DUBAI/LONDON – Bracewell LLP had three practices and five lawyers recognized in Legalease’s 2016 editorial of The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA).
Bracewell was ranked in Tier 3 of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Energy and Infrastructure space and Tier 5 of the UAE Commercial, Corporate and M&A category. The firm was also ranked in Tier 4 of the Regional Summary for Africa.
In addition, Bracewell had five attorneys recommended for 2016 by The Legal 500 EMEA. Partners Christopher R. Williams and Clint Steyn were recognized in the UAE Commercial, Corporate and M&A space. Steyn was also recommended in the UAE for Energy and Infrastructure along with Partner Robert J. Harker. In the Regional Summary for Africa, London Partners Jason Fox and Ben James were each recommended.
The Legal 500 EMEA 2016 editorial noted for the UAE that Bracewell is ‘one of the leading firms in the region to use on power and M&A deals in the sector.’
The firm’s ‘outstanding’ and ‘very efficient’ team was also recognized for its ‘unparalleled experience in the oil and gas financing sector’ and ‘in-depth experience and knowledge of working in Africa.’
The Legal 500 EMEA guide provides researched coverage of 81 countries and over 2,700 ranked law firms. This independent guide recommends firms and individuals purely on merit. Overall, The Legal 500 series contacts more than 250,000 clients globally to obtain feedback for its editorial rankings.