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The Legal 500 EMEA Recognises 41 Maples Lawyers in EMEA Guide

19 Apr 2021

Maples and Calder, the Maples Group's law firm, is pleased to share that The Legal 500 has recognised 41of its lawyers across 13 practice areas in its Dublin, Luxembourg and Dubai offices in the latest edition of its EMEA guide.

The firm's EMEA offices were awarded five Tier 1 practice group placements and nine Partners were listed in the elite 'Leading Individuals' category.  In addition, six Partners were listed as 'Next Generation Partners', an accolade that acknowledges newer Partners who received exceptional client feedback and who had a prominent role in several significant matters throughout 2020.  Four Of Counsels were also listed in the 'Rising Star' category for their outstanding expertise in the fields of banking, corporate, finance and insolvency and corporate restructuring.

Throughout this edition, clients praised the firm for being "exceptional", "results-focused" and "first and foremost commercial".  Clients also endorsed the quality of the firm's legal advice stating it was "first-class", "precise" and "highly impressive".

Commenting on the rankings, Global Managing Partner, Jonathan Green, said, "I am delighted that our lawyers and professionals from across our Dublin, Dubai and Luxembourg offices have been recognised by our clients as continuing to provide the highest levels of client service.  The strong client testimonials received as well as these rankings are all the more noteworthy, given the global circumstances of the past 12 months.   I was also delighted to see our Luxembourg Tax and Banking and Finance practice areas enter the rankings this year, reflecting the deep pool of talent in this growing office.  I congratulate our team, and we are extremely grateful to our clients for their recognition."

For over 30 years, The Legal 500 has been analysing the capabilities of law firms across the world, with a comprehensive research programme revised and updated every year to bring the most up-to-date vision of the global legal market.  Their research is based on submissions from law firms, interviews with leading private practice lawyers and feedback from over 300,000 clients worldwide.

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