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Chambers UK Ranks 7 Haynes Boone Lawyers and 3 Practices in 2024 Directory

October 19, 2023

Chambers UK (Chambers and Partners) has ranked practice groups and lawyers from the Haynes and Boone, LLP London office in its 2024 directory of top attorneys in the United Kingdom.

Three firm practice groups were ranked by Chambers UK:

The directory also recognized seven lawyers: Partners William Cecil, Mark Johnson, Emma Russell, Andreas Silcher, Melanie Willems, Emily Fuller and Senior Counsel Simon Curtis.

Melanie has advanced a band level in her international arbitration ranking.

Chambers shared the following comments from clients regarding the ranked practice groups:

Banking & Finance: Fund Finance (Band 2)

  • “The team is very plugged into the issues on fund finance details as well as the most effective and strategic ways through these issues.” 
  • “Haynes Boone offer[s] excellent depth of experience in the market and a team that has grown with some excellent hires across the associate bench.”

Banking & Finance: Lenders: Lower Mid-Market (Band 2)

  • “The team has been invaluable in dealing with complex and sophisticated matters, which has helped us navigate through tough negotiations.” 
  • “The lawyers at Haynes [Boone] are very dedicated to their clients and know them extremely well, hence they can provide very commercial advice.”

Shipping (Band 3, up from Band 4 last year)

  • “Haynes Boone understand[s] the nuances and positions of stakeholders and can devise a structure to accommodate.” 
  • “The team [has] great experience. They’re very responsive and attentive.”

Chambers UK is carefully researched and widely considered to be the most reputable law firm directory in the world. Its rankings are based on thousands of interviews with leading practitioners and clients from coast to coast. Ranking criteria include technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence, commitment, and other qualities most valued by legal clients.

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