Goodwin, a leading Global 50 law firm, announced today that Chambers UK has recognized the firm and its lawyers for excellence in numerous practice areas. Four of the firm’s partners were named as leading lawyers in the legal directory’s 2017 edition, and two practice groups were selected for ranking. A complete listing of Goodwin’s rankings is available online at Chambers UK 2017.
Partner David Evans, Chair of Goodwin’s European offices, was ranked in the Investment Funds: Real Estate (UK-wide) category; partner Joe Conder was ranked in the Real Estate (London Firms) category; partner Richard Lever was ranked in Private Equity: Buyouts (UK-wide) category; and partner Paul Lyons was ranked in the Real Estate Finance (London Firms) category.
In the 2017 guide, Goodwin added practice rankings in Real Estate: Big Ticket (London Firms) and Investment Funds: Real Estate (UK-wide) categories.
Chambers UK surveys and interviews clients and lawyers across the United Kingdom to determine which firms and attorneys are considered leaders in their field. The guide covers 50 cities and counties in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. London, being the UK’s largest legal market, has the most in-depth coverage. Rankings assess key qualities in the legal field, including technical legal ability, professional conduct, client service, commercial awareness/astuteness, diligence and commitment.