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Legal 500 United Kingdom 2022 ranks leading Jones Day practices and lawyers

The 2022 edition of The Legal 500 United Kingdom guide ranks Jones Day in 18 practice areas, including a Tier 1 ranking in the category "Fraud: civil," and 72 lawyer rankings. The lawyer rankings include two Hall of Fame lawyers, eight Leading Individuals, four Next Generation Partners, and three Associate Rising Stars.

Clients hail Jones Day as “an invaluable resource,” with "enormous strength in depth, with experienced partners and talented hardworking associates across every field" offering “highly personalised and committed service.” Additional comments from clients include:

  • “Strong, partner-led service offering – both technically excellent and commercially focused. Stronger international network than other international firms.”
  • “The integration of the London office with other offices seemed to me to be effortless and meant that the right people were on the case.”
  • “A first-rate choice for any large client looking for Premier League representation. You can see why the big institutional clients, in particular, use them across the board.”
  • “…[Jones Day] engineer[s] a tailormade process in a way to make our lives as easy as possible. It is only when using other solicitors that one realises quite what exceptionally high standards of service we have become accustomed to.”

Jones Day lawyers ranked in Legal 500's Hall of Fame include:

  • Ben Larkin: Finance – Corporate restructuring and insolvency
  • Sion Richards: Crime, fraud and licensing – Fraud: civil

Jones Day lawyers ranked as Legal 500 "Leading Individuals" include:

  • Andrew Barker: Real estate – Property finance
  • Michelle Bradfield: Dispute resolution – International arbitration, and Dispute resolution – Public international law
  • Anna Cartwright: Real estate – Commercial property: investment
  • Alistair Grant: Real estate – Commercial property: investment
  • Vica Irani: Corporate and commercial – M&A: upper mid-market and premium deals, £250m+
  • Sion Richards:    Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation: premium
  • David Smith: Real estate – Commercial property: development
  • Barnaby Stueck: Crime, fraud and licensing – Fraud: civil

Jones Day lawyers ranked by Legal 500 as "Next Generation Partner" include:

  • Emily Stew: Real estate – Property finance
  • Sylvia Tonova: Dispute resolution – International arbitration
  • Daniel Travers: Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation: premium
  • Annabel Treadgold: Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation: premium

Jones Day lawyers by Legal 500 as "Rising Stars" include:

  • Sarah Batley: Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation: premium
  • Philip Devenish: Dispute resolution – Public international law
  • Kirsty Rogerson: Real estate – Commercial property: development

The UK edition of The Legal 500 is now in its 35th year and, like the other established editions of the guide, is relied upon by millions of buyers of legal services worldwide when they need to instruct outside counsel. The Legal 500 rankings are based on thousands of interviews with lawyers and clients, and provide a detailed qualitative assessment of various factors, including work conducted by law firms over the past 12 months and historically; experience and depth of teams, client service, commercial awareness, diligence, and commitment to the client.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,500 lawyers in 42 offices across five continents. The Firm is distinguished by: a singular tradition of client service; the mutual commitment to, and the seamless collaboration of, a true partnership; formidable legal talent across multiple disciplines and jurisdictions; and shared professional values that focus on client needs.