The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2019 Recognizes Cooley

London – October 24, 2018 – The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2019 rankings recommended 17 Cooley practice areas and 27 lawyers from the London office. Tim Daniel, Rod Freeman and Kevin Perry were named to the Legal 500 Hall of Fame and recognized as elite leading lawyers, alongside David Kendall, in their respective fields. Sascha Grimm was singled out as a next generation partner, while Joshua Brien, Sarah-Jane Dobson and Sam Tacey were highlighted as rising stars.

The following Cooley lawyers and practices were highlighted:

Recommended Practice Groups 

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
Human resources – Employee share schemes
Insurance – Insurance and reinsurance litigation
Insurance – Insurance: corporate and regulatory
Insurance – Insurance: Product liability: defendant
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Brand management
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
Rod Freeman
Insurance – Product liability: defendant
Kevin Perry Dispute Resolution – Commercial litigation

Leading Individuals

Tim Daniel
Dispute resolution – Public international law
Rod Freeman
Insurance – Product liability: defendant
David Kendall
Insurance – Insurance and reinsurance litigation
Kevin Perry
Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation

Next Generation Partner

Sascha Grimm
Insurance – Product liability: defendant

Rising Stars

Joshua Brien Dispute Resolution – Public international law
Sarah-Jane Dobson Insurance – Product liability: defendant
Sam Tacey Insurance – Insurance and reinsurance litigation

Recommended lawyers

Nick Bolter
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Brand management
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Intellectual property
Christophe Bondy
Dispute resolution – International arbitration
Dispute resolution – Public international law
Joshua Brien
Dispute resolution – International arbitration
Dispute resolution – Public international law
John Brown
Dispute resolution – Public international law
Chris Coulter
Corporate and commercial – Commercial contracts
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – IT and telecoms
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Media and entertainment (including media finance)
Tim Daniel
Dispute resolution – Public international law
Mark Deem
Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation
Dispute resolution – International arbitration
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – IT and telecoms
Sarah-Jane Dobson
Insurance – Product liability: defendant
Mark Everiss
Dispute resolution – International arbitration
Insurance – Insurance and reinsurance litigation
Insurance – Insurance: corporate and regulatory
Rod Freeman
Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation
Insurance – Product liability: defendant
Sascha Grimm
Crime, fraud and licensing – Fraud: civil
Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation
Insurance – Product liability: defendant 
Laurence Harris
Crime, fraud and licensing – Fraud: civil
Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation
Dispute resolution – International arbitration 
Dispute resolution – Public international law
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
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
Ryan Naftulin
TMT (technology, media and telecoms – IT and telecoms
Kevin Perry
Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation
Dispute resolution – International arbitration
Stephen Rosen
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology
Nicola Squire  Human resources – employee share schemes
Henry Stewart  Crime, fraud and licensing – Fraud: civil
Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation
Dispute resolution – International arbitration 
Justin Stock
Corporate and commercial – M&A: lower mid-market, £50m-£250m
Sam Tacey
Insurance – Insurance and reinsurance litigation
John Wilkinson
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Intellectual property
TMT (technology, media and telecoms) – Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology
David Wilson
Corporate and commercial – Corporate tax
Charlie Winckworth TMT (technology, media and telecoms – Brand management

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Related Contacts
Nick Bolter Partner, London
Christophe Bondy Special Counsel, London
John Brown Consultant - Law of Sea, London
Chris Coulter Partner, London
Tim Daniel Independent Consultant, London
Mark Deem Partner, London
Sarah-Jane Dobson Associate, London
Mark Everiss Partner, London
Rod Freeman Partner, London
Sascha Grimm Partner, London
Laurence Harris Partner, London
Paula Holland Partner, London
Natasha Kaye Partner, London
David Kendall Partner, London
Nicola Maguire Partner, London
James Maton Partner, London
Ryan Naftulin Partner, London
Kevin Perry Partner, London
Stephen Rosen Partner, London
Nicola Squire Associate, London
Henry Stewart Partner, London
Justin Stock Managing Partner - London
Sam Tacey Associate, London
John Wilkinson Partner, London
David Wilson Partner, London
Charlie Winckworth Partner, London