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Legal 500 EMEA 2024 ranks leading Jones Day practices and lawyers

The 2024 edition of The Legal 500 EMEA guide ranks Jones Day in 78 practices, including nine Tier 1 rankings, and 285 lawyer rankings in Jones Day's European and Middle East offices. The lawyer rankings include 10 Hall of Fame lawyers, 36 Leading Individuals, nine Next Generation Partners, and 14 Rising Stars. Additional detail and highlights follow.

Clients hail Jones Day lawyers for their "superb cross-European knowledge and advice, including on complex technical matters," "very strong international presence and ability to serve in multiple countries" as well as their "extraordinary ability to work and proactively find solutions to any obstacle."

Additional comments from clients include:

  • "The team is focused, skilled, experienced, client-oriented with cross-border expertise. A dream to work with."
  • "The practice is unique for its in-depth knowledge of the sector, agile approach, and innovation. They provide client-centric services using cross-border experience."
  • "An extremely involved and creative team with a level of expertise without comparison. A game changer on complex cross-border files with real pragmatism."
  • "Jones Day is a firm that can be trusted and always offers cutting-edge solutions."

Jones Day lawyers ranked in Legal 500's "Hall of Fame" (lawyers widely regarded as being at the very top of the profession, and consistently ranked as "Leading Individuals") include:

  • Bernard Amory (Brussels) – Belgium: Competition - EU and global
  • Emmanuel Baud (Paris) – France: Intellectual Property - Trade marks and designs
  • Florent Bouyer (Paris) – France: Capital Markets - Equity Capital Markets
  • Alban Caillemer du Ferrage (Paris) – France: Derivatives and Structured Finance
  • Philippe Delelis (Paris) - France: Administrative and public law
  • Quirine Eenhorst (Amsterdam) – Netherlands: Investment Funds
  • Elie Kleiman (Paris) – France: Dispute Resolution - International Arbitration
  • Françoise Labrousse (Paris) – France: Environment
  • Javier López Antón (Madrid) – Spain: Banking and finance
  • Sheila Shadmand (Dubai) – UAE: Dispute Resolution - Compliance and investigations

Jones Day lawyers ranked as Legal 500 "Leading Individuals" (true market leaders, with long-established reputations in their sector, lead roles in multiple recent significant matters, and exceptional, widespread recognition and endorsement from peers) include:

  • Eric Barbier de la Serre (Paris) – France: EU competition and distribution
  • Fabienne Beuzit (Paris) – France: Insolvency
  • Chantal Biernaux (Brussels) – Belgium: Employment
  • Renaud Bonnet (Paris) – France: Private equity - Venture/growth capital
  • Thomas Bouvet (Paris) – France: Intellectual property: Patents
  • Nicolas Brice (Paris) – France: Industry focus - Energy (regulatory and public law)
  • Ferdinand Brughmans (Brussels) – Belgium: Banking, finance and capital markets
  • Philippe Delelis (Paris) – France: Industry focus - Energy (regulatory and public law)
  • Matthieu Duplat (Brussels) – Belgium: Banking, finance and capital markets
  • Kaarli Eichhorn (Brussels) – Belgium: Competition - EU and Global
  • Rémy Fekete (Paris) – France: Industry focus - Telecoms
  • Juan Ferré (Madrid) – Spain: Restructuring and insolvency
  • Vanessa Foncke (Brussels) – Belgium: Dispute Resolution
  • Paolo Foppiani (Milan) – Italy: Real Estate and Construction
  • Charles Gavoty (Paris) – France: Private equity - Venture/growth capital
  • Bénédicte Graulle (Paris) – France: Compliance
  • Michèle Grégoire (Brussels) – Belgium: Dispute resolution
  • Frédéric Gros (Paris) – France: Dispute resolution - Commercial litigation
  • Olivier Haas (Paris) – France: Industry focus - IT and internet
  • Jean-Pierre Harb (Paris) – France: Dispute resolution: International arbitration
  • Jörg Hladjk (Brussels) – Belgium: EU regulatory - Privacy and data protection
  • Qian Hu (Paris) – France: Derivatives and structured finance
  • Erwan Le Douce-Bercot (Paris) – France: Real Estate
  • Fernando Lillo (Madrid) – Spain: Projects and Energy
  • 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) – UAE: Dispute resolution: Arbitration and international litigation
  • Cristiana Spontoni (Brussels) – Belgium: EU regulatory: Pharmaceuticals, medical devices and biotech
  • 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
  • Nick Wittek (Frankfurt) – Germany: Banking and Finance - Fintech

Jones Day lawyers ranked by Legal 500 as "Next Generation Partners" (lawyers with (generally) five years of experience or fewer at partner level, significant recognition from clients and peers in the market, and recent lead roles on multiple matters) include:

  • Antonio Canales (Madrid) – Spain: Dispute Resolution
  • Laurent De Muyter (Brussels) – Belgium: Industry Focus: IT and Telecoms
  • Edouard Fortunet (Paris) – France: Intellectual property - Trade marks and designs
  • Jean-Gabriel Griboul (Paris) – France: Private equity - Venture/growth capital
  • Javier Muñoz Méndez (Madrid) – Spain: Real Estate and Construction
  • Armelle Sandrin-Deforge (Paris) – France: Environment
  • Elodie Simon (Paris) – France: Environment
  • Jonas Van Den Bossche (Brussels) – Belgium: Commercial, Corporate and M&A; Private Equity
  • Markus Weber (Düsseldorf) – Germany: Corporate and M&A - M&A: Large deals (€500m+)
Jones Day lawyers ranked by Legal 500 as "Rising Stars" (associate-level lawyers who appear frequently in significant matters and are widely cited by peers and/or clients) include:
  • Silvia Beggiato (Milan) – Italy: Real Estate and construction
  • Louise-Anne Bertin (Brussels) – Belgium: Real Estate and Construction
  • Colin Devinant (Paris) – France: Intellectual Property: Patents
  • Alexandre Heydel (Paris) – France: Mergers and acquisitions
  • Anouk in den Kleef (Amsterdam) – Netherlands: Investment Funds
  • Marta Lahuerta Escolano (Paris) – France: Industry Focus - Telecoms
  • Marine L’Hostis (Paris) – France: Private Equity: Fund Formation
  • Martin Lotz (Munich) – Germany: Information technology - Data protection
  • Claire Pauly (Paris) – France: Dispute Resolution - International Arbitration
  • Flavia Poujade (Paris) – France: Real Estate
  • Eddy Prothiere (Paris) – France: Intellectual Property: Patents
  • Natalia Sauszyn (Paris) – France: Capital Markets - Debt Capital Markets
  • Geoffroy van de Walle (Brussels) – Belgium: Competition - EU and Global
  • Kevin Wilcock (Düsseldorf) – Germany: Antitrust

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.