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HFW recognised as a leading firm in Chambers Global 2021

Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has once again been recognised as a leading firm in the newly released 2021 edition of Chambers Global, a guide to the world's best lawyers and law firms.

HFW achieved 74 practice and lawyer rankings in the 2021 guide, with 21 in Band 1 – the highest possible ranking in Chambers.

Chambers praised HFW's "outstanding" team for its "extensive global reach" and ability to "come up with creative solutions".

Anonymous feedback given by the firm's clients commended its lawyers for their "highly accurate and business-oriented advice, which they provide even in very complex jurisdictions."

Another client commented that they were "very impressed with the culture and standard of work. I always receive an outstanding service."

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 Band 1 in Chambers Global 2021 for:

  • General Business Law: Legal Advisors (Monaco)
  • Insurance (Latin America)
  • Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance, Latin America (UK)
  • Shipping(South Korea)
  • Shipping, International Firms (Greece)
  • Shipping: Dispute Resolution (UAE)
  • Shipping: Finance & Non-Contentious (UAE)
  • Shipping: International Litigation (Singapore)
  • Shipping: Litigation (Asia-Pacific)
  • Shipping: Litigation (Global Market Leaders)
  • Shipping: Litigation, International Firms (China)

HFW lawyers are ranked Band 1 in Chambers Global 2021 for:

  • Christopher Cardona, Insurance (Latin America-wide)
  • Dimitri Vassos, Shipping: International Firms (Greece)
  • George Lamplough, Shipping: Litigation (Global Market Leaders)
  • George Lamplough, Shipping: Litigation, International Firms (China)
  • Ian Cranston, General Business Law: Legal Advisors (Monaco)
  • James Plant, General Business Law: Dispute Resolution (Kuwait)
  • Jonathan Bruce, Insurance (Latin America)
  • Peter Zaman, Climate Change (Global Market Leaders)
  • Tien Tai, Shipping: Finance & Non-Contentious (UAE)
  • Yaman Al Hawamdeh, Shipping: Dispute Resolution (UAE)

The firm also achieved a number of first-time practice and lawyer rankings:

  • General Business Law (Kuwait)
  • Shipping: Finance (Asia-Pac)
  • Shipping: Finance and Non-Contentious (UAE)
  • Alexander Reid, Corporate/ Commercial & Commercial Contract (UAE)
  • James Plant, General Business Law (Kuwait)
  • James Plant, General Business Law: Dispute Resolution (Kuwait)
  • Patrick Cheung, Shipping: Finance: International Firms (China)
  • Peter Zaman, Climate Change (Global)
  • Rula Dajani Abuljebain, General Business Law (Kuwait)
  • Tania De Swart, Corporate/ Commercial & Commercial Contract (UAE)
  • Trevor Fox, Shipping: Litigation: International Firms (China)

More detail on HFW's 2021 Chambers Global 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
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