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HFW recognised as a Leading Firm in Chambers UK 2021 guide

Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has once again been recognised as a leading firm in the Chambers UK 2021 guide, which ranks the region's top lawyers and law firms.

HFW achieved 41 practice and lawyer rankings in the Chambers UK 2021 guide, including Band 1 practice rankings for Shipping, Transport: Logistics, and Commodities: Physicals.

Feedback given by the firm's clients commended its lawyers as their "first choice for any matter", noting that they "understand their clients' business and are subject matter experts."

Another client commented HFW "impress with their commerciality on extremely challenging projects."

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 UK Band 1 for:

  • Commodities: Physicals
  • Shipping
  • Transport: Logistics

HFW lawyers are ranked in Chambers UK Band 1 for:

  • Giles Kavanagh, Aviation: Insurance
  • Rory Butler, Shipping
  • Craig Neame, Transport: Logistics

HFW also achieved a number of first-time and improved individual lawyer rankings across its core sectors:

  • Alistair Feeney, Commodities: Physicals
  • Andrew Chamberlain, Shipping
  • Barbara Pansadoro, Asset Finance: Aviation Finance
  • Ben Mellors, Construction: Contentious
  • Christopher Foster, Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance
  • Daniel Martin, Shipping
  • Katherine Noble, Asset Finance: Shipping Finance
  • Nigel Wick, Insurance: Mainly Policyholders
  • Paul Dean, Shipping
  • Rory Butler, Shipping

HFW's full Chambers UK 2021 rankings can be found here.

About HFW

HFW is a leading global law firm in the aerospace, commodities, construction, energy, insurance, and shipping sectors. The firm has more than 600 lawyers, including 185 partners, based in offices across the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific. HFW prides itself on its deep industry expertise and its entrepreneurial, creative and collaborative culture.

For further information, please contact:

Chris Johnson
Head of Communications
D +44 (0)20 7264 8159
M +44 (0)7976 939864
E chris.johnson@hfw.com

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