Chambers UK 2015 Ranks 22 Akin Gump London Lawyers

(London) – Akin Gump is pleased to announce that 22 of its lawyers in London have been ranked as leading lawyers in their respective areas of practice in the Chambers UK 2015 guide. Chambers UK covers 50 cities and counties in the UK with London having the most in-depth coverage.

The ranked practice areas and lawyers are:

Banking & Finance: Borrowers
Fred Heller (Banking & Finance: Borrowers)
Lisa Leiman Hearn (Banking & Finance: Borrowers)

Banking Litigation
Mark Dawkins (Banking Litigation)

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity
Barry Russell (Capital Markets: Debt)
Sarah Smith (Capital Markets: Securitisation)

Davina Garrod (Competition Law)

Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability
Dan Walsh (Corporate/M&A: High-end Capability)

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas
Energy & Natural Resources: Power
John LaMaster (Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas) - Top Tier
Marc Hammerson (Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas)
Justin Williams (Energy & Natural Resources: Disputes)

Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory
Christopher Leonard (Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory)
Helen Marshall (Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory) - Top Tier

Investment Funds: Hedge Funds
Ian Meade (Investment Funds: Hedge Funds)
Tim Pearce (Investment Funds: Hedge Funds)
Thiha Tun (Investment Funds: Open & Closed-ended Listed Funds)
Christopher Gorman-Evans (Investment Funds: Private Equity)

Justin Williams (Litigation)
Justin Williams (International Arbitration)

Restructuring /Insolvency: Elite – Top Tier
Tom Bannister (Restructuring /Insolvency: Elite)
Liz Osborne (Restructuring /Insolvency: Elite)
James Roome (Restructuring /Insolvency: Elite) - Top Tier
Barry Russell (Restructuring /Insolvency: Elite) - Top Tier
James Terry (Restructuring /Insolvency: Elite)

Sophie Donnithorne-Tait (Tax)
Stuart Sinclair (Tax) 

Founded in 1945, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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