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THE WORLD’S LEADING FINANCIAL LAW FIRMS.*

 

 

1.BANKING

  • TIER 1 : Allen & Overy, Gide Loyrette Nouel, Linklaters, White & Case.
  • TIER 2 : Clifford Chance, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei, Latham & Watkins.
  • TIER 3 : Ashurst, Norton Rose, Shearman & Sterling.
  • TIER 4 : Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Herbert Smith, Lowells, Orrick Rambaud Martel.
  • TIER 5 : Clearly Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Jeantet Associés, Mayer Brown, Simmons & Simmons.

2. CAPITAL MARKETS-DEBT

 

  • TIER 1 : Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Gide Loyrette Nouel, Linklaters.
  • TIER 2 : Clearly Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Latham & Watkins, Orrick Rambaud Martel, Shearman & Sterling, White & Case.
  • TIER 3 : Debevoise & Plimpton, Jones Day, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, Wilkie Farr & Gallagher.

3. CAPITAL MARKETS-EQUITY

 

  • TIER 1 : Clearly Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Linklaters, Shearman & Sterling.
  • TIER 2 : Debevoise & Plimpton, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Sullivan & Cromwell.
  • TIER 3 : Bredin Prat, Clifford Chance, Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier, Gide Loyrette Nouel, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom.
  • TIER 4 : Allen & Overy, Davis Polk & Wardwell, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei, Latham & Watkins, Orrick Rambaud Martel, Willkie Farr & Gallagher.

4. CAPITAL MARKETS – STRUCTURED FINANCE & SECURITISATION

  • TIER 1 : Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Gide Loyrette Nouel.
  • TIER 2 : Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Linklaters.
  • TIER 3 : De Pardieu Brocas Maffei, Latham & Watkins, Lowells, Shearman & Sterling, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom.
  • TIER 4 : Jones Day, Orrick Rambaud Martel, White & Case.
  • TIER 5 : Clearly Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Debevoise & Plimpton, Willkie Farr & Gallagher.

5. CORPORATE – MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS

  • TIER 1 : Bredin Prat, Clearly Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Darrois Villey Maillot Brochier, Gide Loyrette Nouel, Linklaters.
  • TIER 2 : Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Sullivan & Cromwell, Weil Gotshal & Manges, Willkie Farr & Gallagher.
  • TIER 3 : Allen & Overy, Ashurst, Davis Polk & Wardwell, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei, Debevoise & Plimpton, Jones Day, Latham & Watkins, Orrick Rambaud Martel, Shearman & Sterling, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, White & Case.
  • TIER 4 : Brandford-Griffith & Associés, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, Hogan Lowells, Jeantet Associés, Mayer Brown, Salans, Veil Jourde.
  • TIER 5 : August & Debouzy, Baker & McKenzie, CMS Bureau Francis Lefebvre, Franklin, Herbert Smith, Norton Rose, Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker, Proskauer Rose, Simmons & Simmons, SJ Berwin.

 

6. PRIVATE EQUITY

  • TIER 1 : Latham & Watkins, Weil Gotshal & Manges.
  • TIER 2 : Linklaters, Mayer Brown, SJ Berwin, Willkie Farr & Gallagher.
  • TIER 3 : Ashurst, Bredin Prat, Clearly Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton.
  • TIER 4 : Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deinger, Gide Loyrette Nouel, Hogan Lovells, Salans, White & Case.
  • TIER 5 : Ayache Salama & Associés, Debevoise & Plimpton, Jones Day, Shearman & Sterling.

7. PROJECT FINANCE.

 

  • TIER 1 : Allen & Overy, Clifford Chance, Gide Loyrette Nouel, Linklaters.
  • TIER 2 : Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, White & Case.
  • TIER 3 : Ashurst, De Pardieu Brocas Maffei, Hogan Lovells.
  • TIER 4 : Herbert Smith, Jeantet Associés, Norton Rose, Simmons & Simmons.
  • TIER 5 : Baker & McKenzie, Clearly Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, Orrick Rambaud Martel, Willkie Farr & Gallagher.

8. RESTRUCTURING AND INSOLVENCY

 

  • TIER 1 : Gide Loyrette Nouel, SCP Santoni & Associés, Weil Gotshal & Manges.
  • TIER 2 : Bremond & Associés, De Pardieu brocas maffei, Linklaters, Willkie Farr & Gallagher.
  • TIER 3 : Bernard Lagarde, Clifford Chance, Jeantet Associés, Poulain & Associés, Sonier & Associés, Veil Jourde.
  •  TIER 4 : Dewey & LeBoeuf, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson, Proskauer Rose, Saigne & Associés, White & Case.
  • TIER 5 : Fauvet La Giraudière & Associés, Latham & Watkins, Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker, Salans, Vatier & Associés.

 

* SOURCE : IFLR 1000

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