International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that it continues to receive recognition in the UK market, with two of its core practices and six individual attorneys recognised by Chambers & Partners in its recently released annual survey, Chambers UK 2016.

Dorsey has retained its Chambers UK 2015 rankings in the following two practice areas:

  • Corporate/M&A: Lower Mid-MarketBand 2 – with Chambers & Partners noting that the firm is well known for representing AIM-listed clients in their M&A and financing transactions, and is frequently engaged on deals in the TMT and insurance sectors. Clients highlight that they are “very responsive, smart people with good judgement”.
  • Capital Markets: AIMBand 4 – with Chambers & Partners referring to the firm’s well-known capital markets offering, working on a range of AIM transactions, including IPOs and secondary offerings.

This year’s Chambers rankings guide sees Dorsey in London with over one third of its partners now recognised in their respective practice areas, as follows:

  • Corporate / M&A: Mid-Market 
    Mark Taylor – Band 2 (also ranked in Chambers Europe)
    Kate Francis – Band 4
  • Fraud: Civil
    Nicholas Burkill – Band 3
  • Private Equity: Buyouts
    Fabrizio Carpanini – Band 5 (also ranked in Chambers Global)
  • Private Equity: VC Investment
    Frances Doherty – Band 3
  • Tax
    Michael Cashman – Band 4 (also ranked in Chambers Global and Chambers Europe)

Chambers surveys and interviews clients and lawyers across the globe to determine which firms and attorneys are considered leaders in their field. Rankings assess key qualities in the legal field, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial astuteness, diligence and commitment.