2018 Legal 500 EMEA

Reed Smith announced today the rankings of its practice groups and attorneys by 2018 Legal 500 EMEA. The firm is recommended in 24 practice areas, two of which are new.

Three practice areas also gained new "Other Recommended Firm" recognitions; and 35 lawyers were named in the editorials across 44 individual mentions.

New practice rankings are: Germany – Compliance – Internal investigations; and Germany – IT and outsourcing – Data protection. Two practice areas are ranked in Tier 1: France – Industry focus – Healthcare and life sciences; and Kazakhstan – Dispute resolution. The three that gained Other Recommended Firm are: France – Dispute resolution – Commercial litigation; France – Dispute resolution – International arbitration; and France – Employment.

The other practice areas are: France – EU, competition and distribution, Intellectual property – Patents, Intellectual property – Trademarks, designs and copyrights, Real estate, Shipping, Tax; Germany – Corporate and M&A – M&A: Mid-sized international deals (€100m - €500m), IT and outsourcing – Information technology (including contracts), Media – Entertainment, Private equity, Private equity – Venture capital, Real estate and construction – Real estate; Greece – Dispute resolution, Shipping litigation; Kazakhstan – Legal market overview, Banking, finance and capital markets, Corporate, commercial and M&A; United Arab Emirates – Banking and finance, Commercial, corporate and M&A, Construction, Dispute resolution.