Sullivan Wins GTR "Best Trade Finance Law Firm" 2020 Award

Press Release
April 29, 2020

London, UK – International law firm Sullivan is delighted to announce that it has again been named "Best Trade Finance Law Firm" by leading trade finance publication Global Trade Review (GTR) at its 2020 Leaders in Trade awards, announced today.

The Leaders in Trade awards highlight excellence in the trade, commodity, supply chain and export finance and fintech markets.                      

Geoffrey Wynne, head of the Trade & Export Finance Group and Sullivan’s London office, commented: "I am delighted that Sullivan has won this prestigious award for the second year in a row, recognising as it does the approach we have taken and the quality of our trade and export finance team in London and the U.S. We are delighted that so many clients continue to entrust us with their critical trade and export finance deals. In these challenging times we are doing everything we can to support clients to help them get deals done. We know that there is always more we can do, and we will use this award as a spur to further our practice and to support our clients."

In London alone, the team works with over 55 banks, financial institutions, funds, corporate borrowers, agents and trustees, and national and international organisations providing the full range of trade, commodity and export finance services, often in developing markets.

The combination of expertise in London and New York ensures the firm can advise on structured financings under English and New York law and cover all cross border issues. The firm also advises on disputes, insurance and regulatory issues relating to trade and export finance transactions.

Part of the firm’s global finance practice, Sullivan’s trade and export finance practice handles multi-jurisdictional transactions and matters for clients across trade and export finance, project finance, asset finance, securitisation, securities law, insurance, tax, compliance issues and dispute resolution.

The team advises on deals involving commodities, receivables, structured finance, trade services, Export Credit Agency (ECA) and trade disputes across all types of commodities including softs, metals, oil and gas. The firm also advises in the growing fintech area.

The full list of award winners can be found here.

About Sullivan
Sullivan (formerly known as Sullivan & Worcester) represents clients that represent the future. From investment management, trade finance, taxation, real estate, including sophisticated REIT and opportunity zone structures, to blockchain ventures and complex business transactions and related disputes, Sullivan’s 200 attorneys in Boston, London, New York, Tel Aviv and Washington, DC, guide organizations that are rewriting the rules. Sullivan’s clients, including Fortune 500 companies and emerging businesses, rely on Sullivan’s strategic vision, comfort with complexity and intense focus on results. ZAG / Sullivan (formerly ZAG-S&W) — a joint venture between Israel-based Zysman, Aharoni, Gayer & Co. and Sullivan & Worcester LLP — provides counsel to Israel-based companies and U.S. companies with Israeli interests on a variety of legal matters including access to capital markets, international tech IPOs, mergers and acquisitions, and tax.

Sullivan’s London office is located at Tower 42 in the heart of the City of London. Details are as follows: 25 Old Broad Street, London EC2N 1HQ, Tel: +44 (0)20 7448 1000.

For more information please visit www.sullivanlaw.com

Contact:
Will Hulbert
+44 (0)1603 431 936
will@hulbertandco.com

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