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Steptoe & Johnson

7 ALDERMANBURY SQUARE, LONDON, EC2V 7HR, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7367 8000
Fax:
Fax 020 7367 8001
DX:
206 LONDON CHANCERY LANE WC2
Email:
Web:
www.steptoe.com

London: Corporate and commercial

EU and competition: Trade, WTO, anti-dumping and customs
Other recommended firms - ranked: tier 1

Steptoe & Johnson

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M&A: mid-market, £50m-£250m
M&A: mid-market, £50m-£250m - ranked: tier 6

Steptoe & Johnson

Steptoe & Johnson’s department is headed by private equity specialist Michael Thompson, with support from Michael Fox, Farzana Rao and associate Sonia Mohammed. Manufacturing, property and retail are particular sector strengths. Clients include The 180 Group and Emerisque Capital.

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London: Crime, fraud and licensing

Corporate crime (including fraud, bribery and corruption)
Corporate crime (including fraud, bribery and corruption) - ranked: tier 3

Steptoe & Johnson

Steptoe & Johnson’s cross-departmental group is jointly led by Jeffrey Cottle, Patrick Rappo and John Rupp. The practice has experience in dealings with UK and US prosecutors.

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Fraud: civil
Fraud: civil - ranked: tier 5

Steptoe & Johnson

Neil Dooley joined Steptoe & Johnson from Hogan Lovells International LLP in 2014 to head the fraud and asset recovery department. He is currently acting for Otkritie Financial Corporation in various proceedings including the enforcement of a $150m judgment against various Russian fraudsters.

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London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation - ranked: tier 7

Steptoe & Johnson

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International arbitration
International arbitration - ranked: tier 7

Steptoe & Johnson

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Public international law
Public international law - ranked: tier 4

Steptoe & Johnson

Steptoe & Johnson’s ‘highly responsive team’ acts in investment treaty arbitrations and enforcement matters involving sovereign immunity. Matthew Coleman is praised for his ‘excellent knowledge’.

Leading individuals

Matthew Coleman - Steptoe & Johnson

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London: Human resources

Employment: employers and senior executives
Employment: employers - ranked: tier 7

Steptoe & Johnson

Acute and commercial strategist’ Nic Hart leads Steptoe & Johnson’s ‘excellent’ team, which focuses on contentious matters and trade union disputes. Clients include Mott MacDonald, Pork Farms and Park Cakes.

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London: Insurance

Insurance and reinsurance litigation
Insurance and reinsurance litigation - ranked: tier 5

Steptoe & Johnson

Angus Rodger heads the group at Steptoe & Johnson, and recently represented the insurance market in an LCIA arbitration over a $350m Bermuda Form claim. The firm has strong arbitration expertise, and has handled disputes across the US, Europe and China.

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Insurance: corporate and regulatory
Insurance: corporate and regulatory - ranked: tier 5

Steptoe & Johnson

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London: Real estate

Commercial property
Commercial property: development - ranked: tier 5

Steptoe & Johnson

Commercial property: general - ranked: tier 5

Steptoe & Johnson

Commercial property: investment - ranked: tier 4

Steptoe & Johnson

Areas of specialism at Steptoe & Johnson include retirement villages and acting for data centre operators such as Telecity Group. The team was active on a variety of development and investment projects, such as practice head Brendan Patterson advising Coln Park on a £220m residential development scheme in the Cotswolds.

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