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HFW recognised as a leading firm in Chambers Global 2022

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23 February 2022
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Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has once again been recognised as a leading firm in the newly released 2022 edition of Chambers Global, a guide to the world’s best lawyers and law firms.

HFW achieved 80 practice and lawyer rankings in the 2022 guide, with 19 in Band 1. We are also proud to have gained four new practice and eight individual lawyer rankings this year.

One client praises the firm for having “great ability to manage high-stakes business, high availability, use of foreign languages and a network throughout the world.”

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 2022 for:

  • Insurance (Latin America – International Counsel)
  • Shipping: International: Litigation (Singapore)
  • Shipping: Dispute Resolution (United Arab Emirates)
  • Shipping: Finance & Non-Contentious (United Arab Emirates)
  • Shipping: Litigation (Global Market Leaders)
  • Shipping: Litigation (Asia Pacific Region)
  • Shipping: Litigation – International Firms (China)
  • Shipping: Litigation – International Firms (Greece)

HFW lawyers are ranked Band 1 in Chambers Global 2022 for:

  • Christopher Cardona, Insurance (Latin America – International Counsel)
  • Christopher Foster, Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance (UK)
  • Dimitri Vassos, Shipping – International Firms (Greece)
  • George Lamplough, Shipping: Litigation – International Firms (China)
  • George Lamplough, Shipping: Litigation (Global Market Leaders)
  • Jo Delaney, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (Australia)
  • Jonathan Bruce, Insurance (Latin America – International Counsel)
  • Peter Zaman, Climate Change (Global Market Leaders)
  • Sam Wakerley, Insurance (United Arab Emirates)
  • Tien Tai, Shipping: Finance & Non-Contentious (United Arab Emirates)
  • Yaman Al Hawamdeh, Shipping: Dispute Resolution (United Arab Emirates)
  • Ian Cranston, General Business Law: Legal Advisors (Monaco) 
  • James Plant, Dispute Resolution: Construction (Kuwait)  

The firm achieved improved rankings:

  • Corporate/Commercial& Commercial Contracts (United Arab Emirates)
  • Dispute Resolution: Litigation (UK)
  • Shipping: International: Finance (Singapore)
  • Alexander Reid, Corporate/Commercial & Commercial Contracts (United Arab Emirates)
  • Andrew Bandurka, Insurance:Contentious Claims & Reinsurance (UK)
  • Christopher Foster, Insurance:Contentious Claims & Reinsurance (UK)
  • John Forrester, Shipping: International: Finance (Singapore)
  • Sam Wakerley, Insurance (United Arab Emirates)
  • Toby Stephens, Shipping: International: Litigation (Singapore)

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

  • Corporate & Finance (Kuwait)
  • Dispute Resolution: Construction (Kuwait)
  • Insurance: Mainly Policyholders (UK)
  • Shipping: International Firms (South Korea)
  • David Brotherton, Banking & Finance (Singapore)
  • Jo Delaney, Dispute Resolution: Arbitration (Australia)
  • Jonathan Bruce, Insurance: Mainly policy holders (UK)
  • Jonathan Child, Dispute Resolution (British Virgin Islands)
  • Justin Whelan, Insurance (United Arab Emirates)
  • Nigel Wick, Insurance: Mainly policy holders (UK)
  • Peter Murphy, Shipping: Litigation (International Firms) (China)
  • Scott Cruickshank, Dispute Resolution (British Virgin Islands)
  • Nick Braganza, Dispute Resolution (UAE)
  • Rula Dajani Abuljebain, Corporate & Finance (Kuwait)
  • James Plant, Dispute Resolution: Construction (Kuwait)

More detail on HFW’s 2022 Chambers Global rankings can be found here.

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