Stewarts Law wins Dispute Resolution Firm of the Year - Legal 500 2015
05 October 2015
The Legal 500 UK Awards 2015 has announced that Stewarts Law has won Dispute Resolution firm of the year.
Fellow nominees included Allen & Overy, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, Herbert Smith Freehills and Hogan Lovells.
Legal 500 recognised Stewarts Law which "successfully manages difficult cases" and continued to act for a group of approximately 70 institutions, which brought an action alleging that RBS' 2008 rights issue was defective. Often instructed by magic circle and major US law firms when they face conflicts, the team acts for 10 FTSE 100 companies in addition to a number of FTSE 250, Fortune 500 and other multi-national corporations in major commercial disputes.
According to Legal 500, their awards highlight the firms that have impressed their editorial team during the research period leading up to the publication of Legal 500 2015. The Legal 500 also point out that, "the awards are handed to the elite legal practitioners, based on the most comprehensive research into the legal markets."
Over many months of thorough research, they have conducted thousands of interviews with law firms, sets and in-house counsel in the UK to pinpoint the most capable, expert firms operating at the top of their game across a number of different areas. Winners are recognised for their outstanding contribution to a particular area.
The awards are also unique in the legal industry as they recognise each element of the profession equally, representing the very best chambers, silks, law firms and in-house lawyers operating in the UK market.
Clive Zietman, Head of the Commercial Litigation team said: "Many congratulations to everyone in our team on winning this prestigious award - we are delighted to have done so. We continue to build a practice with the resources and expertise needed to tackle complex, multi-jurisdictional cases, particularly in circumstances where others cannot act due to issues of conflict."
The full list of winners is available here.