Overview in London

Corporate and commercial work encompasses a number of high profile practices within firms. These include public M&A and related competition mandates; private equity transactional work; tax transactional and structuring work, as well as equity capital markets work including initial public offerings. Other areas ranked include venture capital work, commercial contracts and financial services. Firms to feature prominently within the section include DLA Piper, Hogan Lovells, Herbert Smith Freehills and Simmons & Simmons, as well as international firms like Baker McKenzie and Norton Rose Fulbright, and the magic circle.