McDermott Recognized for Outstanding Legal Service Standards and Dedication to Clients by Legal 500 UK 2021 - McDermott Will & Emery

McDermott Recognized for Outstanding Legal Service Standards and Dedication to Clients by Legal 500 UK 2021


International law firm McDermott Will & Emery has again achieved excellent results in The Legal 500 UK 2021 report, with recognition as a leading firm in 10 practice areas. In addition, a total of 27 lawyers were also ranked, including seven leading individuals.

In this year’s edition, Legal 500 highlighted that the Firm’s lawyers were praised for having a “very practical approach while being excellent from the technical point of view” and for providing a “Rolls Royce service to its clients”. The Firm was also highlighted for being a “high-quality firm that always puts the client first” and providing teams that are “pragmatic, approachable and analytical”.

Ranked Practices areas included:

  • Corporate and Commercial: Corporate Tax – Tier 5
  • Corporate and Commercial: M&A lower mid-market – Tier 2
  • Corporate and Commercial – Private Equity: Transactions, mid-market – Tier 3
  • Dispute Resolution: Commodities Disputes – Tier 3
  • Dispute Resolution: Commercial Litigation – mid-market Tier 4 (New ranking)
  • Healthcare: Regulatory – Tier 3
  • Human Resources – Employment: Employers – Tier 6
  • Private Client: Contentious trusts and probate – Tier 2
  • Private Client: Personal tax, trusts and probate – Tier 2
  • Real Estate: Property Finance ­- Tier 4


Lawyers who were recognized as “Leading Individuals” included:


Recommended lawyers included:

*Indicates a first-time ranked recommended lawyer.

Click here to see all the results for The Legal 500 UK 2021.

About Legal 500 UK

The Legal 500 Series is widely acknowledged as the world’s largest legal referral guide. More than 250,000 corporate counsel are surveyed and interviewed globally each year. The Legal 500 is an independent guide, and firms and individuals are recommended purely on merit. It is the only guide to truly reflect the needs of corporate counsel by focusing on the strength in depth of the teams (practice and associates) rather than simply list individual partners.

About McDermott

McDermott Will & Emery partners with leaders around the world to fuel missions, knock down barriers and shape markets. Our team works seamlessly across practices, industries and more than 20 locations to deliver highly effective—and often unexpected—solutions that propel success. More than 1,200 lawyers strong, we bring our personal passion and legal prowess to bear in every matter for our clients and the people they serve.

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