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London : Corporate and commercial
Within Flotations: small and mid-cap, tier 4
At McGuireWoods London LLP, Mehboob Dossa is ‘tenacious and very client focused’, and Richard Beresford is ‘easy to deal with and can focus on key areas quickly’; both are noted for their ability to contribute ‘an international dimension’. The firm advised Allenby Capital on MoneySwap plc’s AIM listing.
Within M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m, McGuireWoods London LLP is a second tier firm,
McGuireWoods London LLP’s ‘professional, efficient and pragmatic’ corporate team has an intensive focus on international deals, meaning its deal values frequently exceed the £100m mark; recent examples include EO Group’s $305m sale to Tullow Oil plc. ‘Very experienced’ practice head Robert Rakison and the ‘very efficient and knowledgeable’ Mark Langford are recommended.
London : Dispute resolution
Within Commercial litigation, tier 6
McGuireWoods London LLP is ‘devoted to clients ’ interests’. It acted for Energy Venture Partners in the Commercial Court in a case concerning a $1.3bn transaction relating to Nigeria’s largest offshore oilfield. Michael Tackley has ‘great understanding of multi-jurisdictional cases’; Hardeep Nahal is ‘quick to react’; and Adam Greaves ‘speedily identifies the strengths and weaknesses of cases’. Vivian Robinson QC arrived from the SFO.
London : Finance
Within Bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans, tier 5
US firm McGuireWoods London LLP has gained traction in the London market since R Malloy McKeithen transferred from the Charlotte office. It has substantial bilateral and syndicated loan experience, with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Wells Fargo and GE Capital among its clients.
London : Private client
London : Real estate
Within Commercial property, tier 5
McGuireWoods London LLP ‘provides an excellent level of service’ to international investors, real estate companies and banks. Petar Orlic is ‘responsive to enquiries and provides great insight’. Clients include Trafigura and Rabobank.
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Offices in London
- Corporate and commercial : Flotations: small and mid-cap
- Corporate and commercial : M&A: smaller deals, up to £50m
- Dispute resolution : Commercial litigation
- Finance : Bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans
- Private client : Personal tax, trusts and probate
- Real estate : Commercial property