Sullivan Wins “Best Law Firm in Trade Finance” Award Three Years in a Row
London, UK; July 14, 2016—Sullivan is delighted to announce that it has been named “Best Law Firm in Trade Finance” by Trade & Forfaiting Review (TFR) for the third year running in the TFR Excellence Awards 2016.
Geoffrey Wynne, head of the Trade & Export Finance Group and Sullivan’s London office, commented: “This is a significant success for us. Having won this award three years running is a great testament to our clients, the wider trade finance market and of course our team. It endorses the Sullivan trade, commodities and export finance practice across our London and New York offices.
The practice continues to have a strong emphasis on emerging markets, including Africa, Asia, the CIS and Latin America. The last 12 months has been one of consolidation and continuing to build up our practice and our client base.
This year we are also delighted to have welcomed Marian Boyle on board, broadening our offering to the market to include insurance, risk management and commercial dispute resolution, from London, which is already blending extremely well with our trade and export finance practice.”
Part of the firm’s global finance practice, Sullivan’s trade and export finance practice handles multi-jurisdictional transactions and matters for clients across the world in relation to 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.
Further details of these awards will be published in the July/August 2016 issue of TFR.
Sullivan is a leading law firm advising clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging businesses. With 175 lawyers in Boston, London, New York, Tel Aviv and Washington, D.C., the firm offers services in a wide range of areas, including corporate finance, banking, trade finance, securities and mutual funds, litigation and dispute resolution, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, tax, real estate and REITs, private equity and venture capital, bankruptcy, environment and natural resources, climate change, renewable energy and water resources, regulatory law, and employment and benefits law.
In addition to the three annual TFR Awards, Global Trade Review (GTR) named Sullivan the "Best Trade Finance Law Firm" 2015 at its annual “Leaders in Trade Awards.” Sullivan is also acknowledged as a market leader for trade finance in both the UK Legal 500, 2015 and Chambers UK, 2016.