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HFW recognised as a Leading Firm in Chambers Global

18 February 2020

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

HFW achieved 79 practice and lawyer rankings in the 2020 guide, with 18 in Band 1 – the highest possible ranking in Chambers. The firm is ranked across 16 jurisdictions and regions.

Chambers noted that HFW “continues to be held in high esteem” for its “exceptional team” and “outstanding capabilities”, further praising its “deep expertise” and “extensive global reach”.

Anonymous feedback given by the firm’s clients commended its lawyers for their “reputation, credibility and work product”, observing that “their advice is first class and you would be hard pressed to beat them”.

Another client commented that they found HFW to be “very knowledgeable, experienced and good in front of clients”.

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:

  • Corporate/Commercial (Monaco)
  • Insurance (Latin America)
  • Insurance (UAE)
  • Insurance: Contentious Claims and Reinsurance Latin America (UK)
  • Shipping: Litigation (Asia-Pac)
  • Shipping: Litigation (Global)
  • Shipping: International Litigation (China)
  • Shipping: International Litigation (Greece)
  • Shipping: International Litigation (Singapore)
  • Shipping (UAE)

HFW lawyers are ranked in Chambers Global Band 1 for:

  • Ian Cranston Corporate & Commercial: International (Monaco)
  • Jonathan Bruce Insurance (Latin America)
  • Christopher Cardona Insurance (Latin America)
  • Richard Gimblett Insurance (UAE)
  • Sam Wakerley Insurance (UAE)
  • Yaman Al Hawamdeh Shipping (UAE)
  • Dimitri Vassos Shipping: International (Greece)
  • George Lamplough Shipping: International Litigation (China)

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

  • Corporate & Commercial (Monaco)
  • David Brotherton Banking & Finance: International Firms (China)
  • Ian Cranston Corporate & Commercial: International (Monaco)
  • Ian Cranston Dispute Resolution (Monaco)
  • Marco Crusafio Dispute Resolution (Monaco)
  • Ruth Monahan Dispute Resolution (Monaco)
  • Maria Carolina de Franҫa Shipping (Brazil)
  • Chris Metcalf Shipping: International Litigation (Singapore)

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

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