(LONDON) Katten announced today that four practice areas and eight attorneys were recommended as part of The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2021, a leading guide to law firms in the UK. Peter Sugden, managing partner of the London office, and Lance A. Zinman, global chair of the Financial Markets and Funds practice who works from Chicago, New York and London, were both recommended in the UK guide.

The publication specifically lauded Katten’s Financial Markets and Funds practice for “having both English and US law expertise, enabling it to advise clients doing business on both sides of the Atlantic.” Additionally, client testimonials praised the Real Estate Finance team for having “strength in depth, with a lot of experienced people who are able to assist” and the Hotels and Leisure practice as “commercial thinking and attentive.”

The following leading individuals and practice areas were recommended in The Legal 500 United Kingdom 2021 guide:

  • Derivatives and Structured Products: David A. Brennand, Carolyn H. Jackson, Nathaniel Lalone and Neil Robson
  • Financial Services: Non-Contentions/Regulatory: Carolyn H. Jackson, Nathaniel Lalone, Neil Robson and Lance A. Zinman
  • Hospitality & Leisure: Peter Sugden and Terry Green
  • Property Finance: Peter Englund, Terry Green and Kumar Tewari

The Legal 500 has been analysing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research programme revised and updated every year to bring the most up‑to‑date vision of the global legal market. The rankings are based on a series of criteria that highlight the practice area teams who are providing the most cutting-edge and innovative advice to corporate counsel. Research is based on feedback from 300,000 clients worldwide, submissions from law firms and interviews with leading private practice lawyers, and a team of researchers who have unrivalled experience in the legal market.