UK Best Lawyers Recognizes 12 Akin Gump London Practitioners; Roome Is Top Insolvency Lawyer

(London) – In its 2015-16 edition of Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom, Best Lawyers has ranked 12 Akin Gump practitioners:

Tom Bannister - Insolvency & Restructuring Law

Mark Dawkins - Litigation

Christopher Gorman-Evans - Investment Funds

Frederick Heller - Banking & Finance Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law

Helen Marshall - Financial Services – Regulatory

Stephen Peppiatt - Banking & Finance Law – Leveraged Finance

James Roome - Insolvency & Restructuring Law

Barry Russell - Insolvency & Restructuring Law

Stuart Sinclair - Tax Law

Sarah Smith - Securitisation Law – Securitization, Structured Finance

James Terry - Insolvency & Restructuring Law

Justin Williams - Litigation – Energy

Additionally, London senior partner James Roome was honored as the U.K. “Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyer of the Year.”

As the publisher notes, inclusion in Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer review, capturing “as accurately as possible, the consensus opinions of leading lawyers about the professional abilities of their colleagues with the same geographical area and legal practice area.”

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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