LONDON – Global law firm Reed Smith’s London office was ranked in 28 Chambers UK categories, and seven of its lawyers received the publication’s highest individual ranking, the international law firm announced today.

Of the 28 highlighted categories, the firm ranked Band 1 in five. One of these, Banking & Finance: Fund Finance, was a new category ranking for the firm.

  • London: Banking & Finance: Fund Finance (New)
  • UK-wide: Commodities: Derivatives & Energy Trading
  • UK-wide: Commodities: Physicals
  • UK-wide: Insurance: Mainly Policyholders
  • UK-wide: Shipping

Here is the full list of areas in which the firm was ranked by Chambers UK 2023.

  • UK-wide: Asset Finance: Aviation Finance
  • UK-wide: Asset Finance: Shipping Finance
  • London (Firms): Banking & Finance: Fund Finance (Band 1)
  • London (Firms): Banking & Finance: Lenders: Mid-Market
  • UK-wide: Banking Litigation
  • London (Firms): Capital Markets: Securitisation
  • London (Firms): Commercial and Corporate Litigation
  • UK-wide: Commodities: Derivatives & Energy Trading (Band 1)
  • UK-wide: Commodities: Physicals (Band 1)
  • UK-wide: Commodities: Trade Finance
  • London (Firms): Construction: Non-contentious
  • London (Firms): Corporate/M&A: £100-800 million
  • UK-wide: Data Protection & Information Law
  • London (Firms): Employment: Employer
  • London (Firms): Environment
  • UK-wide: Financial Services: Non-contentious Regulatory
  • London (Firms): Information Technology & Outsourcing
  • UK-wide: Insurance: Mainly Policyholders (Band 1)
  • London (Firms): Intellectual Property
  • UK-wide: International Arbitration: Commercial Arbitration
  • UK-wide: International Arbitration: Investor-State Arbitration
  • UK-wide: Media & Entertainment: Film & Television
  • UK-wide: Media & Entertainment: Gaming and Social Media
  • UK-wide: Media & Entertainment: Music
  • London (Firms): Pensions
  • London (Firms): Real Estate Finance
  • London (Firms): Real Estate: £150 million and above
  • UK-wide: Shipping (Band 1)

Reed Smith improved its rankings in three categories, namely: London: Commercial and Corporate Litigation; UK-wide: Banking Litigation; and Asset Finance: Aviation Finance.