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Legal 500 EMEA 2022 ranks leading Jones Day practices and lawyers

The 2022 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA guide ranks Jones Day in 78 practice areas and ranks 182 lawyers in Jones Day's European and Middle East offices.

The Firm earned seven Tier 1 practice rankings, and six lawyers were honored in Legal 500's "Hall of Fame." Additionally, 29 lawyers were ranked as "Leading Individuals," eight lawyers were named as "Next Generation Partners," and six were designated as "Rising Stars." Additional detail and highlights follow:

Clients hail Jones Day for "…[operating a] "very dynamic and responsive global team," "[being] highly skilled and business-oriented [and] providing excellent advice in terms of quality and availability," as well as, "[being] fast and agile, with global knowledge".

Additional comments from clients include:

  • "Jones Day's team, which is able to draw on its robust network of Europe-wide offices, maintains a strong litigation focus, regularly representing clients before the Court of Justice of the European Union in a number of high-profile, high-stakes trade judgments."
  • "Great team of professionals with very extensive knowledge of the industry, offering full client support, with intelligence and responsiveness. Their efficiency in cross-border transactions is remarkable."
  • "The Jones Day team has done an amazing job. Its primary qualities are its responsiveness, its strong technical expertise on complex projects and its ability to offer solutions when pitfalls are encountered."
  • "One of the first firms in Europe to develop a regulatory practice in telecommunications, Jones Day has a longstanding reputation for tech-related legal advice."
  • "We are always impressed by the service we receive from the banking and finance team. It provides terrific service and gives us great results."

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

  • Bernard Amory (Brussels, London) – Belgium: Competition—EU and global
  • Philippe Delelis (Paris) - France: Administrative and public law
  • Mercedes Fernández (Madrid) – Spain: Dispute Resolution
  • Elie Kleiman (Paris) – France: Dispute Resolution—International Arbitration
  • Françoise Labrousse (Paris) – France: Environment
  • Javier López Antón (Madrid) – Spain: Banking and finance

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

  • Eric Barbier de la Serre (Paris) – France: EU competition and distribution
  • Emmanuel Baud (Paris) - France: Intellectual property—Trade marks and designs
  • Chantal Biernaux (Brussels) - Belgium: Employment
  • José Bonilla (Madrid) - Spain: White-collar crime
  • Renaud Bonnet (Paris) – France: Private equity—Venture/growth capital
  • Thomas Bouvet (Paris) – France: Intellectual property—Patents
  • Florent Bouyer (Paris) – France: Capital markets—Equity capital markets
  • Nicolas Brice (Paris) – France: Industry focus—Energy (regulatory and public law)
  • Alban Caillemer du Ferrage (Paris) – France: Derivatives and structured finance
  • Philippe Delelis (Paris) – France: Industry focus—Energy (regulatory and public law)
  • Matthieu Duplat (Brussels) – Belgium: Banking, finance and capital markets
  • Quirine Eenhorst (Amsterdam) – Netherlands: Investment funds
  • Charles Gavoty (Paris) – France: Private equity—Venture/growth capital
  • Michèle Grégoire (Brussels) – Belgium: Dispute resolution
  • Frédéric Gros (Paris) – France: Dispute resolution—Commercial litigation
  • Olivier Haas (Paris) – France: Industry focus—IT and internet
  • Linda Hesse (Paris) – France: Capital markets—Equity capital markets
  • Jörg Hladjk (Brussels) – Belgium: EU regulatory—Privacy and data protection
  • Qian Hu (Paris) – France: Derivatives and structured finance
  • Florence Moulin (Paris) – France: Private equity—Fund formation
  • Holger Neumann (Frankfurt) – Germany: Industry focus—Telecoms
  • Floris Pierik (Amsterdam) – Netherlands: Private equity
  • Ansgar Rempp (Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Munich) – Germany: Corporate and M&A—M&A: Large deals (€500m+)
  • Sheila Shadmand (Dubai) – United Arab Emirates: Dispute resolution—Compliance and investigations
  • Christine Van Gallebaert (Paris) – France: Derivatives and structured finance
  • Ate van IJlzinga Veenstra (Amsterdam) – Netherlands: Investment Funds
  • Alexandre Verheyden (Brussels) – Belgium: Competition—Belgian law
  • Undine von Diemar (Munich) – Germany: Information technology—Data protection
  • Philipp Werner (Brussels) – Germany: Public sector—State aid

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

  • Fabienne Beuzit (Paris) – France: Insolvency
  • Audrey Bontemps (Paris) – France: Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Ferdinand Brughmans (Brussels) – Belgium: Banking, finance and capital markets
  • Vanessa Foncke (Brussels) – Belgium: Dispute resolution
  • Edouard Fortunet (Paris) – France: Intellectual property—Trade marks and designs
  • Jean-Gabriel Griboul (Paris) – France: Private equity—Venture/growth capital
  • Fernando Lillo (Madrid) – Spain: Projects and energy
  • Markus Weber (Düsseldorf) – Germany: Corporate and M&A—M&A: Large deals (€500m+)

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

  • Antonio Canales (Madrid) – Spain: Dispute resolution
  • Courtney Lotfi (Frankfurt) – Germany: Arbitration (including International arbitration)
  • Martin Lotz (Munich) – Germany: Information technology—Data protection
  • Armelle Sandrin-Deforge (Paris) – France: Environment
  • Elodie Simon (Paris) – France: Environment
  • Berta Viqueira Sierra (Madrid) – Spain: White-collar crime

For 35 years, The Legal 500 has been analyzing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research program revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market. The Legal 500 assesses the strengths of law firms in more than 150 jurisdictions. Legal 500's research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms, and interviews with leading private practice lawyers.

Jones Day is a global law firm with more than 2,400 lawyers in 40 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.