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McGuireWoods London LLP

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London: Corporate and commercial

M&A: smaller deals up to £50m
M&A: smaller deals up to £50m - ranked: tier 1

McGuireWoods London LLP

Mehboob Dossa, Patrick De Ridder and Jeremy Davis jointly lead the team at McGuireWoods London LLP, which has been particularly active handling cross-border transactions for public and private companies in the food and beverage, hotels and leisure, student accommodation, care home, manufacturing and retail sectors. Arlington Advisors, Allegheny Technologies and Charalambos Pattihis are among the firm’s key clients. Philip Newhouse moved to Michelmores LLP in October 2017.

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London: Dispute resolution

Commercial litigation
Commercial litigation - ranked: tier 6

McGuireWoods London LLP

Known for handling complex, big-ticket, commercial litigation, McGuireWoods London LLP 'provides a good service and clear advice'. In one of the Commercial Court's largest cases, the team acted for Vincent Tchenguiz and his interests in the extremely high-profile £2.2bn claim against Grant Thornton and Icelandic bank Kaupthing, which arose out of the collapse of Kaupthing and subsequent SFO investigation. Hardeep Nahal  is a widely respected City litigator, Michael Tackley has a special interest in cross-border issues, and William Boddy was made partner.

Leading individuals

Hardeep Nahal - McGuireWoods London LLP

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London: Finance

Bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans
Bank lending: investment grade debt and syndicated loans - ranked: tier 5

McGuireWoods London LLP

Increasingly visible in the market as a result of a number of new hires, including most recently the 'knowledgeable and experienced' Lorraine Vaz from King & Wood Mallesons in July 2017, McGuireWoods London LLP advises a predominantly lender side client base on leveraged finance mandates, as well as on cross-border syndicated lending and public takeover financings. The 'very responsive' Marc Isaacs heads the team.

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London: Risk advisory

Regulatory investigations and corporate crime
Regulatory investigations and corporate crime - ranked: tier 4

McGuireWoods London LLP

McGuireWoods London LLP¬†advises corporations on a range of financial crime issues, including bribery and corruption, competition, fraud, money laundering, market abuse, and financial sanctions. It also advises on compliance, self-reporting, DPAs and prosecutions. The firm is providing ongoing advice to a UK subsidiary of an Indian operation which is under investigation for corruption allegations. Vivian Robinson¬†QC heads the team, she is ‚Äėexcellent in her field and strong tactically and strategically‚Äô. William Boddy¬†was promoted to partner, associate Andrew Thornton-Dibb¬†is also recommended. David Kirk¬†left the firm.

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