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The Legal 500 Hall of Fame Icon The Legal 500 Hall of Fame highlights individuals who have received constant praise by their clients for continued excellence. The Hall of Fame highlights, to clients, the law firm partners who are at the pinnacle of the profession. In the United Kingdon, the criteria for entry is to have been recognised by The Legal 500 as one of the elite leading lawyers for eight years. These partners are highlighted below and throughout the editorial.
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At Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, London office managing partner David Glennie focuses on international M&A deals and corporate finance, with particular expertise in natural resource transactions as well as domestic and international public and private financings. Jennifer Maxwell has deal experience in a range of industries, including mining, energy, financial services and technology.

FASKEN's London office acts as a key link to the firm’s Canadian and South African networks. It advises clients in the mining, energy, infrastructure and banking sectors, principally in respect of capital markets transactions, corporate and commercial matters, M&A deals, project finance, and public-private partnerships. Al Gourley is the regional managing partner of the London office and is widely respected for his mining law expertise. Abayomi Akinjide and Jodi Katz are also key partners.

McCarthy Tétrault's London office regularly handles major international oil and gas, mining, power, technology and telecoms' transactions, including corporate financings and M&A deals. Robert Brant is the firm's London office managing partner.

Stikeman Elliott (London) LLP  was the first Canadian law firm to open an office in London. Widely recognised for its Canadian law advice, the London office also serves as a hub for the firm’s Europe, India, Middle East, Africa, and sovereign wealth fund practices. Dean Koumanakos is managing partner of the London office and a member of the M&A group. Other London names to note are international tax law specialists Richard Hay and Robert Reymond as well as Sherry Roth, who leads the debt capital markets and banking practices.

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