Sullivan & Worcester UK LLP Shortlisted for Legal 500 2018 Award
Sullivan & Worcester UK LLP is pleased to announce that the firm has been shortlisted for The Legal 500 UK 2018 awards in the following area:
- The Legal 500 UK Firm (specialism) of the year: Sullivan & Worcester UK LLP - Finance (Trade finance)
Over many months of research, Legal 500 has conducted 70,000 interviews with in-house counsel, law firms and sets in the UK to pin-point the most capable, expert practitioners and firms operating at the top of their game across a number of different business sectors. The awards are unique in the legal industry as they recognise each element of the profession equally, representing the very best law firms, chambers, silks, in-house lawyers, business leaders and general counsel operating within the UK market.
The Legal 500 will be hosting an event in central London in 2018, at which the winners will have the opportunity to meet with each other, network and celebrate their success.
In addition to this accolade, Geoffrey Wynne, partner and head of the firm’s trade and export finance practice, was honored with the Fellowship Award at the Trade & Forfaiting Review (TFR) Excellence in Trade Awards 2017. The firm was also named the best for trade finance at TFR’s awards in 2016, 2015 and 2014, as well as being named the ‘Best Trade Finance Law Firm’ at the 2016 and 2015 annual ‘Leaders in Trade Awards’ by Global Trade Review (GTR). Sullivan & Worcester is also acknowledged as a market leader for trade finance in both the UK Legal 500, 2017 and Chambers UK, 2018.
About Sullivan & Worcester LLP
Sullivan & Worcester is a leading corporate law firm advising clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging businesses. With more than 175 lawyers in Boston, London, New York, Tel Aviv and Washington, D.C., the firm offers services across a wide range of areas, including corporate finance, banking, trade and export finance, securities and mutual funds, litigation, 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, and employment and benefits law.
In London, the office’s market-leading trade and export finance practice works closely with the dispute resolution and insurance advisory and recovery practices. It is a premium provider of legal advice in relation to trade, export and commodity finance transactions and covers cross-border syndicated lending, structured export credit finance, structured trade and commodity finance, receivable purchase transactions, commodity repurchase agreements (repos) and debt restructurings, as well as project and infrastructure finance, and acquisition and asset finance.
The team advises trade finance banks, financial institutions, investment funds, export credit agencies, corporate borrowers, agents and trustees, and national and international organisations. It has advised on numerous award-winning finance transactions throughout Africa, Western, Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and the CIS and the Middle East.