The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2018 Recognizes Cooley

London – November 6, 2018 – The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2018 rankings recommended 23 Cooley practice areas and 35 lawyers from the London office. Tim Daniel, Louise Delahunty and Rod Freeman were named to the Legal 500 Hall of Fame, while David Kendall and Kevin Perry were recognized as leading individuals in their respective fields. Sarah-Jane Dobson, Sascha Grimm and Sam Tacey were singled out as next generation lawyers. Additionally, Kevin Perry is listed in the supplemental International Arbitration Powerlist.

The following Cooley lawyers and practices were highlighted:

Recommended Practice Groups

Denotes tier 1 ranking

Corporate and commercial – Commercial contracts
Corporate and commercial – Corporate tax
Corporate and commercial – EU and competition
Corporate and commercial – M&A: lower mid-market, £50m-£250m  
Corporate and commercial – Venture capital
Crime, fraud and licensing – Fraud: civil
Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation
Dispute resolution – International arbitration
Dispute resolution – Public international law
Finance – Corporate restructuring and insolvency
Human resources – Employee share schemes
Insurance – Insurance and reinsurance litigation
Insurance – Insurance: corporate and regulatory
Insurance – Insurance: insolvency and restructuring
Insurance – Product liability: defendant
Risk advisory – Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity
Risk advisory – Regulatory investigations & corporate crime
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Brand management
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Fintech
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – IT and telecoms
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Intellectual property
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Media and entertainment (including media finance)
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology

The Legal 500 Hall of Fame

Tim Daniel
Dispute resolution – Public international law
Louise Delahunty
Risk advisory – Regulatory investigations & corporate crime
Rod Freeman
Insurance – Product liability: defendant

Leading Individuals

Tim Daniel
Dispute resolution – Public international law
Louise Delahunty
Risk advisory – Regulatory investigations & corporate crime
Rod Freeman
Insurance – Product liability: defendant
David Kendall
Insurance – Insurance and reinsurance litigation
Kevin Perry
Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation

Next Generation Lawyers

Sarah-Jane Dobson
Insurance – Product liability: defendant
Sascha Grimm
Insurance – Product liability: defendant
Sam Tacey
Insurance – Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Recommended lawyers

Aaron Archer
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Fintech
Ann Bevitt
Risk advisory – Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – IT and telecoms
Nick Bolter
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Brand management
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Intellectual property
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Media and entertainment (including media finance)
Christophe Bondy
Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation
Dispute resolution – International arbitration
Dispute resolution – Public international law
David Bresnick
Corporate and commercial – M&A: lower mid-market, £50m-£250m
Corporate and commercial – Venture capital
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Fintech
Joshua Brien
Dispute resolution – International arbitration
Dispute resolution – Public international law
John Brown
Dispute resolution – Public international law
John Clark
Finance – Corporate restructuring and insolvency
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Fintech
Chris Coulter
Corporate and commercial – Commercial contracts
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Fintech
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – IT and telecoms
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Media and entertainment (including media finance)
Tim Daniel
Crime, fraud and licensing – Fraud: civil
Dispute resolution – Public international law
Mark Deem
Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation
Dispute resolution – International arbitration
Risk advisory – Data protection, privacy and cybersecurity
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – IT and telecoms
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Media and entertainment (including media finance)
Louise Delahunty
Crime, fraud and licensing – Fraud: civil
Risk advisory – Regulatory investigations & corporate crime
Sarah-Jane Dobson
Insurance – Product liability: defendant
Mark Everiss
Dispute resolution – International arbitration
Insurance – Insurance and reinsurance litigation
Insurance – Insurance: corporate and regulatory
Insurance – Insurance: insolvency and restructuring
Rod Freeman
Crime, fraud and licensing – Fraud: civil
Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation
Insurance – Product liability: defendant
Sascha Grimm
Insurance – Product liability: defendant
Laurence Harris
Crime, fraud and licensing – Fraud: civil
Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation
Dispute resolution – Public international law
Martin Henshall
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Brand management
Paula Holland
Human resources – Employee share schemes
Natasha Kaye
Corporate and commercial – Corporate tax
David Kendall
Dispute resolution – International arbitration
Insurance – Insurance and reinsurance litigation
Insurance – Insurance: corporate and regulatory
Insurance – Insurance: insolvency and restructuring
Nicola Maguire
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Intellectual property
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology
James Maton
Crime, fraud and licensing – Fraud: civil
Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation
Dispute resolution – International arbitration
Dispute resolution – Public international law
Becket McGrath
Corporate and commercial – EU and competition
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Media and entertainment (including media finance)
Colm Murphy
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Brand management
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology
Ryan Naftulin
Corporate and commercial – Venture capital
Kevin Perry
Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation
Dispute resolution – International arbitration
Stephen Rosen
Corporate and commercial – M&A: lower mid-market, £50m-£250m
Corporate and commercial – Venture capital
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology
Justin Stock
Corporate and commercial – M&A: lower mid-market, £50m-£250m
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Fintech
Sam Tacey
Insurance – Insurance and reinsurance litigation
Martin Whittle
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Brand management
John Wilkinson
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Intellectual property
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology
David Wilson
Corporate and commercial – Corporate tax
Jon Yorke
Finance – Corporate restructuring and insolvency
Insurance – Insurance: corporate and regulatory
Insurance – Insurance: insolvency and restructuring

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Related Contacts
Aaron Archer Partner, London
Ann Bevitt Partner, London
Becket McGrath Partner, London
Chris Coulter Partner, London
Christophe Bondy Special Counsel, London
Colm Murphy Partner, London
David Bresnick Partner, London
David Kendall Partner, London
David Wilson Partner, London
James Maton Partner, London
John Brown Consultant - Law of Sea, London
John Clark Partner, London
John Wilkinson Partner, London
Justin Stock Managing Partner - London
Kevin Perry Partner, London
Laurence Harris Partner, London
Mark Deem Partner, London
Mark Everiss Partner, London
Martin Henshall Associate, London
Martin Whittle Associate, London
Natasha Kaye Partner, London
Nick Bolter Partner, London
Nicola Maguire Partner, London
Paula Holland Partner, London
Rod Freeman Partner, London
Ryan Naftulin Partner, London
Sam Tacey Associate, London
Sarah-Jane Dobson Associate, London
Sascha Grimm Partner, London
Stephen Rosen Partner, London
Tim Daniel Independent Consultant, London