Chambers UK 2017 Recognizes Akin Gump Lawyers and Practices

(London) – Chambers and Partners, in its 2017 edition of Chambers UK, has recognized 20 Akin Gump lawyers in London in their respective areas of practice as well as 10 of the firm’s practices. Chambers UK covers 50 cities and counties in the U.K., with London having the most in-depth coverage.

The ranked lawyers are as follows, with ranked practices in bold:

Banking & Finance: Borrowers

Banking Litigation

Capital Markets: Debt

Capital Markets: Securitisation

Competition Law

Construction: Purchaser

Construction: International Arbitration

  • Hamish Lal – Top Tier

Energy & Natural Resources: Disputes

Energy & Natural Resources: Oil & Gas

Energy & Natural Resources: Power

Financial Services: Contentious Regulatory

Financial Services: Non-contentious Regulatory

  • Christopher Leonard

Investment Funds: Hedge Funds


  • Justin Williams

Restructuring/Insolvency: Elite – Top Tier


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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