International law firm Dorsey & Whitney LLP announced today that Fabrizio Carpanini and Timothy Maloney in the Firm’s London office were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in the United Kingdom® 2018 in the areas of Private Equity Law and Litigation.

Mr. Carpanini was recognized for Private Equity Law and his main area of expertise and practice focuses on institutional-facing private equity transactions, acting on institutional and management buy-outs, as well as development capital and buy-and-build transactions. He also advises management teams in such transactions. Mr. Carpanini leads the Dorsey London and European private equity practice, working closely with the Firm’s North American and Asian based private equity groups. He is an Italian speaker and advises both U.K. and U.S. clients in investments and other transactional matters in the United Kingdom and Continental Europe.

Mr. Maloney was recognized for Litigation and for over 40 years he has advised clients on all types of large-scale commercial disputes and is the first port of call for key clients facing significant litigation. He helps clients navigate complex crises, nationally and globally. Mr. Maloney has extensive and wide-ranging experience litigating in offshore jurisdictions, and many of his cases involve complex cross-border issues and proceedings in multiple jurisdictions. In addition to the UK, his recent cases have involved litigation in the US, the Caribbean, Bermuda, Switzerland, Russia, Hong Kong, Singapore and China.

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