Chambers UK 2021 Acknowledges Ten McDermott Lawyers for Client-Focus, Innovative Approach, Technical Mastery and Practical Advice


International law firm McDermott Will & Emery had ten of its lawyers recognised in the Chambers UK 2021 Guide. The ranked lawyers showcases the Firm’s strength in London in several areas including banking & finance, data protection, employment, healthcare, life sciences, real estate finance, private equity and tax law.

Chambers UK stated that McDermott lawyers were “very personable” and “completely on top of the technical detail” as well being very “responsive and knowledgeable.”

Notable new and improved rankings include:

Mark Fine – ranked in Banking & Finance: Mid-Market – Band 5

Gary Howes – ranked in Life Science: Transactional – Band 3

Paul McGrath – ranked as ‘Up and Coming’ in Employment

James Ross – ranked in Tax – Band 5

Other significant rankings include:

Katie Clark – ranked in Employment – Band 3

Sharon Lamb – ranked in Healthcare – Band 2

Laurence Rogers – ranked in Real Estate Finance – Band 3

Tom Whelan – ranked in Private Equity: Buyouts

Ashley Winton – ranked in Data Protection & Information Law – Band 2 and IT – Band 6

Hamid Yunis – ranked in Banking & Finance: Islamic Finance – Spotlight Table


Chambers and Partners launched its first Chambers UK Guide in 1990 and today, fields a 300-member research team which is the largest research team of any legal directory.  The New York Times has described the Chambers and Partners research methodology as the “gold standard”. Private Client rankings are now part of a dedicated private wealth law guide, Chambers High Net Worth.

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