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Legal 500 Ranks Five Bracewell Practices and 11 Lawyers Among the UK’s Best in Energy and Finance

LONDON – Bracewell LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has five practices and 11 lawyers recommended in the 2017 edition of Legalease’s The Legal 500 United Kingdom. Legal 500 notes that Bracewell has “one of the most experienced teams in the market in the energy sector and possibly the best team for oil and gas matters.”

In addition, Legal 500’s editors praise Bracewell’s London office for fielding a team of “specialists who combine considerable expertise with astute commercial awareness and excellent business acumen.” Legal 500 added that Bracewell “demonstrates ‘deep industry knowledge’ on international energy projects.”

Once again garnering the top designation awarded to lawyers by Legal 500 is Senior Partner Jason Fox, who is listed as a Leading Individual in Finance – Emerging Markets as well as Projects, Energy and Natural Resources – Oil & Gas. Bracewell also has a pair of lawyers listed under the new Next Generation Lawyers category, which focuses on the up-and-coming lawyers who comprise the bench strength of the teams within law firms.

The following practices and individuals have been recognized by The Legal 500 United Kingdom for 2017:


Finance – Bank Lending: Investment Grade Debt and Syndicated Loans
Recommended: Olivia Caddy, Jason Fox and Suchita Woodward


Finance – Emerging Markets
Recommended: Olivia Caddy and Jason Fox (Leading Individual)


Projects, Energy and Natural Resources – Oil & Gas
Recommended: Jason Fox (Leading Individual), Ben James, Darren Spalding, Martin Stewart-Smith, Alastair Young and Adam Blythe (Next Generation Lawyer)


Projects, Energy and Natural Resources – Power (including Electricity, Nuclear and Renewables)
Recommended: Tracy London, Julian Nichol and Martin Stewart-Smith
(New York Partner Ron I. Erlichman was also noted for his cross-border work)


Real Estate – Construction: Non-Contentious
Recommended: Tracy London and Tom Swarbrick (Next Generation Lawyer)


For nearly three decades, Legal 500 has been analyzing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research program revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market. Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in more than 100 jurisdictions. The research is based on feedback from approximately 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, as well as analysis from a team of knowledgeable researchers in the legal market.