Sullivan Wins GTR "Best Trade Finance Law Firm" 2015 Award
London, November 25, 2015 - Sullivan is delighted to announce that it has been named “Best Trade Finance Law Firm” 2015 by leading publication Global Trade Review (GTR) at its annual Leaders in Trade Awards.
Geoffrey Wynne, head of the Trade & Export Finance Group and Sullivan’s London office, commented: “We are really thrilled to win this major trade finance award against other leading practices. This again illustrates the success, the expertise and strength in depth of Sullivan’s trade, commodities and export finance practice across its offices in London and the U.S.
In London alone, the team is working with over 35 banks and financial institutions and offers the full range of trade, commodity and export finance services. The practice focus on emerging and developing markets – including on Africa, Asia, CIS and Latin America – has proven to be very successful, and is something we will continue to build on.”
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, securitization, 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.
Sullivan’s trade and export finance team was also named "Best Law Firm in Trade Finance" by Trade & Forfaiting Review (TFR) in its 2015 and 2014 Excellence Awards. In addition, The Legal 500 UK, 2015 ranked the firm in Tier 1 for Trade Finance.
Sullivan is a leading corporate law firm advising clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to emerging businesses. With 175 lawyers in Boston, London, New York 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, mergers and acquisitions, 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.