International law firm Dorsey & Whitney announced that the Firm’s London office and two attorneys based in its London office, Kate Francis and Mark Taylor, were ranked by Chambers & Partners for Corporate/M&A in its recently released annual survey, Chambers UK 2024.

The Firm’s London office ranking is in the category of Corporate/M&A: £10 – 100 million.

Kate Francis, ranked in Corporate/M&A: £10 – 100 million, Band 2, is a corporate partner who advises clients on transactions across a variety of sectors including insurance, technology, media, and professional services. Kate’s experience is comprised of public takeovers, private company mergers, acquisitions and disposals (both UK and cross border), UK equity capital markets transactions, complex reorganisations and restructurings, joint ventures, and private placements.

Mark Taylor, ranked in Corporate/M&A: £10 – 100 million, Band 3, is a senior UK law corporate finance partner who focuses on securities law and mergers and acquisitions. He has been recognised by Chambers UK for 18 consecutive years. Mark’s practice focuses on takeovers and mergers, acquisitions and disposals (public and private, and UK domestic and cross border), private equity, corporate restructurings, joint venture, and shareholder agreements.

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.