Related Professionals: Andrew D. Taylor Andrew Meads Belinda L. Paisley Charles Weller Chris Borg Claude Brown David G. Warne Diane Galloway Graham M. Reid Kyri Evagora Lawrence Radley M. Tamara Box Marjorie C. Holmes Michael J. Maxtone-Smith Nicholas Rock Peter Hardy Peter R. Alfandary Richard A. Spafford Richard G. Swinburn Richard M. Gunn Richard Philipps Robin B. Jeffcott Stephen A. Kirkpatrick Stephen Edwards

Global law firm Reed Smith is pleased to announce that 28 of its lawyers have been selected for inclusion in the 2015 edition of Best Lawyers® in the UK. Richard Swinburn, office managing partner of the London office was selected as the Best Lawyer in the Commodities practice area having received the highest score in the peer review.

The Best Lawyers list of outstanding lawyers is based on an annual peer-review survey. It was first published in the U.S. over 30 years ago and is now published in almost 70 countries around the world.

The selected Reed Smith lawyers, and the practices for which they are listed, are:

Andrew Taylor - Shipping

Andrew Meads - Commodities

Belinda Paisley - Litigation

Charles Brown - Shipping

Charles Weller - Shipping

Chris Borg - Commodities

Claude Brown – Derivatives and Securitisation

David Warne - Litigation

Diane Galloway - Commodities

Emma Lenthall - Intellectual Property

Gordon Bell - International Arbitration

Graham Reid - Real Estate

Kyri Evagora - Commodities

Lawrence Radley - Real Estate

Tamara Box - Derivatives

Marjorie Holmes - Shipping

Michael Maxtone-Smith - Media & Entertainment

Nicholas Rock - Environment

Peter Hardy - Insurance

Peter Alfandary - Immigration

Richard Spafford - Litigation

Richard Swinburn - Commodities

Richard Gunn - Shipping

Richard Philipps - Media & Entertainment

Robin Jeffcott - Employment Law

Simon Gough - Tax

Stephen Kirkpatrick - Shipping

Stephen Edwards - Media & Entertainment

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