McDermott’s London Partners Recognized in Chambers UK 2017

Overview


London (3 November, 2016) – McDermott has been recommended in Chambers UK 2017 as a leading firm. In this year’s edition, the rankings continue to recognize our lawyers as ‘leaders in their field’, with notable addition of four new lawyers ranked.

In addition to, McDermott’s Private Client Practice Group receives an improved ranking in Private Client: Contentious Trusts category, going up to Band 3. It has been described as “…a superb team. Their response rate is incredibly good, and their strategy and step-by-step plan is extremely well explained and executed.”

KEY TAKEAWAYS

McDermott receives NEW rankings for the following lawyers, listed as ‘leaders in their field’:

  • Astrid Owen (PC-LON) – ranked in Band 4 in London (Firms): Private Client
  • Andrew Vergunst (PC-LON) – ranked in Band 4 in London (Firms): Private Client
  • Alicia Videon (COR-LON) – ranked in Band 4 in London (Firms) Restructuring/Insolvency
  • Hamid Yunis (HTH-LON) – ranked in Spotlight Table in Banking and Finance: Islamic Finance

Alicia and Hamid have been ranked by Chambers UK prior to joining McDermott earlier this year. All the new lawyers’ rankings boost the London office overall recognition in Chambers UK 2017.

McDermott lawyers who maintain their rankings and are listed as ‘leaders in their field’:

  • David Birchall (EA-LON) – ranked in Band 2 in UK-wide, Energy & Natural Resources: Power. David has held this ranking position for seven consecutive years.
  • Katie Clark (EB-LON) – ranked in Band 3 in London, Employment: Employer. Katie has held this ranking position since 2014.
  • Nick Holland (PC-LON) – ranked in Band 2 in UK-wide, Private Client: Contentious Trusts. Nick has held this ranking position since last year.
  • Ziva Robertson (PC-LON) – ranked in Band 3 in UK-wide, Private Client: Contentious Trusts. Ziva has been ranked in Band 3 since 2014.

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