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HFW Recognised as a Leading Firm in Chambers UK 2022 Guide

21 October 2021

Global, sector-focused law firm HFW has once again been recognised as a leading firm in the Chambers UK 2022 guide, which ranks the region’s top lawyers and law firms.

We are delighted to have achieved 48 practice and lawyer rankings in the Chambers UK 2022 guide, including Band 1 practice rankings for Shipping, Transport: Logistics, and Commodities: Physicals.

Feedback given by the firm’s clients observed that theHFW team is “very good at cross-border work and dealing with heavyweight international matters.”

Another client commented “They have very strong knowledge of their clients’ businesses and the sectors their clients operate in. They often go above and beyond their duties.”

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 teams achieved first-time and improved rankings for:

  • Insurance: Mainly Policyholders
  • Litigation

HFW lawyers are ranked in Chambers UK Band 1 for:

  • Christopher Foster, Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance
  • Craig Neame, Transport: Logistics
  • Giles Kavanagh, Aviation: Insurance
  • Rory Butler, Shipping

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

  • Andrew Bandurka, Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance
  • Anne-Marie Ottaway, Financial Crime: Corporates
  • Barry Vitou, Financial Crime: Corporates
  • Christopher Foster, Insurance: Contentious Claims & Reinsurance
  • Edward Spencer, Aviation: Insurance
  • Gudmund Bernitz, Asset Finance: Shipping Finance
  • Jonathan Bruce, Insurance: Mainly Policyholders
  • Paolo Ghirardani, Shipping
  • Matthew Wilmshurst, Transport: Logistics
  • Michael Sergeant, Construction: Contentious
  • Nigel Wick, Insurance: Mainly Policyholders
  • Richard Neylon, Shipping

HFW’s full Chambers UK 2022 rankings can be found here – HFW, UK | Chambers Profiles

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