Awards and Rankings October 23, 2017

The Legal 500 UK Recognizes Goodwin for Excellence in Seven Practice Areas

The Legal 500 UK has recognized Goodwin and its lawyers for excellence in following seven practice areas in its 2017 edition:

  • Investment Fund Formation and Management
    • Real Estate Funds
    • Private Funds
  • Corporate and Commercial
    • Corporate Tax
    • Private Equity: Transactions
  • Finance
    • Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency
  • Real Estate
    • Commercial Property
    • Property Finance

Partners Samantha Lake Coghlan, Joe ConderMark Soundy and Paul Lyons were named as leading individuals in real estate funds, commercial property, private equity transactions and real estate finance, respectively. Counsel Martin Smith was named a next generation real estate lawyer. A complete listing of Goodwin’s global rankings, is available on The Legal 500’s website.

Earlier this year, Goodwin was recognized as one of the top 30 global firms in London by Legal Business’ Global London Survey, and — with a 132% year-over-year headcount increase — as one of the fastest-growing firms in the city’s market. The survey noted that, over the past year, “Goodwin focused on building out its private equity offering, with the arrival of a team including key KWM figures Michael Halford, Ajay Pathak and Ed Hall, as well as a team into its Paris office.”