founded: 1985
Practice areas: Insolvency, restructuring, real estate, infrastructure, dispute resolution, commercial, IP, finance
Website: www.kvaleco.no
Contact: post@kvale.no

Best Lawyer
Arntzen de Besche
Key individuals: Christian Michelet, Thomas Nordby
Founded: 2001
Practice areas: Competition, antitrust, litigation, real estate, finance, energy, construction, employment
Website: www.adeb.no
Contact: oslo@adeb.no

Best Lawyer
Joachim Bjerke, Advokatfirma BA-HR
Practice areas: Tax
Website: www.bahr.no
Contact: jmb@bahr.no

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Advokatfirmaet Schjødt
Key individuals: Erling Ueland, Paul Bellamy
Founded: 1936
Practice areas: Finance, arbitration, litigation, IP, construction, foreign investment, capital markets
Website: www.schjodt.no
Contact: sentralbord@schjodt.no

Best Capital Markets Firm
Advokatfirmaet Schjødt
Key individuals: Erling Ueland, Paul Bellamy
Founded: 1936
Practice areas: Finance, arbitration, litigation, IP, construction, foreign investment, capital markets
Website: www.schjodt.no
Contact: sentralbord@schjodt.no

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Bull & Co
Key individuals: Kåre Bjørlo, Amund Grimstad
Founded: 1984
Practice areas: IP, real estate, corporate, dispute resolution, employment, white collar crime
Website: www.bullco.no
Contact: bull@bullco.no

Best Private Equity Firm
DLA Piper
Key individuals: Petter Kleppe, Alexander Plows
Founded: 2005
Practice areas: Commercial, corporate, litigation, IP, real estate, M&A, private equity
Website: www.dlapiper.com
Contact: +47 24 13 15 00

Best Litigation Firm
Wikborg Rein
Key individuals: Susanne Munch Thore, Ingvild Hanssen-Bauer
Founded: 1923
Practice areas: Energy, trade, litigation, dispute resolution, real estate, finance, competition, corporate
Website: www.wr.no
Contact: oslo@wr.no

Peru

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Estudio Echecopar – Asociado a Baker & McKenzie International
Key individuals: Ismael Noya de la Piedra, Samuel Abad Yupanqui, Marco Alarcón Piana, Alberto Araoz Villena
Founded: 1950
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, labour, IP, regulatory, antitrust, infrastructure, PPP
Website: www.echecopar.com.pe
Contact: +51 1 618 8500

Best M&A Firm
Marroquín & Merino
Key individuals: Victor Marroquin
Founded: 1945
Practice areas: M&A, finance, insolvency, tax, litigation
Website: www.marroquinlaw.com
Contact: information@marroquinlaw.com

Best Tax Firm
Hernández & Cía Abogados
Key individuals: Luis Hernández, Juan Luis Hernández
Founded: 1992
Practice areas: corporate, energy, labour, regulatory, IP, finance, tax, corporate
Website: www.ehernandez.com.pe

Best Tax Consultant
Humberto Medrano, Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados
Practice areas: Tax
Website: www.estudiorodrigo.com
Contact: hmedrano@estudiorodrigo.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Miranda & Amado Abogados
Key individuals: Luis G Miranda, José Daniel Amado
Founded: 1999
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, finance, labour, dispute resolution
Website: www.mafirma.com.pe
Contact: abogado@mafirma.com.pe

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Benites, Forno, & Ugaz Abogados
Key individuals: Jorge Luis Acevedo, César Benites, Hugo Forno, Víctor García
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, finance, litigation, labour, arbitration, corporate, infrastructure
Website: www.bfu.pe
Contact: bfu@bfu.pe

Best Property Firm
Rodrigo, Elías & Medrano Abogados
Key individuals: Luis Carlos Rodrigo, Alex Morris
Founded: 1965
Practice areas: Finance, property, infrastructure, property, tax, energy
Website: www.estudiorodrigo.com
Contact: postmaster@estudiorodrigo.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Barreda Moller
Key individuals: Alfredo Barreda, Fernando Barreda, José Barreda
Founded: 1940
Practice areas: Trademarks, litigation, patents
Website: www.barredamoller.com
Contact: mail@barredamoller.com

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Payet, Rey, Cauvi
Key individuals: José Antonio Payet
Founded: 1996
Practice areas: Corporate, regulatory, finance, antitrust, competition, commercial, corporate, labour
Website: www.prc.com.pe
Contact: lexmail@prc.com.pe

Best Energy Firm
Santiváñez Abogados
Key individuals: Roberto J Santiváñez Seminario, Walther Belaúnde
Founded: 1964
Practice areas: Energy, antitrust, finance, corporate, litigation, dispute resolution
Website: www.santivanez.com.pe
Contact: +51 1202 8000

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Bullard Falla Ezcurra Abogados
Key individuals: Alfredo Bullard, Alejandro Falla, Huáscar Ezcurra
Founded: 2000
Practice areas: Regulatory, corporate, dispute resolution, restructuring, insolvency, white collar crime
Website: www.bullardabogados.pe
Contact: +511 621 1515

Best Lawyer
Muñiz, Ramírez, Pérez-Taiman & Olaya
Key individuals: Jorge Muñiz, Nelson Ramírez, Jorge Pérez-Taiman, Mauricio Olaya
Founded: 1981
Practice areas: Employment, finance, IP, energy, corporate, competition, antitrust
Website: www.munizlaw.com
Contact: contactus@munizlaw.com

Best Lawyer
Victor Marroquín, Marroquín & Merino
Practice areas: M&A, finance, insolvency, taxation, civil litigation
Website: www.marroquinlaw.com

Best PPP Firm
Estudio Echecopar – Asociado a Baker & McKenzie International
Key individuals: Ismael Noya de la Piedra, Samuel Abad Yupanqui, Marco Alarcón Piana, Alberto Araoz Villena
Founded: 1950
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, labour, IP, regulatory, antitrust, infrastructure, PPP
Website: www.echecopar.com.pe
Contact: +51 1 618 8500

Best Capital Markets Firm
García Sayán Abogados
Key individuals: Luis Gastañeta, Alberto Varillas
Founded: 1888
Practice areas: Capital markets, corporate, IP, trade, energy, finance
Website: www.garciasayan.com.pe
Contact: estudio@garciasayan.com.pe

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Bullard Falla Ezcurra Abogados
Key individuals: Alfredo Bullard, Alejandro Falla, Huáscar Ezcurra
Founded: 2000
Practice areas: Regulatory, corporate, dispute resolution, restructuring, insolvency, white collar crime
Website: www.bullardabogados.pe
Contact: +511 621 1515

Best Litigation Firm
Estudio Monroy Abogados
Website: www.estudiomonroy.com
Contact: central@estudiomonroy.com

Portugal

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
Key individuals: João Soares da Silva, Nuno Galvão Teles
Founded: 1961
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, IP, litigation, real estate, arbitration, labour, capital markets
Website: www.mlgts.pt
Contact: mlgtslisboa@mlgts.pt

Best M&A Firm
Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
Key individuals: Emilio Cuatrecasas, Rafael Fontana, Maria João Ricou, Diogo Perestrelo
Founded: 2003
Practice areas: M&A, litigation, infrastructure, finance, corporate, IP, employment, white collar crime
Website: www.cuatrecasas.com
Contact: lisboa@cuatrecasasgoncalvespereira.com

Best Tax Firm
António Frutuoso de Melo & Associados Sociedade De Advogados, RL
Key individuals: António Frutuoso de Melo, Pedro Porto Dordio, Guilherme Frutuoso de Melo
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: Tax, trade, litigation, employment, commercial, corporate, construction, IP
Website: www.afma.pt
Contact: afma@afma.pt

Best Tax Consultant
João Magalhães Ramalho, PLMJ – A M Pereira, S Leal, O Martins, Júdice & Associados
Practice areas: Tax
Website: www.plmj.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Cardigos
Key individuals: Pedro Cardigos
Founded: 2008
Practice areas: Corporate, litigation, employment, insolvency, commercial, IP
Website: www.cardigos.com
Contact: cardigos@cardigos.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Vieira de Almeida & Associados
Key individuals: João Vieira de Almeida, Vasco Vieira de Almeida, António Magalhães Cardoso, Mário Esteves de Oliveira
Founded: 1976
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, employment, IP, litigation, real estate, dispute resolution, competition
Website: www.vda.pt
Contact: lisboa@vda.pt

Best Property Firm
Uría Menéndez – Proença de Carvalho
Key individuals: Duarte Garin
Founded: 2010
Practice areas: Property, corporate, commercial, employment, financial, IP, litigation, real estate
Website: www.uria.com
Contact: madrid@uria.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Garrigues
Key individuals: Isabel Martínez de Salas
Founded: 2005
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, IP, energy, real estate, litigation, labour
Website: www.garrigues.com
Contact: +34 91 514 5200

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
SRS Advogados
Key individuals: Pedro Rebelo de Sousa
Founded: 1991
Practice areas: Commercial, corporate, competition, antitrust, dispute resolution, employment, real estate
Website: www.srslegal.pt
Contact: geral.portugal@srslegal.pt

Best Energy Firm
AAA Advogados
Key individuals: Dulce Franco, Gabriela Rodrigues Martins, José Jácome, Vítor Pereira das Neves, Rita Gama Abreu
Founded: 2008
Practice areas: Corporate, dispute resolution, energy, employment, finance, labour, infrastructure, real estate
Website: www.AAA.pt
Contact: advogados@AAA.pt

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Abreu Advogados
Key individuals: Miguel Teixeira de Abreu, Miguel Castro Pereira
Founded: 1993
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, litigation, insolvency, restructuring, real estate, employment, IP, regulatory
Website: www.abreuadvogados.com
Contact: lisboa@abreuadvogados.com

Best Lawyer
Saraiva e Sousa, Gomes de Almeida & Associados

Best Lawyer
Maria da Glória Leitão, Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
Practice areas: Labour, employment, insurance
Website: www.cuatrecasas.com
Contact: +351 21 355 38 00

Best PPP Firm
Linklaters
Key individuals: Jorge Bleck, Francisco Ferraz de Carvalho, Carlos Pinto Correia
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, competition, litigation, PPP, real estate, employment
Website: www.linklaters.com
Contact: +351 21 864 00 00

Best Capital Markets Firm
Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados
Key individuals: João Soares da Silva, Nuno Galvão Teles Founded: 1961
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, IP, litigation, real estate, arbitration, labour, capital markets
Website: www.mlgts.pt
Contact: mlgtslisboa@mlgts.pt

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Cuatrecasas, Gonçalves Pereira
Key individuals: Emilio Cuatrecasas, Rafael Fontana, Maria João Ricou, Diogo Perestrelo
Founded: 2003
Practice areas: M&A, litigation, infrastructure, finance, corporate, IP, employment, white collar crime
Website: www.cuatrecasas.com
Contact: lisboa@cuatrecasasgoncalvespereira.com

Best Private Equity Firm
Raposo Bernardo & Associados
Key individuals: Nelson Raposo Bernardo
Founded: 1995
Practice areas: Private equity, corporate, finance, employment, real estate, energy
Website: www.raposobernardo.com
Contact: lisbon@raposobernardo.com

Best Litigation Firm
Gómez-Acebo & Pombo, Abogados
Key individuals: Agnieszka Opalach, Ainara Renteria Tazo, Aintzane Gonzálex López de Sandaliano
Founded: 1971
Practice areas: Litigation, real estate, IP, employment, finance, corporate, commercial, restructuring, arbitration
Website: www.gomezacebo-pombo.com
Contact: abogados@gomezacebo-pombo.com

Qatar

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Law Offices of Gebran Majdalany
Key individuals: Gebran Majdalany, Elias Khoury
Founded: 1967
Practice areas: Finance, infrastructure, corporate, commercial, dispute resolution
Website: www.gebranmajdalany.com
Contact: eld@gebranmajdalany.com

Best M&A Firm
Hassan A Al-Khater Law Office
Key individuals: Hassan Alkhater
Founded: 1992
Practice areas: M&A, corporate, commercial, finance, energy, litigation, arbitration
Contact: +974 4443 7770

Best Tax Firm
Bennett Jones
Key individuals: Hugh L MacKinnon, Timothy Ross
Founded: 2012
Practice areas: Tax, energy, corporate, finance, M&A, litigation, trade
Website: www.bennettjones.com
Contact: spitznagelp@bennettjones.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Khalid Al-Attiya Legal Consultant & Attorney
Key individuals: Khalid Bin Khalifa Al Attiya, Sayed Jadallah, Oliver Alexander
Founded: 1995
Practice areas: Commercial, corporate, IP, civil, litigation, arbitration, finance
Website: www.alattiya-legal.com
Contact: info@alattiya-legal.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Sultan Al-Abdulla & Partners
Key individuals: Sultan Al-Abdulla
Founded: 1999
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, dispute resolution, energy, IP
Website: www.qatarlaw.com
Contact: info@qatarlaw.com

Best Property Firm
Arab Law Bureau
Key individuals: Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Khalifa, Alaa Hamad
Founded: 1994
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, property, dispute resolution, litigation
Website: www.albureau.com
Contact: admin@albureau.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Badri and Salim El Meouchi Law Firm
Key individuals: Salim El Meouchi, Chadia El Meouchi
Founded: 2007
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, litigation, dispute resolution, real estate, IP, energy
Website: www.elmeouchi.com
Contact: +961 1 995900

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
K&L Gates
Key individuals: Pawel Chudzicki, Paul Simpson, Kenneth Freeling
Founded: 2011
Practice areas: Corporate, litigation, dispute resolution, competition, antitrust, real estate, IP, white collar crime
Website: www.klgates.com
Contact: +974 4424 6100

Best Energy Firm
Al-Ansari & Associates
Key individuals: Mohammed Al-Ansari, Salman A. Al-Ansari
Founded: 2007
Practice areas: Finance, IP, employment, real estate, energy, litigation, dispute resolution
Website: www.alansarilaw.com
Contact: info@alansarilaw.com

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Al Tamimi & Company in association with Al Marri
Key individuals: Essam Al Tamimi, Husam Hourani, Hassan Arab
Founded: 1989
Practice areas: Arbitration, insolvency, restructuring, finance, corporate, commercial, employment, regulatory, IP, property
Website: www.tamimi.com
Contact: infoqatar@tamimi.com

Best Lawyer
Al-Kaabi Law Firm

Best Lawyer
Khalid Bin Khalifa Al-Attiya, Khalid Al-Attiya Legal Consultant & Attorney
Practice areas: Litigation, commercial, Sha’riya law, civil, criminal
Website: www.alattiya-legal.com
Contact: khalidkhalifa.alattiya@alattiya-legal.com

Best Foreign Investment Practice
UGGC & Associés
Key individuals: Arnaud Depierrefeu
Founded: 1993
Practice areas: Corporate, finance, real estate, foreign investment, IP, litigation, employment
Website: www.uggc.com
Contact: rak@uggc.com

Best Capital Markets Firm
Latham & Watkins
Key individuals: Salman Al-Sudairi, Nick Collins
Founded: 1934
Practice areas: Finance, dispute resolution, capital markets, insolvency, restructuring,
Website: www.lw.com
Contact: +974 4406 7700

Best White Collar Crime Firm
K&L Gates
Key individuals: Pawel Chudzicki, Paul Simpson, Kenneth Freeling
Founded: 2011
Practice areas: Corporate, litigation, dispute resolution, competition, antitrust, real estate, IP, white collar crime
Website: www.klgates.com
Contact: +974 4424 6100

Best Litigation Firm
Arab Law Bureau
Key individuals: Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Khalifa, Alaa Hamad
Founded: 1994
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, property, dispute resolution, litigation
Website: www.albureau.com
Contact: admin@albureau.com

Russia

Best Banking & Finance Firm
ALRUD
Key individuals: Vassily Rudomino, Maxim Alekseyev
Founded: 1991
Practice areas: Finance, competition, antitrust, dispute resolution, IP, employment, real estate, employment
Website: www.alrud.com
Contact: info@alrud.ru

Best M&A Firm
Baker Botts
Key individuals: Maxim Levinson
Founded: 1975
Practice areas: Dispute resolution, finance, corporate, commercial, energy, real estate, IP, M&A
Website: www.bakerbotts.com
Contact: +7 495 545 0777

Best Tax Firm
Ernst & Young
Key individuals: Alexander Ivlev, Peter Reinhardt
Founded: 1989
Practice areas: Tax, advisory, transactions, assurance
Website: www.ey.com/RU/
Contact: academy@ru.ey.com

Best Tax Consultant
Peter Reinhardt, Ernst & Young
Practice areas: Employment, litigation, IP, tax
Website: www.ey.com
Contact: +7 495 705 9738

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom & Affiliates
Key individuals: Linda Davies, Alexey Kiyashko, Dmitri Kovalenko
Founded: 1992
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, capital markets, dispute resolution, energy
Website: www.skadden.com
Contact: +7 495 797 4600

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Gide Loyrette Nouel
Key individuals: David Lasfargue, Boris Arkhipov, Alexander Dolgov
Founded: 1993
Practice areas: M&A, Finance, dispute resolution, real estate, competition, IP, employment
Website: www.gide.com
Contact: gln.moscow@gide.com

Best Property Firm
Noerr
Key individuals: Tobias Bürgers, Alexander Ritvay
Founded: 2007
Practice areas: Corporate, finance, commercial, real estate, antitrust, competition, litigation
Website: www.noerr.com
Contact: bjoern.paulsen@noerr.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Hogan Lovells (CIS)
Key individuals: Oxana Balayan, Richard Cowie, Alexei Dudko, Natalia Gulyaeva
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: Antitrust, finance, commercial, corporate, dispute resolution, employment, IP, real estate
Website: www.hoganlovells.co.uk/moscow/
Contact: +7 495 933 3000

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Dechert Russia
Key individuals: Laura Brank
Founded: 2010
Practice areas: Competition, antitrust, corporate, employment, finance, IP, litigation, regulatory, real estate
Website: www.dechert.com/moscow/
Contact: +7 499 922 11 00

Best Energy Firm
Vinson & Elkins
Key individuals: Natalya Morozova, Rob Patterson
Founded: 1991
Practice areas: Corporate, finance, litigation, IP, energy, employment
Website: www.velaw.com
Contact: nmorozova@velaw.com

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Linklaters CIS
Key individuals: Francis Kucera, Mirthe Van Kesteren
Founded: 1994
Practice areas: Insolvency, restructuring, corporate, M&A, finance, energy, infrastructure
Website: www.linklaters.com
Contact: +7 495 797 9797

Best Lawyer
Salans
Key individuals: Marat Mouradov, Elliott Portnoy
Founded: 1978
Practice areas: Employment, arbitration, finance, employment, real estate, litigation
Website: www.salans.com
Contact: +7 495 644 0500

Best Lawyer
Kirill Ratnikov, Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners
Practice areas: Project finance, PPP
Website: www.epam.ru
Contact: +7 812 322 9681

Best PPP Firm
Herbert Smith Freehills
Key individuals: Alexei Roudiak, Allen Hanen
Founded: 1992
Practice areas: PPP, dispute resolution, real estate, finance, energy
Website: www.herbertsmithfreehills.com
Contact: +7 495 363 6500

Best Capital Markets Firm
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom & Affiliates
Key individuals: Linda Davies, Alexey Kiyashko, Dmitri Kovalenko
Founded: 1992
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, capital markets, dispute resolution, energy
Website: www.skadden.com
Contact: +7 495 797 4600

Best Private Equity Firm
Squire, Sanders & Dempsey (Moscow)
Key individuals: Ivan Trifonov
Founded: 1978
Practice areas: IP, real estate, labour, litigation, antitrust, finance, private equity, energy, regulatory
Website: www.squiresanders.com/moscow/
Contact: +7 495 258 5250

Best Litigation Firm
Chadbourne & Parke
Key individuals: Claude Serfilippi
Founded: 1990
Practice areas: Litigation, M&A, finance, corporate, regulatory, commercial
Website: www.chadbourne.com/cis/
Contact: moscow@chadbourne.com

Singapore

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Rodyk & Davidson
Key individuals: Philip Jeyaretnam, Josephine Koh
Founded: 1996
Practice areas: Corporate, finance, commercial, IP, litigation, real estate,
Website: www.rodyk.com
Contact: mail@rodyk.com

Best M&A Firm
Khattarwong
Key individuals: Gurbachan Singh, Carla Barker, Leon Kwong Wing
Founded: 1974
Practice areas: M&A, finance, corporate, litigation, IP, dispute resolution
Website: www.khattarwong.com
Contact: kwp@khattarwong.com

Best Tax Firm
Drew & Napier
Key individuals: Davinder Singh, Ong Sim Ho
Founded: 1889
Practice areas: Tax, corporate, finance, dispute resolution, infrastructure, IP, infrastructure, insolvency, restructuring
Website: www.drewnapier.com
Contact: mail@drewnapier.com

Best Tax Consultant
Ong Sim Ho, Drew & Napier
Practice areas: Tax, finance, risk governance, dispute resolution
Website: www.drewnapier.com
Contact: +65 6531 2250

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Colin Ng & Partners
Key individuals: Lisa Theng, Allan Tan, Winnie Chang
Founded: 1988
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, construction, real estate, finance, regulatory, litigation
Website: www.cnplaw.com
Contact: contact@cnplaw.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Rajah & Tann
Key individuals: Lee Eng Beng
Founded: 1954
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, employment, energy, dispute resolution, litigation, IP
Website: www.rajahtann.com
Contact: info@rajahtann.com

Best Property Firm
Lee & Lee
Key individuals: Han Tiong Lee, Pih Peng Lee
Founded: 1955
Practice areas: Banking competition, corporate, litigation, IP, real estate
Website: www.leenlee.com.sg
Contact: leenlee@leenlee.com.sg

Best Intellectual Property Firm
ATMD Bird & Bird
Key individuals: Alban Kang, oyce Ang, Boey Swee Siang, Cyril Chua
Founded: 1846
Practice areas: Commercial, corporate, IP, dispute resolution, employment, real estate, finance
Website: www.twobirds.com
Contact: atmdmail@twobirds.com

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Duane Morris & Selvam
Key individuals: Arfat Selvam, Eduardo Ramos-Gómez, Krishna Ramachandra
Founded: 2011
Practice areas: Corporate, capital markets, dispute resolution, competition, antitrust, employment, regulatory, real estate
Website: www.duanemorrisselvam.com
Contact: CChia@duanemorrisselvam.com

Best Energy Firm
Rajah & Tann
Key individuals: Lee Eng Beng
Founded: 1954
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, employment, energy, dispute resolution, litigation, IP
Website: www.rajahtann.com
Contact: info@rajahtann.com

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Drew & Napier
Key individuals: Davinder Singh, Ong Sim Ho
Founded: 1889
Practice areas: Tax, corporate, finance, dispute resolution, infrastructure, IP, infrastructure, insolvency, restructuring
Website: www.drewnapier.com
Contact: mail@drewnapier.com

Best Lawyer
Bird & Bird
Key individuals: Alban Kang, oyce Ang, Boey Swee Siang, Cyril Chua
Founded: 1846
Practice areas: Commercial, corporate, IP, dispute resolution, employment, real estate, finance
Website: www.twobirds.com
Contact: atmdmail@twobirds.com

Best Lawyer
Mark Hudspeth, Allen & Gledhill
Practice areas: Banking, finance
Website: www.allenandgledhill.com
Contact: mark.hudspeth@allenandgledhill.com

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Key individuals: Elaine Chao, Myles Hankin, Priya Mehra
Founded: 2008
Practice areas: Energy, finance, white collar crime, corporate, restructuring, insolvency
Website: www.gibsondunn.com
Contact: +65 6507 3600

Best Private Equity Firm
Wong Partnership
Key individuals: Meng Meng Wong, Susan Wong
Founded: 1992
Practice areas: Corporate, finance, litigation, private equity, energy, dispute resolution
Website: www.wongpartnership.com
Contact: +65 6416 8000

Best Litigation Firm
Tan Kok Quan Partnership
Key individuals: Kannan Ramesh
Founded: 2000
Practice areas: Arbitration, litigation, construction, corporate, real estate, commercial
Website: www.tkqp.com.sg
Contact: mail@tkqp.com.sg

South Africa

Best Banking & Finance Firm
ENS
Key individuals: Michael Katz, Piet Faber
Founded:
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, construction, employment, commercial, trade, real estate, energy
Website: www.ens.co.za
Contact: info@ens.co.za

Best M&A Firm
Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
Key individuals: Chris Ewing, Nick Altini
Founded: 1853
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, dispute resolution, employment, finance, infrastructure, real estate, M&A, dispute resolution
Website: www.cliffedekker.com
Contact: jhb@cliffedekker.com

Best Tax Firm
Werksmans Attorneys
Key individuals: Des Williams, Jeremy Botha
Founded: 1900
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, tax, litigation, energy, dispute resolution, employment, IP, real estate
Website: www.werksmans.com
Contact: enquiries@werksmans.com

Best Tax Consultant
Henry Vorster, Faber Goërtz Ellis Austin
Practice areas: Tax, banking, finance
Website: www.fgea.co.za
Contact: henry@fgea.co.za

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Bowman Gilfillan
Key individuals: Jonathan Schlosberg
Founded: 1998
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, employment, dispute resolution, finance, litigation, employment, property, insolvency, restructuring
Website: www.bowman.co.za
Contact: info@bowman.co.za

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Knowles Husain Lindsay
Key individuals: Errol Knowles, Mohamed Junaid Husain, Ian Lindsay
Practice areas: property, dispute resolution, corporate, commercial
Website: www.khl.co.za
Contact: +27 11 669 6000

Best Property Firm
Fluxmans
Key individuals: Phillip Vallet, Jones Antunes, Michael Bloom, Gavin Brett
Practice areas: Commercial, antitrust, IP, antitrust, labour, property
Website: www.fluxmans.com
Contact: +27 11 328 1700

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Adams & Adams
Key individuals: Dario Tanziani
Founded: 1908
Practice areas: Finance, commercial, IP, construction, employment, litigation, tax, corporate
Website: www.adamsadams.co.za
Contact: mail@adamsadams.co.za

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Werksmans Attorneys
Key individuals: Des Williams, Jeremy Botha
Founded: 1900
Practice areas: Competition, antitrust, commercial, corporate, litigation, dispute resolution, energy, IP, real estate
Website: www.werksmans.com
Contact: enquiries@werksmans.com

Best Energy Firm
Taback & Associates
Key individuals: Brett Tate, Catharine Keene, David Woodhouse
Practice areas: Competition, corporate, commercial, employment, litigation, energy, tax
Website: www.tabacks.com
Contact: +27 11 358 7700

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Bowman Gilfillan
Key individuals: Jonathan Schlosberg
Founded: 1998
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, employment, dispute resolution, finance, litigation, employment, property, insolvency, restructuring
Website: www.bowman.co.za
Contact: info@bowman.co.za

Best Lawyer
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin
Key individuals: Blaize Vance
Founded: 2000
Practice areas: Real estate, employment, energy, corporate, finance, IP, litigation, dispute resolution,
Website: www.fasken.com
Contact: johannesburg@fasken.com

Best Lawyer
Michael Katz, ENS
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, regulatory, M&A, private equity, public procurement, tax
Website: www.ens.co.za
Contact: mkatz@ens.co.za

Best Capital Markets Firm
Webber Wentzel

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Bowman Gilfillan
Key individuals: David Lancaster
Founded: 1868
Practice areas: Finance, competition, dispute resolution, regulatory, energy, white collar crime, real estate
Website: www.webberwentzel.com
Contact: webmaster@webberwentzel.com

Best Private Equity Firm
Glyn Marais
Key individuals: Richard Glyn, Francois Marais
Founded: 1990
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, tax, private equity, employment, regulatory, dispute resolution
Website: www.glynmarais.co.za
Contact: inlaw@glynmarais.co.za

Best Litigation Firm
Bell Dewar
Key individuals: Blaize Vance, Andrew Mitchell
Founded: 1889
Practice areas: Finance, litigation, infrastructure, dispute resolution, commercial
Website: www.faskenmartineau.belldewar.co.za
Contact: johannesburg@fasken.com

Spain

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Cuatrecasas Gonçalves Pereira
Key individuals: Emilio Cuatrecasas, Rafael Fontana
Founded: 1928
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, finance, litigation, employment, infrastructure
Website: www.cuatrecasas.com
Contact: barcelona@cuatrecasas.com

Best M&A Firm
Uría Menéndez
Key individuals: José María Segovia, Luis de Carlos
Founded: 1946
Practice areas: M&A, finance, corporate, commercial, IP, competition, employment, real estate
Website: www.uria.com
Contact: madrid@uria.com

Best Tax Firm
Deloitte Abogados y Asesores Tributarios
Practice areas: corporate, finance, tax, regulatory, infrastructure
Website: www.deloitte.com
Contact: deloitte@deloitte.es

Best Tax Consultant
Maria Azpeitia, Baker & McKenzie
Practice areas: Tax, corporate compliance
Website: www.bakermckenzie.com
Contact: +34 91 230 45 30

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Araoz & Rueda
Key individuals: Alejandro Fernández de Araoz, Pedro A Rueda
Founded: 1994
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, employment, litigation, energy, IP, real estate
Website: www.araozyrueda.com
Contact: marketing@araozyrueda.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Gómez-Acebo & Pombo
Key individuals: Gonzalo Ulloa, Manuel Martín
Founded: 1971
Practice areas: Regulatory, corporate, commercial, litigation, dispute resolution, IP, employment, real estate
Website: www.gomezacebo-pombo.com
Contact: abogados@gomezacebo-pombo.com

Best Property Firm
Uría Menéndez
Key individuals: José María Segovia
Founded: 1940
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, property, tax, IP, energy, employment, litigation
Website: www.uria.com
Contact: madrid@uria.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Elzaburu
Key individuals: Antonio Tavira
Founded: 1865
Practice areas: IP, trademarks, patents, litigation
Website: www.elzaburu.es
Contact: elzaburu@elzaburu.es

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Martínez Lage, Allendesalazar & Brokelmann Abogados
Key individuals: Santiago Martínez Lage, Rafael Allendesalazar, Helmut Brokelmann
Founded: 1985
Practice areas: Competition, antitrust
Website: www.mlab-abogados.com
Contact: info@mlab-abogados.com

Best Energy Firm
CMS
Key individuals: José Luis López Sánchez, Cesar Albiñana, Rafael Suárez de Lezo
Founded: 1927
Practice areas: Corporate, finance, M&A, litigation, labour, competition, energy, real estate
Website: www.cms-asl.com
Contact: madrid@cms-asl.com

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Gómez-Acebo & Pombo
Key individuals: Gonzalo Ulloa, Manuel Martín
Founded: 1988
Practice areas: Regulatory, finance, corporate, employment, insolvency, restructuring, IP, real estate, tax
Website: www.gomezacebo-pombo.com
Contact: abogados@gomezacebo-pombo.com

Best Lawyer
Roca Junyent
Key individuals: Miquel Roca Junyent
Founded: 1996
Practice areas: M&A, competition, employment, commercial, finance, property, IP, litigation, arbitration
Website: www.rocajunyent.com
Contact: bcn@rocajunyent.com

Best Lawyer
Fermín Guardiola, Baker & McKenzie
Practice areas: Employment
Website: www.bakermckenzie.com
Contact: +34 91 391 59 60

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Jones Day
Key individuals: Mercedes Fernández
Founded: 2000
Practice areas: Foreign investment, real estate, finance, IP, infrastructure, labour, infrastructure
Website: www.jonesday.com
Contact: +34 91 520 3939

Best Capital Markets Firm
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Key individuals: Fernando Soto, Vicente Sierra, David Franco
Founded: 2000
Practice areas: Competition, antitrust, capital markets, IP, finance, litigation, real estate, regulatory
Website: www.freshfields.com
Contact: +34 93 363 7400

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Buse Heberer Fromm
Key individuals: Rafael Barber-Llorente
Founded: 1998
Practice areas: Finance, IP, labour, white collar crime, arbitration, real estate, corporate
Website: www.buse.de
Contact: palma@buse.es

Best Litigation Firm
Javier Valls Abogados
Key individuals: Javier Valls
Practice areas: Corporate, litigation, real estate
Website: www.valls-abogados.es
Contact: info@valls-abogados.es

Sweden

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Advokatfirman Hammarskiöld & Co
Key individuals: Claes Langenius
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: Finance, litigation, competition, energy, employment
Website: www.hammarskiold.se
Contact: firstname.lastname@hammarskiold.se

Best M&A Firm
Baker & McKenzie
Key individuals: Sten Bauer, Anders fast
Founded: 1949
Practice areas: M&A, finance, commercial, corporate, labour, litigation, real estate, tax
Website: www.bakermckenzie.com/Sweden/
Contact: +46 8 566 177 16

Best Tax Firm
Baker & McKenzie
Key individuals: Sten Bauer, Anders fast
Founded: 1949
Practice areas: M&A, finance, commercial, corporate, labour, litigation, real estate, tax
Website: www.bakermckenzie.com/Sweden/
Contact: +46 8 566 177 16

Best Tax Consultant
Mahmut Baran, Bird & Bird
Practice areas: Tax
Website: www.twobirds.com
Contact: +46 8 506 320 00

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Advokatfirman Vinge
Key individuals: Maria-Pia Hope, Charlotte Forssander, Rikard Azelius
Founded: 1983
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, employment, litigation, IP, litigation, arbitration
Website: www.vinge.se
Contact: maria.piahope@vinge.se

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
G Grönberg Advokatbyrå
Key individuals: Einar Wanhainen, Sascha Schaeferdiek, Fredrik Forssman
Founded: 1929
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, commercial, employment, dispute resolution, litigation, IP
Website: www.gronberg.se
Contact: info@gronberg.se

Best Property Firm
Advokatfirman Lindahl
Key individuals: Magnus Ramberg, Mikael Smedeby
Founded: 1918
Practice areas: Finance, capital markets, corporate, dispute resolution, IP, property
Website: www.lindahl.se
Contact: reception.stockholm@lindahl.se

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Sandart & Partners
Key individuals: Dag Sandart, Peter Sande
Founded: 1953
Practice areas: IP, dispute resolution, corporate
Website: www.sandart.se
Contact: info@sandart.se

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Mannheimer Swartling
Key individuals: Jan Dernestam, Biörn Riese
Founded: 1990
Practice areas: Competition, antitrust, litigation, finance, corporate, IP
Website: www.mannheimerswartling.se
Contact: +46 8 595 060 00

Best Energy Firm
Ashurst
Key individuals: Pontus Bergsten, Martin Börresen, Jon Ericson
Founded: 2006
Practice areas: Commercial, corporate, energy, finance, IP, real estate, dispute resolution
Website: www.ashurst.com
Contact: +46 8 407 24 00

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Advokatfirman Cederquist
Key individuals: Carl Bokwall
Founded: 1953
Practice areas: Finance, dispute resolution, employment, commercial, real estate, insolvency, restructuring, IP
Website: www.cederquist.se
Contact: advokat@cederquist.se

Best Lawyer
Hamilton Advokatbyrå
Key individuals: Christopher Hamilton, Thomas Nygren
Founded: 1964
Practice areas: Litigation, IP, arbitration, commercial, corporate, employment
Website: www.hamilton.se
Contact: mail@hamilton.se

Best Lawyer
Svante Hultqvist, Advokatfirman Cederquist
Practice areas: Finance, corporate recovery, M&A
Website: www.cederquist.se
Contact: +46 8 522 065 19

Best Foreign Investment Practice
KLA Karlerö Liljeblad Advokatbyrå
Key individuals: Ann-Marie Thörn, Conny Tranberg, Ann Liverud Kalbhenn
Founded: 1994
Practice areas: Finance, construction, litigation, IP, labour, construction, foreign investment, corporate
Website: www.klalegal.se
Contact: info@klalegal.se

Best Capital Markets Firm
Delphi
Key individuals: Stefan Erhag,
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, capital markets, employment, IP, litigation, private equity
Website: www.delphi.se
Contact: stockholm@delphi.se

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Advokatfirman af Petersens
Key individuals: Jonas Deutgen, Mats Broström, Erik af Petersens
Founded: 1986
Practice areas: Litigation, dispute resolution, white collar crime, real estate, corporate, construction, employment, IP
Website: www.afpetersens.se
Contact: info@afpetersens.se

Best Private Equity Firm
Delphi
Key individuals: Stefan Erhag,
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, capital markets, employment, IP, litigation, private equity
Website: www.delphi.se
Contact: stockholm@delphi.se

Best Litigation Firm
Lebenberg Advokatbyrå
Key individuals: Torgny Lebenberg, Helena Hytting, Gabriella Söderblom
Founded: 1982
Practice areas: Litigation, dispute resolution
Website: www.lebenberg.se
Contact: info@lebenberg.se

Switzerland

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Vischer
Key individuals: Thomas Weibel, Benedict Christ, Markus Guggenbühl
Practice areas: Antitrust, finance, litigation, corporate, white collar crime
Website: www.vischer.com
Contact: info@vischer.com

Best M&A Firm
Staiger, Schwald & Partner
Key individuals: Hans-Peter Schwald
Founded: 1964
Practice areas: M&A, corporate, energy, commercial, IP, litigation, real estate
Website: www.ssplaw.ch
Contact: ssplaw@ssplaw.ch

Best Tax Firm
Oberson Avocats
Key individuals: Xavier Oberson, Nicolas Buchel, Nicolas Merlino
Practice areas: Tax
Website: www.oberson.ch
Contact: info@oberson.ch

Best Tax Consultant
Thomas Graf, Niederer Kraft & Frey
Practice areas: Tax
Website: www.nkf.ch
Contact: thomas.graf@nkf.ch

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Lenz & Staehelin
Key individuals: Guy Vermeil, Alex Wittmann
Founded: 1917
Practice areas: Finance, competition, commercial, employment, IP, regulatory, litigation, real estate
Website: www.lenzstaehelin.com
Contact: geneva@lenzstaehelin.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Wartmann & Merker
Key individuals: Peter Hafner, Peter Reichart
Founded: 1992
Practice areas: Litigation, arbitration, dispute resolution, corporate, commercial
Website: www.wartmann-merker.ch
Contact: office@wartmann-merker.ch

Best Property Firm
Baur Hürlimann
Key individuals: Roland Hürlimann, Daniel Hunkeler, Michael Merker
Founded: 1956
Practice areas: Construction, property, litigation, arbitration, competition,
Website: www.bhlaw.ch/
Contact: mail@bhlaw.ch

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Meyerlustenberger Lachenal
Key individuals: Bernard Lachenal, Urs Behnisch, Serge Calame
Founded: 1975
Practice areas: IP, arbitration, litigation, finance, corporate, labour, real estate
Website: www.mll-legal.com
Contact: zurich@mll-legal.com

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Walder Wyss
Key individuals: Markus Pfenninger, Didier Sangiorgio, Markus Vischer
Founded: 1972
Practice areas: Finance, IP, corporate, commercial, competition, antitrust, litigation, competition
Website: www.walderwyss.com
Contact: reception@walderwyss.com

Best Energy Firm
Lenz & Staehelin
Key individuals: Guy Vermeil, Alex Wittmann
Founded: 1917
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, employment, energy, litigation, regulatory, real estate, arbitration
Website: www.lenzstaehelin.com
Contact: geneva@lenzstaehelin.com

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Kellerhals
Key individuals: Bernhard Berger, Dominik Oberholzer, Werner Schubiger
Practice areas: Insolvency, restructuring, litigation, finance, corporate, commercial, IP
Website: www.kellerhals.ch
Contact: info@kellerhals.ch

Best Lawyer
BCCC Attorneys-at-law
Key individuals: Manuel Bianchi della Porta
Founded: 2001
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, employment, finance, real estate, litigation, competition
Website: www.bccc.ch
Contact: mail@bccc.ch

Best Lawyer
Alfred Blesi, Blesi & Papa
Practice areas: Employment
Website: www.blesi-papa.ch
Contact: Alfred.blesi@blesi-papa.ch

Best PPP Firm
Mark Oliver Baumgarten, Staiger, Schwald & Partners
Key individuals: Mark-Oliver Baumgarten, Hans-Peter Schwald, Hans-Rudolf Staiger
Founded: 1964
Practice areas: Arbitration, litigation, PPP, IP, labour, finance, corporate, real estate
Website: www.ssplaw.ch
Contact: ssplaw@ssplaw.ch

Best Foreign Investment Practice
Ducrest Heggli Avocats
Key individuals: Jean-François Ducrest, Carl Heggli, Marina de Planta
Practice areas: Tax, corporate, commercial, litigation, real estate, foreign investment
Website: www.ducrestheggli.com
Contact: +41 22 761 80 80

Best Capital Markets Firm
Froriep Renggli
Key individuals: Catrina Luchsinger Gähwiler,
Founded: 1966
Practice areas: Capital markets, finance, corporate, IP, employment, competition
Website: www.froriep.com
Contact: zurich@froriep.ch

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Cramer-Salamian, Avocats
Key individuals: Catrina Luchsinger Gähwiler
Founded: 1966
Practice areas: Corporate, finance, white collar crime, IP, competition, employment
Website: www.froriep.com
Contact: zurich@froriep.ch

Best Litigation Firm
Bär & Karrer
Key individuals: Daniel Hochstrasser, Markus Wang, Paolo Bottini, Corrado Rampini, Thomas Reutter
Founded: 1969
Practice areas: Litigation, real estate, arbitration, IP, competition, energy
Website: www.baerkarrer.ch
Contact: zurich@baerkarrer.ch

Venezuela

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Palacios, Ortega y Asociados
Key individuals: Luis Esteban Palacios, José Manuel Ortega
Founded: 1999
Practice areas: Finance, employment, corporate, litigation, arbitration
Website: www.palaciosortega.com
Contact: general@palaciosortega.com

Best M&A Firm
Hoet Pelaez Castillo & Duque
Key individuals: Jorge Acedo Prato, Francisco Castillo-García, Carlos Dominguez
Founded: 1942
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, M&A, litigation, dispute resolution, IP, employment
Website: www.hpcd.com
Contact: Infolaw@hpcd.com

Best Tax Firm
Ernst & Young
Key individuals: Jose Antonio Velázquez, Carlos Casanovas,
Practice areas: Tax
Website: www.ey.com
Contact: +58 212 905 6621

Best Tax Consultant
Jose Antonio Velazquez, Ernst & Young
Practice areas: Tax
Website: www.ey.com
Contact: jose.a.velazquez@ve.ey.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Despacho de Abogados Miembros de Norton Rose
Key individuals: Carlos Fernández-Smith, Elisabeth Eljuri
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, employment, dispute resolution, regulatory, tax, commercial
Website: www.nortonrosefulbright.com
Contact: +58 212 276 0000

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Travieso Evans Arria Rengel & Paz
Key individuals: Eduardo Travieso, Olga Nass de Massiani, Benner C Turner, Eduardo Travieso
Founded: 1920
Practice areas: Corporate, energy, employment, finance, regulatory, antitrust, IP, dispute resolution
Website: www.traviesoevans.com
Contact: legal@traviesoevans.com

Best Property Firm
Raffalli de Lemos Halvorssen Ortega y Ortiz
Key individuals: Juan Manuel Raffalli, Rafael de Lemos, Andrés Halvorssen, José Manuel Ortega y Luis Ortiz-Alvarez
Founded: 1990
Practice areas: Finance, antitrust, labour, dispute resolution, litigation, property
Website: www.rdhoo.com
Contact: info@rdhoo.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Bolet & Terrero
Key individuals: Manuel Polanco, José Ramón Fermín
Founded: 1915
Practice areas: IP, trademarks, patents, litigation
Website: www.bolyter.com
Contact: bolyter@bolyter.com

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Grau García Hernández & Mónaco
Key individuals: Gustavo Grau, Ibrahim García, Luís Alfredo Hernández, José Ignacio Hernández, Miguel Mónaco, Betty Andrade
Founded: 1994
Practice areas: Competition, antitrust, labout, IP, antitrust, competition, corporate
Website: www.ghm.com.ve
Contact: +58 212 978 5060

Best Energy Firm
Despacho de Abogados Miembro de Hogan Lovells
Key individuals: Luis Bottaro, Gonzalo Rodriguez-Matos
Practice areas: Infrastructure, energy, real estate, employment, corporate, litigation, arbitration
Website: www.hoganlovells.co.uk
Contact: +58 212 266 9772

Best Lawyer
D’Empaire Reyna Abogados
Key individuals: Fulvio Italiani, Gustavo Reyna
Founded: 1972
Practice areas: Competition, IP, litigation, employment, finance, arbitration, employment
Website: www.dra.com.ve
Contact: drba@dra.com.ve

Best Lawyer
Carlos Felce, Baker & McKenzie
Practice areas: Employment, pharmaceuticals, healthcare
Website: www.bakermckenzie.com
Contact: + 58 212 276 5133

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Ardila, Bauder, Mata & Peñaloza
Key individuals: Humberto Bauder, Juan Vicente Ardila Peñuela
Practice areas: Arbitration, employment, white collar crime, corporate, litigation
Contact: +58-212-2860133

Best Litigation Firm
De Sola Pate & Brown
Key individuals: Arturo De Sola, John Pate, Irene De Sola, Richard Brown
Founded: 1944
Practice areas: IP, corporate, litigation, arbitration, employment, antitrust
Website: www.desolapate.com
Contact: dplaw@desolapate.com

UAE

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Hadef & Partners
Key individuals: Faraj Ahnish, Sadiq Jafar
Founded: 1980
Practice areas: Finance, commercial, employment, dispute resolution, regulatory, real estate
Website: www.hadefpartners.com
Contact: info@hadefpartners.com

Best M&A Firm
Al Tamimi & Company
Key individuals: Stephen Forster
Founded: 1989
Practice areas: Arbitration, finance, commercial, M&A, employment, corporate, IP, regulatory, property, litigation
Website: www.tamimi.com
Contact: infoabudhabi@tamimi.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Habib Al Mulla & Company
Key individuals: Habib Al Mulla, Borys Dackiw
Founded: 1984
Practice areas: Finance, commercial, dispute resolution, employment, real estate, coporate
Website: www.bakermckenzie.com/UnitedArabEmirates/
Contact: +971 4 423 0000

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Galadari & Associates
Key individuals: Abdulla Galadari
Founded: 1983
Practice areas: Corporate, finance, dispute resolution, litigation, IP, real estate
Website: www.galadarilaw.com
Contact: info@galadarilaw.com

Best Property Firm
Bin Shabib & Associates (BSA)
Key individuals: Rashid Bin Shabib, Jimmy Haoula
Founded: 2001
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, real estate, litigation, employment, finance
Website: www.bsa.ae
Contact: info@bsa.ae

Best Intellectual Property Firm
The Rights Lawyers
Key individuals: Mark Hill, Phil Reynolds
Practice areas: TMT, corporate, IP, employment, dispute resolution, litigationMT
Website: www.therightslawyers.com
Contact: +971 4 3903646

Best Energy Firm
Clyde & Co
Key individuals: Ross Barfoot, Richard Bell
Founded: 1989
Practice areas: Corporate, dispute resolution, real estate, IP, employment, commercial, energy
Website: www.clydeco.com
Contact: mero@clydeco.ae

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Hogan Lovells (Middle East)
Key individuals:
Founded: 2007
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, dispute resolution,
Website: www.hoganlovells.co.uk/dubai/
Contact: +971 4 377 9377

Best Lawyer
Hilal & Associates
Key individuals: Jamal Hassan Abdo AI Najjar, Essa Abdul Latif, Sultan Rashid Ahmed Hilal, Abdullah Rashid Hilal
Founded: 1978
Practice areas: Employment, finance, commercial, construction, IP, labour, litigation
Website: www.hilalassociates.com
Contact: arhilal@emirates.net.ae

Best Lawyer
Salman Lutfi, Lutfi & Co
Practice areas: Litigation, civil, labour, immigration, criminal, dispute resolution
Website: www.lutficbp.com
Contact: salman@lutfilaw.ae

UK

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Hogan Lovells
Key individuals: David Harris, Warren Gorrell
Founded: 1904
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, real estate, regulatory, IP, infrastructure
Website: www.hoganlovells.com
Contact: +44 20 7296 2000

Best Tax Firm
Lovell Consulting
Key individuals: John Lovell, Ian Howe, Mark Hoskyns, Sophie Raniwala
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: Tax, property, commercial, litigation, dispute resolution
Website: www.lovellconsulting.com
Contact: jlovell@lovellconsulting.com

Best Tax Consultant
John Lovell, Lovell Consulting
Practice areas: Tax
Website: www.lovellconsulting.com
Contact: +44 20 7329 1300

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Allen & Overy
Key individuals: David Morley, Wim Dejonghe
Founded: 1930
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, real estate, IP, employment
Website: www.allenovery.com
Contact: information@allenovery.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Brick Court Chambers
Key individuals: Jonathan Hirst, Nicholas Green
Founded: 1921
Practice areas: Commercial, litigation, finance, corporate, employment, dispute resolution, litigation, arbitration
Website: www.brickcourt.co.uk
Contact: clerks@brickcourt.co.uk

Best Property Firm
Allen & Overy
Key individuals: David Morley, Wim Dejonghe
Founded: 1930
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, real estate, IP, employment
Website: www.allenovery.com
Contact: information@allenovery.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Kilburn & Strode
Key individuals: Nigel Jennings
Founded: 1906
Practice areas: IP
Website: www.kilburnstrode.com
Contact: mail@kilburnstrode.com

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Arnold & Porter (UK)
Key individuals: Alison Brown, Lincoln Tsang, Christopher Slothers
Founded: 1997
Practice areas: Competition, antitrust, white collar crime, litigation, competition, IP, corporate, real estate, employment
Website: www.arnoldporter.com
Contact: +44 20 7786 6100

Best Energy Firm
White & Case
Key individuals: Laura prater, Stephen Phillips, Caroline Miller Smith
Founded: 1901
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, infrastructure, energy
Website: www.whitecase.com
Contact: +44 20 7532 1000

Best Lawyer
Linklaters
Key individuals: Robert Elliott, Simon Davies
Founded: 1838
Practice areas: IP, employment, real estate, corporate, competition, antitrust, finance
Website: www.linklaters.com
Contact: +44 20 7456 2000

Best Lawyer
Charles Martin, Macfarlanes
Practice areas: Corporate, M&A, private equity
Website: www.macfarlanes.com
Contact: +44 20 7849 2335

Best PPP Firm
Clifford Chance
Key individuals: David Childs, Malcolm Sweeting
Founded: 1987
Practice areas: PPP, corporate, litigation, dispute resolution, real estate
Website: www.cliffordchance.com
Contact: info@cliffordchance.com

Best Capital Markets Firm
Eversheds
Key individuals: David Beswick, Gemma Curtis, David Roberts
Founded: 1988
Practice areas: Capital markets, consumer, energy, finance
Website: www.eversheds.com
Contact: +44 20 7919 4500

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Sheppard Mullin (UK)
Key individuals: James mercer, Linda Giunta Michaelson, Russell Reid
Founded: 1927
Practice areas: Antitrust, trade, corporate, real estate, IP, employment, white collar crime
Website: www.sheppardmullin.com
Contact: +44 20 3178 7830

Best Private Equity Firm
Macfarlanes
Key individuals: Charles Martin, Julian Howard
Founded: 1875
Practice areas: Finance, private equity, corporate, regulatory, litigation, dispute resolution, real estate
Website: www.macfarlanes.com
Contact: jfh@macfarlanes.com

Uruguay

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Litwak & Partners
Key individuals: Martín Litwak
Founded: 2011
Practice areas: Investment, finance, private equity
Website: www.litwak-partners.com
Contact: administracion@litwak-partners.com

Best M&A Firm
Guyer & Regules
Key individuals: Nicolás Herrera
Founded: 1911
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, litigation, real estate, M&A, labour, energy
Website: www.guyer.com.uy
Contact: post@guyer.com.uy

Best Tax Firm
Estudio Bergstein
Key individuals: Jonás Bergstein
Founded: 1957
Practice areas: Real estate, dispute resolution, tax, infrastructure
Website: www.bergsteinlaw.com
Contact: eb@bergsteinlaw.com

Best Tax Consultant
Jonás Bergstein, Estudio Bergstein
Practice areas: Foreign ivestment, tax
Website: www.bergsteinlaw.com
Contact: eb@bergsteinlaw.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Ferrere
Key individuals: Andrés M Cerisola
Founded: 2002
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, dispute resolution, IP, employment, energy, litigation
Website: www.ferrere.com
Contact: ferrere@ferrere.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Hughes & Hughes
Key individuals: Marcela Hughes, Hector Ferreira
Founded: 1900
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, dispute resolution, energy, real estate, employment, IP
Website: www.hughes.com.uy
Contact: amp;h&h@hughes.com.uy

Best Property Firm
Jiménez de Aréchaga, Viana + Brause
Key individuals: Hector Viana, Fernando Jiménez de Aréchaga, Nicolás Herrera Alonso
Founded: 2001
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, litigation, property
Website: www.jimenez.com.uy
Contact: estudio@jimenez.com.uy

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Fox & Lapenne
Key individuals: Norma Fox, Victoria Fox, Marcos Lapenne, Juan Lapenne
Founded: 1944
Practice areas: Trade, litigation, IP
Website: www.fox.com.uy
Contact: fox@fox.com.uy

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Fischer Abogados
Key individuals: Gustavo Fischer, Mercedes Castells
Founded: 1972
Practice areas: IP, regulatory, labour, litigation, dispute resolution
Website: www.fischer.com.uy
Contact: fischer@fischer.com.uy

Best Energy Firm
Galante & Martins
Key individuals: Diego Galante, Daniel Hugo Martins
Founded: 1951
Practice areas: Energy, IP, labour, real estate
Website: www.galantemartins.com
Contact: info@galantemartins.com

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Olivera Abogados
Key individuals: Ricardo Olivera García, Juan Martín Olivera Amato
Founded: 1993
Practice areas: Insolvency, restructuring, energy, litigation, arbitration, antitrust, labour
Website: www.olivera.com.uy
Contact: +598 2916 5859

Best Lawyer
Bado Kuster Zerbino & Rachetti
Key individuals: Horacio Fernandez, Fernando Rachetti
Founded: 1941
Practice areas: Corporate, employment, litigation, IP, energy
Website: www.bkzr.com
Contact: estudio@bkzr.com

Best Lawyer
Martin A Litwak, Litwak & Partners
Practice areas: Finance, banking, capital markets, corporate, project finance, restructuring
Website: www.litwak-partners.com
Contact:

Best White Collar Crime Firm
ALS Abogados
Key individuals: Miguel Loinaz Ramos, Gonzalo Aguirre Ramirez, Alma Steiner Donnangelo
Practice areas: Labour, white collar crime, commercial, corporate, finance, trade
Website: www.alsuruguay.com
Contact: +598 2 900 97 30

Best Private Equity Firm
Litwak & Partners
Key individuals: Martín Litwak
Founded: 2011
Practice areas: Investment, finance, private equity
Website: www.litwak-partners.com
Contact: administracion@litwak-partners.com

Best Litigation Firm
Ferrere
Key individuals: Andrés M Cerisola
Founded: 2002
Practice areas: Corporate, commercial, dispute resolution, IP, employment, energy, litigation
Website: www.ferrere.com
Contact: ferrere@ferrere.com

US

Best Banking & Finance Firm
Proskauer Rose
Key individuals: Joseph Leccese
Founded: 1875
Practice areas: Finance, litigation, dispute resolution, IP
Website: www.proskauer.com
Contact: info@proskauer.com

Best M&A Firm
Duff and Phelps
Key individuals: Michael Dolan, Jerry Arcy, James Aronoff, Sherif Assef
Founded: 1932
Practice areas: Finance, dispute resolution, tax, M&A, transfer pricing
Website: www.duffandphelps.com
Contact: +1 866 282 8258

Best Tax Firm
Greenberg Traurig
Founded: 1967
Practice areas: Finance, real estate, infrastructure, arbitration, trade, tax
Website: www.gtlaw.com
Contact: info@gtlaw.com

Best Tax Consultant
James Duncan, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton
Practice areas: Tax, acquisitions, restructuring, finance
Website: www.cgsh.com
Contact: jduncan@cgsh.com

Best Corporate & Commercial Firm
Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft
Key individuals: Christopher White,
Founded: 1792
Practice areas: Antitrust, corporate, energy, finance, commercial, IP, litigation
Website: www.cadwalader.com
Contact: cwtinfo@cwt.com

Best Dispute Resolution Firm
Gregory P Joseph Law Offices
Key individuals: Gregory Joseph, Pamela Jarvis, Peter Jerdee, Mara Leventhal
Founded: 2001
Practice areas: Commercial, litigation, dispute resolution, arbitration
Website: www.josephnyc.com
Contact: +1 212 407 1200

Best Property Firm
Haynes and Boone
Key individuals: Terry Conner
Founded: 1970
Practice areas: Corporate, litigation, property, energy, finance, IP
Website: www.haynesboone.com
Contact: terry.conner@haynesboone.com

Best Intellectual Property Firm
Morrison Foerster
Key individuals: Larren Nashelsky, Craig Martin, Eric Piesner, Anna Erickson White
Founded: 1883
Practice areas: Antitrust, competition, corporate, finance, IP, litigation, real estate
Website: www.mofo.com
Contact: info@mofo.com

Best Competition & Anti-Trust Firm
Alston & Bird
Key individuals: Richard Hays
Founded: 1893
Practice areas: Finance, IP, litigation, real estate, energy, competition, antitrust
Website: www.alston.com
Contact: info@alston.com

Best Energy Firm
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
Key individuals: Eric Friedman, Peter Allan Atkins, David Hepp
Founded: 1948
Practice areas: Corporate, litigation, finance, energy, regulatory, real estate
Website: www.skadden.com
Contact: +1 212 735 3000

Best Insolvency & Restructuring Firm
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy
Key individuals: Mel Immergut
Founded: 1866
Practice areas: Finance, corporate, insolvency, restructuring, IP, litigation, arbitration, energy
Website: www.milbank.com
Contact: +1 212 530 5000

Best Transfer Pricing Firm
Duff and Phelps
Key individuals: Michael Dolan, Jerry Arcy, James Aronoff, Sherif Assef
Founded: 1932
Practice areas: Finance, dispute resolution, tax, M&A, transfer pricing
Website: www.duffandphelps.com
Contact: +1 866 282 8258

Best Lawyer
Stevenson Keppelman Associates
Key individuals: Robert Stevenson, Nancy Keppelman, Andrew Stumpff
Founded: 1987
Practice areas: Employment, litigation
Website: www.skalaw.com
Contact: ska@skalaw.com

Best Lawyer
Kirk Radke, Kirkland & Ellis
Practice areas: Corporate, M&A, private, finance, private equity
Website: www.kirkland.com
Contact: kirk.radke@kirkland.com

Best PPP Firm
Katten Muchin Rosenman
Key individuals: Vincent Sergi
Founded: 1974
Practice areas: Antitrust, finance, litigation, dispute resolution, commercial, corporate, PPP
Website: www.kattenlaw.co.uk
Contact: +1 212 940 8800

Best Capital Markets Firm
Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison
Key individuals: Brad Karp, Manuel Frey, Udi Grofman
Founded: 1875
Practice areas: Antitrust, corporate, finance, employment, capital markets, IP, litigation, real estate
Website: www.paulweiss.com
Contact: mailbox@paulweiss.com

Best White Collar Crime Firm
Baker Botts
Key individuals: Andrew Baker
Founded: 1840
Practice areas: IP, litigation, corporate, tax, white collar crime
Website: www.bakerbotts.com
Contact: maria.boyce@bakerbotts.com

Best Private Equity Firm
Ropes & Gray
Key individuals: Bradford Malt, David Chapin
Founded: 1865
Practice areas: Private equity, finance, M&A, investment, IP, litigation
Website: www.ropesgray.com
Contact: contactus@ropesgray.com

Best Litigation Firm
Corr Cronin Michelson Baumgardner & Preece
Key individuals: Kevin Baumgardner, Joshua Preece, William Cronin, Kelly Corr, Guy Michelson
Founded: 1999
Practice areas: Employment, litigation, commercial
Website: www.corrcronin.com
Contact: +206 625 8600

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