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HFW recognised as a leading international firm in Chambers Global 2018

Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has once again been recognised as a leading firm in the 2018 edition of Chambers Global, a guide to the world's best lawyers and law firms.

HFW achieved 78 practice and lawyer rankings in the 2018 guide, with 13 in Band 1 – the highest possible ranking in Chambers. The firm is ranked across 17 jurisdictions and regions.

Chambers praised HFW's "strong global presence" and "considerable expertise across a range of industries", adding that the firm has "notable abilities in multi-jurisdictional mandates".

Clients, who were contacted by Chambers to provide anonymous testimonials to support the rankings, said that HFW's lawyers "think outside the square" and "strike the right balance between being commercial and aggressive in order to deliver solutions".

Another client said of the firm: "The service and responsiveness are second to none."

The Chambers rankings are based on a combination of research and client feedback, with assessments made on technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence and commitment.

HFW is ranked in Chambers Global in Band 1 for:

  • Insurance (Latin America)
  • Insurance (UAE)
  • Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance (UK)
  • Shipping: Litigation (Asia-Pacific)
  • Shipping: Litigation (China)
  • Shipping (Greece)
  • Shipping: International Litigation (Singapore)
  • Shipping (UAE)

Our lawyers are ranked in Chambers Global in Band 1 for:

  • Insurance (Latin America) [Two lawyers in Band 1]
  • Shipping: Litigation (China)
  • Shipping (Greece)
  • Shipping: International Litigation (Singapore)

The firm also achieved a number of first-time practice and lawyer rankings in the Global guide:

  • Energy & Natural Resources (Australia)
  • Corporate & Finance (Lebanon)
  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation (UK)
  • Simon Adams – Energy & Natural Resources: Utilities (Australia)
  • Ziad El-Khoury – Corporate & Finance (Lebanon)
  • Henry Dunlop – Shipping (South Korea)
  • Beau McLaren – Construction: Dispute Resolution (UAE)

More detail on HFW's rankings in Chambers Global can be found here.

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