Sullivan's Trade Finance Group Ranked in Chambers UK, 2023

Press Release
October 20, 2022

London, UK - Sullivan & Worcester UK LLP has been recognized by Chambers UK in its 2023 edition as a leading law firm for its global trade and export finance practice.

The firm now has two Band 1 ranked individuals in the guide, Geoffrey Wynne and Simon Cook, and is the only firm to have two such ranked lawyers in the Commodities: Trade Finance (UK-wide) category. In addition, the firm is delighted that Mark Norris has been recognised as a Ranked Individual in Band 3 and that partner Sam Fowler-Holmes has again been included as an 'Up and Coming' lawyer in the table.

Chambers UK cites comments from clients about Sullivan’s Trade and Export Finance practice, including the following:

"Sullivan & Worcester has a highly specialised team in trade finance."
"The team is efficient, transparent and commercial-oriented. They give sound legal opinions."
"The firm has great associates across the board and they're very responsive."
"They're very technical and commercial lawyers."
"It's a diverse and balanced team."

Geoffrey Wynne is praised by clients, who say: "Geoff is one of the key leaders in the trade finance industry," another that "he can mix the legal background with the practical approach of transactions,” and another who says he is "easy to work with and comes up with very creative solutions."

Simon Cook is "very commercially aware and has a good understanding of underlying risks" says one client, and another that “he's very supportive, responsive and easy to work with." A third comments that “he's very commercially aware and has a good understanding of underlying risks."

Mark Norris is described as "a serious operator," and Sam Fowler-Holmes is described as "very knowledgeable," “a pleasure to work with" and “very responsive and understands the needs of the clients."

Chambers UK surveys and interviews over 2,000 clients and lawyers across the United Kingdom to determine which firms and attorneys are considered leaders in their field.

About Sullivan
Sullivan & Worcester (Sullivan) is a leading AmLaw 200 law firm. With over 200 attorneys in Boston, London, New York, Tel Aviv and Washington, DC. Sullivan’s clients, including Fortune 500 companies and emerging businesses, rely on Sullivan’s strategic vision, comfort with complexity and intense focus on results. As a global law firm, Sullivan represents clients around the world on a wide variety of matters and issues affecting them globally.

In London, the office’s market-leading and multiple award-winning trade finance practice is the premium provider of legal advice in relation to trade, export and commodity finance transactions to major trade finance banks and other financial institutions, funds, corporate borrowers, agents and trustees, and national and international organisations. The team’s unique offering includes an integrated insurance and dispute resolution service handling both transactional and contentious instructions.

The firm hosts bi-monthly webinars for 100+ clients, addressing key trade and export finance issues, as well as writing its Talking Trade Finance blog and contributing to industry events.

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 further information please visit the firm’s website, as well as LinkedIn and Twitter.

Will Hulbert
+44 (0)1603 431 936

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